Mississippi

20th October 2020

Mississippi sees further sports betting growth in September

The Mississippi Gaming Commission has reported a 17.9% year-on-year rise in sports betting revenue in September, while the US state’s handle also increased during the…

17th September 2020

State of the Union: New Jersey, Scientific Games, Virginia and more

This week’s State of the Union, in partnership with Segev LLP, includes a record month for sports betting handle in New Jersey, new sports betting…

16th September 2020

Mississippi sports betting revenue climbs again in August

The Mississippi Gaming Commission has reported a 27.6% year-on-year rise in sports wagering revenue in August, as the US state’s handle more than doubled. Revenue…

20th August 2020

State of the Union: DraftKings, Covid-19, Puerto Rico and more

This week’s State of the Union, in partnership with Segev LLP, includes DraftKings’ first financial statements since its merger with SBTech and public listing on…

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…

13th August 2020

US GGR down 45.6% in H1 as Covid-19 wreaks havoc

US commercial gross gaming revenue (GGR) for the first half of 2020 fell 45.6% year-on-year to $11.70bn, according to the latest figures from the American…

6th August 2020

Interview: George Papanier, CEO, Twin River Worldwide Holdings

As properties reopen following a shutdown enforced by novel coronavirus (Covid-19), Twin River Worldwide Holdings president and chief executive George Papanier tells iGB North America why he…

16th July 2020

State of the Union: NJ, Boyd, CO and more

This week’s State of the Union, in partnership with Segev LLP, features betting revenue figures from states across the US – including strong figures from…

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…

6th July 2020

Twin River completes acquisition of Eldorado properties

Twin River Worldwide Holdings has completed the acquisition of Eldorado Resorts’ Isle of Capri Casino in Kansas City, Missouri and the Lady Luck Casino in…

29th June 2020

FTC approves Eldorado-Caesars merger

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has approved the merger between Eldorado Resorts and Caesars Entertainment, after requiring Eldorado to sell two properties to Twin River…

25th June 2020

State of the Union: NJ, CA, IL and more

This week’s State of the Union, in partnership with Segev LLP, covers the reopening plans for New Jersey casinos, the withdrawal of a bill to…

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…

26th May 2020

Twin River reopens Hard Rock Biloxi Casino

Twin River Worldwide Holdings’ Hard Rock Biloxi Casino in Mississippi reopened on  May 21, joining other major casinos in the state in resuming activities following…