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Evolution Cleared of Wrongdoing in NJDGE ‘Black Market’ Investigation

February 21, 2024 | By: Robyn McNeil

The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (NJDGE) has cleared Evolution () of wrongdoing in an investigation into possible regulatory misconduct. On Tuesday, the Sweden-based business-to-business gaming technology giant announced that the NJDGE closed its investigation into the allegations after taking “no further action.” In the release, Evolution shared that NJDGE investigators found no evidence […]

Skillz Wins $43M Judgment in AviaGames Patent Infringement Case

February 13, 2024 | By: Robyn McNeil

After a week-long trial, a California jury backed Skillz’s claim that Pocket7Games, a real-money skill gaming platform by rival operator AviaGames, infringes on its patent. Along with vindication, the jury awarded Skillz $42.89 million in compensation. Avia, the lawsuit argued, stole Skillz’s tech after launching a game on its platform through a business-to-business partnership in […]

West Flagler SCOTUS Appeal—What’s at Stake?

February 9, 2024 | By: Alex Weldon

West Flagler Associates filed its request for the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) to hear its Florida sports betting case on Feb. 8, 2024, the last day allowable under the extension it obtained in December. Many of those following the case believe that it’s unlikely that SCOTUS will grant the appeal in light of […]

DraftKings Accuses Former VIP Executive Hermalyn, Fanatics of Corporate Espionage

February 7, 2024 | By: Robyn McNeil

In a bombshell legal filing, DraftKings (DK) has accused Michael Hermalyn, its former head of VIP programming, of a yearlong plot to steal corporate secrets. DraftKings alleges Hermalyn then used that intelligence to secure himself a near-identical VIP-facing role at Fanatics Sportsbook. Further, the 49-page civil complaint filed on Monday in Massachusetts US District Court […]

PredictIt Lawsuit: How a Battle Over Venue Might Determine the Fate of US Election Betting

January 31, 2024 | By: Alex Weldon

PredictIt and its co-plaintiffs have asked a federal court in Texas to postpone the case’s transfer to the District of Columbia while petitioning the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals to intervene. The US District Court for the Western District of Texas ordered the transfer on Jan. 16, 2024, at the request of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). In […]

Michigan Gaming Control Board Confirms Sending Cease & Desists to Sweepstakes Operators

January 22, 2024 | By: Alex Weldon

Sweepstakes casinos and other unregulated sites offering cash prizes began exiting the Michigan market last year, and the state regulator has now confirmed its involvement in those decisions. On Jan. 18, the Michigan Gaming Control Board (MGCB) issued a press release saying it had sent cease-and-desist letters to three operators: PredictionStrike Inc., Sweepstakes Limited, and VGW Luckyland Inc. PredictionStrike is […]

Fliff Lawsuit—Court Deems Sweepstakes Site’s Compelled Arbitration Clause Valid

January 17, 2024 | By: Alex Weldon

The proposed class action lawsuit against sweepstakes sports predictions site Fliff won’t happen, as a California federal judge ruled it must proceed to arbitration per the operator’s terms and conditions. It’s an important decision and one that might signal that the flurry of litigation against social gaming sites is coming to an end. The plaintiff in the […]

Pennsylvania AG Petitions Supreme Court for Skill Games Appeal

January 12, 2024 | By: Robyn McNeil

Pennsylvania Attorney General (AG) Michelle Henry has asked the Pennsylvania Supreme Court to hear an appeal of lower court decisions that ruled skill gaming machines are not illegal gambling. In the petition filed on Jan. 2, the Attorney General argues that the ruling of the Commonwealth Court contradicts existing precedent. Specifically, the petition holds that […]

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