A musician with the marching band during a University of Alabama football game at Bryant-Denny Stadium in Tuscaloosa, Ala., Oct. 10, 2015. Alabama has steadfastly resisted legalizing gambling, such as on sports, for generations, with the clout of evangelical Christians helping make sure of it, but that resistance is now openly fraying.
A musician with the marching band during a University of Alabama football game at Bryant-Denny Stadium in Tuscaloosa, Ala., Oct. 10, 2015. Alabama has steadfastly resisted legalizing gambling, such as on sports, for generations, with the clout of evangelical Christians helping make sure of it, but that resistance is now openly fraying. Edmund D. Fountain The New York Times file
A musician with the marching band during a University of Alabama football game at Bryant-Denny Stadium in Tuscaloosa, Ala., Oct. 10, 2015. Alabama has steadfastly resisted legalizing gambling, such as on sports, for generations, with the clout of evangelical Christians helping make sure of it, but that resistance is now openly fraying. Edmund D. Fountain The New York Times file

Alabama’s longtime hostility to gambling shows signs of fading

June 12, 2018 03:28 PM