AG seeks to oust judge in VictoryLand case

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The attorney general’s office is trying to have Circuit Judge Tom Young Jr. removed from the case involving the seizure of machines and cash from the casino at VictoryLand and argues he is hostile toward the attorney general’s office, has prejudged key issues, and is biased against the state’s evidence in the case. Deputy Attorney [...]

VictoryLand attorney responds to raid

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 The following is a statement released by Joe Espy, attorney for VictoryLand and its owner Milton McGregor, in response to a search warrant that was served at the Macon County casino on Tuesday.   VictoryLand owner Milton McGregor listens to his attorney Joe Espy address the media during his federal trial. (Mickey Welsh/Montgomery Advertiser)  ”No [...]

Deputy AG hints at contesting liquor licenses at Poarch Creek casinos

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During the Wednesday debate over the liquor license for VictoryLand, a deputy attorney general handling gambling cases insinuated he could contest the liquor licenses for the three casinos operated by the Poarch Creek Indians. Deputy Attorney General Sonny Reagan said he did not know until looking at documents for the VictoryLand case that those casinos [...]

AG, VictoryLand attorneys fight over legality of electronic bingo

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Two sides in a high-profile fight over gambling in Alabama are arguing their side in a much different venue. Attorneys for Attorney General Luther Strange and VictoryLand owner Milton McGregor are arguing their cases about the legality of electronic bingo after Strange’s office contested the liquor license for the casino. Joe Espy, attorney for McGregor, [...]

Senator asks AG to withdraw objection to VictoryLand liquor license

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State Sen. Billy Beasley has asked Attorney General Luther Strange, in a letter requesting he withdraw his objection to the liquor license for the casino at VictoryLand, to give his constituents in Macon County the same courtesy as the Poarch Band of Creek Indians. “It is my understanding that the Poarch Creek Indians are licensed [...]