Tag Archives: UK Supreme Court

Johnson odds-on to become shortest-serving Prime Minister

Following on from the Government’s defeat in the Supreme Court yesterday afternoon, Paddy Power has tipped Boris Johnson to become the shortest-serving Prime Minister in UK history. The bookmaker has slashed the odds on Johnson resigning his position as PM after the Supreme Court ruled his decision to suspend Parliament was unlawful, with odds now listed as 2/1 that he …

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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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William Hill – Odds lengthen for March Article 50 triggering

Following yesterday’s decision by the UK Supreme Court that the UK government cannot trigger Article 50 without the consent of Parliament, bookmaker William Hill has lengthened its odds on the UK beginning its EU exit negotiations’ before the end of March, the target date specified by Prime Minister Theresa May. Updating its ‘Article 50 deadline’ market William Hill has moved …

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