Mississippi Sports Betting

Find All The Facts About Sports Betting in The Magnolia State

Current Mississippi Sportsbooks

While you can not bet online from anywhere in Mississippi, you can still use the FanDuel and DraftKings apps while you are on-site in the casino. The good news is that both sportsbooks are already established and operating in MS. This means both books will be first-to-market once legal mobile sports betting takes off in the state.

DraftKings Sportsbook
10out of 10

Bet $5 Get $200 in Bonus Bets Instantly

Plus Up to $150 in Bonus Bet if Your Team Loses
21+ to wager. Gambling problem? Call 1-800-GAMBLER.
Caesars Sportsbook
9.8out of 10

$1,000 First Bet on Caesars

Paid in a Bonus Bet
21+ to wager. Gambling problem? Call 1-800-GAMBLER.
FanDuel Sportsbook
9.8out of 10

Bet $5 Get $200 in Bonus Bets

Win or Lose
21+ to wager. Gambling problem? Call 1-800-GAMBLER.
BetRivers Sportsbook
8.9out of 10

$250 Deposit Bonus

For All New Players
21+ to wager. Gambling problem? Call 1-800-GAMBLER.

Sports Betting Legalities in MS

While Mississippi is 1 of 22 US states to offer legal sports betting, they have not yet legalized mobile betting. When can MS residents expect to be able to legally bet on sports online? We discuss that and all things MS sports betting here.

Legal Mississippi Sports Betting Details

Start DateAugust 1, 2018
Legal Age to Bet21
Online/In App BettingNo
Maximum BetNo Limit
Corresponding BillTitle 13 Part 9 and HB 172
Eligible SportsbooksCurrently limited to on-premises sports betting.

Complete List of Mississippi Casinos and Sportsbooks

Online sports betting officially became legal in Mississippi in September 2021, allowing online sportsbooks to start operating in the state. Mississippians now have access to a variety of sportsbooks where they can make wagers on their favorite teams, players and events. All online sportsbooks are regulated by the Mississippi Gaming Commission (MGC), ensuring safe and secure betting for players. Most sites offer generous bonuses and promotions as well, giving users extra value for their bets.

BetAmericaHarlow’s Casino4280 Harlows Blvd, Greenville, MS 38701
BetAmericaRiverwalk Casino1046 Warrenton Rd, Vicksburg, MS 39180
CaesarsHarrah’s Gulf Coast280 Beach Blvd, Biloxi, MS 39530
CaesarsHorseshoe Casino1021 Casino Center Dr, Robinsonville, MS 38664
DraftKingsScarlett Pearl9380 Central Ave, D’Iberville, MS 39540
FanDuelIP Casino Resort Spa850 Bayview Ave, Biloxi, MS 39530
FanDuelSam’s Town1477 Casino Strip, Boulevard, Robinsonville, MS 38664
Golden NuggetGolden Nugget151 Beach Blvd, Biloxi, MS 39530
Hard RockHard Rock777 Beach Blvd, Biloxi, MS 39530
The Sports Book at FitzFitz Casino711 Lucky Ln, Robinsonville, MS 38664

As you can see from the table above, many big-name sportsbooks are already operating in Mississippi including FanDuel, DraftKings, BetAmerica, William Hill, and BetMGM. If HB 172 is put into law in 2022 we will see additional sportsbooks like PointsBet, Fox Bet, and Score to make their first move into MS.

mississippi legal sports betting faq's

Mississippi Sports Betting FAQs

With legal sports betting and legal on-site mobile betting, Mississippi is as close as a state can get to completely legal sports betting. This leaves residents and visitors with several obvious questions. We answer each of these in the FAQ’s found below.

Is sports betting legal in Mississippi?

Yes, sports betting is currently legal in the state of Mississippi. 

Is mobile sports betting legal in MS?

Yes, as of September, 2021 sports betting via mobile apps became legal.

What sports can I bet on in Mississippi?

We know what the people in Mississippi are thinking… can we bet on Lane Kiffin and John Rhys Plumlee this fall? Yes, you can bet on college sports in Mississippi, and yes that does include the state’s Universities. Beyond college sports, you can bet on the usual professional sports including NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL, PGA, UFC, Nascar, and Tennis.

Is live betting available in Mississippi?

Live betting is available, as long as you are on-site at one of the state’s 10 casinos and sportsbooks. Live betting in a sportsbook is typically done through the sportsbook’s mobile app. So if you are at IP Casino in Biloxi you will live bet through the FanDuel app.

Are there any other rules MS sports bettors should be aware of?

There are several rules you should be aware of. The first is that the legal gambling age in MS is 21. The second is the current tax rate (for operators) is set to 12%, with 8% of that tax revenue going to the state and the remaining 4% going to local governement. The state raked in over $100 million in revenue in 2022.

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