Tag Archives: VictoryLand

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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State must return gambling machines to VictoryLand

Montgomery Circuit Judge William Shashy ruled today that the state must return seized gambling machines and money to VictoryLand unless it takes action against other bingo casinos in Alabama, reported wsfa.com. Shashy said, “This Court will not be used as … Continue reading

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Battle over legality of VictoryLand slot machines continues

BIRMINGHAM (Jennifer Davis Rash) — A July 10 court document filed in the Macon County Circuit Court marks the latest effort to shut down all illegal gambling efforts in Alabama. VictoryLand in Macon County and Greenetrack in Greene County continue … 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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