DoubleDown Online Casino Games $415M Class Action Settlement

DoubleDown Online Casino Games Settlement

DoubleDown Online Casino Games Settlement


DoubleDown Interactive has agreed to pay $415 million to resolve claims its casino mobile games violated Washington’s gambling laws. The lawsuit claims that Defendants violated Washington State’s gambling laws and Washington’s Consumer Protection Act through the sale of virtual chips in the following social casino-style games: DoubleDown Casino, DoubleDown Fort Knox, DoubleDown Classic, and Ellen’s Road to Riches. These laws allow recovery of money lost on Defendants’ casino-style games. 

The Court has not decided whether the Plaintiffs or Defendants should win this case. Instead, both sides agreed to a Settlement. That way, they avoid the uncertainties and expenses associated with ongoing litigation, and Settlement Class Members will get compensation now rather than years from now, if at all.

Who’s Eligible?

You are a members of the settlement class if you played DoubleDown Casino, DoubleDown Fort Knox, DoubleDown Classic, and/or Ellen’s Road to Riches, while in the United States, on or before November 14, 2022.

Excluded from the Settlement Class are (1) any Judge or Magistrate presiding over this Action and members of their families, (2) the Defendants, Defendants’ subsidiaries, parent companies, successors, predecessors, and any entity in which a Defendant or its parent has a controlling interest and their current or former officers, directors, and employees, (3) persons who properly execute and file a timely request for exclusion from the Settlement Class, and (4) the legal representatives, successors or assigns of any such excluded persons.

If you received a notice of the Settlement via email or in the mail, then records indicate that you are a class member and are included in the Settlement. If you are not sure whether you are included, you can call the Settlement Administrator at 1-844-633-0698. Or you can get free help by calling the lawyers appointed to represent class members in this case at 1-855-466-4697.

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Eligible Products

You must have played these games on or before November 14, 2022:

  • DoubleDown Casino
  • DoubleDown Fort Knox
  • DoubleDown Classic
  • Ellen’s Road to Riches

Settlement Payout

If approved by the Court, Defendants will establish a Settlement Fund totaling $415,000,000. Settlement Class Member payments, as well as the cost to administer the Settlement, the cost to inform people about the Settlement, any attorneys’ fees and costs awarded by the Court, and any incentive awards to the Class Representatives approved by the Court will come out of this fund.

DoubleDown has also agreed to make available to players of its games information about video game behavior disorders, a voluntary self-exclusion policy, and changes to its games that allow continued gaming without having to purchase additional virtual chips.

Class members who spent higher amounts on in-app purchases will receive larger payments. Coming soon, consumers can check the settlement website for a settlement payment estimate.

In order to receive settlement benefits, class members must submit a valid claim form by April 11, 2023.

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