Gambling


Alabama News | Jun. 22 2020

Alabama Governor’s study group likely to commend gambling expansion, observers say

By Caleb Yarbrough Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist Alabama state legislators will likely be called upon to consider the expansion of gambling... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Apr. 21 2020

Gambling critic calls on states to shut down lotteries for 30 days as relief checks arrive

With hundreds of billions of dollars in federal economic relief being disseminated to Americans, anti-gambling advocates are calling on state... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Apr. 25 2019

Alabama lottery bill passes state Senate, moves to house for consideration

The Alabama Senate has passed a bill proposing a constitutional amendment to allow a state lottery. Senate Bill 220 now goes to the House of... [READ MORE]

Alabama Baptist Entities | Mar. 25 2019

Alabama legislators to consider two lottery proposals

Two lottery bills were introduced in the Alabama Senate on March 19, and observers believe the issue is once again headed to a statewide ballot.... [READ MORE]

Gambling | May. 14 2018

Supreme Court decision opens door to state-sanctioned gambling on sports

By Carrie Brown McWhorter The Alabama Baptist A landmark ruling by the Supreme Court today (May 14) clears the way for all 50 states to legalize... [READ MORE]

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]