In May of 2018, the Supreme Court overruled a law that placed a federal ban on sports betting. This decision has given each state the power to legalize sports betting, both online and in-person.
Mississippi sports betting has been legal since 2018. Mississippi casinos started taking sports wagers in August 2018.
Mississippi Sports Betting Locations
Yes, residents of Mississippi can bet at more than 20 different casinos throughout the state. Mississippi casinos that offer sports betting shown below:
|1st Jackpot Casino||Robinsonville|
|Beau Rivage Resort & Casino||Biloxi|
|Golden Moon Hotel & Casino||Philadelphia|
|Gold Strike Casino||Robinsonville|
|Hard Rock Hotel & Casino||Biloxi|
|Harrah’s Gulf Coast||Biloxi|
|Hollywood Casino Gulf Coast||Bay Saint Louis|
|Hollywood Casino Tunica||Robinsonville|
|IP Casino Resort Spa||Biloxi|
|Lady Luck Casino||Vicksburg|
|Magnolia Bluffs Casino||Natchez|
|Palace Casino Resort||Biloxi|
|Pearl River Resort||Philadelphia|
|Silver Slipper Casino||Bay St. Louis|
|Silver Star Casino||Choctaw|
|Treasure Bay Casino and Hotel||Biloxi|
|Tunica Roadhose Casino||Tunica|
Online Sports Betting in Mississippi
Online sports betting and gambling is currently not legal in Mississippi. There was a bill introduced to legalize mobile betting earlier in the year, but the bill died in February with little traction. Betting in Mississippi is currently limited to brick-and-mortar casino resorts.
Pearl River Resort, one of Mississippi's tribal casinos, plans to release a sports betting app that can only be used on the premises of the resort, due to state law.
Mississippi Mobile Sports Betting Email Updates
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Mississippi Gambling FAQ
Aside from online sports betting, there other forms of gambling available to Mississippi residents.
Are daily fantasy sports legal in Mississippi?
For those unfamiliar, Daily Fantasy Sports, or DFS, is a cross between fantasy football and legalized gambling. On a broad level, DFS contests are a subsection of fantasy sports. Players compete against their friends, or more often complete strangers to build a team of professional athletes under a given salary cap, and try and to outscore their opponents. Daily fantasy sports differ from traditional fantasy sports by having contests that last for an evening or the weekend, as opposed to having the same team for months.
Are offshore sportsbooks legal in Mississippi?
No, offshore sportsbooks such as Bovada are not legal in Mississippi. Offshore sportsbooks do accept residents of Mississippi as clients. Although BettingBuck always recommends betting with legal sportsbooks, we do review a handful of offshore sites like Bovada, 5Dimes, and MyBookie.
Does Mississippi offer a lottery system?
No, Mississippi does not currently offer a lottery system. There are reports that state Mississippi could be adding a lottery system by the end of 2019, although no date is set in stone at the moment.
Is online poker legal in Mississippi?
No, online poker and internet gaming, or igaming, are not legal in Mississippi. There is no estimated timeline for either of these game types to become legal.
Is online horse racing legal in Mississippi?
No, online horse racing is not legal in Mississippi.