Text messages, cell phones, TV game shows, Howie Mandel: None of these could have been contemplated by Georgia's colonial lawmakers when they passed a law allowing gamblers to recover losses through lawsuits. But now the law's current version is at the center of a case against NBC Universal and the producer of Mandel's hit show, "Deal or No Deal," to be heard Tuesday before the state Supreme Court. The federal judge overseeing the case has suggested that "probably" tens of millions of dollars are at stake.
Millions May Be at Stake in Suit Over Hit NBC Game Show
February 25, 2008