No News from Supreme Court in Fun 5’s Case

Many lottery players hoped that the Texas Supreme Court would render a decision this month on whether to grant or deny GTECH’s Petition for Review in the Fun 5’s case.  It appears unlikely that a decision will be handed down this month.  The Court’s calendar shows that the last conference for the members of the […]

Lottery Players File Response to GTECH’s Petition for Review

At the request of the Texas Supreme Court, the appellate attorneys for the lottery players have filed a Response to Petition for Review.  The Response outlines why the players believe the Supreme Court should not grant a review of the Austin court of appeals’ opinion in favor of the players. Where do we stand? By way […]

What are the Chances the Supreme Court Will Grant GTECH’s Petition for Review?

GTECH has asked the Texas Supreme Court to review and reverse the Austin Court of Appeals’ opinion in the Fun 5’s lawsuit.  The Austin court’s opinion held that GTECH can be sued for fraud.  The Austin court rejected GTECH’s argument that it should be immune from suit.  GTECH’s Petition for Review is currently pending before […]

Supreme Court Requests Response in Pending Fun 5’s Appeal

The Texas Supreme Court issued a Letter Requesting Response to GTECH’s Petition for Review on July 6th.  The letter instructs attorneys for over 1,000 Texas Lottery players to file a response to GTECH’s Petition for Review on or before August 6th. GTECH is asking the Court to review the opinion issued by the Austin Court of Appeals.  […]

Lottery Players File Waiver of Response Letter with Supreme Court

Attorneys for over 1,000 Texas lottery players filed a waiver of response letter with the Texas Supreme Court this week.  The lawsuit was brought by the lottery players against GTECH (now doing business as IGT).  GTECH is the contract operator of the Texas Lottery.  The players allege that GTECH knowingly made false and misleading representations […]

GTECH (IGT) Files Petition for Review in Fun 5’s Case

GTECH filed its long-awaited Petition for Review in the Texas Supreme Court today.  GTECH is asking the Supreme Court to reverse the decision by the Austin Court of Appeals which held that GTECH can be sued for fraud.  Over 1,000 Texas Lottery players allege that GTECH chose to use language on the Fun 5’s scratch-off tickets that […]

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