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Luther Strange seeks ban on bingo machines at Alabama Indian casinos

Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange has asked the federal agency that oversees Indian gambling to bar slots-like electronic bingo machines from the state’s Indian casinos.

But officials with the National Indian Gaming Commission, as well as Gov. Robert Bentley, have said that such a ban could occur only if the state outlawed all forms of bingo, paper included.

Luther Strange has asked the federal agency that oversees Indian gambling to ban slots-like electronic bingo machines from the state’s Indian casinos.

But officials with the National Indian Gaming Commission, as well as Gov. Robert Bentley, have said that such a ban could occur only if the state outlawed all forms of bingo, paper included. Continue reading

Did You Know…

Revenues from Tribal Governmental gaming must be used in five specific areas. Gambling net revenues from any tribal gaming are not to be used for purposes other than to fund Tribal Government operations or programs; to provide for the general welfare of the Indian tribe and its members; to promote Tribal economic development; to donate to charitable organizations; or to help fund operations of local government agencies.
-Quick Fact