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YP Daily Roundup 8/16/18

YP Daily Roundup 8/16/18

By: Magnolia Tribune - August 16, 2018

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DAILY JOURNAL – Sports betting heating up at Mississippi’s casinos

Three months after the U.S. Supreme Court legalized sports betting and little more than two weeks before the SEC football season opens, you can place sports bets at five Mississippi casinos.

Several more Mississippi casinos are busily preparing sports betting operations and expect to offer sports wagering before the beginning of the college and professional football seasons.

The Beau Rivage Resort and Casino in Biloxi and Gold Strike Casino in Tunica, two MGM Resorts International properties, were the first Mississippi casinos to offer sports games on August 1, the 26th anniversary of legal casino gambling in the state. The IP Casino Resort in Biloxi and Sam’s Town followed two days later. The Horseshoe Casino in Tunica began booking sports bets Monday.

Several more casinos are expected to be approved for sports betting at the Mississippi Gaming Commission’s regularly scheduled meeting Thursday in Jackson.

CLARION LEDGER – Sid Salter: Despite politicians’ rhetoric to the contrary, news they disagree with isn’t ‘fake’

From the White House down to city halls in rural hamlets across this country, politicians are using the term “fake news” to discredit anything they encounter in the media that they deem negative or that doesn’t fit their self-interests.

As traditional news media outlets continue to struggle in business models that are no longer fully relevant to the digital age in which we live, work and consume news today, the rise of the “fake news” attacks have only served to further weaken the legitimate news gathering and reporting entities on which the Internet and social media depend.

The hard truth is that if traditional newspapers, broadcast news operations, and even new digital newsgathering operations that have yet to gain enough market share to pay the freight on their overhead go out of business and disappear, the American public will be left with something far less than news – “fake” or otherwise.

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