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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Card-Shufflers and Allegedly Fraudulent Patents Antitrust Class Action

This complaint makes antitrust allegations against three related companies—Scientific Games Corporation (SGC), Bally Technologies, Inc. (BTI), and Bally Gaming, Inc. (BGI, formerly SHFL Entertainment or Shuffle Master). The companies make automatic card shufflers, and the complaint asserts they “procured patents by fraud and then asserted those patents in sham lawsuits against competitors,” to exclude other  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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