MS SB2667 | 2019 | Regular Session

Status

Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Failed on February 5 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-02-05 - Died In Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]

Summary

An Act To Amend Section 75-76-5, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To More Specifically Define "sports Pool" By Including Certain Examples And Excluding Fantasy Contests, And To Add A Definition Of "platform"; To Amend Sections 75-76-33, 75-76-55 And 75-76-101, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Exempt Wagers Placed Through Approved Platforms From Certain Gaming Restrictions; To Amend Section 75-76-79, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Provide For The Licensing Of Platforms As Distributors; To Amend Section 75-76-89, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Allow Gaming Licensees To Establish Sports Pool And Race Books Through Approved Platforms; To Amend Section 75-76-175, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Allow For The Establishment Of Accounts Electronically Through Approved Platforms; To Amend Section 75-76-177, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Impose A License Fee Of 6% Of Gross Revenue Exceeding $134,000.00 And Received Through A Platform; To Amend Section 97-33-305, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Delete The Prohibition On Fantasy Contest Operators Offering Contests Based On The Performance Of Participants In Collegiate Sports Events; And For Related Purposes.

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Title

Gaming Control Act; revise to allow gaming through approved Internet-based platforms.

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History

DateChamberAction
2019-02-05SenateDied In Committee
2019-01-21SenateReferred To Finance

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