On Monday, the Supreme Court did away with the 1992 Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act that prohibited states from authorizing sports gambling.

More than 25 years later, the Supreme Court ruled it unconstitutional and will now allow sports betting to take place in casinos, race tracks, etc. 

Jim Rigot, General Manager of Trop Greenville, says Mississippi has been very proactive already in taking steps towards sports betting. 

Some people are worried about the integrity of sports dwindling because of the betting, however the Delta News spoke with LaMichael Knighten, who is a frequent sports better and he says legalizing the betting will be a positive addition.

Rigot hopes to have the sports betting station set in the Trop Casino by the fall in time for football season. 

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