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Mississippi Casino Statistics

Background

The Mississippi Legislature legalized dockside casino gambling with the passage of House Bill 2 in the 1990 Special Legislative Session. This bill established the Mississippi Gaming Control Act to be in force and effect from and after its adoption on June 29, 1990.The Gaming Control Act established the Mississippi Gaming Commission to regulate dockside casinos.

Currently, there are approximately 30 dockside and land-based casinos in Mississippi, primarily in the Tunica and Gulf Coast areas. The Tunica casinos and mid-state casinos are including in the "Mississippi River Counties"category.

Taxation: 12% effective rate (8% state tax plus up to 4% local tax)

Mississippi does not have a state lottery.

For more information:

Mississippi Gaming Commission

Comparative Data

 

Year
Gulf Coast Counties ($)
Mississippi River Counties ($)
Totals ($)
1992
-
-
121,807,970.29
1993
-
-
789,835,710.40
1994
727,326,700.61
735,467,945.22
1,462,794,645.83
1995
716,016,553.62
1,008,326,452.29
1,724,343,005.91
1996
749,339,087.86
1,112,707,242.73
1,862,046,330.59
1997
757,568,500.89
1,226,798,343.92
1,984,366,844.81
1998
813,668,601.17
1,360,532,584.59
2,174,201,185.76
1999
1,029,919,576.09
1,486,326,642.59
2,516,246,218.68
2000
1,110,445,712.86
1,538,850,404.01
2,649,296,116.87
2001
1,151,112,775.02
1,549,325,029.98
2,700,437,805.00
2002
1,158,158,105.43
1,559,100,576.32
2,717,258,681.75
2003
1,173,314,319.92
1,526,522,916.04
2,699,837,235.96
2004
1,226,874,811.64
1,550,095,500.33
2,776,970,311.97
2005
886,158,035.03
1,582,318,835.86
2,468,476,870.89
2006
910,696,342.42
1,660,187,243.31
2,570,883,585.73
2007
1,302,102,369.30
1,589,444,057.64
2,891,546,426.94
2008
1,258,354,510.98
1,462,784,705.36
2,721,139,216.34
2009
1,114,778,814.66
1,349,883,334.74
2,464,662,149.40
2010
1,106,511,997.84
1,282,485,315.41
2,388,997,313.25
2011
1,096,685,731.79
1,142,397,973.45
2,239,083,705.24
2012
1,094,789,488.40
1,156,300,984.35
2,251,090,472.75
2013
1,064,324,062.57
1,072,299,767.36
2,136,623,829.93
Annual Data

Mississippi - 2007

Mississippi - 2006

Mississippi - 2005

Mississippi - 2004

Mississippi - 2003

Mississippi - 2002

Mississippi - 2001

Mississippi - 2000

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