BREAKING NEWS — Final arguments made in Center Stage bingo case

BIRMINGHAM (TAB) — Lawyers representing the State of Alabama and the Houston Economic Development Association (HEDA) presented their closing arguments in the Dothan bingo trial this week. According to an article in the Dothan Eagle, the State argued that Circuit Judge Michael Conaway should rule in their favor because the machines seized in 2012 at Center Stage Alabama play themselves, which would make them illegal slot machines instead of machines that played the game of bingo in a different form. According to state law, a slot machine is defined, in part, as a machine that accepts and/or ejects something of value. HEDA claimed that the machines did not accept or eject anything of value, the Dothan Eagle reported.

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