mississippi gaming commission

Commission denies casino sites

The second time was not the charm for two potential casino developments in South Mississippi. The Gaming Commission ruled against requests to approve two sites, one in Biloxi and one in Diamondhead, at today’s gaming commission meeting held at the…

Daily Fantasy Sports Betting Bill Lives

Bills that are still alive include daily fantasy sports betting. The Bill would set an 8 percent tax and authorize the Mississippi Gaming Commission to regulate sports betting online or in casinos. Mississippi legalized fantasy sports betting last year and…

Lottery Legislation Filed At Session

One State legislator is looking to hit the jackpot by bringing the lottery to Mississippi. Democratic Representative Alyce Clark of Jackson filed two lottery bills. One of those bills would create the Mississippi Lottery for Education and have it administered…

Mississippi Gaming Commission Meeting

The Mississippi Gaming Commission is backing away from considering a change in where casinos are allowed to develop along the Gulf Coast. Commissioners had little comment today after deciding not to let casinos build on sites where the casino companies…

One Casino Closes, Others Are in the Works

Although Margaritaville Casino has closed, construction for the Scarlet Pearl in D'Iberville is well underway and there are still plans for a new casino to be built in Diamondhead.