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No state lottery for Mississippi

Today might be St. Patrick’s Day, but there’s no luck of the Irish for Mississippians hoping to try their luck in a state lottery. The Mississippi House struck down the last amendment that offered to create a state lottery. The amendment was being considered in a gaming commission appropriation bill. This was one of several […]
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State Lottery State of the State

Governor Phil Bryant is telling state lawmakers it might be time to start a state lottery. The Republican Governor said in his State Address Tuesday that allowing the games of chance would be a way to generate revenue without raising taxes. He says Arkansas received $80 million dollars from its lottery last budget year, some […]
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State Lottery Heads To The Senate

The Mississippi house votes twice to establish a state lottery which would deliver half of its financing to public education and road maintenance. However, the effort is likely to be squashed in the senate. A lottery amendment was added to as senate bill which would set rules for online fantasy sports contests. Another amendment was […]