Tag Archives: Mayfair

UKGC fines Park Lane Club operator £1.8m for multiple AML & SR failings

The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has sanctioned of £1.8 million fine and licence warning to London casino operator Silverbond Enterprises Ltd in relation to social responsibility failures and money laundering violations. Silverbond is the operating company of the ‘Park Lane Club’ casino in Mayfair a property which the UKGC has placed under review since February 2016, under section 116 of …

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Phil Ivey relaunches Crockfords ‘edge sorting’ trial with UK Supreme Court

Poker legend Phil Ivey has relaunched legal proceedings against Genting Casino’s Crockfords Club Mayfair property seeking to reclaim £7.7 of winnings plus legal costs. Ivey’s original dispute with the casino stretches back to 2012 when the American poker player won vast sums of money playing Punto Barco, a form of Baccarat. At the time Ivey used a card reading technique …

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Star Sports takes over historic Mayfair Deanery Street betting shop

Star Sports the ‘luxury bookmaker’ has opened its new betting shop in the heart of Mayfair, taking up residence in one of UK betting’s most iconic premises. The independent bookmaker takes over the BetVictor ‘Victor Chandler’ betting shop on Deanery Street, just metres away from the historic Dorchester Hotel on Park Lane. The Deanery Street shop is revered in UK …

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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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