gambling

Politics & Government
6:28 am
Fri August 22, 2014

Hubbard, Strange Trade Jabs Over Gambling

Luther Strange on left, Joe Hubbard on right
iapnews.com

The Democratic challenger to Attorney General Luther Strange accuses him of being an absentee officeholder more interested in cracking down on bingo than violent crime.

Strange says his opponent, Democrat Joe Hubbard, has a campaign largely financed by gambling interests.

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Gambling Machines Seized
4:17 pm
Mon March 31, 2014

Gambling Machines Seized In Greene County

Alabama's attorney general says law enforcement agents have seized more than 1,000 gambling machines and cash from casinos in Greene County.
Credit gamblingaddictionblog

Alabama's attorney general says law enforcement agents have seized more than 1,000 gambling machines and cash from casinos in Greene County.

Attorney General Luther Strange said in a news release that the seizures came as law enforcement agents served search warrants at four casinos. He said the action came in response to allegations of illegal gambling operations.

The search warrants were served Monday morning at Greenetrack and Greene Charity in Eutaw, Ala., and at Frontier Bingo and River's Edge in Knoxville, Ala.

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Alabama Gambling Trial
5:08 pm
Tue September 25, 2012

Prosecutors: No More Prison Delay For Casino Boss

The Justice Department wants no more delays and for Country Crossing developer Ronnie Gilley to report to jail.

A federal prosecutor is opposed to Country Crossing casino developer Ronnie Gilley getting a third delay on when he must report to prison.

Justice Department prosecutor Kendall Day filed court papers Tuesday saying the department opposes another delay for medical reasons. Day said the federal prison system can provide Gilley with the post-operative care he might require.

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Casino Raid Money
5:14 pm
Tue August 28, 2012

Ala. General Fund Getting Money From Casino Raid

The nearly $550,000 comes from a raid at the White Hall Entertainment Center in March 2009.
Liz Lawley Flickr

The state's troubled General Fund is getting nearly $550,000 from a raid on a gambling hall in Lowndes County.

Attorney General Luther Strange's office announced that Circuit Judge Robert Vance approved the forfeiture of the money to state.

Alabama's gambling task force seized the money during a raid on electronic bingo machines at the White Hall Entertainment Center in March 2009. The operators, Cornerstone Community Outreach and Freedom Trail Ventures, recently agreed to forfeit the $549,981. The judge approved it in a one-paragraph order Tuesday.

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