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Company: Churchill Downs Incorporated
Current Parent CompanyChurchill Downs Inc.
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Penalty: $124,000,000
Year: 2021
Date: February 11, 2021
Offense Group: consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: consumer protection violation
Secondary Offense: casino violation
Violation Description: Churchill Downs, the former owner of Big Fish Games, agreed to contribute $124 million to a $155 million settlement of ligitation accusing Big Fish of making available phone-based gambling apps that violated Washington State's prohibition on online gambling. The remainder was paid by Aristocrat Leisure, the subsequent owner of Big Fish (see separate entry).
Level of Government: federal
Action Type: private litigation
Court: Western District of Washington
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Case ID: 2:15cv612
Case Name: Kater v. Churchill Downs Incorporated
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: settlement
HQ Country of Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: Kentucky
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: entertainment
Specific Industry of Current Parent: gambling
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