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WPT Suing Travel Channel22 September 2005
LAS VEGAS – As reported by the Business Journal: "WPT Enterprises Inc. is suing the Travel Channel, which airs the company's World Poker Tour television show.
"West Hollywood, Calif.-based WPT (Nasdaq:WPTE) claims the Travel Channel interfered with the company's plans for a new poker series on ESPN, according to the Hollywood Reporter. Minnetonka-based Lakes Entertainment Inc. (Pink Sheets:LACO) owns approximately 62 percent of WPT.
"…According to the report, WPT is seeking undisclosed damages and court costs, as well as a "declaration that WPT upheld its side of the contract, while the defendants breached their obligations.'"