Rise to the Moment of Truth Tuesday, April 23, 2024


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Stephanie Holden Smith: The Casino Coast?

Don’t let our family-friendly beaches become the casino coast.

Blackshear and Elliott Alabama News
State Sen. Elliott says changes to House gambling bill not enough to keep casinos from Alabama beaches

State Sen. Chris Elliott (R-Josephine) posted on social media Saturday concerns about the Alabama House gaming bill passed last week.

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State Sen. Elliott supports lottery but not 'messy' gaming bills of the past

The people of Alabama see it time and time again. A big lottery jackpot is up for grabs and folks race across state lines to purchase their chance at millions.

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State Sen. Givhan doubtful stand-alone lottery, casino gambling bill will pass in 2024

Though some are pointing to 2024 as the year some type of gambling or lottery bill is passed, State Sen. Sam Givhan (R-Huntsville) has his doubts.

Chip Brown Alabama News
State Rep. Brown predicts vote on legislation with 'free-market approach' on casino gambling in 2024

During an interview with Mobile radio FM Talk 106.5 last week, State Rep. Chip Brown (R-Hollinger's Island) said while an effort to bring legislation to a vote in 2024 was underway, he supported a "free-market approach" that would open the casino licensing up for bidders.

Brock Colvin Alabama News
State Rep. Colvin cool on state lottery: 'I don’t think it’s the game-changer that everybody makes it out to be'

The next regular legislative session isn’t set to begin until February, but state lottery and gambling bills are already expected to take up a lot of floor time in 2024.

Casinos switch from electronic to paper bingo, still operating after court ruling

Three casinos in Macon and Lowndes County are still operating after making slight changes despite an Alabama Supreme Court ruling last year that some believed would put casinos in Macon and Lowndes Counties out of business.

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Poarch Band of Creek Indians revives 'Winning for Alabama' pro-gambling campaign

Although it is unclear if Alabama lawmakers will introduce another gambling bill this year, the Poarch Band Creek of Indians (PCI) launched a pro-gambling and lottery campaign over the weekend.