Alabama Senate discuss gambling bill that would authorize state lottery, 5 casinos, sports betting

Alabama Senate discuss gambling bill that would authorize state lottery, 5 casinos, sports betting

The Alabama Legislature is about to wade back into arguments over gambling.

Sen. Del Marsh, R-Anniston, filed a constitutional amendment Tuesday evening that would authorize a state lottery; establish five casinos in the state and allow sports betting. Proceeds from gambling would go to fund postsecondary scholarships and broadband expansion.

A Senate committee is expected to consider the amendment Wednesday morning. If approved by the Legislature, it would be sent to voters for consideration.

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