Gambling interests spent $6.3M in 2010 elections, analysis shows
by AnnistonStar
 Around the State
Feb 10, 2011 | 1339 views |  0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend | print | permalink

Gambling in­terests, including some headed by operators now under indictment, pumped nearly $6.3 million into Alabama's 2010 elections.

An analysis by The Birming­ham News showed that 144 political action committees handled contri­butions originating from the Poarch Band of Creek Indians, Bir­mingham and Shorter dog tracks operated by Milton McGregor, Eutaw's Greenetrack, the closed Country Crossing casino in Dot­han, and others between the open­ing of campaigns in June 2009 and the end of 2010.

Read the full story from The Montgomery Advertiser.

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