With only one day remaining, the 2023 legislative session has come and gone without a serious look at gambling. According to House Speaker Nathaniel Ledbetter (R-Rainsville), given the influx of new members in the legislature's lower chamber, that was by design.
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.
As state government attempts to get a handle on gaming within Alabama, might a new player enter the mix?
The band “The Doobie Brothers” (ask your parents) put out an album way back in 1974 with the title, “What were once vices are now habits.”...