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December 7, 2009

MONTGOMERY Alabama casinos are rushing to reconfigure their bingo machines to meet six-point standards set by the state Supreme Court. The machine changes are in process at Country Crossing near Dothan, Victoryland in Shorter and the White Hall Gaming Center near Montgomery. County Crossing Casino opened Tuesday and White Hall is set to reopen.

The Alabama Supreme Court set several criterion for legal bingo machines. To qualify as bingo:
- Players must compete against each other and not against the machine.
- Drawn balls must be called one at a time.
- Players must mark their cards.
- Players who do not pay attention cannot win.

Earlier in the year, Governor Riley created the Task Force on Illegal Gambling which raided White Hall Resort and Entertainment Center and others in March. Evidences was submitted to the state Supreme Court which shut down over 900 machines because they were too similar to slot machines. In a subsequent hearing the court set criterion for legal digital bingo machines.

Gov. Bob Riley's office says the changes do not go far enough, and more raids could result.

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