4th Circuit Finds Gambling In Virtual Casino Was Not A Monetary Loss
Mealey's (March 20, 2017, 10:42 AM EDT) -- RICHMOND, Va. — The Fourth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on March 17 affirmed dismissal of a complaint filed by a player of a video game, finding that her claims for recovery of money spent in a virtual casino did not constitute money lost under Maryland's loss-recovery statute (Mia Mason v. Machine Zone Inc., No. 15-2469, 4th Cir., 2017 U.S. App. LEXIS 4766).
(Opinion available. Document #58-170321-036Z.)
Machine Zone Inc. makes a video game known as "Game of War: Fire Age," which can be...