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First sports bets in Mississippi are in Biloxi and Tunica | The Sun Herald

Biloxi The first legal sports bets in Mississippi were placed simultaneously in Biloxi and Tunica at noon Wednesday. Wagers were made at Beau Rivage Resort & Casino in Biloxi and the Gold Strike Casino in Tunica to make Mississippi the fourth state to allow sports betting. It came
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Sports betting has arrived on Southern Miss’ doorstep. Here’s what happens next.

Hattiesburg Southern Miss athletic director Jon Gilbert’s grasp on the issue of sports gambling took on a new level of concern years ago when he sat in on a lecture given by Michael Franzese, a former capo in the Colombo crime family. “As Franzese kept talking, I’m thinking, ‘Man, thi
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$1.3 million jackpot hits at Hard Rock Casino Biloxi | The Sun Herald

Fred S. of Gulf Breeze, Florida, gives a thumbs up after he won a $1.29 million jackpot Wednesday, July 18, at Hard Rock Casino Biloxi. This was the first $1 million-plus jackpot in 3 years at a Coast casino. Courtesy of Hard Rock Casino Biloxi The drought of $1 million dollar jackpot
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Sports betting isn’t expected to open July 22 in Mississippi | The Sun Herald

Baseball scores roll on a ticker inside the Island View Casino Resort in Gulfport where they will eventually put in one of their sports books. John Fitzhugh jcfitzhugh@sunherald.com The first day casinos in Mississippi legally can offer sports betting is July 22, but that likely won’t
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Outdoor amusement park gets green light at Margaritaville in Biloxi

Biloxi The impasse is over and now an amusement park complete with a giant Ferris wheel and other rides and outdoor attractions can move forward at Margaritaville Resort Biloxi. A press conference Tuesday afternoon announced the agreement between Mississippi Secretary of State Delbert
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‘Driving Arkansas Forward’ ballot proposal would lead to 4 licenses casinos

Y esterday, a constitutional amendment that would authorize state government to issue four licenses for casino gambling was proposed, with one each for Jefferson and Pope counties, one for Oaklawn Racing and Gaming in Hot Springs and one for Southland Park Gaming and Racing in West Me
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Rapper Pitbull visits Biloxi, Mississippi for opening of iLove305 bar at Hard Rock Casino | The Sun Herald

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Sports betting now legal at Mississippi casinos, says Mississippi Gaming Commission

ACKSON, Miss. — The Mississippi Gaming Commission has confirmed sports betting is now legal throughout the state. Advertisement A representative for the state gaming commission said the vote was unanimous. The new rules will take effect in 30 days. The U.S. Supreme Court last month st
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Breaking News: It’s a big day for Mississippi Coast casinos. Here are 3 reasons why.

Gulfport Call it a trifecta day for South Mississippi as the ribbon was cut Thursday morning on the new Beach Casino at Island View Casino Resort just as the Gaming Commission adopted rules for sports betting to begin in Mississippi in 30 days. The new casino opened to the public at 2
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