Tunica sportsbooks open for wagers; football drives the action

Mississippi does sports betting handle of $7.7 million in first month

By Updated: October 01, 2018 2:16 PM CT | Published: September 28, 2018 2:58 PM CT
<strong>Mario McKillion places bets on football at the Horseshoe Casino's new sports betting lounge. &ldquo;I like taking the underdog team, having the points on my side,&rdquo; he said. &ldquo;They don&rsquo;t have to win the game. I&rsquo;m big on that.&rdquo;</strong>&nbsp;(Houston Cofield/Daily Memphian)

Mario McKillion places bets on football at the Horseshoe Casino's new sports betting lounge. “I like taking the underdog team, having the points on my side,” he said. “They don’t have to win the game. I’m big on that.” (Houston Cofield/Daily Memphian)

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Don Wade

Don Wade

Don Wade has been a Memphis journalist since 1998 and he has won awards for both his sports and news/feature writing. He is originally from Kansas City and is married with three sons.


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