Tom Shepherd

Legal Sports betting in Mississippi – Tom Shepherd from Jones Walker LLP

During the Betting on Sports America conference, Sightline’s Philip Beere sat down for an interview with Tom Shepherd, Partner at Jones Walker LLP to discuss what’s happening with legal sports betting in Mississippi.

In this interview we tackle the following topics:

✅ Mississippi was one of the first jurisdictions with legalization of sports wagering

✅ Mississippi has sports books operating in about 90% of the casinos

✅ What are the benefits of legal sports betting in Mississippi?

✅ What were the driving forces for sports wagering activities in Mississippi?

✅ What can the rest of the country learn about legalization of sports betting based on what Mississippi has done?

✅ Mobile betting is the future. What are the trends?

✅ The Mississippi Lottery is coming online. What are the expectations?

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