Attys In Slot App Suits Top $50M In Fees From Settlements

Law360 (February 16, 2021, 10:40 PM EST) -- A Washington federal judge has awarded more than $50 million in fees and costs to lawyers representing consumers in class actions over several game makers' allegedly "predatory" slot machine phone games, granting the class attorneys' bid for 25% of $199.5 million in settlements finalized last year.

U.S. District Judge Robert S. Lasnik on Thursday granted final approval of class action settlement agreements and motions for attorney fees in the consumer suits against Big Fish Games and its former owner, Kentucky Derby operator Churchill Downs, as well as Israeli video game development company Playtika Ltd. and smartphone casino game maker Huuuge Inc....

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