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VictoryLand casino wins expanded liquor license

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - An Alabama casino has won its bid for an expanded liquor license.

The Alabama Alcoholic Beverage Control Board says it could not conclude that specific gaming and machines at VictoryLand are illegal. The panel says that question would be up to the courts to decide.

The Montgomery Advertiser reports (http://on.mgmadv.com/15r1x3N ) Attorney General Luther Strange believes the ABC decision is moot following a state Supreme Court ruling that the machines don't resemble the game of bingo. Strange said the opinion should end debate about whether electronic bingo is legal.

His office recently seized 1,615 machines in a raid that closed VictoryLand.

Casino attorney Charlanna Spencer said the ABC decision bolstered what a local judge and the Court of Criminal Appeals had already ruled - that the machines were in fact legal.

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