Arizona’s Court of Appeals has thrown out a case brought by a player in the state who attempted to sue an offshore gambling site to recover his significant losses.

Jerry Hannosh had attempted to sue David, Zalman and Joseph Segal, and their wives, operators of unnamed iGaming sites, to recover the $800,000 he lost through betting on sports.

Hannosh attempted to claim protection under the state’s Organized Crime, Fraud and Terrorism Act, arguing that the gambling websites "constituted an enterprise engaged in a pattern of unlawful activity" and "civil racketeering".

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