Keynote Speaker for Southern Gaming Summit Confirmed

January 9, 2019…The Mississippi Gaming & Hospitality Association (MGHA) is pleased to announce that Sara Slane, senior vice president of public affairs, American Gaming Association (AGA) will be a keynote speaker on Day 2 of the 2019 Southern Gaming Summit (SGS). The event will be held 7-9 May 2019 in Biloxi, MS. Read the full press release. 






The Southern Gaming Summit: More than Mississippi

March 7, 2018… In 1992, Mississippi became only the third state in the nation to offer gambling. Since then, competition has sprung up from all sides, like kudzu, and many patrons who once needed a day’s drive to reach a gambling establishment now have options an hour away. Or less. Read how the Southern Gaming Summit is exploring how to best offer gaming in the South.

Southern Gaming Summit Announces Speakers

February 23, 2018… The Mississippi Gaming & Hospitality Association (MGHA) today announced that it has confirmed two important keynote speakers for the Southern Gaming Summit, May 2-3, along the beautiful Mississippi Gulf Coast. Opening the SGS conference following a breakfast at the Beau Rivage on May 3 will be American Gaming Association President & CEO Geoff Freeman. Later that day, highlighting the business luncheon (sponsored by Global Gaming Women) will be Phyliss Anderson, the Tribal Chief of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians. Read more

Casino Connection International Named Organizer of SGS

January 31, 2018…The Mississippi Gaming & Hospitality Association (MGHA) today announced that it has appointed Casino Connection International (CCI), the parent company of Global Gaming Business magazine, to organize the Southern Gaming Summit, which will be held this year from May 2-3 along the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Read more

MGHA Acquires 100% Ownership of SGS

Mississippi Gaming & Hospitality Association (MGHA), the trade group that represents the interests of the Mississippi casino industry, has acquired BNP Media Gaming Group’s 50% share of the Southern Gaming Summit, giving it full ownership of the event. BNP will retain… Read more