Following A Decade-Long Fight,, The Kentucky Supreme Court Ruled In Favor Of The State
By Steve Schult
The Kentucky Supreme Court reinstated a 2015 ruling from a Franklin Circuit Court Thursday and will order PokerStars to pay about $1.3 billion to the state.
The suit was originally filed in 2010 by Kentucky Justice and Public Safety Cabinet J. Michael Brown, who now serves as Gov. Andy Beshear’s executive cabinet secretary, for $290 million against the online poker site. The suit claimed that the site was operating illegally inside the state’s borders and that 34,000 residents deposited on the site and lost nearly $300 million.
Franklin Circuit Court Judge Thomas Wingate…
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