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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 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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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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PokerStars launches knockout tournament backed by Neymar

PokerStars have announced the launch of PokerStars Knockout Poker, a tournament format exclusively available online at PokerStars which will be supported through a global marketing campaign featuring football superstar Neymar. The tournament prize money in PokerStars Knockout Poker will be split 50/50, with 50% going to the ‘normal’ prize pool and the other 50% being awarded for ‘knockouts’, with players …

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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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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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Genting successfully defends £7.7m claim

The huge £7.7m ‘edge sorting’ High Court case has seen casino operator Genting Casinos UK successfully fight a claim from major poker player Phil Ivey for unpaid winnings. Ivey won the sum in a two day period in 2012 at Genting’s Crockfords Club in London playing Punto Banco, but the casino refused to pay out when it realised that he …

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