The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit has ordered Yahoo to pay a Dallas promotions company $4.4 million after it backed out of a deal to offer a $1 billion prize for any person who correctly predicted the winners of all 63 games during the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament.
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