VLT class action proposal heard in St. John's court

Final arguments were made Tuesday in St. John's concerning a proposed class action lawsuit, involving video lottery terminals.
Ches Crosbie, on behalf of his clients, argues video lottery terminals are inherently addictive. (CBC)

Final arguments were made Tuesday in a St. John's courtroom, concerning a proposed class action lawsuit, involving video lottery terminals.

Lawyer Ches Crosbie, on behalf of his clients, is arguing in the Newfoundland and Labrador Supreme Court that a class action should go ahead against the Atlantic Lottery Corporation.
Lawyers, including Ches Crosbie, appear at Supreme Court in St. John's for final arguments in a case involving the Atlantic Lottery Corporation. (CBC)

Crosbie, among other things, has argued that VLTs are inherently addictive, and should be dealt with as a class action against the Corporation.

Lawyers for the Atlantic Lottery Corporation have argued that if people have allegedly been harmed, their cases should be heard on an individual basis.

It's expected it will be several months before Justice Alphonsus Faour delivers his decision.  

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