Lack Of Service Dooms Gamblers’ Civil Rights Claims, 2nd Circuit Holds

Mealey's (October 6, 2016, 2:22 PM EDT) -- NEW YORK — Three gamblers who say their civil rights were violated when the tribally owned Foxwoods Resort Casino in Connecticut refused to pay them $1.14 million in winnings after being accused of cheating cannot pursue claims against the casino and casino workers because they failed to serve the defendants with their complaint, the Second Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled Oct. 5 (Cheung Yin Sun, et al. v. Mashantucket Pequot Gaming Enterprise, et al., No. 15-2148, 2nd Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 18023).

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