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HHR Opponents Want Parlors Shut Down After Kentucky Supreme Court Declines Rehearing Request

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The Kentucky Supreme Court on Thursday announced it would not revisit an opinion it gave last fall when it stated select historical horse racing (HHR) machines did not meet the definition of parimutuel betting. That decision leaves one of the state’s signature industries at a crossroads as it waits for lawmakers to potentially rectify ...

Kentucky Supreme Court slams Flutter with $1.2 billion The Stars Group ruling

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In Kentucky, the battle against illegal offshore internet gambling that has waged for a decade concluded on Thursday after the Kentucky Supreme Court reinstated a nearly $1.3 billion award for the southeastern state in a judgment against Irish bookmaking company Flutter Entertainment. Originally brought by the Commonwealth of Kentucky in 2010, the Franklin Circuit ...

Kazuo Okada loses appeal against Tokyo District Court decision

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In Japan and former casino magnate Kazuo Okada (pictured) has reportedly lost an appeal against a Tokyo District Court decision that had ordered him to pay some ¥21.3 million ($204,560) in compensation to the firm he once headed, international gaming conglomerate Universal Entertainment Corporation. According to a report from Inside Asian Gaming, the 77-year-old ...

Oklahoma Supreme Court refuses gubernatorial appeal petition

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The Oklahoma Supreme Court has reportedly refused a gubernatorial request to revisit its recent decision that invalidated the controversial gaming compacts the state had earlier inked with the Comanche Nation and Otoe-Missouria Tribe. According to a Tuesday report from local television broadcaster KFOR-TV, Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt lodged the formal appeal last month in ...