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UK Supreme Court rules against Phil Ivey’s £7.7 million ‘Edge Sorting’ Crockfords Mayfair dispute

US poker legend Phil Ivey has lost his UK Supreme Court appeal against Genting Casino, relating to a £7.7 million ‘edge sorting – Punto Barco’ dispute at London’s Crockfords Mayfair Casino. Ivey representatives wished to overturn a 2014 UK Civil Court ruling against the poker player, which deemed that he had played unfairly; ‘Circumvented the premise of the game’s rules’ …

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Phil Ivey gains Supreme Court go-ahead to appeal Crockfords ‘edge-sorting’ case

London communications agency Hadden Consulting has confirmed that poker legend Phil Ivey has been granted permission by the Supreme Court to appeal his overturned £7.8 million Punto Banco ‘edge-sorting’ dispute against Genting Casinos. Last November, Ivey who is considered the best poker player in the world lost his legal battle against Crockfords Club Mayfair (Genting Casinos), as the UK Court …

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Ivey to Appeal Crockfords £7.8m Decision

Phil Ivey, a professional US poker player, has been granted permission to appeal the 2014 High Court ruling, in favour of Genting Casinos, for payment of £7.8m won playing Baccarat in Crockfords. The casino had refused to pay out after claiming that Ivey, one of the most heralded poker players in the world, ‘read the backs of the cards’ to …

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Genting Casino launches bespoke live casino

Genting Alderney, the online casino division of Genting Group, has announced the launch of its brand new Live Casino product, available at www.gentingcasino.com. Streamed from a dedicated studio environment hosted by Evolution in Riga, players can anticipate the same quality in their contact with dedicated Genting tables online as within the group’s UK network of 45 land-based casinos, including dealers trained …

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Phil Ivey gains re-appeal hearing against Genting UK ‘Crockfords -Edge Sorting ‘ dismissal

Lord Justice Kim Lewison (UK Appeals Court) has granted US professional poker player Phil Ivey the right to appeal to overturn his lost £7.7 million High Court case against Genting Casino UK regarding his baccarat winnings at Crockfords Club Mayfair. The appeal relates to Ivey’s substantial win during a two day period in 2012 at Crockfords playing Punto Banco (a …

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