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Q: I was recently gambling at a slot machine in a gas station in Pike county Alabama and I hit a$1200jackpot wasnt paid

The jackpot wasn’t paid because the the store owner said I can’t win a jackpot by hitting two wilds and the winning symbol that I could only win by hit three of the same symbols but if I hit a wild and anything else it pays but he doesn’t pay jackpot if u win

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Q: Based on Alabama statute Section 8-1-150 -can i recover the losses we accrued at an illegal gambling establishment?

Illegal gaming/gambling establishment in bessemer al, at 1317 eastern valley rd known as “valley bingo”, operator name unknown, aka “Moe”, believed to be short for Mohammed. Full name unknown.

Nelson Craig Johnson
Nelson Craig Johnson answered on Aug 4, 2021

It appears as though you could potentially recover losses based on this statutory provision; however, I did not find a case where that statute had been used to do so from an illegal gambling establishment. I am also not sure of the legal ramifications (in a criminal context) for admitting to... Read more »

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