MONTREAL, May 20, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Poker Trail Management Inc. invites the media to familiarize themselves with the latest
developments in the case opposing Loto-Québec and the Société du Jeu Virtuel du Québec Inc. (SJVQ), in file No. 500-17-066431-118 and No. 500-17-068876-112 of the
Superior Court of Quebec, District of Montreal.
First, let us remind you that these are legal actions for more than 6
million dollars undertaken by Poker Trail Management Inc. in damages for breach of contract, misleading marketing and unfair
competition against the Crown corporation (File 500-17-068876-112) and
a defamation lawsuit undertaken by Loto-Québec and SJVQ against Poker Trail Management Inc. and its two shareholders, personally, Mr. André Boyer and Pierre Martel
After a wait of more than two years, a Quebec Superior Court judge, the
Honourable André Wery, s.c.j., decided that the trial will start on
January 5, 2016, in room 15.07 of the Montreal courthouse, and will
last a maximum of 21 days.
Note that several witnesses will be called at the hearing, including:
Marcel Croux, Ex-Premier vice-president of Loto-Québec
François Poulin, Ex-General Manager for EspaceJeux of Loto-Québec
Alain Brosseau, Ex-Business Manager, Online Gaming of Loto-Québec
Laurence Grondin, Ex-Spokesperson for Espacejeux of Loto-Québec
Renaud Poulin, President of the CPBBTQ - Corporation des Propriétaires
de Bars, Brasseries et Tavernes du Québec
Guy A. Lepage, Celebrity
Patrick Huard, Celebrity
Sophie Bourgeois, Celebrity, President of Les Productions MDM! Inc.,
Consultant for Loto-Québec
Jean-Nicolas Verreault, Celebrity, Consultant for Loto-Québec and
Spokesperson for the Grand Tournoi de poker Loto-Québec
Philippe Jetté and Yves Bouchard, Owner of the web site and forum www.princepoker.com
Sebastien Dessureault, Owner of the web site and forum www.pokercollectif.com
With nearly 40,000 members and 400 establishments in all regions of
Quebec as well as in Ontario, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia, Poker
Trail Management was the leader in the field of poker events just
before the facts that led to the dispute.
Counsel for Loto-Québec and the Société du Jeu Virtuel du Québec Inc. is the law firm Fasken Martineau. Poker Trail Management Inc. and its shareholders, Mr. André Boyer and Pierre Martel will be
represented by the non-profit organisation Clinique Juridique Juripop - Me Alex Boudreault-Leclerc for Juripop
Businesses and Artists.
To facilitate access to the media, the public and its members, Poker
Trail Management uses the website services of www.justicepublique.com which created a Facebook page www.facebook.com/pages/Justice-Publique-Loto-Québec-Poker-Trail-Management/299749010181161 and a Twitter account www.twitter.com/JusticePublique for the online consultation of public documents related to this cause.
It will be possible to track all events of a public nature with regards
to this matter online.
SOURCE: Gestion Poker Tour
For further information:
Me Alex Boudreault-Leclerc - Tel: 450-845-1637, poste 250