Is It Legal To Bet In Mississippi?

    Is It Legal To Bet In Mississippi?

    YES! Mississippi became one of the first States to legalize sports betting in 2018. Bettors can engage in in-person sports betting, but online sports betting in the State has not yet been legalized.

    What Mississippi Betting Rules Do I Need To Know?

    You must be 21 years old or older in order to bet on Sports in Mississippi.

    You do not have to be a resident of Mississippi to place a legal sports bet, but you must be within State lines to create a betting account and place a bet with an operator licensed in Mississippi.

    In-person betting is permitted for professional sports and college sports, but betting on High School sports remains prohibited.

    Where Can I Bet On Sports In Mississippi?

    Mississippi has granted over 20 casinos a license to offer in-person sports betting at their facility. The following venues currently offer sports betting on site:

    Bay St. Louis

    Silver Slipper Casino


    Beau Rivage Casino
    Boomtown Casino
    Golden Nugget Biloxi
    Hard Rock Casino
    Harrah’s Gulf Coast
    IP Casino Resort Spa 
    Palace Casino
    Scarlet Pearl Casino Resort
    Treasure Bay Casino


    Harlow’s Casino Resort


    Island View Casino


    Magnolia Bluffs Casino


    Pearl River Resort


    Fitzgerald’s Casino

    St. Louis

    Hollywood Casino Bay St. Louis


    1st Jackpot Casino Tunica
    Gold Strike Casino Resort
    Hollywood Casino
    Horseshoe Casino and Hotel
    Sam’s Town


    Ameristar Casino Hotel
    Riverwalk Casino
    WaterView Casino and Hotel

    Can I Bet On Sports Online In Mississippi?

    No. At this time online sports betting has not been legalized in Mississippi.

    Which Online Sportsbooks Can I Bet With In Mississippi?

    Online sports betting remains illegal in Mississippi, meaning sportsbooks can only operate in tandem with a retail site (see above for details on where you can bet in person).

    Which Sports Betting Apps Are Available In Mississippi?

    Online sports betting remains banned in Mississippi so there are no legal apps you can use to bet on sports within State bounds.

    What Are The Best Online Casinos In Mississippi?

    Online casino gambling has not yet been legalized in Mississippi.

    Mississippi Betting FAQs

    Can I bet legally in Mississippi?

    Yes. Check out this page for full details.

    How old do I have to be to bet in Mississippi?

    You must be 21 or older.

    Is online sports betting available in Mississippi?

    No. Online sports betting has not been legalized in Mississippi at this time.

    What can I do if I feel I have a betting addiction?

    Call the National Problem Gambling helpine on 1-800-522-4700 or text 1-800-522-4700. Alternatively you can contact the Mississippi Council On Problem & Compulsive Gambling at 888.777.9696. For further information you can also visit or email [email protected]

    Can I bet legally in other States?

    Check out our State-by-State guide to betting in the United States of America by clicking on the link.

    Where can I learn more about Mississippi betting laws?

    The Mississippi Gaming Commission regulates betting in the State. For more information visit the Mississippi State Gaming Commission’s official website.