Pa. Lottery's New Online Games Are Illegal, Casinos Say

Law360 (August 23, 2018, 7:42 PM EDT) -- A group of Pennsylvania casino operators sued the state lottery Wednesday, saying its new online games run afoul of laws that control "casino-style" products and infringe the exclusive right of slot machine licensees to conduct interactive gaming.

The holders of slot machine licenses issued under the Pennsylvania Race Horse Development and Gaming Act claim the Department of Revenue's iLottery online games, introduced May 22, violate the state's Lottery Law and casino expansion Act 42 by illegally promoting casino-style games and games that simulate slot machines.

"Despite the clear prohibition contained in the State Lottery Law, Act 42 and the temporary regulations...

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