People throughout Mississippi can try their luck at massive jackpot games like the Powerball and Mega Millions for the first time Thursday, starting at 3 a.m.
State Line Express, a convenience store/gas station on Highway 12 in north Lowndes County, is just a couple hundred feet from the Alabama state line.
Mississippi residents don’t have to leave the state to buy lottery tickets anymore.
A new Mississippi Lottery could start selling scratch-off tickets Dec. 1.
The governing board for the upcoming Mississippi Lottery is setting rules for ethics and public records.
The new Mississippi Lottery could start selling tickets sometime during the final half of this year, a board member for the Mississippi Lottery Corporation said Monday.
Mississippi is preparing to start a lottery in the next few months, and the state revenue commissioner says people will not have to pay sales tax to play the game of chance.
Gov. Phil Bryant is naming three businesspeople, a lobbyist and a longtime educator to the board that will oversee creation and operation of a Mississippi lottery.
A new lottery and public education spending dominated Starkville forum where four local legislators spoke about the results of last month’s special legislative session.
The Mississippi House reversed itself Tuesday and passed a bill to create a state lottery in the Bible Belt state where churches have long opposed it.