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  • May 22, 2024

    Caesars Escapes Privacy Suit Over Online Video Games

    A New Jersey federal judge on Wednesday tossed without prejudice a proposed class action accusing Caesars of illegally sharing the personal identifying information of those who played video games on its casino website, saying the online games are not covered under the law the plaintiff alleges the casino violated.

  • May 22, 2024

    Fla. Gaming Compact Contradicts Law, High Court Told

    Two Florida casino operators seeking to undo a sports gaming compact between the state and the Seminole Tribe fired back at the federal government's claims that the agreement is legal, arguing that its language contradicts the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act.

  • May 22, 2024

    DC Judge Ships CFTC Election Betting Suit Back To Texas

    A federal judge in the District of Columbia said Wednesday that a case challenging a Commodity Futures Trading Commission ban on an elections betting platform should never have been sent to her court, shipping the lawsuit back to Texas over the objections of the agency.

  • May 22, 2024

    NFL Escapes Sanders Statue Spat As Getty Eyes Arbitration

    The NFL has escaped a New York federal lawsuit filed by a professional photographer who claims his copyrighted photo was unlawfully used to create a statue of legendary running back Barry Sanders, while Getty Images Inc. hopes to settle through arbitration.

  • May 22, 2024

    Likely NCAA Deal Negates Need For Transfer, Athletes Say

    Athletes suing the National Collegiate Athletics Association in Colorado over compensation rules have told a Colorado federal judge that the NCAA may have undermined its own bid to transfer the suit to California, citing recent news reports that the NCAA is in settlement talks in two other cases in the Northern District of California.

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