Casino Gambling Vote Coming to Alabama

casino 2The Alabama Senate Marketing and Tourism Committee is to vote on a new bill that could lead to the legalisation of lottery and casino gambling in the US state.

Put forward by Senate President Pro Tem Del Marsh, the amendment would create a state-wide lottery and bring casino gaming to the four dog racing tracks in Alabama.

The bill would also issue the state’s Governor with the power to negotiate a gambling pact with the Parch Band of Creek Indians.

Money from a lottery would be placed in a trust fund while gaming revenue would be taxed at a rate of 18%.

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