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Ill. Lottery Manipulation Suit Will Stay In Federal Court

Law360 (March 16, 2018, 8:18 PM EDT) -- Consumers and retailers suing Illinois' former lottery manager for allegedly misrepresenting the odds of winning scratch-off games cannot return to state court, as federal jurisdiction applies even if they have no injury to sue over under the Spokeo standard, a judge found Friday.

Illinois' U.S. District Judge Michael J. Reagan rejected the contention that if the consumers and retailers lack Article III standing, as defendant Northstar Lottery Group LLC has argued in support of dismissing their proposed class action, then a federal court cannot hear the...
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Case Title

Raqqa, Inc. et al v. Northstar Lottery Group, LLC et al


Case Number

3:17-cv-00246

Court

Illinois Southern

Nature of Suit

Other Fraud

Judge

Michael J. Reagan

Date Filed

March 8, 2017

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