..

Alabama Gambling Lobbyist Pleads Guilty

Written by:
Guest
Published on:
Dec/20/2010

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – (Associated Press) - The lobbyist for a shuttered Alabama casino has admitted his firm offered millions to legislators in exchange for support for pro-gambling legislation.

Jarrod Massey pleaded guilty Monday in the corruption probe that has resulted in charges against a dozen lawmakers, lobbyists and casino developers. His assistant previously pleaded guilty.

Massey, the lobbyist for the Country Crossing casino in Dothan, pleaded guilty in court to one count of conspiracy and five counts of bribery.

A lawyer for Country Crossing developer Ronnie Gilley says his client never authorized any bribes and trusted the lobbyist to operate ethically.

Massey's plea agreement says he offered a state senator $1 million for a favorable vote, and he authorized his assistant to tell the lawmaker as much as $2 million of Gilley's money was available.

Gambling News

Without Adelson, Las Vegas Sands Posts $299 Million Loss

Without Adelson, Las Vegas Sands Posts $299 Million Loss

Las Vegas Sands Corp. posted a fourth-quarter loss of $299 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier, as the casino and resort operator saw its business dry up due to the coronavirus pandemic.

What Are The Best Pay Per Heads to Use for the Super Bowl?

What Are The Best Pay Per Heads to Use for the Super Bowl?

Gambling911.com has long been the undisputed leader when it comes to covering the world of Pay Per Head firms in the sports gambling sector.  Only the best of these companies work with Gambling911 and each offers a unique benefit ahead of the upcoming Super Bowl. If you are unsatisfied with your current provider, each of these companies promises that it typically takes under an hour to switch one's entire player base over to their own platform.

Where Can I Bet the Super Bowl Online From Minnesota?

Where Can I Bet the Super Bowl Online From Minnesota?

BetUS (established in 1994) is one of a handful of sports betting sites accessible to those living in the great state of Minnesota to place bets on this year's Super Bowl.  

Where Can I Bet The Super Bowl Online From Michigan?

Where Can I Bet The Super Bowl Online From Michigan?

State-licensed Michigan online sportsbooks are now live just in time for taking bets on this year's Super Bowl, but remember that the apps trace all your activity and will be reported to the IRS once you meet a specified threshold.

Connecticut Lawmakers Considering Sports Wagering Once Again

Connecticut Lawmakers Considering Sports Wagering Once Again

Lawmakers were urged Tuesday to finally legalize sports betting and internet gambling after years of debate. 

Syndicate