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Supreme Court finds against Earth Future Lottery in online lottery case

News | 03/21/2003 5:00 am EST
The Supreme Court of Canada has dismissed an appeal by the Earth Future Lottery and the Attorney General of Prince Edward Island to legalize a proposed Internet-based lottery (CNM Update, Mar. 11/03; CNM, Jan. 23/03). The court apparently heard nothing new in the arguments presented by Earth Future and P.E.I. counsel during a short morning hearing March 11 and dismissed the case after a brief recess for the same reasons as an original determination by the Appeal Division of the Supreme Court of Prince Edward Island. The court dispensed with hearing from the respondents, a coalition of provincial lottery companies, or from interveners.

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