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Flutter facing $1.3bn hit as court reverses Stars Group ruling

Kentucky Supreme Court reinstates 2015 damages award, describing PokerStars as an “illegal internet gambling criminal syndicate” post-UIGEA

Flutter Entertainment has been ordered to pay up to $1.3bn (£960m) after the Kentucky Supreme Court sensationally reinstated a prior 2015 ruling relating to the firm’s The Stars Group subsidiary. In a hearing at the Supreme Court, judges voted to bring back the prior judgment made by Kentucky’s Franklin Circuit Court in 2015 against The…

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