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Legal Update

 Posted by Michael Dalton on 28 March 1999, at 10:22 a.m.



!*MISSISSIPPI - State law allows an unlimited number of dockside and riverboat casinos with slots; there are now 30. Mississippi has become the third largest (non-Indian) casino state. In November 1996 voters in DeSoto County, between Tunica and Memphis, again turned down casinos. Casino opponent Elizabeth Stoner has filed her third initiative attempt to ban gambling. She needs to get 98,336 signatures.


The above is a excerpt from I Nelson Rose's article entitled "Status of Casino Enabling Laws" which can be found on the Gambling and the Law (R) board on BJRnet.



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