In Amended Judgment, Yahoo Awarded $550,000 Refund In NCAA Contest Suit

Mealey's (March 28, 2016, 12:33 PM EDT) -- DALLAS — Four months after ruling in favor of Yahoo Inc. on a contractual claim brought against it related to an abandoned online NCAA tournament, a Texas federal judge on March 24 issued an amended judgment reflecting a refund in Yahoo’s favor after the matter was remanded by the Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals (SCA Promotions Inc. v. Yahoo! Inc., No. 3:14-cv-00957, N.D. Texas).

(Amended final judgment available. Document #24-160421-014R.)

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In 2013, Yahoo developed the “Tourney Pick ‘Em” promotion, under which a $1...
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