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Panini Files Antitrust Suit Against Fanatics as Collectible Wars Heat Up

Aug 4, 2023

The sports collectible wars are escalating in a major way.

On Thursday, Panini America filed an antitrust suit against Fanatics, claiming the Michael Rubin-led giant violated federal law with its dominant entry into the trading card business.

The suit, filed in U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, also alleges Fanatics disparaged Panini to various industry partners and interfered with existing contracts.

Source: Front Office Sports

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