Gambling


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]

Alabama News | Aug. 25 2016

Latest ruling against illegal gambling ‘significant victory’

The gambling machines and more than $191,000 in cash seized from Frontier Bingo in Knoxville during a raid in 2014 will remain with the state,... [READ MORE]

Addictions | Aug. 18 2016

Lottery won’t give healthier future to our children, Alabama pediatrician says

Shame on us. The lottery is no way to finance the Medicaid program that provides health insurance for more than a million Alabamians — with... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Aug. 4 2016

Bentley to propose state lottery vote in special session

Gov. Robert Bentley confirmed July 27 that he will be bringing a statewide lottery proposal to the special session that will begin Aug. 15. The... [READ MORE]

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