Posts Tagged ‘alabama online gambling’

December 6th, 2010 – by Glen Farmer Some of the defendants in the probe surrounding the gambling industry in Alabama have requested a delay in their upcoming trial. The defendants claim that more time is needed to analyze the evidence. According to reports, approximately 2,800 phone calls and over 200,000 pages of evidence need to […]

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October 5th, 2010 – by Glen Farmer Over the past several months, beginning in spring, a federal investigation had begun to look at the Alabama gambling industry and the possibility of corruption. The investigation has concluded, and a 65 page indictment has fallen. Several legislators have been named in the indictment, and 11 arrests have […]

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July 31st, 2010 – by Glen Farmer A class action law suit has been filed against Governor Bob Riley and John Tyson, the commander of Riley’s task force on illegal gambling. This suit, filed in a federal court, makes the claim that the governor had, allegedly, violated the Voting Rights Act by canceling out the […]

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June 28th, 2010 – by Glen Farmer Over the last year the gambling scene in Alabama has been suffering due to raids against the bingo halls in the state. Governor Bob Riley’s task force on illegal gambling has been operating with him at the helm, but his tenure in office is set to expire. Along […]

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June 7th, 2010 – by Glen Farmer In Alabama, the major bingo halls are not the only gambling locations to be targeted by authorities, as a bust has recently taken place at Hatfield Lake. On Friday night, Limestone County Sheriffs had arrested two people, seized a handful of cash and multiple gambling machines. Janice Boyd […]

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May 27th, 2010 – by Glen Farmer The proponents to gambling in Alabama looked on in disdain when, on Monday, Alabama Attorney General Troy King was going to step down from the debate over the electronic bingo gambling halls in the state. Governor Riley will resume control over the Governor’s Task Force on Illegal Gambling. […]

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April 23rd, 2010 – by Glen Farmer Though the Alabama legislature had been heavily focusing on the taxation, legalization, and regulation of gambling in the state, the months of effort have been in vain. The bill that would have legalized the games has been shot down in the House, and is unlikely to return for […]

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April 10th, 2010 – by Glen Farmer The gambling issue in Alabama has reached heights that many thought would never be seen. Governor Bob Riley has been accused of overstepping his constitutional boundaries by over extending his power as the governor of Alabama. When Alabama Attorney General Troy King had taken over the Governor’s Task […]

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March 25th, 2010 – by Glen The case of Alabama Bingo halls has been moved back and forth through the legislation, into and out of the the courts, and recent events have brought the bill, which was originally cast aside, back into the state legislature. Senate Republicans have, however, criticized the current bill for various […]

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March 23rd, 2010 – by Glen Farmer The battle against legal gambling has taken a turn to a different front. The Alabama Attorney General, Troy King, has announced that he will be taking over the Governor’s Task Force on Illegal Gambling, which has sent current Task Force Commander, John Tyson, into a flurry to keep […]

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