Alabama Senate approves casino and lottery legislation

The bill will move to the House of Representatives.

Posted: Apr 13, 2021 8:57 PM
Updated: Apr 13, 2021 9:01 PM

The Alabama Senate has approved a lottery and casino legislation as lawmakers make a third attempt to advance a gambling bill this session.

Senators on Tuesday voted 23-9 for the proposed constitutional amendment would establish a state lottery and allow nine casino sites in the states.

Casino and sports betting sites would be located in Jefferson County, Mobile County, Macon County, Greene County, Houston County and either Jackson or DeKalb counties as well as three sites owned by Poarch Band of Creek Indians.

The bill will move to the House of Representatives.

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