Play Bingo
Play Blackjack
Play Slots
Play Poker
Play Video Poker
500 Nations Free Casino Games

Victoryland closes temporarily pending court fight

August 10, 2010

Macon County's Victoryland Casino closes today. At least temporarily. This is due to ongoing court issues of the use of gaming machines in the casino.

Alabama, as well as some other states, has been struggling with gaming legislation and what types of gaming is allowed, as well as the interpretation of the current gaming laws.

Alabama had previously passed regulation that allowed for bingo games to be operated by charities for a way to raise money. However enforcement of the laws was not strictly enforced.

Victoryland operated 600 electronic Bingo machines. The machines have been deemed a form of gambling by many states in the U.S. This is partly because the machines look and operate much like a slot machine. The question is whether or not the electronic bingo machines met the intent of the laws allowing for charities to operate bingo games.

Alabama's governor's office will have to make the final judgment to allow Victoryland to continue operating the electronic bingo machines. Victoryland will remain close until that time.

Return to Alabama Casinos.


VOTED #1
Favorite Casino
Best Slots

by 500 Nations players

US PLAYERS WELCOME
A World-Class Casino! *Best Slots, Blackjack, Table Games, Sports Book.

Play 300 Free Games
No Sign-up | No Download
$3,000 Welcome Bonus
100% Match Redeem 3X
$3,000 Slots Bonus
100% Match Redeem 3X
See All Promotions
Member benefits & promos.
Ignition Poker Room
US Players Welcome
$2,000 WELCOME BONUS

Rev up your action with this fully loaded Poker Room and hundreds of casino games!


Join Bovada Join Bovada
500 Nations is an independent directory and information service free of any gaming operator's control and not affiliated with any casino.
Warning: You must ensure you meet all age and other regulatory requirements before entering a casino or placing a wager. There are hundreds of jurisdictions in the world with Internet access and hundreds of different games and gambling opportunities available on the Internet. Do not assume that Internet gaming sites are in compliance with the rules and regulations of every jurisdiction from which they accept players. YOU are responsible for determining if it is legal for YOU to play any particular game or place any particular wager under the laws of the jurisdiction where you are located.