Republican senators claiming enough votes to block bingo bill

MONTGOMERY, AL (WBRC) - Alabama's Republican senators say they have enough votes to block a new bingo bill.

The bill was introduced by Senator Roger Bedford. It does not say identify where casinos would be located, but would require casinos to pay a minimum 25% tax.
Governor Bob Riley's office says it still gives a blank check to casino bosses.

Senator Bedford tells FOX6 news he will not push for a vote on the bill until he knows he has the 21 votes needed.