FAIRFIELD, AL (WBRC) – People are flocking to the Bessemer Cutoff bingo halls in search of employment.
On Monday, Jefferson County Circuit Judge Eugene Verin signed a court order allowing for e-bingo in the Bessemer Cutoff. The reopening of the bingo halls has led to several positions needing filling and more people looking to fill those positions.
Representatives from Midfield Bingo say they received over 200 applications in two hours. They add that they plan to take more applications next week.
Attorney General Luther Strange does not plan to allow the bingo halls to remain open. Strange released a statement on Tuesday saying the judge does not have the authority to allow e-bingo.
Strange plans to file with the Alabama Supreme Court on Wednesday to overturn Judge Verin's order.
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