Uebler V. Boss Media Ab 03 Cv 4790 (e.d.n.y., June 5, 2006)

The United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York ruled that it had personal jurisdiction over Swedish-based Boss Media, a supplier of systems for online gambling, although Boss asserted that it had nothing to do with running the contest. The Plaintiff ("Uebler"), a New York resident, filed suit against the Defendants ("Boss Media"), a Swedish company, alleging that Boss Media failed to pay the prize money payable to Uebler as a result of having won an online contest from a gambling Website. The lawsuit was filed in a New York District Court. The New York District Court granted Uebler the right to continue her claims against Boss Media and its licensee, Cyber Croupier, and to seek recovery of $913,333.42 payable to Uebler because of her winning the online contest.

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