Alabama’s push to legalize casinos, lottery dies in state Senate as session ends

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The Alabama Legislature failed to pass heavily debated gaming bills on Thursday, the final day of the state’s legislative session.

The Alabama House voted in favor of the Conference Committee Report the ongoing gaming bills April 30, and House Bill 151 passed by a by a vote of 72 to 29 and House Bill 152 by a vote of 70 to 29.

However, the concurred bills failed to make it to the Senate floor. Sen. Greg Albritton, R-Baldwin County, who sponsored the bills in the Senate, said he would have voted no on the bills after they passed in the House. The bills needed 21 yes votes to pass, with Albritton’s flip left them with 20.

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