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Top News Links: Monday, Nov. 10

A must read: Alabama’s path to gambling

From its earliest days, when Milton McGregor and Paul Bryant Jr. were ushering dog tracks into Macon and Greene counties, through the era of sweepstakes machines and Birmingham horse racing, to the first incarnation of electronic gaming machines, to the electronic bingo machines that attorneys for the state and attorneys for the casinos are fighting over in active court cases today, there is no shortage of fantastic stories, half-truths, outright lies, bickering, backstabbing, soap opera twists and characters that seem to have leapt from the pages of a John Grisham novel. – Montgomery Advertiser

Red Square Gaming wins Ohio client

Red Square Gaming of Mobile will be the Agency of Record for Hard Rock Rocksino Northfield Park. The primary role of the agency is to work with the brand to drive equity and engagement within its markets through promotions. Under the partnership, Red Square will provide promotion and advertising support for the northeast Ohio gaming and entertainment destination. – News release

UA prof builds a better tracker

Monitoring your diet is about to get a whole lot easier, thanks to a new device that automatically tracks what you eat. Sensors and software used to track physical activity are increasingly popular, as smartphones and their apps become more powerful and sophisticated, but, when it comes to food, they all rely on the user to report meals. – Business-Standard

Does GOP hate the Tesla?

Politics could play a role as to Tesla can and can’t sell their vehicles, according to a graphic from Mojo Motors, showing 27 states in the union with restrictions on Tesla sales. Of those 27, 16 voted for Romney in the 2012 presidential election. Nearly every other one (including Alabama) has a Republican governor, and many have the trifecta of Republican governor, house, and senate in control. – Wall St. Cheat Sheet

USS Montgomery christened

The culmination of months of work at Austal USA was on full display once again early Saturday with the christening of the future USS Montgomery -- the eighth littoral combat ship . Mary Sessions, the wife of Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Mobile, was the ship's sponsor, responsible for shattering a bottle over its bow and imbuing the vessel "with her spirit." – AL.com

Sterne Agee neutral on Zynga Inc.

Sterne Agee Group Inc. has maintained its Neutral rating on Zynga Inc. following the release of its third-quarter (3Q) results for fiscal year 2014 (FY14) after market closed on Thursday. Zynga stock surged around 3% on Friday, with a share volume of 83,891,297. – BidnessEtc.com

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