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The Kentucky Court of Appeals has ruled in favor of the Stars Group (TSG), reversing the three-year-old judgment amounting to $870 million.
Why a Kentucky Court of Appeals Ruled in Favor of The Stars Group in $870 Million Lawsuit

In a massive victory for PokerStars, the Kentucky Court of Appeals overturned the pending $870 million lawsuit against the global online giant.


Amaya’s stock price jumped on the news that talks with William Hill were taking place, tanked on Monday, then rebounded.
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Partypoker hits Twitch, a share price roller-coaster for Amaya and WillHill, plus a slate of live poker announcements.


New online gaming bill introduced in Michigan. New Jersey clarifies stance on black and grey market operations of its licensees.
US Insight

Delaware, Kentucky, Michigan, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and more.


Amaya has announced that it has filed a notice of appeal in its case against Kentucky. In addition the parent company of PokerStars now has a $300 million dispute with the company’s previous owners.
Amaya in Dispute with Former PokerStars Owners Over $300 Million in Escrow

As the case versus Kentucky continues, Amaya finds itself fighting to have the previous owners of PokerStars pay their share of the damages.


In a post-close trading update, 32Red has announced that 2015 net gaming revenue is 51% up on 2014 at £48.6 million.
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32Red financial results, Hard Rock eyes online gaming, the next generation of recreational poker and more.


Oklahoma tribe intends to launch online poker. Illinois AG says DFS is illegal under state law.
US Insight

Florida, Kentucky, Oklahoma, Illinois, California and more in this week’s summary of US igaming news.


Amaya appeals Kentucky ruling. Bloomberg predicts more 2016 industry mergers.
Industry Insight

Amaya, Betfair, Caesars, SkyBet and more in this week’s summary of igaming industry news.


In November, a judge in a Kentucky trial court levied a judgement of approximately $290 million against Amaya for the recovery of losses incurred by Kentucky players at PokerStars between 2006 and 2011.
Amaya Appeals $870 Million Kentucky Court Ruling

The court used a “methodology that is not grounded in applicable law” according to a statement issued by Amaya.


Amaya "vigorously disputes" any financial liability in Kentucky case. GVC/bwin and Paddy/Betfair mergers both approved by their boards.
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Amaya, Clarion, Cherry, Betsson plus merger news from GVC/bwin and Paddy/Betfair.


Kentucky Circuit Court Judge, Thomas Wingate has vowed to rule soon on a motion to reconsider his November 20 summary judgement in the amount of $290 million to be paid to the Commonwealth of Kentucky by PokerStars owner Amaya.
Amaya Vigorously Disputes Kentucky Judgement, Appeal is Likely

As the judge reconsiders his $290 million summary judgement, Amaya prepares to appeal.


Former Minister speaks out against Portugal's plans to segregate online poker market. PPA joins the Kentucky vs PokerStars court case.
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Portugal, Austria, Italy, Australia and more in this week’s wrap-up of igaming regulatory news.


House Oversight Committee holds RAWA hearing. $3 billion deal between Florida and the Seminoles.
US Insight

The latest in Daily Fantasy and RAWA, plus news from Colorado, Florida Iowa, Kentucky and more in this week’s summary of US igaming news.


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