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Daniel Sutter: Should we exercise the freedom to bet on sports?

Four states have already legalized sports betting in the wake of last May’s Supreme Court decision. While many Alabamians have moral objections to gambling,...

Daniel Sutter: Should Alabama bet on sports betting?

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled last May that states could legalize sports betting. New Jersey, Delaware, West Virginia and Mississippi have joined Nevada in...

Is Alabama’s hostility to gambling finally fading?

Situated firmly in the Bible Belt, Alabama has long been against legalizing gambling. That is perhaps changing, as Alabama voters nominated candidates for governor —...

Sanctuary cities could get boost from sports betting ruling

In President Donald Trump’s former life as a casino owner, he might have cheered Monday’s ruling from the Supreme Court that struck down a...

Gambling king, VictoryLand owner Milton McGregor dies at 78

Gambling king and VictoryLand casino founder Milton McGregor died Sunday at the age of 78. Public relations firm Direct Communications said McGregor died peacefully in his Montgomery, Ala. home. An...

Alabama ranks 2017’s least gambling-addicted state

For a state that's constantly debating whether or not to institute a state lottery as a means to generate revenue, Alabama should probably consider a...

Richard Shelby places friendly wager on Peach Bowl

In advance of Saturday's Peach Bowl College Football Playoff Semi-final game between the #1-ranked University of Alabama Crimson Tide and the #4-ranked University of Washington...

Gambling industry hopes casino mogul in White House pays off

Donald Trump will be the first U.S. president to have ever owned a casino, and the gambling industry is wondering how he will handle...

Robert Bentley announces members of Alabama Advisory Council on Gaming

Gov. Robert Bentley on Friday announced the appointments for his newly-created Alabama Advisory Council on Gaming. Bentley's appointments come three weeks after he announced the...

Gov. Robert Bentley seeks comprehensive review of gambling in Alabama, forms...

Gov. Robert Bentley is calling for a comprehensive review of gambling in Alabama, with the formation of a panel to provide recommendations that could...
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