Big names lined up for Alabama bingo rallies

By: AP
By: AP

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Opponents and proponents of electronic
bingo casinos are planning back-to-back rallies at the Alabama
Statehouse that will include some big names.

Gov. Bob Riley says he will be joining opponents at 12:30 p.m.
Tuesday on the Statehouse steps.

Country Crossing is organizing a rally for proponents at 2 p.m.
Tuesday. Spokesman Doug Rainer says participants will include
country entertainers Tracy Lawrence, John Anderson and Darryl
Worley.

The second rally starts at the same time the Alabama Senate will
be convening. Legislation pending in the Senate would allow 10
electronic bingo casinos in Alabama, including Country Crossing.

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