VictoryLand’s McGregor slams AG Luther Strange over recent comments, Greene County case

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VictoryLand owner Milton McGregor occasionally emerges to make major announcements about his facilities or to criticize state efforts to close his casino. McGregor released a statement on Tuesday with harsh criticism for Attorney General Luther Strange for his recent comments about the effect of a judge’s ruling in Houston County and for how his office [...]

Former state employee questioned in gambling investigation sentenced in state court

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Federal authorities questioned former State House worker Clay Covington in the major gambling corruption investigation that led to three pleas and eight acquittals, but he was never charged in that case. However, the state attorney general’s office pursued him for not paying income taxes on income he received from two gambling establishments operated by Milton [...]

Former State House staffer pleads guilty on income tax charges

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A former State House employee pleaded guilty Tuesday to charges that he failed to report income from the state and from gambling establishments operated by Milton McGregor on his tax returns.Clay Covington, 41, pleaded guilty to four counts of failure to file tax returns and one count of failure to pay income taxes, according to [...]

Former State House employee pleads not guilty

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The former State House employee who is charged by the attorney general with not claiming income tax on $277,000 in money from gambling interests has pleaded not guilty. Clay Covington, 41, had been scheduled to appear in court in Montgomery County on Thursday for his arraignment, but he and his attorney signed a waiver of [...]

Another Montgomery politico with ties to gambling money arrested

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Former House of Representatives employee Clay Covington resigned earlier this month as he was facing a legal fight over not claiming income, including $277,000 he allegedly received from gambling establishments operated by Milton McGregor. Covington was charged with six counts of failing to pay income taxes on $237,620 in wages from the state, and $277,000 [...]