2016 Mississippi Code
Title 97 - Crimes
Chapter 33 - Gambling and Lotteries
Fantasy Contest Act (§§ 97-33-301 - 97-33-315)
§ 97-33-303. Definitions [Repealed effective July 1, 2017]

MS Code § 97-33-303 (2016) What's This?

As used in Sections 97-33-301 through 97-33-315:

(a) "Confidential information" means information related to the play of a fantasy contest by fantasy contest players obtained as a result of or by virtue of a person's employment.

(b) "Entry fee" means cash or cash equivalent that is required to be paid by a fantasy contest player to a fantasy contest operator to participate in a fantasy contest.

(c) "Fantasy contest" or "fantasy contest with an entry fee" means a fantasy or simulated game or contest in which:

(i) The value of all prizes and awards offered to winning players is established and made known to the players in advance of the contest;

(ii) All winning outcomes reflect the relative knowledge and skill of the players and are determined predominately by accumulated statistical results of the performance of individuals, including athletes in the case of sporting events; and

(iii) Winning outcomes are not based on the score, point spread, or any performance of any single actual sports team or combination of such teams or solely on any single performance of an individual athlete in any single actual sporting event.

(d) "Fantasy contest operator" means a person or entity that offers fantasy contests with an entry fee and for a cash prize to one hundred (100) or more members of the general public.

(e) "Fantasy contest player" or "player" means a person who participates in a fantasy contest offered by a fantasy contest operator.

(f) "Office" means the Gaming Commission as set forth in Section 75-76-7.

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