The UK Excessive Court docket has dismissed IGT’s authorized problem in opposition to the awarding of the fourth Nationwide Lottery license. [Image: Shutterstock.com]
The UK Excessive Court docket has dismissed a authorized problem from Worldwide Recreation Expertise (IGT) in opposition to the awarding of the fourth Nationwide Lottery license. The Camelot Group operated the lottery for its first three license intervals spanning 28 years from 1994, with IGT performing as its know-how supplier.
Camelot launched a authorized problem within the Excessive Court docket in opposition to the UK Playing Fee
After Allwyn Leisure received the fourth license, IGT and Camelot launched a authorized problem within the Excessive Court docket in opposition to the UK Playing Fee (UKGC). They claimed that the UKGC obtained the choice “badly fallacious” in awarding the license to Allwyn. Whereas each plaintiffs finally withdrew their appeals, IGT proceeded in an try and pursue damages.
The Excessive Court docket finally selected July 28 that the know-how firm had no authorized standing with its argument. The UKGC issued a press release after the ruling deeming it an finish to any IGT authorized motion. The regulator maintains that it held a “truthful and sturdy competitors” that was totally compliant with its statutory duties.