Alabama lottery bill passes committee

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UPDATE: Sen. Greg Allbritton‘s (R-Range) lottery bill passes Senate tourism and marketing committee.  The bill would establish a paper of lottery only. It now heads to full Senate for a vote. 

MONTGOMERY, AL (WIAT) – The Alabama Senate Tourism and Marketing committee will take up a lottery proposal Tuesday. The bill was introduced by Republican state senator Greg Albritton, his bill would establish a paper-ticket lottery only.

Many lawmaker referrers to this as a clean lottery bill, meaning it doesn’t involve electric gaming.

Senator Jim McClendon also has a lottery bill in the legislature, but his bill isn’t being considered this week.McClendon’s bill would allow for electronic gaming.

If Albritton’s bill passes the committee, it is expected to get a vote in the Senate on Thursday.

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