Sports betting at water- and land-based casinos launched in the state of Mississippi in 2018. As of 2020, online sports betting in the state still isn’t legal, but there is hope for the future.
Best Mississippi Online Sportsbook Websites 2020
Online sports betting in Mississippi isn’t legal as of summer, 2020. Available online and mobile sportsbooks will be added to this section if and when they do become available.
Mississippi Sports Betting Laws and Background
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Is online sports betting legal in Mississippi?
No. While water- and land-based sports betting is legal in Mississippi, online sports betting has yet to be legalized. Multiple bills have been filed in the state legislature to make online and mobile sports betting legal in the state, so there is hope for the future.
What are the eligibility requirements to bet in Mississippi?
Anyone 21 years of age or older can place a sports bet at a sportsbook in the state of Mississippi. Bettors do not need to be a current resident of Mississippi.
What types of sports bets are available in Mississippi?
Sports bets offered by sportsbooks in Mississippi include spread, over/under, money line, futures, player props, in-play, parlays, teasers, and pleasers.
Sports offered by sportsbooks in Mississippi include but are not limited to NBA, college basketball, NFL, college football, CFL, MLB, NHL, MMA, PGA, tennis, boxing, soccer, cricket, cycling, darts, rugby, motorsports, and esports.
Are offshore sportsbooks legal in Mississippi?
No. Sportsbooks must be licensed in Mississippi. Only water- and land-based casinos in Mississippi are eligible to take sports bets.
Mississippi (MS) Online Sports Betting Apps
Online sports betting isn’t currently legal in Mississippi. Available sports betting websites and mobile apps will be added to this section if mobile betting is legalized in the state.
Mississippi Retail Casinos
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Hollywood Casino – Gulf Coast
Hollywood Casino – Gulf Coast is operated by Penn National Gaming with nearly 40,000 square feet of gaming space and 291 hotel rooms. The casino opened in 1992 and now features a sportsbook near the 1st floor main entrance.
Silver Slipper Casino
Located on the beachfront, Silver Slipper Casino opened in 2006 and features 30,000 square feet of gaming space and 129 hotel rooms. The casino houses the Slipper Sports Book, open seven days per week.
Beau Rivage Resort & Casino
Beau Rivage Resort & Casino is owned and operated by MGM Resorts International and opened in 1999. The facility has 72,000 square feet of gaming space and over 1,700 hotel rooms. The venue is 29 floors and features the TAP Book, Bar, & Bistreaux with a five-window sports betting counter.
Boomtown Casino – Biloxi
Acclaimed as The Original Locals Casino, Boomtown Casino – Biloxi is owned by Penn National Gaming. The casino features a sportsbook on the first floor in its 51,000-plus square feet of gaming space.
Golden Nugget – Biloxi
Golden Nugget – Biloxi has 705 hotel rooms and nearly 1,200 slot and video poker machines in its 45,000 square feet of gaming space. The Sports Book at Michael Patrick’s has over 120 seats and 50 HD TVs.
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino – Biloxi
Opening in 2007, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino – Biloxi has 50,000 square feet of gaming space and over 300 hotel rooms. The casino also features the Sportsbook Bar & Grill.
Harrah’s Gulf Coast
Owned by Vici Properties and operated by Caesars Entertainment, Harrah’s Gulf Coast opened in 1994 with 35,000 square feet of gaming space and nearly 500 hotel rooms. The facility also features a 42,000-square foot convention center. The casino has odds set by Caesars at The Book, as well as the on-site Biloxi Sports Bar: 406 Club.
IP Casino Resort and Spa
IP Casino Resort and Spa opened in 1997 and was purchased by Boyd Gaming in 2011. The facility has more than 84,000 square feet of gaming space and more than 1,000 hotel rooms. The IP Sportsbook on the premises is associated with FanDuel.
Palace Casino Resort
Biloxi’s only smoke-free casino, Palace Casino Resort has 38,000 square feet of casino space and nearly 1,000 gaming machines. The Contact Sports & Race Book was the gulf coast’s first race book.
Treasure Bay Casino and Hotel
Treasure Bay Casino and Hotel opened in 1994 and has 25,000 square feet of gaming space. The casino features 800 gaming machines and The Sports Book powered by William Hill.
Scarlet Pearl Casino Resort
Scarlet Pearl Casino Resort opened in 2015 and has over 60,000 square feet of gaming space and a 14-floor luxury hotel. The Scarlet Pearl Sportsbook is powered by DraftKings.
Harlow’s Casino Resort & Spa
Located in Refuge near Greenville, Harlow’s Casino Resort opened in 2007 with 33,000 square feet of gaming space and 105 hotel rooms. The casino is owned by Churchill Downs and features a BetAmerica Sportsbook.
Trop Casino Greenville
Located in downtown Greenville, Trop Casino has over 600 slot games and 40 hotel rooms. The facility opened in 2012.
Island View Casino Resort
Opened in 2006, Island View Casino Resort has 80,000 square feet of gaming space and nearly 1,000 hotel rooms. The huge casino also has two sportsbooks.
Bok Homa Casino
Bok Homa Casino is an Indian tribal casino with 27,000 square feet of gaming space. Open since 2010, the casino near Laurel now also features a sportsbook.
Isle of Capri Casino Resort
Isle of Capri Casino is owned by Eldorado Resorts, featuring 63,500 square feet of gaming space and nearly 1,000 slot machines. The casino opened in 2000.
Magnolia Bluffs Casino
Open since 2012, Magnolia Bluffs Casino has 45,000 square feet of gaming space and 580 slot machines. The sportsbook at the casino opened in 2018.
Golden Moon Hotel & Casino
Golden Moon Hotel & Casino is located inside Pearl River Resort, with 70,000 square feet of gaming space and 1,150 slot machines, as well as a sportsbook. The facility is owned by the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians.
Silver Star Hotel & Casino
Silver Star Hotel & Casino has a 90,000 square foot casino, along with 503 hotel rooms. Like Golden Moon Hotel, Silver Star Hotel & Casino is also located within the Pearl River Resort.
1st Jackpot Casino Tunica
Owned by Gaming & Leisure Properties and operated by Penn National Gaming, 1st Jackpot Casino has over 46,000 square feet of gaming space and opened in 1993. The casino was formerly known as Bally’s Saloon & Gambling Hall. 1st Jackpot Casino also now features a sportsbook.
Fitz Tunica Casino & Hotel
Located 31 miles from Memphis International Airport, Fitz Casino has nearly 40,000 square feet of gaming space and over 500 hotel rooms. The Sports Book at Fitz has 28 screens.
Gold Strike Casino Resort
Initially opened in 1994, Gold Strike Casino has since been renovated and purchased by MGM Resorts International. The casino has 50,000 square feet of gaming space and over 1,100 rooms. The casino now also takes sports bets at The Sportsbook at Moneyline Book, Bar & Grill.
Hollywood Casino – Tunica
Open since 1994, Hollywood Casino is owned by Penn National Game with 54,000 square feet of gaming space. The casino also now includes a sportsbook.
Horseshoe Casino & Hotel – Tunica
Horseshoe Casino opened in 1995, developed by famous casino magnate Jack Binion. The casino is now owned by Vici Properties and run by Caesars Entertainment, and includes more than 2,000 slot machines, a showroom, 500 hotel rooms, and a Caesars Sportsbook.
Sam’s Town Tunica Hotel & Gambling Hall
Sam’s Town opened in 1994 and now has 96,000 square feet of gaming space and 1,070 hotel rooms. Owned by Boyd Gaming, the casino also now has a sportsbook.
Ameristar Casino Vicksburg
Ameristar Casino Vicksburg opened in 1994 and currently has 70,000 square feet of gaming space and 149 hotel rooms. The casino is owned by Penn National Gaming.
Lady Luck Casino – Vicksburg
Now owned by Eldorado Resorts, Lady Luck Casino has 25,000 square feet of gaming space and 89 hotel rooms. The casino was formerly known as The Rainbow Casino.
Riverwalk Casino and Hotel
Riverwalk Casino has 20,000 square feet of gaming space, including a sportsbook. The casino opened in 2008 and is owned by Churchill Downs, Inc.
WaterView Casino and Hotel
Formerly known as Diamond Jacks, Waterview Casino has 30,000 square feet of gaming space and 122 hotel rooms.
Other Mississippi Gaming Options
The Mississippi Lottery is available within the state of Mississippi to those participants who are 21 years or older. More information is available at the Mississippi Lottery website.
Mississippi Fantasy Sports
Both season-long and daily fantasy sports are legal within the state of Mississippi, but gaming operators must be licensed after a law was passed in 2017.