Mississippi Lottery News

Mississippi Lottery to Be Running by Year End

Mississippi Lottery to Be Running by Year End

Thursday January 3rd 2019

The vice-chairman of the Mississippi Lottery board of directors, Gerard Gibert, has stated that the lottery should be up-and-running by the end of 2019. He also revealed how much money the lottery is expected to generate and where tickets will be available.

Five-person board appointed for Mississippi Lotto

Five-person board appointed for Mississippi Lotto

Monday October 22nd 2018

Four men and one woman have been appointed to the Mississippi Lottery board by Governor Phil Bryant. Following approval by the state senate in the next legislative session, the board will be tasked with hiring a CEO and other leadership for the new Mississippi Lottery Corporation along with making...

Mississippians Flock Across the Border to Buy Mega Millions Tickets

Mississippians Flock Across the Border to Buy Mega Millions Tickets

Thursday October 18th 2018

Residents of Mississippi have travelled miles this week to buy tickets for the record $900 million Mega Millions jackpot ahead of the draw on Friday. While a lottery is now in the works in Mississippi, it will be a year or two before it is up and running, meaning players will continue to have to...

Mississippi Is Already Seeing the Benefits of Its New Lottery

Mississippi Is Already Seeing the Benefits of Its New Lottery

Monday September 17th 2018

The benefits of the new Mississippi lottery are already being felt, less than a month after legislators passed a bill allowing its creation. Financial services company Standard &...