Gambling


Gambling | Feb. 23 2017

Alabama Supreme Court dismisses Frontier Bingo owner’s appeal

Once again the Alabama Supreme Court has ruled against electronic bingo machines, and it is again related to machines in Greene County. Earlier... [READ MORE]

Gambling | Feb. 7 2017

Legislators head back to Montgomery today, reminded Alabama gambling laws ‘crystal clear’

By Maggie Walsh The Alabama Baptist There is this idea that there’s confusion about gambling in Alabama,” said Eric Johnston during the sixth... [READ MORE]

Gambling | Jan. 24 2017

Electronic bingo in all forms illegal, Alabama Supreme Court says

By Jennifer Davis Rash and Maggie Walsh The Alabama Baptist The game is up for electronic bingo in Alabama. Two recent rulings by the Alabama... [READ MORE]

Gambling | Jan. 2 2017

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... [READ MORE]

Gambling | Nov. 17 2016

Northeast voters oppose gambling’s expansion

By Neisha Roberts The Alabama Baptist Four states were recently faced with guiding the direction of the gambling industry within their state... [READ MORE]

Gambling | Nov. 10 2016

Gov. Bentley’s gambling advisory group evaluating current laws, potential revenue

Gov. Robert Bentley announced the appointments for his Alabama Advisory Council on Gaming, which has until Jan. 1, 2017, to present its findings... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Oct. 8 2016

‘Thoroughly confusing’: Sponsor calls Alabama lottery bill ‘dead’

By Maggie Walsh The Alabama Baptist The lottery bill for the 2016 special session is dead,” announced the measure’s sponsor, Sen. Jim McClendon,... [READ MORE]

Gambling | Oct. 6 2016

Illegal gambling allowed to operate in Alabama

By Maggie Walsh The Alabama Baptist Electronic bingo machines were ruled “illegal” under state law by the Alabama Supreme Court in March.... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Aug. 26 2016

Sponsor calls Alabama lottery bill ‘dead’

“The lottery bill for the 2016 special session is dead,” announced the measure’s sponsor, Sen. Jim McClendon, R-Springville, on Aug.... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Aug. 25 2016

Gov. Bentley’s lottery bill passes Senate; Aug. 24 deadline to make November ballot

Gov. Robert Bentley’s lottery bill (SB 3), sponsored by Sen. Jim McClendon, R-Springville, passed the Alabama Senate 21–12 late in the day... [READ MORE]

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