Gaming

Lowndes County Left Out as Site in Gaming Legislation

From the West Alabama Newsroom– The lottery and casino legislation being discussed in the state legislature — leaves out Lowndes County as a site — even though it’s currently home to two gaming centers. Selma attorney — and former state senator Hank Sanders says state law makers — should include Lowndes County as a gaming site — in any gaming…

What’s In The Latest Alabama Lottery Bill?

Legislators say the bill is promising.

Two weeks into the Alabama Legislative session a lottery bill is gaining support. The bill is sponsored by veteran Republican Senator Del Marsh of Anniston. Legislators say this is one of the strongest lottery bills they’ve seen in the state house in recent years. Senator Marsh’s bill has 100 percent of money going to a scholarship fund after winnings are…

Poarch Band of Creek Indians Propose New Gambling Plan in Alabama

The Poarch Band of Creek Indians released its comprehensive plan for gaming legislation in Alabama. The proposed plan would include a clean, traditional lottery and two additional hotels/casinos with unlimited gaming. It also includes a one-time $225 million payment to the state for exclusive gaming rights. Under the plan, the Tribe would also share some of its gaming revenue with the…

Town Hall Meeting on Victoryland Scheduled for Thursday

Tuskegee Mayor Johnny Ford says a town hall meeting on Victoryland will take place Thursday, May 12. The mayor along with Victoryland Owner, Milton McGregor, will discuss and answer questions about the Macon County casino’s future. The public is invited to the meeting. Ford says people looking for work and chartitable organizations are encouraged to the attend. The town hall…