Basketball wagering gives Mississippi a strong finish to 2022

Mississippi reported its highest monthly sports betting handle of 2022 in December at $74.4m, driven by an 87 per cent increase in wagering on basketball.

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Mississippi bills aim to allow online betting and airport slots

Newly introduced bills in Mississippi aim to authorize sports betting online and the operation of slots in airports.

Following unsuccessful attempts to pass similar legislation last [...]

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VICI Properties acquires two Mississippi casinos real estate assets

New York-listed real estate investment trust VICI Properties has acquired the real estate assets of two Mississippi casinos owned by Foundation Gaming & Entertainment.

VICI has [...]

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Mississippi sportsbooks see November wagers climb to $73.6m

Mississippi’s sports betting market grew by 21 per cent in November as total wagers reached $73.6m, its best monthly performance in more than a year.

Wagers [...]

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Mississippi betting handle drops 33% in October

Betting handle in Mississippi dropped by a third in October 2022 to $56.2m, driven by a 31 per cent fall in American football wagering to [...]

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Mississippi betting handle slides 21% in September

Sports betting handle in Mississippi fell by 21 per cent year-on-year in September to $43.1m.

Although lower than the same month a year ago, September 2022 [...]

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GAN Sports goes live in Mississippi

GAN has rolled out its sportsbook in the United States for the first time in partnership with Island View Casino in Gulfport, Mississippi.

GAN Sports' in-house [...]

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Mississippi sportsbook wagers dip to $21.2m in August

Mississippi’s licensed sports betting operators recorded a 1 per cent year-on-year fall in wagers to $21.2m in August.

After wagers fell to their lowest level in [...]

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Mississippi sportsbook handle slips to lowest level in two years

Mississippi’s licensed sports betting market saw wagering fall to its lowest level in two years as total wagers declined to $18.3m in July 2022.

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Mississippi sportsbook wagers slide to $25.1m in June

Mississippi’s licensed sportsbook operators saw total wagers decline by 12 per cent to $245.1m during the first half of 2022, with results in June falling [...]

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Mississippi sports betting handle falls in May

Mississippi’s licensed sportsbook operators posted a 19 per cent drop in total handle to $29.2m in May 2022.

After returning to growth in April, the state’s [...]

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MGM Resorts

MGM Resorts to sell Mississippi casino for $450m

New York-listed casino operator MGM Resorts has reached an agreement to sell its Mississippi-based casino property Gold Strike Tunica.

MGM will sell the casino to Cherokee [...]

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