Nebraska miscued in its attempt to sink Bank Shot, a video game played for $12,000 jackpots in bars across the state.
The Nebraska Supreme Court issued a ruling Friday, Dec. 23, 2011, that state officials cannot ban the Bank Shot video games that started appearing in bars in 2008.
The Nebraska Attorney General's Office is taking its case against a barroom jackpot video game to the State Supreme Court, seeking to have the machines declared illegal.
Distributers of Bank Shot said they made the changes necesarry to keep the gambling video game in bars.
Changes are being made to a controversial video game called Bankshot after a Nebraska judge ruled that the current version of the game amounts to illegal gambling.
A judge has ruled the BankShot machines confiscated by the Nebraska State Patrol after they began popping up in bars last year are illegal as is.
A judge began hearing a case Monday in a fight over Bank Shot game machines confiscated by the Nebraska State Patrol after they started popping up in bars in the state last year.
A lawsuit is headed to trial over whether a barroom video game called “Bank Shot” is legal amusement or an illegal form of gambling.
The fate of a popular bar gaming machine that drew the ire of Nebraska officials remains headed for trial in Lancaster County District Court.