Gambling Arrests

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Federal agents arrested 11 people in Alabama this Monday, including four state senators and Alabama’s top two casino owners, in an alleged vote-buying scheme. The case centers on a failed effort to legalize electronic bingo. It’s the latest in a months-long bribery and corruption investigation and legal battle over bingo expansion in Alabama. WBHM’s Andrew Yeager retraces the events.

Alabama Lawmakers and Casino Owners Indicted

Bingo Bill Investigation

Electronic Bingo Showdown

Andrew Yeager

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