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Lawsuit claims Apple facilitates, benefits from illegal gambling on the App Store

Added 01-25-21 06:11:01pm EST - “Apple has been hit with a lawsuit claiming that it hosts, facilities, and benefits from an illegal gambling enterprise on the App Store.” - Appleinsider.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Appleinsider.com: “Lawsuit claims Apple facilitates, benefits from illegal gambling on the App Store | AppleInsider”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

Apple has been hit with a lawsuit claiming that it hosts, facilities, and benefits from an illegal gambling enterprise on the App Store.

The complaint, lodged in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, takes aim at free-to-play social casino apps that allow users to buy in-game currency with real money.

Like real slot machines and casinos, the lawsuit alleges that social casino apps are "extraordinarily profitable and high addictive." Unlike real casinos, however, it also notes that users cannot cash out chips for real money.

While the lawsuit focuses on casino apps, it targets Apple specifically for hosting the apps — and for taking a 30% cut of in-app purchases.

"By utilizing Apple for distribution and payment processing, the social casinos entered into a mutually beneficial business partnership," the complaint says.

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