Mississippi Gaming Commission

22nd January 2021

High hold helps MS betting revenue double in December

A 14.04% win percentage saw Mississippi’s sports betting revenue more than double year-on-year in December 2020.  Amounts wagered were up 12.7% from December 2019 at…

18th August 2020

Mississippi betting market returns to growth in July

The latest figures from the Mississippi Gaming Commission show the state’s sports betting market recovered from June’s losses in July, growing revenue year-on-year despite a…

15th July 2020

Mississippi betting market swings to a loss in June

Mississippi’s sports betting market posted a $62,230.77 loss for June, after the state’s northern casinos posted heavy losses on basketball betting for the month.  The…

22nd June 2020

Mississippi makes $87,697 from betting as casinos reopen

The Mississippi Gaming Commission has reported sports betting revenue of $87,697 after the state’s casinos began to reopen from May 21 following their novel coronavirus…

30th April 2020

On the bubble

While sports betting is in the ascendancy across the US, its relationship with one of the country’s most popular sporting categories remains deeply complicated. Daniel…

15th April 2020

Mississippi betting revenue plummets in March

Mississippi’s sports betting revenue fell sharply in the past month, after the popular National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA) basketball tournament was cancelled and the state’s…

29th January 2020

Mississippi lawmaker makes new mobile betting push

Mississippi Representative Cedric Burnett has resurrected a bill to legalize mobile wagering in the state, having previously seen a similar proposal die without progressing to…

20th December 2019

Mississippi betting revenue more than doubles in November

Mississippi Gaming Commission figures reveal that the state’s sports betting market has seen revenue more than double year-on-year in November, though the monthly total fell…

21st November 2019

Mississippi betting market hits new heights in October

Mississippi’s sports betting market has enjoyed its strongest month since launch by far, with revenue hitting $12.3m in October.  Handle for the month climbed to…

15th October 2019

G2E reaction: Leagues ‘still getting comfortable’ with US sports-betting

Scott Longley rounds up the conference highlights from Day 1 of G2E, which saw ongoing tensions between the leagues and sports betting states surface and…

21st August 2019

Mississippi betting market struggles in July

Mississippi’s regulated sports betting market has recorded a month-on-month decline in revenue for July, with amounts wagered also down over the month.  Total handle declined…

19th July 2019

Mississippi sports betting market recovers in June

Revenue from Mississippi’s regulated sports betting market increased by 35.4% month-on-month in June, despite the state seeing a 12.7% decline in amounts wagered. Sports betting…

19th June 2019

Mississippi betting revenue down 42.1% in May

Mississippi’s regulated sports betting market has posted another month-on-month decline, with total revenue down 42.1% to $1.2m in May.  Total handle across the state’s northern,…