Tag: Chicago

Chicago gambling pacts raise spectre of corruption

Chicago gambling licensing DraftKings FanDuel
As daily fantasy operators, DraftKings and FanDuel, are locked out of Illinois’s betting market - lawmakers are accused of rigging competition to support..

March Madness, intercine interests and betting bungles

US Flags iGaming Bill
As Atlantic City enjoys its first shot of March Madness, West Virginia’s governor ushers its igaming bill into law, and Chicago hosts a first, albeit...

Freemium lawsuit naysayed by Chicago judge

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A lawsuit filed against the operator of one of the world’s top-grossing freemium apps has been shot down in a Chicago court, after the presiding judge ruled that the company’s in-game casino did not violate state gambling laws.   Citing the Illinois Loss Recovery Act (along with other consumer fraud legislation), plaintiff Mihajlo Ristic was seeking up to $500 (E445) in...