Mississippi Lottery News

How to Apply to Become a Mississippi Lottery Retailer

How to Apply to Become a Mississippi Lottery Retailer

Monday August 5th 2019

As the clock ticks down to the launch of Mississippi Lottery games, retail stores are starting to prepare to sell tickets. The Mississippi Lottery Corporation (MLC) has already been inundated with applications, but it is not too late to get involved. Find out how to apply here.

Mississippi Lottery to Launch By December 1st

Mississippi Lottery to Launch By December 1st

Friday June 28th 2019

The Mississippi Lottery Corporation has revealed that the first lottery games will go on sale in Mississippi on or before December 1st 2019. This and more information, including which draw games will be offered in the state, was outlined in detailed documents released this week.

Mississippi Lottery Hires Thomas Shaheen As President

Mississippi Lottery Hires Thomas Shaheen As President

Thursday May 9th 2019

Experienced lottery executive Thomas N. Shaheen has been appointed president of the Mississippi Lottery Corporation. Shaheen’s background is expected to help the Magnolia State set up a successful lottery as soon as possible, and he is looking forward to getting started in the role.

Mississippi Lottery Launch Confirmed for November

Mississippi Lottery Launch Confirmed for November

Tuesday May 7th 2019

The Mississippi Lottery has been given a prospective launch date, according to Mississippi Lottery Board Vice-Chairman Gerard Gibert. Scratch-off and lottery draw tickets are expected to go on sale on Friday, November 1st, once retailers have been trained and final touches have been made to enable...