Australian business man loses case against Crown

Harry Kakavas, an australian businessman sued Melbourne’s Crown Casino for supposedly taking advantage of his gambling addiction problem.

Kakavas losing records shows he lost A$20 ($17m;£13m) between June 2005 and August 2006. He claims the casino attracted him with incentives, even with the use of the casino’s private jet to encourage him to keep gambling, however the casino denied this.

The high Court of Australia announced that the casino did not act unconscionable and dismissed Kakavas bid considering that his gambling problem was not a disadvantage that affected him to make “rational decisions in his own interests”.

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