Mississippi Lottery News

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...

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...