Check out the long line!

Check out the long line of folks waiting to get into Victoryland this afternoon! WSFA 12 News reporter Samuel King snapped this pic a little while ago. The casino has been closed for more than two years -- the result of a statewide crackdown on gambling. Obviously, there are people who are excited about the reopening.

Tonight at 5:00 and 6:00, we'll look at why Victoryland's attorneys felt it was safe to reopen. We'll also get reaction from state officials and from nearby residents.

Do you ever wonder how much to tip someone? During the holidays, it is customary to show a little extra appreciation to the people who help you throughout the year. We're here to help you with the specifics. Get all the rules of etiquette in a special report today at 5:00.

And speaking of the holidays, be sure to upload your festive photos to the MY 12 section at You may see some of them on the air!

See you tonight.

Mark Bullock

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