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  • Alabama gov wants feds to stop Indian casino bingo

    By Phillip Rawls
    Mobile, Alabama (AP)

    Gov. Bob Riley’s next step after closing most of the electronic bingo casinos in the state is to go after the three remaining casinos operated by the Poarch Band of Creek Indians.

    Communications Director Jeff Emerson said last week that Riley will request that the Creek casinos be closed by the federal government, which regulates American Indian gaming.

    Emerson said Riley believes the machines in the tribal casinos in Atmore, Wetumpka and Montgomery aren’t bingo, but are illegal slots.

    Last edited by Skabewis; 12-23-2010, 07:02 PM.

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    Hmmm I always thought that the Poarch Band of Creek Indians were in Alabama. When did they move to Alaska? ;)
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