Posts tagged as: Gambling

Country Crossing responds to Riley’s rally

Country Crossing responds to Riley’s rally

Dothan, AL – Two rallies were held yesterday in Montgomery at the State House for activists, concerned citizens, gambling, and anti-gambling supporters as the legislature was debating gaming legislation concerning electronic bingo. Governor Bob Riley teamed with the Citizens for a Better Alabama, a families advocate group and lobbying organization, to head up the first […]

Demonstrators rally at the Alabama State House over bingo issue

Demonstrators rally at the Alabama State House over bingo issue

Montgomery, AL – The bingo issue drew supporters and opponents from across Alabama as they convened on the State House Tuesday afternoon to voice their views and opinions on gambling in the state. Governor Bob Riley addressed hundreds of gambling opponents at the State House earlier today, but most of his statements were drowned out […]

Alabama Supreme Court issues stay in hearing of Country Crossing bingo case

Alabama Supreme Court issues stay in hearing of Country Crossing bingo case

Montgomery, AL – The Alabama Supreme Court issued an order today staying Thursday’s scheduled hearing on the Country Crossing gambling case pending further orders from the court. “It is a sad day, not only for us but for all Alabama citizens, when the Alabama Supreme Court denies us our day in court in Houston County […]

Troy King presser on gambling task force 2-17-10 pt 1

Attorney General King gives Governor Riley an opportunity to resolve gambling issue

Attorney General King gives Governor Riley an opportunity to resolve gambling issue

Montgomery, AL – Alabama Attorney General Troy King announced today in a press conference that, as the state’s chief law officer, it was within his authority to intervene and direct Governor Bob Riley’s Gambling Task Force Commander John Tyson’s actions, but he was not prepared to exercise that option … yet. In early January of […]

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