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Roblox No Refunds for Deleted In-Game Purchases Class Action

The complaint for this class action defines Roblox Corporation as “an online, multiplayer virtual creation platform where users play games that were created, along with [their] for-sale content, by other users.” But it appears that Roblox does not fully review the for-sale content until after it begins selling it, and the complaint alleges that if  Read more

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Google and Illegal Gambling In-App Purchases New York Class Action

Some states have laws stating that entities that make money from illegal gambling must provide refunds for customer losses if they are claimed within a certain period of time. In this class action, the complaint asserts that certain gambling game apps available in the Google Play Store constitute illegal gambling under New York state laws  Read more

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Valve Corp. Steam Platform Games Anticompetitive Actions Class Action

“Valve Corporation’s Steam platform is the dominant platform for game developers to distribute and sell PC games in the United States[,]” says the first line of the complaint for this class action. But what enables it to keep that dominant position? The complaint alleges that it’s not better pricing or other fair means, but anticompetitive  Read more

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Apple Asked to Restore Gambling Losses in Tennessee Class Action

This class action brings suit against Apple, Inc., alleging that it facilitates illegal gambling. The complaint asks for the recovery of money lost at this illegal gambling, pursuant to a provision in the Code of Tennessee. It claims that “Apple promotes, enables, and profits from games downloaded from the App Store … that constitute illegal  Read more

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Google Profiting from Allegedly Illegal Gambling Games Class Action

Google, LLC runs the Google Play Store, which sells apps for devices running the Android operating system. This class action concerns gambling game apps developed by Grande Games Limited that are sold there, with the complaint claiming that Google profits from these allegedly illegal games.  Read more

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Apple Sued for Return of Gambling Game Money Mississippi Class Action

This class action brings suit against Apple, Inc., to recover money lost through gambling games that are illegal under the laws of the Code of Mississippi. The complaint alleges, “Apple promotes, enables, and profits from games downloaded from its App Store and played by numerous Mississippi residents that constitute illegal gambling under the statutory law  Read more

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Apple Profits from Product Madness Gambling Games Class Action

Are gambling games illegal under state laws if players can’t win money? Yes, says this class action, and Apple, Inc. profits from such games, some of which are developed by a company called Product Madness, Inc. (PM). Apple’s App Store is a point of distribution for the games, and Apple takes a cut of the  Read more

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Epic Games Settlement

Epic Games, Inc. is settling a class action alleging that it violated state consumer protection laws, negligently represented what some of its in-game items were worth, and prevented minors from exercising their rights to disaffirm. The complaint made these allegations in connection with the company’s Fortnite and Rocket League video games.  Read more

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Google Profits from Illegal DoubleU Gambling Games Class Action

This class action brings suit against Google, LLC and Google Payment Corp. (GPC), alleging that the companies profit from gambling games that are illegal in many states. The game apps are developed by DoubleU Games Co., Ltd., featuring casino-style slot machines, table games, and other kinds of play. They are obtained from the Google Play  Read more

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Playtika Slotomania and Other Gambling Games Settlement

Gambling game companies Playtika, Ltd. and Caesars Interactive Entertainment, LLC are settling a class action for $38 million. The complaint alleged that the games the companies offered, including Slotomania, House of Fun, Caesars Casino/Caesars Slots, and Vegas Downtown Slots, violated the state of Washington’s gambling and consumer protection laws through the sale of virtual chips.  Read more

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