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McGregor: I will reopen Victoryland

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Milton McGregor and his attorney, Joe Espy, discuss the future of Victoryland one day after a jury acquitted him on corruption charges. Milton McGregor and his attorney, Joe Espy, discuss the future of Victoryland one day after a jury acquitted him on corruption charges.

The acquitted owner of VictoryLand casino in Shorter says he will reopen the business in a few months with electronic bingo machines like he had before.

Milton McGregor said in a Thursday interview that he also plans to reopen VictoryLand's hotel and restaurants and bring back live dog racing.

He said he won't to try to pass legislation to allow him to have electronic bingo games at his dog track in Jefferson County.


WSFA.COM is working to post a full 30+ minute interview with McGregror and his attorney. That video will be available on this story this afternoon.


A federal court jury acquitted McGregor and five others Wednesday on charges accusing them of buying and selling votes for pro-gambling legislation.

McGregor said that cleared the way for him to focus on reopening his casino and winning back customers drawn to the three Creek Indian casinos.

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