Lawsuit Filed in New Jersey Accusing Hill of Breaching the State’s Anti-Trust Act
NYX Gaming Group released details on its anti-trust lawsuit against William Hill Plc and William Hill Steeplechase Limited. The lawsuit was filed with the Chancery Division of the Superior Court of New Jersey in Atlantic County. NYX’s statement alleges that William Hill violated the New Jersey Antitrust Act with its attempts in blocking the acquisition of the Scientific Gaming and NYX Gaming Group merger.
NYX is asking the court to grant damages, attorney fees and injunctive relief for violations of the New Jersey Antirust Act. The lawsuit cites that “tortious interference with economic advantage, and tortious interference with contract and is seeking punitive damages.”
Scientific Games and NYX Gaming Group has entered into a commercial partnership for the developments and distribution of a sports betting platform in the US.
Chief Executive Officer for NYX, Matt Davey said, “This agreement represents an important step forward for NYX as we continue to position ourselves for greater expansion in the North American market.”
Davey added, “As evidenced by the recent positive legislation for online gaming in Pennsylvania, the market potential continues to grow, and Scientific Games provides a fantastic partner to take advantage of these opportunities. We are excited to move forward at pace in this market.”