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Walker County bingo ruling sparks big protest
Wednesday, November 4, 2009 at 9:58:17 AM
Former charity bingo employees clustered around the Walker County courthouse as the county commission met inside. They are mad about the court ruling that made electronic bingo illegal and left them without jobs.
There were about fifteen charity electronic bingo businesses operating in Walker County until Judge Robert Vance ruled that they are not legal under the county's constitutional amendment that allows charity paper bingo.
Bingo hall owner Curtis Whitley said the decision wiped out 1100 jobs. He said 6000 Walker County residents signed a petition seeking another constitutional amendment to make the machines legal.
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