PokerStars Sued to Pay $870 Million to Kentucky

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The Kentucky Supreme Court has ruled in a multi-year litigation between the state and PokerStars. It confirms the correctness of the lower courts that ordered PokerStars to pay Kentucky. We are talking about 870 million dollars and interest for illegal bets in online poker in 2006-2011. The lawsuit was initiated by the state authorities. Officials summed up the law of the 18th century on compensation for damages under their claim. In turn, representatives of Flutter Entertainment Corporation – the current owner of PokerStars – declared their readiness to go to the bitter end, up to filing a complaint with the US Supreme Court. According to My Lucky Story, casino operator Caesars Entertainment has begun proceedings with insurers from which it wants to receive two billion dollars in compensation for losses due to the coronavirus. Earlier it was reported that the First Self-Regulatory Organization of Bookmakers in court requires the Russian Ministry of Finance to provide information on the mechanism for paying targeted deductions by betting companies. Recall that Canadian players filed a lawsuit against the OK Poker poker room to recover the losses they incurred and return all losses.

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