Tag Archives: Gov. Robert Bentley
- 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...
- Tempers fly as Alabama’s gambling bill clears first hurdle
August 5, 2015
Legislation that will pave the way for lottery and table gaming in Alabama remains alive in the State Senate. On Tuesday, the Senate Tourism and Marketing Committee voted 6-2 in favor of the proposal to hold a referendum on creating a state lottery and legalizing casino-style gambling in four locations...
- Gov. Bentley calls Poarch Creek’s $250m offer disingenuous and bogus
July 23, 2015
Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley has described the Poarch Creek Indians’ offer to help the state with its budget shortfall as disingenuous and bogus. The Poarch Band of Creek Indians has launched an ad campaign urging voters to push their legislators to accept the tribe’s $250m offer to fill the state’s...
- Del Marsh reintroduces gambling bill on Alabama’s special session
July 15, 2015
Alabama state Sen. Del Marsh reintroduced his gambling legislation during a special session on the state’s $200m budget shortfall. Marsh’s gambling bill, which could pave the way for a lottery and table gaming in Alabama, opposes Gov. Robert Bentley’s tax plan. Both bill were introduced during the regular session that...
- Gov. Bentley says gambling won’t solve the budget problems in Alabama
April 29, 2015
Alabama state Senate President Pro Tem Del Marsh is set to introduce a bill that could pave the way for a lottery and table gaming but Gov. Robert Bentley said gambling revenue won't solve the budget problems. Marsh is drafting the bill, citing the results of the study of Auburn...
Fantasy sports bill passes Alabama House in narrow vote
April 21, 2017
Alabama casino says $1 million jackpot win was machine malfunction
November 24, 2011
Poarch Creek asks Florida Gov. Scott: Marijuana or Gambling?
February 23, 2015