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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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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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Zynga Social Slots Are Unlawful Gambling Games Class Action

Zynga, Inc. makes what it calls Social Slots Games, which are gambling-style games developed for online play. Although Zynga offers the games as downloadable “for free,” users eventually run out of free chips or coins and must pay real money to replenish their stock continue to play. The complaint for this class action alleges that  Read more

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Apple Alleged to Break Gambling Laws with Zynga Apps Class Action

What responsibility do sellers like Apple’s App Store have for the games they offer? This class action alleges that Apple, Inc. bears responsibility for selling gambling games created by Zynga, Inc., such as casino-style slot machines and table games that it claims are illegal under state gambling laws.  Read more

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“Free” Gambling Apps, In-App Purchases, and State Law Investigation

Are free gambling apps subject to state gambling laws? What about if they offer in-app purchases, so that players pay real money to keep playing? Are these gambling apps legal, or are the Apple App Store and the Google Play Store profiting from illegal gambling? We’re launching an investigation to sort this out.  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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Big Fish Casino and Slots Games Settlement

A settlement has been reached in two class actions against Big Fish Games, Inc., Churchill Downs, Incorporated, Aristocrat Technologies, Inc., and Aristocrat Leisure, Ltd. and certain of their gambling games. The complaints claimed that the sale of virtual chips in Big Fish Casino, Jackpot Magic Slots, and Epic Diamond Slots violated gambling laws in the  Read more

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Google Play Store Gambling Games Illegal in New Mexico Class Action

Google has an extensive Google Play Store that offers many kinds of apps for games, including gambling games. The complaint for this class action alleges that Google bears responsibility for the gambling games sold in its app store that are illegal under New Mexico’s gambling laws.  Read more

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Apple App Store Gambling Games Illegal in Ohio Class Action

The complaint for this class action asserts that Apple dominates the current market for mobile apps. It alleges that Apple bears responsibility for gambling machine games sold in Apple’s app store, which the complaint claims are illegal under Ohio’s gambling laws.  Read more

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Huuuge Gambling Games Settlement

Huuuge, Inc., is paying $6.5 million to settle a class action relating to its virtual gambling games, including Huuuge Casino, Billionaire Casino, Stars Slots, and others. The complaint claimed that Huuuge violated Washington state’s gambling laws and its Consumer Protection Act in its selling of virtual chips in the games.  Read more

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