Alabama Legislators Preparing to Revisit Sports Betting Plans in 2024By: Grant Mitchell
A committee that will be in charge of drafting the bill is expected to introduce a plan to legalize sports betting at a variety of retail locations. It will also focus heavily on ridding the state of illegal operators, which is a priority for Ledbetter.
More Details On Illegal Betting Scandal Involving Alabama Baseball ReleasedBy: Grant Mitchell
According to Sports Illustrated, Bert Eugene Neff Jr., a friend of ex-Bama coach Brad Bohannon, attempted to wager more than $100,000 that eventual national champion LSU would beat the Crimson Tide. Employees at the BetMGM Sportsbook at Great American Ballpark in Cincinnati, Ohio blocked the wager.
Alabama Lawmakers Ready for Introduction of Sports Betting BillsBy: Grant Mitchell
Alabama is one of 14 states that have not legalized sports betting in any form. Two states, Ohio and Massachusetts, that launched their respective sports betting markets this calendar year have enjoyed highly fruitful periods since.