British judges reveal how US poker star Phil Ivey cheated casino, as they deny him US$10m in winnings -

British judges reveal how US poker star Phil Ivey cheated casino, as they deny him US$10m in winnings

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  • Oct 26 2017 01:30About: 2 months ago
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A top US poker player lost his high-stakes court battle at London’s Supreme Court on Wednesday, with judges ruling Phil Ivey’s tactic to win more than US$10million amounted to cheating.
The 40-year-old professional gambler made his winnings at the Crockfords Club in London five years ago, playing Punto Banco over two days, but the casino withheld the sum over his use of “edge-sorting”.
The technique involves spotting slight differences in the design on the back of cards...

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poker player lost high-stakes court battle London’s Supreme Court Wednesday with judges ruling Phil Ivey’s tactic more than US$10million amounted cheating. The 40-year-old professional gambler made winnings Crockfords Club London five years ago playing Punto Banco over days casino withheld “edge-sorting”. The technique involves spotting slight differences design back cards...

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