Tag Archives: Alabama
- Alabama AG files lawsuits to shut down ‘illegal’ electronic bingo machines
October 6, 2017
Multiple civil lawsuits have been filed against Alabama casinos accused of operating illegal slot machines under the guise of bingo. Filed by the Alabama Attorney General’s Office, the lawsuits are asking local circuit courts to stop casinos, machine manufacturers, vendors and licensing government authorities in five counties—Greene, Houston, Lowndes, Macon...
- Fantasy sports bill moves forward in New Jersey, falters in Alabama
May 23, 2017
The battle for the legalization of daily fantasy sports (DFS) in the states of New Jersey and Alabama within the past week has been a mixed bag. In New Jersey, a majority of Assembly members has voted in favor of a bill to regulate DFS and impose a quarterly fee...
- Fantasy sports bill passes Alabama House in narrow vote
April 21, 2017
The Alabama House has spoken: fantasy sports is a battle of wits and smarts. Birmingham Business Journal reported that the Alabama House of Representatives has approved a bill that will legalize and regulate fantasy sports betting in the state in a close vote. Voting 43-38, the House declared that fantasy...
- Guv forms panel to review gambling in Alabamaj
October 4, 2016
Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley has signed an executive order, paving the way for the creation of an advisory council dedicated to the review of gambling in the state. Executive Order 24, signed last Monday, creates the Alabama Advisory Council on Gaming, which is tasked to examine state and local laws...
- College Football Dream Opening Saturday
September 2, 2016
You’d be hard pressed to turn back the pages, and subsequently recall a more intriguing docket of games on a college football opening Saturday. For starters, there are an unprecedented three contests that pit ranked teams against one another. Furthermore, there are three more non-conference encounters involving football programs with...
- Alabama Senate Pass Simplified Lottery Bill by 21-12
August 25, 2016
The Alabama Senate has passed a simplified lottery bill by a vote of 21-12 mere days after a separate bill failed to convince over concerns surrounding the installation of video lottery terminals in racetracks around the state. Americans might be stringent on their gambling laws, but statistics don't lie, most...
Fedor Holz On Why His Future Will be Away From Poker
July 18, 2016
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