Online sports betting is considered legal in Mississippi, but the circumstances under which it can be done are kind of strange. You can bet via your mobile phone, but only while you are physically present at the casino — the one that has adopted this option.
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Some have outright made the practice illegal, others have chosen to regulate the industry within their borders heavily. Some countries allow you to access offshore sites, where others do not. For example, the United Kingdom once allowed bettors to access any online casino of their choice since gambling is legal there.
A complete ban. About 19% of states (28 countries) completely or partly prohibit online gambling. These are Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, China, Turkey, USA, Columbia, Indonesia. Plus some African states: South Africa, Mauritania, Somalia, Sudan. Prohibition may mean not only administrative (and criminal) prosecution.
Sports betting is allowed on tribal lands under the amended Arizona Gaming Compact and off-reservation through licensure under the 2021 Gaming Act. This includes online sports betting through browsers and mobile betting apps. It took some time, though, to successfully pass online betting laws in Arizona. 2019
Some of the federal laws that encompass online gambling include the Federal Act Wire of 1961 and the UIGEA (Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act) of 2006. The former outlaws interstate wagering on sports but fails to address the other forms of gambling. The latter did not explicitly ban online gaming.
On 15 April 2011, in U. S. v. Scheinberg et al. (10 Cr. 336), three online poker companies were indicted for violating U.S. laws that prohibit the acceptance of any financial instrument in connection with unlawful Internet gambling, that is, Internet gambling that involves a "bet or wager" that is illegal under the laws of the state where the bet is made.