Playtech Sued Over Roulette
Playtech, an online gaming software provider, has been sued in a Tel Aviv District Court by Yaakov Refaeli his company, Lubar.
Rafaeli filed the lawsuit in the Tel Aviv District Court against Playtech three other defendants, named in the suit, including Empire Online.
Lubar had accused Playtech three other defendants of patent ingfringement in relation to an Online Roulette system that would modify the facade of internet gaming.
Online gaming have become increasingly more popular are accesible everywhere via the internet. Internet games have been carried out using computers that generates rom numbers. The number results are determined by a move or spin.
The claimnant in the case argues that Playtech the other defendants use technology so that the gambling takes place in a real casino that uses a real live dealer the roulette results are determined by the actual drop of the ball on the roulette wheel instead of a rom computer generated result.
Lubar’s technology use an actual roulette wheel ball to determine actual roulette game results according to Rafaeli his company, Lubar, already owns patent rights for this technology in Australia in the US. Other patent rights are pending in additional countries.