Victoryland casino prepares to re-open


{} {} Victoryland casino owner Milton McGregor has installed more than 1,000 gambling machines in anticipation of reopening what was once the state's largest casino.{} {} Macon County Sheriff David Warren said Wednesday he's seen the machines and considers them legal electronic bingo. A gaming expert with BMM Test Labs of Las Vegas, Rich Williamson says the company has tested the software for the machines and it complies with Alabama law.{} {} Victoryland had 6,000 machines before closing in 2010 under pressure from the governor's gambling task force. {}The casino maintained that its games were legal electronic bingo, but the task force labeled them illegal slots.{} {} The old machines took cash. The new machines require players to use an electronic card similar to an ATM card.


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