Tag Archives: mississippi
- Penn National Gaming acquires two more Mississippi casinos
March 28, 2017
Regional casino operator Penn National Gaming (PNG) has struck a deal to acquire two more Mississippi gaming venues. On Tuesday, PNG announced it had entered into a definitive agreement to acquire RIH Acquisitions MS I and II, the two holding companies for the gaming operations at Bally’s Casino Tunica and...
- Mississippi Governor approves new daily fantasy sports law
March 14, 2017
The new fantasy sports law in Mississippi has finally been signed, sealed and delivered. Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant officially signed House Bill 967 on Monday, making the state the first to pass such a law in 2017. According to Legal Sports Report, Bryant signed the bill, which empowers the Mississippi...
- Mississippi lawmakers OKs fantasy sports bill
March 2, 2017
The fate of daily fantasy sports (DFS) in Mississippi now lies in the hands of Gov. Phil Bryant. Voting 46-6, the Mississippi legislature has approved a measure which will pave the way for the proper regulation of DFS in the state. Daily Journal reported that the bill now awaits for...
- Mississippi governor prods lawmakers to enact lottery bill
February 24, 2017
Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant gave lawmakers a last-minute prodding on Thursday to enact a lottery bill, which he said will generate the state multi-millions in revenue annually. The Ledger-Enquirer reported that the pro-lottery governor made a last ditch attempt to convince members of the House and the Senate to enact...
- Mississippi daily fantasy sports tax bill hurdles House while lottery bill fumbles
February 10, 2017
Two important gambling bills were up in the Mississippi House on Thursday evening – with one moving to the Senate while the other on the brink of getting tossed in the garbage bin. Mississippi Business Journal reported that House Bill 967 passed the Congress after a second vote on Thursday,...
- FantasyDraft acquire Fantasy Aces; Illinois, Iowa new DFS bills
January 27, 2017
Daily fantasy sports operator FantasyDraft has acquired rival Fantasy Aces, as the DFS minnows gear up to compete with the new DraftKings-FanDuel behemoth. The Toronto-listed Fantasy Aces suspended trading in its shares on Wednesday pending a major announcement. On Thursday, the company announced that Fantasy Draft would be acquiring its...
Why the DraftKings & FanDuel merger may not go ahead
March 24, 2017
Maine legalizes daily fantasy sports
August 3, 2017
New Jersey formally approves daily fantasy sports
August 25, 2017