Sports Betting in Mississippi
Sports betting could be the factor that pushes Mississippi over the top when it comes to casino revenue.
This year, fantasy sports have brought sports betting to the forefront of the gambling conversation. The president of the American Gaming Association, who was in Biloxi this week, says sports betting could be the new product gamblers want which will keep tax money rolling it.
A recent survey shows 80 percent of Super Bowl viewers want to change current sports betting laws.
Many leagues and owners of sports franchises have spoken out in favor of getting rid of the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act which prohibits sports gambling in most states.