Mississippi is often called ‘The Magnolia State’ & ‘The Hospitality State.’ Mississippi is called home for about three million people. The state ranks 31st as far as population and 32nd as far as area as the state covers 48,430 square miles. The state is bordered by Alabama, Louisiana, Arkansas & Tennessee.
From the state of Mississippi players are also able to participate in online gambling. Since there are no laws against this form of gambling, players should revert back to the federal law which allows players to participate at age 18. The only law players should be aware of is the UGIEA which does not permit player to use their bank account information or credit card information to make deposits and withdrawals with from an online casino. This is simply to avoid any overseas money laundering transactions. Players can however use gift cards and eWallets as forms of deposits and withdrawals. Players will find when gambling online that there are many different games available, pretty much any game a player can think of, can be found online. Players can choose from table games, card games, keno, poker, blackjack and more! Players will also notice that they can download the software or they can play instantly with a flash version which is convenient for Mac users. Players will also notice that there are many different promotions available with online casinos. Players can choose from deposit match bonuses which will up the players deposits, sometimes by the thousands to give the players a better chance at a big win!
Land Based Casinos
The state of Mississippi offers many different casinos for players to choose from when they are 18 and over. Players can find casinos like; Grand Casinos, Bally’s Casino, Resorts Tunica Casino, Sam’s Town Casino, Horseshoe Casino, Hollywood Casino, Sheraton, Fitzgerald’s Casino, and Gold Strike Casino scattered throughout the state. All other forms of gambling are not found in the state of Mississippi, bingo & charity events are not permitted, there are no horse racing tracks located within the state either. Mississippi is one of the few states that does not offer a state lottery as well, some in the state have tried tirelessly to get a bill to pass to allow a lottery because the state has been juggling ways to fight off a deficit that currently sits in the millions. However many oppositions have come up including the fact that the state already has casino gambling, some feel a lottery may take away from that others feel like if the legal age to play the lottery in the state was lowered to 18 it would attract those who cannot gamble in a casino yet.