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Zynga Casino-Style Games Washington Settlement

Zynga is paying $12 million to settle a class action alleging it violated Washington’s gambling laws and Consumer Protection Act when it sold virtual chips in certain social casino-style games, including Hit It Rich!, Black Diamond Casino, Game of Thrones Slots, Wizard of Oz Slots, and Willy Wonka Slots.  Read more

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PointsBet Deceptive “Risk-Free” Promotions Class Action

This class action brings suit against PointsBet USA, Inc., an online sports betting company, and its subsidiaries in various states. The complaint alleges the companies used deceptive offers of “risk-free” bets and “refunds” to attract new customers and gain market share.  Read more

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Grande Gambling Games Washington Settlement

This settlement resolves a class action against SpinX Games Limited, Grande Games Limited, and Beijing Bole Technology Co., Ltd. about their sales of virtual coins in their casino-style games, including Cash Frenzy, Lotsa Slots, Jackpot World, Vegas Friends, Jackpot Mania, Jackpot Fever, DAFU, Cash Bash, and Jackpot Crush. The complaint alleged the companies violated Washington’s  Read more

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Zynga Illegal Gambling Games Recovery of Losses Washington Class Action

In recent years, a number of class actions have taken up the question of whether gambling game apps constitute illegal gambling. A court has held that a game called Big Fish Casino has been held by one court to be illegal gambling in the state of Washington. The complaint for this class action alleges that  Read more

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Apple Sued for Losses to Gambling Apps Connecticut Class Action

The complaint for this class action alleges that Apple, Inc. facilitates the purchase of apps from its App Store “that are no more and no less than casino-style slot machines, casino[-]style table games, and other common gambling games. Because of this, the complaint alleges, Apple is responsible for facilitating illegal gambling for customers in Connecticut  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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Google Sued for Recovery of Gambling Game Losses Alabama Class Action

Google offers gambling game apps in its Google Play Store, but in many states, these are considered to involve illegal gambling. The complaint for this class action alleges that Google, LLC and Google Payment Corporation facilitate gambling that is illegal in Alabama. It seeks to recover losses consumers have incurred through playing those games and  Read more

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DraftKings Sportsbook No Payout for Winners Class Action

DraftKings, Inc. offers users a “safe, secure online sports betting platform”—or so the complaint for this class action quotes its website as saying. But the complaint alleges DraftKings has a “systemic practice of refusing to pay winning wagers to customers who are contractually entitled to them.” The complaint alleges breach of contract.  Read more

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Apple and Earnings from Illegal Gambling Games Alabama Class Action

A number of class actions have claimed that Apple improperly sells illegal gambling games in its App Store. This one asks for restitution of money lost at the illegal gambling games. The complaint alleges that Apple’s role seems to suggest it is more than simply a payment processor.  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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