VictoryLand Casino liquor license http://apr.org en VictoryLand Casino Wins Expanded Liquor License http://apr.org/post/victoryland-casino-wins-expanded-liquor-license <p>An Alabama casino has won its bid for an expanded liquor license.</p><p>The Alabama Alcoholic Beverage Control Board says it could not conclude that specific gaming and machines at VictoryLand are illegal. The panel says that question would be up to the courts to decide.</p><p>Attorney General Luther Strange believes the ABC decision is moot following a state Supreme Court ruling that the machines don't resemble the game of bingo. Strange said the opinion should end debate about whether electronic bingo is legal.</p> Sun, 03 Mar 2013 20:03:53 +0000 The Associated Press 25999 at http://apr.org VictoryLand Casino Wins Expanded Liquor License Ala. Board Expects Ruling in 15 Days on License http://apr.org/post/ala-board-expects-ruling-15-days-license <P>The chairman of an Alabama Beverage Control board panel says it expects to rule within 15 days on the Victoryland casino's request for a liquor license.</P> <P>The committee concluded an all-day meeting about 5 p.m. Wednesday and committee chairman, Joe Adams, says it will now review mounds of evidence.</P> <P>Deputy Attorney General Sonny Reagan urged the committee to deny the casino's application. Thu, 24 Jan 2013 13:32:44 +0000 The Associated Press 23676 at http://apr.org Ala. Board Expects Ruling in 15 Days on License Ala. Board to Hear Casino's Liquor License Request http://apr.org/post/ala-board-hear-casinos-liquor-license-request <P>Alabama's liquor control agency is to decide if the newly reopened VictoryLand casino in Shorter will receive a license to sell alcoholic beverages.</P> <DIV> <P>The Alabama Alcoholic Beverage Control Board is to meet at 9 a.m. Wednesday on VictoryLand's application for a license.</P> <P>The casino reopened Dec. 18 after being closed two years because of the state's crackdown on gambling machines. Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange is opposing a license because he contends VictoryLand is operating illegal bingo machines. Wed, 23 Jan 2013 13:11:46 +0000 The Associated Press 23600 at http://apr.org Ala. Board to Hear Casino's Liquor License Request Liquor License Hearing for Ala. Casino Moved Back http://apr.org/post/liquor-license-hearing-ala-casino-moved-back <DIV> <P>Alabama's liquor control agency has moved back a hearing to determine if the newly reopened VictoryLand casino in Shorter will get a license to serve liquor.</P> <P>The Alabama Alcoholic Beverage Control Board initially set the hearing for Jan. 23 and then moved it up to Jan. 10 because VictoryLand requested an earlier date. ABC attorney Bob Hill said Friday the hearing has now been moved back to Jan. 23 because all the participants couldn't make the earlier date.</P> <P>VictoryLand's casino reopened Dec. Mon, 07 Jan 2013 12:56:30 +0000 The Associated Press 22876 at http://apr.org Liquor License Hearing for Ala. Casino Moved Back