Tag Archives: Mississippi Gaming Commission

Mississippi Attorney General Issues Opinion on Daily Fantasy Sports

On Friday, January 29, 2016, the Mississippi Attorney General’s office issued an official pronouncement opining that wagering on daily fantasy sports is illegal in the state. The Attorney General opinion was issued in response to an official opinion request filed by Allen Godfrey, Executive Director of the Mississippi Gaming Commission. Click here for the Opinion.… Continue Reading

Top Mississippi Gaming Stories of 2015

As we traditionally do at this time of year, we bring you our choices for the top Mississippi gaming stories for 2015.  Your list may be different, but here is ours: 1. What Took You So Long?  After a twenty year wait for D’Iberville, the Scarlet Pearl Casino opened in the city in December. 2. … Continue Reading

Daily Fantasy Sports: Will Mississippi Regulators Throw the Penalty Flag?

Attorney General regarding illegality of daily fantasy sports (“DFS”) within those states, the DFS industry is playing defense.  It is only a matter of time before other gaming jurisdictions provide guidance on the legality of DFS in such states. While the Mississippi Gaming Commission (“MGC”) and the Mississippi Attorney General have not yet issued any … Continue Reading