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Mississippi Lottery Corporation launches new website, social media

The Mississippi Lottery Corporation has unveiled a new look for its website and officially introduced its brand on social media in advance of its anticipated launch of scratch-off tickets by December 1, if not sooner. The MLC website, www.mslotteryhome.com, premiers today with a new look. “We have a website visually appealing and easy for our players to use,” said MLC ...

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Mississippi Lottery Corp. chooses ad and marketing firm

The Mississippi Lottery Corp. has chosen a Jackson-based firm to handle advertising and marketing. Maris West and Baker is receiving a three-year contract that includes creating and buying ads for the lottery, which is on track to start selling tickets in December. The lottery communications director, Meg Annison, says payments to the firm will vary by year, equaling about 11.5% ...

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Mississippi Lottery selects vendor for instant tickets, online games

The Mississippi Lottery Corp.has selected a world-renowned vendor to provide two major lottery gaming services: a central gaming system that will generate tickets for computerized draw games and the printing service for instant scratch-off tickets. This is a major operational milestone for the MLC. The MLC Board of Directors on Friday approved entering into a contractual agreement with IGT Global ...

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Broken pipe pours water onto Mississippi casino gaming floor

It was raining — but not money — inside one Mississippi casino. The Horseshoe Casino and Hotel Tunica is cleaning up after a water main ruptured above part of the casino floor Thursday. WMC-TV reports water poured out on gaming tables. The casino says operations are continuing as normal except in the affected area. Damage could be repaired as early ...

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Mississippi Lottery retailer application goes live

The Mississippi Lottery Corporation (MLC) is pleased to announce that the time has arrived for retailers around Mississippi to begin the application process to become approved retailers for the MLC. Those interested in becoming part of the statewide, network of providers are required to complete the necessary documentation, submitting by mail. To access the application, please visit www.mslotteryhome.com, under the ...

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Mississippi lottery seeks help selling the dream of riches

Mississippi’s new lottery is seeking advertising to help sell the tickets. The state’s Lottery Corp. said in a news release Tuesday that it’s looking for advertising and marketing companies to help build its brand, make advertisements and buy ad space. The deadline for companies to submit proposals is Aug. 22. The corporation announced in June that it wants to start ...

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Developer gets approval for casino on Mississippi Gulf Coast

A plan to build a casino on Mississippi’s Gulf Coast is one step closer to becoming reality. WLOX-TV reports the Mississippi Gaming Commission gave site approval Thursday to the Cure Land Co. The local developer plans to build the casino in Lakeshore, a community near Bay St. Louis. In March , the developer submitted a legal notice to build the ...

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Reno-based Eldorado selling casinos in Mississippi, Missouri

Casino company Eldorado Resorts Inc. says it is selling two of its 26 properties and will use the proceeds to help it buy Caesars Entertainment Corp. Reno-based Eldorado announced Thursday that Rhode Island-based Twin River Worldwide Holdings Inc. will buy the Lady Luck Casino in Vicksburg, Mississippi, and the Isle of Capri property in Kansas City, Missouri, for a combined ...

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Panel: 90% of US sport bets could be online in 5 to 10 years

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. • Some gambling and technology executives say 90% of sports betting in the United States will be done over mobile phones or the internet in the next five to 10 years. Speaking this week at the East Coast Gaming Congress in Atlantic City, the leaders say rapid advances in technology are pushing sports betting further online. Since ...

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Mississippi hires experienced executive for its new lottery

The Mississippi Lottery Corporation announced Wednesday that it is hiring an experienced executive as its first president. Thomas N. “Tom” Shaheen, 66, begins June 1 and will oversee operations as Mississippi prepares to join most other states in offering scratch-off tickets and other games of chance. In an interview with The Associated Press on Tuesday in Jackson, Shaheen said Mississippi ...

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