Governor’s Study Group on Gambling Policy 3rd Meeting

Friday morning the Governor’s Study Group on Gambling Policy held their third meeting, via zoom teleconference. The group heard from experts on gaming including the chairman of the wildly popular powerball game. Projections suggest that Alabama could see $1 Billion in gross revenue, and $250 Million in gross revenue. Chairman of the study group Todd Strange says the group is…

Senate Committee Approves Lottery Bill

A Senate committee has approved lottery legislation aimed at letting Alabama join multi-state games such as Powerball. The Senate Tourism and Marketing Committee on Wednesday approved the proposed constitutional amendment by a 3-2 vote. However, the bill is expected to face opposition if it makes it to a floor vote. Alabama is one of a few states without a lottery….