Bingo Price-Fixing Deal Docs Not Shielded: Court

Law360, New York (June 19, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A Texas appeals court has ordered the Texas Lottery Commission to allow access to letters it sent discussing a settlement offer and counteroffer with an electronic bingo device manufacturer in a price-fixing complaint, ruling that the letters are not shielded by state information access or privacy laws.

Chief Justice J. Woodfin Jones of the Texas Third Court of Appeals on Wednesday overturned a district court's entry of summary judgment allowing GameTech International Inc., a Nevada-based maker of electronic bingo machines, and the Texas Lottery Commission to...
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