Mississippi Lottery News

Mississippi Lottery Board Adopts Ethics Rules

Mississippi Lottery Board Adopts Ethics Rules

Wednesday April 17th 2019

The Mississippi Lottery board has adopted a set of ethics rules, which state how the lottery will remain transparent when it becomes operational. The board is also in the process of hiring new staff, including bankers to handle the Mississippi Lottery Corporation’s finances, and someone to...

Late 2019 the target for Mississippi Lottery

Late 2019 the target for Mississippi Lottery

Friday March 22nd 2019

A board member from the newly formed Mississippi Lottery Corporation suggests lottery tickets could start being sold in Mississippi sometime towards the end of 2019. There have been a few different dates thrown around for a potential start date, but it seems that this final claim should be the most...

Mississippi Lottery Winners Will Pay State Tax On Prize Money

Mississippi Lottery Winners Will Pay State Tax On Prize Money

Friday March 1st 2019

As the launch of the Mississippi Lottery moves closer, a bill is set to be passed which confirms that there will be no sales tax on tickets. However, there will still be a state tax on prize money. Find out more about the tax ramifications facing players in the Magnolia State.

Mississippi Lottery Reassures Public Over Start Date

Mississippi Lottery Reassures Public Over Start Date

Friday February 22nd 2019

Mississippi Lottery officials have said they are doing their utmost to start offering games as soon as possible, so that players in the state no longer have to go elsewhere to take part. There is still a lot of work to do to get the lottery off the ground, but confidence is high that it could...