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Electronic bingo in all forms officially ruled illegal in Alabama

MONTGOMERY (TAB) —  Two rulings by the Alabama Supreme Court today (Dec. 23), combined with a March ruling already on the books, officially clarify that electronic bingo in all its forms is illegal in Alabama, according to Attorney General Luther … Continue reading

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Bentley creates advisory council on gambling; illegal bingo allowed to operate in state

MONTGOMERY (Maggie Walsh) — Gov. Robert Bentley announced this afternoon that he is creating an advisory council to study local and state laws on gambling and any possible revenues that may come from it. The council will present findings and recommendations … Continue reading

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AL Supreme Court rules against VictoryLand

MONTGOMERY (TAB) — Using firm language, the Alabama Supreme Court ruled against VictoryLand’s casino forfeiture case March 31. The decision allows the state to destroy more than 1,200 electronic bingo machines it confiscated from the casino and keep more than … Continue reading

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BREAKING NEWS — Houston County ‘bingo’ gambling machines ruled illegal, to be destroyed

MONTGOMERY (TAB, AGO) — After more than a year of court proceedings, gambling devices seized from Houston County’s Center Stage have been deemed illegal. They will be destroyed, and the money seized in the raid will be forfeited to the … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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BREAKING NEWS — Alabama Supreme Court issues VictoryLand opinion

MONTGOMERY (Press release) — The Supreme Court of Alabama today issued a 46-page opinion explaining why Judge Tom Young of the Macon County Circuit Court was wrong to deny the State’s application for a search warrant to search and seize … Continue reading

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BREAKING NEWS — Alabama AG Strange announces search warrant served at VictoryLand; WSFA reports Shorter casino to close

MONTGOMERY (TAB, press release) — Attorney General Luther Strange announced that a search warrant was served Feb. 19 at the VictoryLand casino in Macon County by law enforcement agents from the Attorney General’s Office and the Alabama Department of Public … Continue reading

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