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Larger than life Alabamian Milton McGregor dies at 78

In a March 5, 2010 file photo, VictoryLand owner Milton McGregor is pictured at the casino in Shorter, Ala. McGregor, owner of Alabama's largest casino, along with four state senators and several top lobbyists have been indicted on federal charges accusing them of vote buying on a bill to legalize electronic bingo. The indictment was released Monday, Oct. 4, 2010. (AP Photo/Dave Martin, File)

Milton McGregor peacefully died in his sleep last night in his Montgomery home, according to his office. He was 78.

APR will update this breaking story as more information becomes available. The family is asking for privacy during this heartbreaking experience.

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Bill Britt is editor-in-chief at the Alabama Political Reporter and host of The Voice of Alabama Politics. You can email him at [email protected] or follow him on Twitter.

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