Victoryland casino owner Milton McGregor http://apr.org en Court Rules For VictoryLand Employees On Layoffs http://apr.org/post/court-rules-victoryland-employees-layoffs <P>A federal appeals court in Atlanta has upheld a lower court ruling that VictoryLand casino and dog track may owe its former employees millions.</P> <P>The 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld part of a lower court ruling that said VictoryLand did not give proper notice to its employees under the federal Worker Adjustment and Retraining Act before closing twice in 2010 to prevent raids by Gov. Bob Riley's gambling task force. The law requires a 60-day notice before a mass layoff or closure. Wed, 14 Aug 2013 21:27:09 +0000 The Associated Press 36050 at http://apr.org Court Rules For VictoryLand Employees On Layoffs VictoryLand Reopening Simulcast Race Wagering http://apr.org/post/victoryland-reopening-simulcast-race-wagering <P>VictoryLand in Shorter will resume betting on simulcast horse and dog races on Friday.</P> <P>Owner Milton McGregor said the simulcast operation will open at 10:30 a.m. and wagering will start at 11 a.m.</P> <P>The entire VictoryLand operation has been closed since the state attorney general raided its casino Feb. 19. The casino remains closed. McGregor said he's happy to put some of the employees back to work in the simulcast operation. He said the simulcast races will be offered Wednesdays through Sundays.</P> Thu, 14 Mar 2013 21:26:58 +0000 The Associated Press 26726 at http://apr.org VictoryLand Reopening Simulcast Race Wagering Ala. Casino Gets Liquor License Hearing Moved Up http://apr.org/post/ala-casino-gets-liquor-license-hearing-moved <P>Alabama's liquor control agency has moved up a hearing to determine if the newly reopened VictoryLand casino in Shorter will get a license to serve liquor.</P> <P>A spokesman for the Alabama Alcoholic Beverage Control Board, Hal Taylor, said the hearing was moved from Jan. 23 to Jan. 10 because VictoryLand requested an earlier date.</P> <P>VictoryLand's casino reopened Dec. 18 after being closed two years because of the state's crackdown on gambling machines. State Attorney General Luther Strange is opposing a license because he contends VictoryLand is operating illegal machines. Thu, 03 Jan 2013 22:12:36 +0000 Ryan Vasquez 22764 at http://apr.org Ala. Casino Gets Liquor License Hearing Moved Up Sheriff to Inspect Games for Ala. Casino Restart http://apr.org/post/sheriff-inspect-games-ala-casino-restart <p>The sheriff of Macon County is planning to inspect new gambling machines being installed in VictoryLand in anticipation of the casino reopening soon.</p><p>An attorney for VictoryLand owner Milton McGregor said Sheriff David Warren will be at the casino in Shorter on Wednesday afternoon.</p><div><p>VictoryLand was once Alabama's largest casino with more than 6,000 games. It shut down in 2010 under pressure from the governor's gambling task force. The casino maintained that its games were legal electronic bingo, but the task force labeled them illegal slots.</p> Wed, 12 Dec 2012 14:55:41 +0000 The Associated Press 21854 at http://apr.org Sheriff to Inspect Games for Ala. Casino Restart