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Skilled litigation

May 31, 2022 9:24:15 AM • By Michael Barley • Posted in Legal Updates

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EMPORIA – In the evenings, after truck drivers park their cargo trailers for the night, dozens of them gather at Sadler’s Travel Plaza in Emporia, a truck stop with an old-school road-trip vibe right off of Interstate 95 that offers not just gas and food but amenities like showers, a laundromat and several forms of entertainment. The truck stop’s eight electronic betting machines are especially popular among truckers and locals seeking to kill some time. “You come to this place in the evening time and it’s hard to find a game to play,” said operations manager Michael Allen. “Folks are definitely enjoying it.”

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Stanley Law Group Responds to Outgoing Attorney General’s Appeal of Successful Sadler Case

Dec 22, 2021 4:02:39 PM • By Michael Barley • Posted in Legal Updates

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Outgoing Attorney General Executes Appeal on Behalf of Out-of-State Casino and Gaming Interests

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Ban on skill games temporarily lifted as trial between former NASCAR driver and state of Virginia continues

Dec 7, 2021 8:51:34 AM • By Michael Barley • Posted in Legal Updates

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MONETA, Va. (WRIC) — The Greensville Circuit Court heard Virginia business owner and former NASCAR driver Hermie Sadler’s petition for a preliminary injunction to prevent the enforcement of the ban on skill games on Monday.

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Virginia judge issues injunction in lawsuit

Dec 7, 2021 8:44:46 AM • By Michael Barley • Posted in Legal Updates

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RICHMOND, Va. (AP/WAVY) — A Virginia judge has issued a temporary injunction blocking the enforcement of a law that banned electronic betting machines that had proliferated in gas stations, bars and other locations around the state.

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Skill Games Industry Provides $130 Million in Tax Revenue to Virginia as Games Leave Market

Jun 15, 2021 2:32:59 AM • By Michael Barley • Posted in Legal Updates

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RICHMOND, VA – Queen of Virginia Skill & Entertainment (QVS) proudly provided $74 million to Virginia’s Covid-19 Relief Fund in the last year, as the commonwealth struggled through the pandemic.

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