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10/18/2018

article Borgata Casino's Legal Action Against Phil Ivey May Move to Nevada
(New Jersey) -- Borgata Hotel and Casino’s search for assets in its pursuit to recover a New Jersey judgment may find its way to a Nevada courtroom. New Jersey...

10/12/2018

article Borgata Seeking Court Approval To Go After Phil Ivey's Assets In Nevada
(New Jersey) -- Atlantic City’s top casino wants to docket its judgement against Phil Ivey in Nevada. According to Oct. 9 court filings, Borgata has requested that...

10/1/2018

article Borgata Returns Fire, Answers Phil Ivey’s Appeal With Its Own Court Demands
(Atlantic City) -- By the looks of things, Phil Ivey and the Borgata Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City are nowhere near done with each other. The edge-sorting real-life...

9/28/2018

article Borgata Casino Files Cross-Appeal Against Phil Ivey
(Atlantic City) -- The Borgata casino-hotel in Atlantic City is raising the stakes in its battle against Phil Ivey in the United States Court of Appeals for the Third...

9/4/2018

article Card Maker Released From NJ Casino's $10M Baccarat Row (sub req)
(Atlantic City) -- A New Jersey casino has dropped its claim against Gemaco Inc., the playing card maker ensnared in its $10 million lawsuit accusing two professional...

8/31/2018

article Phil Ivey Heads To Philly To Appeal $10M Judgement
(Pennsylvania) -- All-time poker great Phil Ivey is asking the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit to overturn a $10.1 million judgement in a case...

8/30/2018

article Phil Ivey Loses Fight For Stay On $10 Million Judgement In Borgata Case Pending Appeal
(Atlantic City) -- Poker legend Phil Ivey was dealt more bad news in New Jersey this week. U.S. District Court Judge Noel Hillman on Tuesday denied the Poker Hall of...

8/20/2018

article Borgata Wants Their $10.1 Million from Phil Ivey Now as Courts Consider Edge Sorting Appeal
(Atlantic City) -- The Borgata may have won their court battle against Phil Ivey over the baccarat winnings he earned via edge sorting at the casino, but there’s another...

8/19/2018

article Borgata to Phil Ivey: You can pay us that $10 million you owe us now
(Atlantic City) -- The poker world has rejoiced about the re-emergence of Phil Ivey on the tournament poker scene. Borgata Hotel and Casino would simply prefer Ivey pay...

8/16/2018

article Borgata: Phil Ivey's Return To Tournament Poker Means He Can Pay $10M Legal Judgement
(Atlantic City) -- This summer, the poker world welcomed Phil Ivey’s return to high-profile tournaments in Las Vegas. However, that is now being used against him...

3/30/2018

article Baccarat Scandal: Phil Ivey Owes $10.1M To Atlantic City Casino, While Card Maker Could Only Owe $27
(Atlantic City) -- The manufacturer of the defective cards that Phil Ivey played with during controversial baccarat sessions at an Atlantic City casino scored a major...
article Borgata Loses Case Against Gemaco In Phil Ivey Controversy
(Atlantic City) -- The Phil Ivey edge sorting controversy has been in the news for the last few years and has once again made the headlines. This time around the Phil...

3/29/2018

article Card maker in Phil Ivey-Borgata flap dealt $27 judgment
(Atlantic City) -- A casino where pro poker champ Phil Ivey and a companion won nearly $10 million playing baccarat with flawed cards wanted the manufacturer to pay it...
article Judge Rules Against Borgata, Card Marker in Phil Ivey Case Not Liable
(Atlantic City) -- The Borgata Hotel Casino in Atlantic City was dealt a major blow to its legal case against a card manufacturer that the MGM Resorts property believes...
article Judge rules card maker in Phil Ivey-Borgata flap liable for $27
(Atlantic City) -- Ruling that flawed cards were just one of many factors, the casino where superstar poker ace Phil Ivey and a companion won close to $10 million...

3/28/2018

article Judge: Card maker in Phil Ivey-Borgata flap liable for $27
(Atlantic City) -- A casino where pro poker champ Phil Ivey and a companion won nearly $10 million playing baccarat with flawed cards wanted the manufacturer to pay it...

1/4/2018

article The Holler Of The Ivey: A New Ruling On The Test For Dishonesty
(Worldwide) -- One of the most famous professional poker players in the world, Phil Ivey, recently sued a London casino for his winnings in a game of baccarat. He won...

11/22/2017

article Ivey v Genting Casinos: Supreme Court overhauls the Ghosh test for criminal dishonesty
(UK) -- The Supreme Court has expressly disapproved of the test for dishonesty, established 35 years ago in R v Ghosh, by stating that it is no longer fit for use in...

11/17/2017

article Phil Ivey signs up as advisor to developing crypto poker room Virtue Poker
(UK) -- Poker legend Phil Ivey has signalled his support for the burgeoning crypto-poker industry by signing up with cryptocurrency poker start-up, Virtue Poker.

11/6/2017

article Supreme Court Shakes-Up the Test for Criminal Dishonesty
(UK) -- Cheating is cheating no matter what differing standards you hold yourself to. Following the Supreme Court’s recent decision in Ivey (Appellant) v Genting...

10/27/2017

article Poker’s Ivey case shows the casino failed to protect its hand
(UK) -- I have at least two things in common with Phil Ivey: we were both born in New Jersey, and we both play poker. I am a recreational player, who on occasion plays...
article US pro poker player loses $10mn winnings in ‘cheating’ court case
(London) -- The US professional poker player, Phil Ivey, has lost his $10 million winnings from a London card game after a high-stakes court case determined he had...
article Why ‘edge sorting’ is illegal in casinos
(UK) -- S poker star Phil Ivey has lost his UK Supreme Court bid to claim £7.7m that he won using a technique known as “edge sorting” at a London...

10/26/2017

article What is edge sorting? The poker technique Phil Ivey used to ‘cheat’ at a Mayfair casino
(UK) -- Phil Ivey has lost a Supreme Court appeal after a Mayfair casino refused to pay out £7.7 million in winnings. Ivey, 40, hit the jackpot in 2012 while...

10/25/2017

article 'Dishonesty' redefined as U.S. gambler loses $10 million UK lawsuit
(UK) -- A poker champion lost a lawsuit on Wednesday against a London casino that refused to pay him millions in winnings because it said he had cheated, in a ruling...
article British judges reveal how US poker star Phil Ivey cheated casino, as they deny him US$10m in winnings
(UK) -- 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...
article Poker player loses court battle over £7.7m winnings from London casino
(UK) -- The poker player Phil Ivey has lost his court bid to recover £7.7m ( $10.2m) of winnings from a London casino. The 40-year-old American has been fighting...
article Poker player Phil Ivey loses £7.7m punto banco casino case
(UK) -- One of the world's top poker players, Phil Ivey, has lost a Supreme Court bid to reclaim £7.7m of winnings withheld by a London casino for five years....
article U.K. Court Rules Phil Ivey Cheated at Casino to Win $10 Million
(UK) -- Poker champion Phil Ivey’s luck ran out at the U.K.’s Supreme Court, which ruled that he cheated at a form of baccarat to win 7.7 million pounds ($10...

10/16/2017

article Gemaco Seeks Quicker Resolution to Borgata Casino/Phil Ivey Baccarat Edge Sorting Dispute
(Missouri) -- Missouri-based card manufacturer Gemaco Inc. argued that the Borgata Casino cannot prove the cards used by poker pro Phil Ivey to play baccarat at the...

10/1/2017

article Borgata Casino Replies to Gemaco Filing in Phil Ivey Baccarat Edge Sorting Case
(Atlantic City) -- The Borgata, the Atlantic City-based casino resort, has submitted a 34-page court filing earlier this week as a response to a recent filing by card...

9/30/2017

article Borgata Causes Card-Maker Gemaco to Shuffle Nervously Over $10 Million Edge Sorting Case
(Atlantic City) -- The Borgata, Atlantic City, doubled down on its lawsuit against Kansas-based playing card manufacturer Gemaco as it attempts to claw back $10 million...

9/28/2017

article Court Battle Unfolds Over Cards Used By Poker Legend Phil Ivey In Baccarat Sessions
(Atlantic City) -- A high-stakes legal battle between Atlantic City’s top grossing casino and a card manufacturer continues to play out in court.

9/11/2017

article Ivey won $10M at Borgata with a partner who "can identify imperfections with any cards"
(New Jersey) -- The long-running Phil Ivey v Borgata court battle has been sidelined until Borgata winds through the legal process against the card manufacturer whose...

8/7/2017

article BLOG: Borgata Says Manufacturer In Ivey Case Knew Cards Were Marked
(New Jersey) -- A judge already found Phil Ivey culpable for the $10 million he won playing Baccarat at the Borgata tables. The New Jersey casino is not done placing the...

8/3/2017

article Card manufacturer could be liable for Phil Ivey’s $10.1 million Borgata ‘win’
(Atlantic City) -- The saga concerning poker professional Phil Ivey’s baccarat winnings continues, with MGM’s Atlantic City venue Borgata now pursuing action...

8/2/2017

article PODCAST: How to Beat a Casino
(USA) -- A few years ago, an unassuming young woman named Kelly Sun teamed up with Phil Ivey, the world’s most famous poker player. Using some questionable...

7/31/2017

article How to Beat a Casino
(Atlantic City) -- A few years ago, an unassuming young woman named Kelly Sun teamed up with Phil Ivey, the world’s most famous poker player. Using some...

7/25/2017

article ESPN Releases 30 For 30 Podcast Documentary About Phil Ivey Baccarat Case
(USA) -- Nobody likes to lose millions, especially casinos. That’s the main takeaway from ESPN’s 30 for 30 podcast about how Phil Ivey and Kelly Sun took...

7/23/2017

article Phil Ivey and David Ulliott Become Latest Poker Hall Of Famers
(Las Vegas) -- Phil Ivey and David Ulliott have become the latest players to be inducted into the Poker Hall of Fame (PHOF), with their appointment announced while this...

7/22/2017

article Phil Ivey, David Ulliott Get Nod for 2017 Poker Hall of Fame Class
(Las Vegas) -- Iconic poker pro Phil Ivey and the late David “Devilfish” Ulliott have officially made the 2017 class of the Poker Hall of Fame. The official...
article Phil Ivey, David Ulliott Inducted Into Poker Hall of Fame
(Las Vegas) -- The World Series of Poker has announced two new members who will be inducted into the Poker Hall of Fame this year. The new members are Phil Ivey and...

7/18/2017

article 30 for 30 podcasts: 'A Queen of Sorts'
(USA) -- "Imagine the person who the coolest people in the world think is the coolest, most intimidating, mysterious person that they know -- that they all want to...

7/13/2017

article Poker Pro Ivey Goes All In at U.K. Supreme Court Over Cheating
(UK) -- All bets are off as professional poker player Phil Ivey seeks to prove to the U.K.’s top court that he didn’t cheat to win 7.7 million pounds ($9.9...

7/12/2017

article Supreme Court to hear gambling 'cheat' case
(UK) -- The UK Supreme Court is to hear a legal argument in a case that will ultimately determine whether a casino must pay out more than £7.7 million in winnings...

6/13/2017

article Judge rules card shark Phil Ivey must wait to appeal $10 million judgment
(New Jersey) -- Legendary poker player Phil Ivey undoubtedly can't wait to see his $10 million losing verdict in a multi-year battle with Borgata casino in Atlantic...

4/21/2017

article Casino cheating laws: Is clarity being lost?
(USA) -- In 2014, Genting Casinos claimed that Phil Ivey used a technique known as “edge-sorting” during a game of baccarat (or more specifically Punto Banco...

4/16/2017

article Phil Ivey is done helping people improve their poker game
(Internet) -- Phil Ivey has fallen out of love with teaching people how to be winning poker players after announcing plans to close his training site The Ivey League on...

4/14/2017

article Ivey Poker League to End
(Internet) -- Phil Ivey’s poker training video site will no longer be posting new content effective this coming month. Launched in 2014, the Ivey Poker League...

3/4/2017

article Phil Ivey to Take Another Stab at $9.4 Million Crockfords Baccarat Win
(UK) -- Back in October 2014, poker pro Phil Ivey lost his case against London’s Crockfords Casino. Despite arguing that his technique of reading small printing...

3/1/2017

article Supreme Court to hear $9.5 million Phil Ivey “edge sorting” case
(New Jersey) -- After losing an appeals court ruling in November concerning an attempt to collect the over $9.5 million he allegedly won while enjoying games of high-...

2/28/2017

article Phil Ivey Is Getting An Appeal In His Multi-Million Dollar UK Court Case
(New Jersey) -- Poker pro Phil Ivey is still battling the Atlantic City casino Borgata in his ongoing court case regarding nearly $10 million in winnings related to a...

2/6/2017

article Borgata Casino Seeks Final Judgment in Phil Ivey Baccarat Case
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City’s Borgata has recently responded formally to Phil Ivey’s call for a final judgment in a long-standing baccarat edge sorting...

1/23/2017

article Phil Ivey Counsel Plans Appeal in Borgata 'Edge Sorting' Case
(Atlantic City) -- The legal team representing famed gambler Phil Ivey in a high-profile case involving an “edge sorting” scheme at New Jersey’s...

1/13/2017

article OP/ED: Gambler Phil Ivey Can’t Get His Millions Because Casinos Are Too Big To Fail
(USA) -- Phil Ivey, a professional poker player who has won several major tournaments, has in the last few years turned his attention to baccarat. He has been wildly...

1/5/2017

article Federal Judge Rules That Phil Ivey Has To Pay $10 Million Back To Borgata Casino, Even Though He Didn't Cheat
(Atlantic City) -- Between April and October 2012, poker legend Phil Ivey walked away from Atlantic City's Borgata Casino with over $9.6 million.

1/4/2017

article Ruling Against Sun and Ivey Shows Casinos Hate Losing, Too
(Atlantic City) -- Nobody likes to lose. But you'd think that the owners of Atlantic City's best casino would be able to take a dusting like the professionals...

12/27/2016

article TMZ: Phil Ivey Loses Huge Baccarat Case ... You Screwed Our Casino!
(Atlantic City) -- Poker legend Phil Ivey was just ordered to return roughly $10 MILLION in baccarat winnings he pulled from an Atlantic City casino in 2012 ... after a...

12/21/2016

article Card Trick Allegedly Behind $10M Casino Scam
(Atlantic City) -- Like many other high-stakes gamblers, Phil Ivey had his quirks and was accommodated because of the large sums of money he would plunk down at casinos.
article Professional poker player Phil Ivey has to repay $10 million to Atlantic City casino
(Atlantic City) -- Poker pro Phil Ivey and a companion must return more than $10 million they won from an Atlantic City casino while playing cards that were arranged in...

12/20/2016

article Famed poker pro with ‘remarkable’ $9.6 million scheme has to pay it back, judge rules
(Atlantic City) -- In July 2012, Phil Ivey walked into the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa in Atlantic City, N. J. Over the next 17 hours, he would become nearly $4.8...

12/19/2016

article Phil Ivey isn't the only gambler who beat the house - but not the courts
(New Jersey) -- In a Golden Nugget baccarat lawsuit based on events from April 2012, the playing cards - issued by the same manufacturer as in the Phil Ivey saga that...
article Poker pro Phil Ivey must return $10 million won while edge sorting
(Atlantic City) -- Poker pro Phil Ivey and a companion must return more than $10 million they won from an Atlantic City casino while playing cards that were arranged in...

12/18/2016

article Phil Ivey ordered to pay the Borgata $10.1m in edge sorting case
(New Jersey) -- Judge Noel Hillman has ordered Phil Ivey and Cheng Yun Lin to repay the Borgata Casino in Atlantic City $10.1m in damages over the ‘edge sorting...

12/16/2016

article Phil Ivey Hit With $10.1 Million Borgata Bill After Losing Edge-sorting Case
(Atlantic City) -- Phil Ivey and his gambling buddy “Kelly” Cheng Yin Sun have lost their longstanding legal battle with the Borgata Casino and Hotel in...

12/4/2016

article For some, casino vs. player competition expands into war
(Pennsylvania) -- Skilled advantage players can lose more often than they win, say lawyers for Phil Ivey, arguing that the world-famous gambler should not have to return...

12/2/2016

article Phil Ivey Responds To The Borgata's $15.5M Claim
(Atlantic City) -- The legal team for poker legend Phil Ivey has filed a response to the Borgata seeking more than $15 million from Phil Ivey and his playing partner...

11/30/2016

article Poker star Phil Ivey to court: Let me keep my $10M in baccarat winnings
(New Jersey) -- On Monday, Ivey's attorney disputed Borgata's claim that his profitable experiences - which came during his playing of baccarat on four visits to...

11/15/2016

article Borgata wants USD 15M from Phil Ivey and Cheung Yin Sun
(Atlantic City) -- The ongoing legal battle between poker pro Phil Ivey and Atlantic City’s Borgata Hotel and Casino has been well documented over the last couple...

11/13/2016

article Borgata Casino legal counsel wants Phil Ivey and Cheung Yin Sun to pay back $15 million
(Atlantic City) -- The on-going legal battle between poker pro Phil Ivey and Atlantic City’s Borgata Hotel and Casino has been well documented over the last couple...

11/12/2016

article Borgata Demands $15.5 Million from Phil Ivey in Baccarat Edge Sorting Case
(New Jersey) -- Atlantic City’s Borgata Casino is seeking the amount of $15.5 million from popular card player Phil Ivey, according to a brief filed by the...

11/9/2016

article Borgata wants Ivey to pay $15.5m for edge-sorting shenanigans
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City’s Borgata casino wants poker pro Phil Ivey to ante up $15.5m in illicitly obtained baccarat winnings and “expectation...

11/4/2016

article Phil Ivey Loses Appeal in Crockfords Edge-Sorting Case
(UK) -- Professional gambler Phil Ivey’s appeal of a 2014 judgment against him and in favor of London’s Crockfords Casino has been denied by a three-judge...
article Phil Ivey Was an Honest Cheater, Says UK Appellate Court, Edge-Sorting Appeal Shot Down
(UK) -- Phil Ivey’s winning habits do not seem to extend to the courtroom. Just two weeks after a judge in New Jersey ruled that Ivey had been in “breach of...
article Poker Pro Phil Ivey loses Crockford Casino appeal and winnings of more than $10 million
(UK) -- Poker Pro Phil Ivey is one of the most accomplished and decorated poker players in the history of the gaming having won 10 World Series of Poker (WSOP) bracelets...

11/3/2016

article Champion poker player loses appeal against London casino over his £7.7 million winnings
(UK) -- Poker player Phil Ivey has lost an appeal against a London casino over his £7.7 million winnings. The 39-year-old had challenged a 2014 High Court decision...
article Phil Ivey Loses Appeal In London Gambling Case
(UK) -- Phil Ivey’s court appeal to recover £7.8 million he won playing high-stakes baccarat at a London casino in 2012 was unsuccessful thanks to a judge...

10/25/2016

article Judge Rules High-Stakes Gambler Ivey Violated Casino Rules in Winning $9.6M
(New Jersey) -- High-stakes gambler Phil Ivey, regarded by many as one of the best professional poker players in the world, may be forced to repay an Atlantic City...

10/24/2016

article Phil Ivey Dealt Rags by Judge in $10 Million Borgata Legal Battle
(Atlantic City) -- Phil Ivey’s hand may finally be dead in his seemingly never-ending lawsuit against the Borgata in Atlantic City. On Friday, US District Court...

10/23/2016

article Phil Ivey Faces Tense Wait to See Borgata’s Price After Losing Baccarat Case
(Atlantic City) -- Phil Ivey will know in 20-days time the full extent of the damage piled on by the Borgata Hotel & Spa after a judge ruled that his $10m Baccarat...
article The Borgata May Have Hurt Its Reputation (MGM)
(Atlantic City) -- MGM Resorts International (MGM) is attempting to recoup money for a $9.6 million loss it suffered to Phil Ivey and Cheng Yin Sun in 2009 in Baccarat.

10/21/2016

article Judge: Poker pro Ivey, pal broke gambling rules in $10M win
(Atlantic City) -- A federal judge ruled on Friday that poker pro Phil Ivey and a companion violated state gambling regulations in the way they won nearly $10 million at...

4/11/2016

article Borgata Fires Back at Gemaco in Phil Ivey Edge-Sorting Case
(Atlantic City) -- The legal heat continues to spew in the newest front in the three-way battle between New Jersey’s Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa, playing-card...

12/22/2015

article Phil Ivey Continues Long Online Poker Downswing
(The Internet) -- It wasn’t long ago when Phil Ivey seemed nearly unstoppable on the Internet. However, the 39-year-old poker pro lost roughly $3.7 million in 2015...

12/1/2015

article Ivey Granted Permission to Appeal £7.8 Million Edge-Sorting Case Against Crockfords
(UK) -- Last year, a High Court in London ruled in favor of the Crockford’s Casino in a £7.8 million ($12.4 million) legal dispute against Phil Ivey....

11/30/2015

article Phil Ivey Wins Right to Appeal in Crockfords Edge-sorting Case
(UK) -- Phil Ivey has won the right to appeal a London High Court ruling that his edge-sorting run at Crockfords Casino amounted to cheating. The poker player will once...

10/21/2015

article Inside the Borgata v. Phil Ivey Depositions
(New Jersey) -- Welcome to a special feature here at FlushDraw, a closer look at the ongoing “edge sorting” case pitting the Borgata’s parent company,...

10/9/2015

article Borgata files to have Phil Ivey's suit against casino dismissed, reports say
(Atlantic City) -- The Borgata Casino in its back-and-forth legal battle with Phil Ivey over an alleged cheating incident is trying to have the professional card player...
article Ivey and Borgata Legal Battle Continues
(Atlantic City) -- The long-standing legal battle between poker pro Phil Ivey and the Borgata Casino of Atlantic City continues as the casino has now filed a motion to...

10/7/2015

article Borgata seeks dismissal of Phil Ivey counterclaims, plus more on his partner in… play
(Atlantic City) -- Borgata today filed a 19-page brief seeking to have legendary poker player Phil Ivey’s counterclaims against the Atlantic City casino dismissed...
article Borgata seeks to dismiss poker player's suit in card flap
(Atlantic City) -- An Atlantic City casino locked in a legal battle with poker pro Phil Ivey over an alleged card cheating scam is seeking to have the famous gambler...

8/29/2015

article Borgata v. Phil Ivey: “Queen of Sorts”‘ Eyesight Not “Illegal”
(Atlantic City) -- The ongoing discovery phase of the trial between New Jersey’s Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa and three co-defendants, including prominent poker...
article Phil Ivey Acts Ingenuous Over Use of Busty Cocktail Servers and Ample Liquor Output at Borgata Baccarat Sessions
(Atlantic City) -- Phil Ivey has been accused by the Borgata casino in Atlantic City of using illegal tactics to cheat the property out of millions at the baccarat...

8/27/2015

article Poker Pro: Borgata Uses Booze, Sexy Servers to Distract Gamblers
(Atlantic City) -- Poker pro Phil Ivey is using an unusual defense to allegations he and a partner cheated Atlantic City's Borgata casino out of $9.6 million at cards,...

7/27/2015

article Poker pro Phil Ivey sues Borgata over cheating accusations, report says
(Atlantic City) -- Poker pro Phil Ivey is countersuing the Atlantic City casino that accused him of cheating. Ivey filed suit last week against the Borgata, which is in...
article Professional Poker Player Sues Casino That Claims He Cheated
(Atlantic City) -- A professional poker player has sued a casino that claimed he won $9.6 million by cheating at baccarat, alleging it knew about defects in the cards...

7/25/2015

article Phil Ivey Countersues Borgata in Edge-Sorting Case
(New Jersey) -- Two defendants in a multi-million-dollar lawsuit brought by the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa over a controversial “edge sorting” system...

7/24/2015

article Phil Ivey countersues Borgata Casino over baccarat winnings
(New Jersey) -- Professional gambler Phil Ivey is countersuing the Borgata Casino in New Jersey over nearly $10 million he won playing Baccarat in 2012 while using a...
article Phil Ivey Files Countersuit Against the Borgata
(New Jersey) -- Professional card player Phil Ivey filed a countersuit against Atlantic City’s Borgata Casino. Attorneys for Ivey claimed that the gambling venue...

5/12/2015

article Poker ace Phil Ivey loses deposition-site battle with baccarat card manufacturer in Borgata lawsuit
(New Jersey) -- A U.S. Magistrate Judge has made her ruling in a dispute in the $10 million Phil Ivey mini-baccarat fraud allegation between Ivey and Gemaco, the makers...

3/27/2015

article Poker pro Phil Ivey loses bid to have Borgata's $9.6M cheating lawsuit tossed, report says
(Atlantic City) -- The Borgata's lawsuit accusing professional poker player Phil Ivey of cheating his way to a $9.6 million in baccarat winnings can proceed,...

3/26/2015

article Gamblers' Luck Runs Out in Bid to Toss Casino Case
(New Jersey) -- Two professional gamblers who won more than $9.6 million must face a New Jersey casino's claims that they used an "edge sorting scam" to...

3/23/2015

article Judge Denies Poker Pro Phil Ivey's Request To Dismiss $9.6 Million Borgata Lawsuit
(New Jersey) -- Professional poker player Phil Ivey saw his request to get the Borgata’s $9.6 million lawsuit against him thrown out denied by a judge last week....

2/3/2015

article Poker superstar Phil Ivey wins $1.7M at Aussie Millions
(Australia) -- The 2015 Aussie Millions Poker Championship wrapped-up over the weekend, and for the second straight year, poker superstar Phil Ivey (GPI No. 526) will be...

1/1/2015

article Top 10 Stories of 2014: #2, Phil Ivey Endures More Legal Drama
(USA) -- Each year the staff at PokerNews picks what we feel are the top stories of the year in the poker world based upon a vote of each of the staff members.

11/4/2014

article Phil Ivey Wants To Run It Twice, Appeals Crockfords Decision
(UK) -- Much like a re-entry tournament, it looks as if Phil Ivey is firing another bullet at his £7.8m lawsuit against Crockfords. According to Matthew Dowd of...

11/3/2014

article Poker Pro Phil Ivey Wins Nevada Medical Pot License
(Nevada) -- Famed high-stakes professional poker player Phil Ivey has been approved for a license to open a medical marijuana dispensary by the Las Vegas City Council....

10/31/2014

article Phil Ivey Among 26 People Approved for Las Vegas Medical Marijuana Dispensaries
(Las Vegas) -- Phil Ivey has been in the news a lot lately. Earlier this month, a High Court in London ruled against him in his Crockfords Casino baccarat case, which...

10/26/2014

article Phil Ivey loses £7.8m Crockford's Lawsuit
(UK) -- Phil Ivey, heralded by most as the world's greatest poker player, has been involved in the fight of his life. The Genting-owned Crockford’s Casino in...

10/13/2014

article Borgata attorneys inform U.S. Court of British ruling against Phil Ivey in mini-baccarat controversy
(Atlantic City) -- Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa attorneys have wasted no time in pointing out to a U.S. District Court in New Jersey that poker star Phil Ivey lost a $...

10/12/2014

article Casino rule 1: the house always wins
(UK) -- Crockfords in Curzon Street is one of my favourite casinos, redolent with clickety chips and glittering history. Its name comes from the old 19th-century gaming...
article Poker Pro Phil Ivey Loses Lawsuit and Over $12 Million After Being Accused Of Cheating At A London Casino
(UK) -- Famed poker pro Phil Ivey has had to give up earnings he made gambling after being accused of cheating by a casino. Ivey, who has won 10 World Series of Poker...

10/11/2014

article Casino rule 1: the house always wins
(UK) -- Crockfords in Curzon Street is one of my favourite casinos, redolent with clickety chips and glittering history. Its name comes from the old 19th-century gaming...
article Why Phil Ivey got a raw deal
(USA) -- The recent news that Britain's High Court ruled against Phil Ivey in his case of a casino improperly withholding his winnings once again highlights the...
article Phil Ivey – Walking the Line Between Edges and Ethics
(USA) -- It’s the poker headline of the week: Phil Ivey Loses £7.7m Crockfords Casino “Edge Sorting” Case. Some though look at that headline and...
article Phil Ivey's Online Poker Slide Continues
(USA) -- This week has been bad for Phil Ivey. He lost a court case against a London casino in which Ivey was seeking more than $12 million in winnings that the property...

10/10/2014

article Straight out of a Bond thriller: How a brilliantly cunning card sharp and his Chinese moll cheated a London casino out of £7million
(UK) -- The gambler eyed the cards being laid out on the baize table and murmured quietly to his attractive Asian companion. She had accompanied him, he told the staff...

10/9/2014

article Famed poker pro Phil Ivey, accused of cheating by casino, loses court case — and $12 million
(Washington D.C.) -- Imagine you go to a casino to play blackjack. You find a table, sit down and buy some chips. Gambling has few barriers to entry.
article Judge Rules Phil Ivey Cheated to Win Millions at Crockfords Casino
(UK) -- Since 2012, Phil Ivey has been trying to recoup just over $12 million in winnings from Crockfords Casino, a gambling establishment located in London, England....
article Phil Ivey loses $15 million baccarat court battle
(New Zealand) -- Phil Ivey, a 10-time World Series of Poker winner, said he did not cheat when he won nearly $28 million playing baccarat at casinos in New Jersey and...
article Poker Pro Ivey Dealt Losing Hand in Edge Sorting Scandal
(UK) -- Phil Ivey, professional poker player and a ten times World Series of Poker winner, was accused of cheating while playing the game Punto Banco at the Crocksford...
article Poker Pro Ivey Did Cheat to Win $12.4 Million, Judge Rules
(UK) -- Professional poker player Phil Ivey’s use of edge sorting to win 7.7 million pounds ($12.4 million) at a form of Baccarat was tantamount to cheating, a...

10/8/2014

article A casino clash worthy of James Bond reaches its climax in the High Court
(UK) -- It is said that all you really need to know about casinos is that the house always wins. I wouldn’t bet on it this week. The supposed iron law of gambling...
article Judge Says Poker Champ Robbed the Casino
(UK) -- In August 2012, Crockfords, one of London’s poshest casinos, refused to pay Phil Ivey $14.3 million he won playing Punto Banco (a form of baccarat),...
article London Casino Denies Gambler £7.7 Million In Winnings
(UK) -- An American professional poker player has lost a court case to claim £7.7m from a London casino following allegations of cheating.
article Phil Ivey Loses 'Edge-Sorting' Case: British High Court Rules In Favor of Crockfords Casino In London
(UK) -- A United Kingdom High Court judge ruled Wednesday in favor of a British casino that refused to pay American poker champ Phil Ivey 7.6 million pounds, or about $...
article Poker star Phil Ivey loses casino case in Britain
(UK) -- Ten-time World Series of Poker winner Phil Ivey has lost his case against a British casino he accused of improperly withholding his winnings.
article Top poker player Phil Ivey loses £7.7m court battle
(UK) -- Professional poker player Phil Ivey has lost a High Court battle against the owners of a London casino over his £7.7m winnings.

10/6/2014

article Poker Pro Phil Ivey's High-Stakes 'Edge Sorting' Trial In London Begins
(UK) -- Ten-time WSOP bracelet winner Phil Ivey’s lawsuit against a famous London casino for not paying him more than $12 million in gambling winnings began last...
article WSOP winner says he didn’t cheat to win $22M
(Las Vegas) -- Phil Ivey, a 10-time World Series of Poker winner, said he did not cheat when he won nearly $22 million playing baccarat at casinos in New Jersey and...

10/5/2014

article Phil Ivey Tells Crockfords Casino: “It’s a Crock”
(UK) -- It’s Phil Ivey versus Crockfords Casino, Round One. The long-awaited lawsuit brought by Phil Ivey against Crockfords got underway on Friday in the High...

10/4/2014

article Ivey Admits to Using Manufacturing Flaws in Cards to Win £7.7 Million
(UK) -- The High Court recently heard the case of poker pro Phil Ivey winning £7.7 million because he took advantage of a manufacturing flaw in the playing cards...
article Phil Ivey Allows Interview as Crockfords Court Case Starts
(Las Vegas) -- Phil Ivey will appear on 60 Minutes Sports on Showtime this week to show a side of him that the world and many poker fans have yet to see.
article Phil Ivey v Crockfords Case Gets Underway in London
(UK) -- Phil Ivey was in London this week as his multimillion dollar lawsuit against Crockfords Casino swung into action in the High Courts. Ivey is suing the chichi...
article Poker star in huge controversy over $13m casino win
(UK) -- A star poker player has defended the way in which he won £7 million ($12.9 million) from a London casino after it refused to pay out the money amid claims...

10/3/2014

article Top poker player accused of cheating casino out of £7.7million claims he would never break the rules because his integrity matters more than winning
(UK) -- Top poker player Phil Ivey, who is fighting a London casino for £7.7million 'winnings', has told the High Court his integrity is more important to...

10/2/2014

article Champion poker player Phil Ivey 'stitched up' London casino in £7.7m winning streak, court hears
(UK) -- One of the world’s best poker players, Phil Ivey, "stitched up" a venerable London casino after taking advantage of a minor flaw in playing cards...
article Poker Pro Says He Didn’t Cheat in $12.4m Baccarat Haul
(UK) -- Phil Ivey, a 10-time winner of the World Series of Poker tournament, didn’t cheat to win 7.7 million pounds ($12.4 million) at a casino run by a unit of...

9/27/2014

article Second casino in battle with card-reading poker champ who won £7m
(UK) -- A gambler who is suing Britain’s oldest gaming club for withholding his £7.3million payout is facing a hefty demand himself – for the return of...

8/1/2014

article Borgata to judge: we did, too, report the Phil Ivey baccarat winnings issue to state regulators
(New Jersey) -- Interesting, and I think unusual, followup in the Borgata v Phil Ivey case: Borgata’s attorneys sent a filing to U.S. District Court Judge Noel...
article Ivey vs. Borgata: Skill or Cheating?
(Atlantic City) -- Phil Ivey is being sued by the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa for allegedly cheating at baccarat after winning $9.6 million. Ivey—ranked one of...

7/28/2014

article Malaysian businessman charged in betting scheme released
(Las Vegas) -- The wealthy Malaysian businessman authorities say led a World Cup betting scheme in Las Vegas and his son were released late Monday from the custody of...

7/27/2014

article Ivey’s bail bid fails to free betting suspects
(Las Vegas) -- Phil Ivey and another big-name professional poker player posted $2.5 million in cash last week to bail out key defendants charged in an international...

7/26/2014

article Borgata Responds To Phil Ivey “Cheating” Counterargument
(Atlantic City) -- Between April and July 2012, Phil Ivey won around $10 million playing Baccarat over four separate visits to the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa in New...

7/23/2014

article Borgata Responds to Phil Ivey Motion to Dismiss
(Atlantic City) -- In the latest chapter in the courtroom drama that is Phil Ivey v Borgata, the Atlantic City casino has filed a countering brief to Ivey’s recent...

7/22/2014

article Borgata Counters Phil Ivey Motion to Dismiss Edge Sorting Lawsuit
(Atlantic City) -- Attorneys for Marina District Development Company, LLC, the parent company of Atlantic City’s Hotel Casino & Spa, have filed a countering...

7/5/2014

article Ivey: Atlantic City win was all skill
(Atlantic City) -- World-famous poker player Phil Ivey says his disputed $9.6 million baccarat win at Atlantic City’s Borgata casino was all skill, and he’s...

7/4/2014

article Phil Ivey Claims Edge Sorting Requires Skill
(New Jersey) -- With 10 WSOP titles to his name, no one is disputing the skill of Phil Ivey when it comes to playing poker. But his lawyers are asking a New Jersey court...

7/2/2014

article Ivey: Atlantic City win was result of skill, not cheating
(Atlantic City) -- World-famous poker player Phil Ivey says his disputed $9.6 million baccarat win at Atlantic City's Borgata casino was all skill, and is seeking...

6/27/2014

article Phil Ivey Eyeing 10th World Series Of Poker Bracelet
(Las Vegas) -- It took until the 50th event of the summer for Phil Ivey to make a final table—but when you are Phil Ivey and you only care about bracelets, all it...

5/13/2014

article The Phil Ivey controversy: Searching for an ethical line in gambling
(USA) -- There was once a blackjack game in Puerto Rico that let you cut thin. Players could use the yellow plastic cut card to trim off as few as 13 cards. Most casinos...

4/30/2014

article Edge sorting: Did Phil Ivey cheat, or just outwit casino?
(Atlantic City) -- Last month's lawsuit against card player extraordinaire Phil Ivey has sparked a lively debate among gamblers about whether the poker champ cheated...

4/29/2014

article HENDERSON: Self-Centered Poker Pros Tarnish the Game for Everyone
(Las Vegas) -- Many will recall the 2009 episode of Celebrity Apprentice when Joan Rivers went on a tirade against Annie Duke calling her and all poker players "...

4/25/2014

article More Details Surrounding Lawsuits Involving Phil Ivey
(New Jersey) -- Suits involving the poker legend Phil Ivey have certainly created quite an interest in the media and with fans alike. There are naturally those defending...

4/18/2014

article Casino says defect in cards made by Blue Springs company led to big wins
(Kansas) -- Even superstars can use an edge sometimes. But in the world of high-stakes gambling, the edge between clever play and cheating can be thin and arguable.

4/17/2014

article Atlantic City’s Borgata Sues Poker Pro Phil Ivey for Alleged Cheating
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City’s Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa has filed a lawsuit claiming that poker pro Phil Ivey cheated at baccarat, winning $9.6 million.

4/15/2014

article How Phil Ivey Beat (Or Maybe Cheated) A Casino For Millions
(Atlantic City) -- Over the weekend, a story about Phil Ivey, the best poker player in the world, made its way around the Internet. He's being sued by the Borgata...

4/14/2014

article Phil Ivey turns tables on casino? Edge sorting' methods earn poker star $10 million [VIDEO]
(USA) -- If you have the means to exploit the system and it is only morally wrong, would you take advantage of a situation? Thats fundamental question Phil Ivey had to...
article What Is Edge Sorting? Phil Ivey Sued By Borgata Casino, Allegedly Cheated To Win $9.6 Million In Baccarat
(USA) -- The Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa in Atlantic City, N.J. believes the professional card player Phil Ivey used a technique called “edge sorting” to...
article Phil Ivey’s Reputation Now Tarnished In New Jersey
(New Jersey) -- Phil Ivey is considered perhaps the greatest poker player of all time, having notched up 10 WSOP bracelets to go with the $21,252,119 he has won playing...
article Top-10 reasons Phil Ivey's baccarat play shouldn't be called cheating
(USA) -- Last week we learned that the Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa is suing Phil Ivey for $9.6 million, the amount he won from the casino playing baccarat in 2012.

4/13/2014

article Atlantic City casino claims poker champ Phillip Ivey cheated to win $9.6 million
(Atlantic City) -- An Atlantic City casino is suing poker champion Phillip Ivey Jr., claiming he cheated his way to more than $9.6 million in winnings.
article Phil Ivey Sued: Latest Details on Poker Star's Lawsuit for Alleged Card-Cheating
(New Jersey) -- Phil Ivey, one of the world's top poker players, is being sued by the Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa in Atlantic City, N.J. The casino accuses the...

4/12/2014

article Is Phil Ivey Guilty of Cheating Under New Jersey Law?
(New Jersey) -- Phil Ivey has found himself in the center of yet another casino controversy, this time on the wrong end of a lawsuit claiming the poker superstar “...
article Borgata lawsuit: Famed poker star cheated, won $9.6M
(New Jersey) -- The Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa in Atlantic City this week has sued Phil Ivey – one of the most recognizable of the players on the World Series...
article Casino: World poker champ took $9.6M in card-cheat scam
(New York) -- An Atlantic City casino is charging that a world-famous championship poker player hauled in $9.6 million at a baccarat table after pulling off an elaborate...
article Phil Ivey sued by casino for allegedly cheating house out of $9.6 million
(USA) -- Professional poker player Phil Ivey is being sued by an Atlantic City casino that alleges he cheated in order to win $9.6 million over the course of four...
article STUTZ: Pro poker player Phil Ivey sued by Atlantic City casino Borgata
(Las Vegas) -- Professional poker standout Phil Ivey has been sued in federal court by the Borgata in Atlantic City, which claimed the $9.6 million he won at the casino...

4/11/2014

article Borgata: Famous gambler won $9.6 million by cheating
(Atlantic City) -- An Atlantic City casino is suing a famous gambler, claiming he won $9.6 million in a card-cheating scheme. The Borgata filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday...

3/7/2014

article Poker star Ivey betting on boxing
(California) -- Phil Ivey has been dealt a cool hand. He can play poker, play poker great. He is the Wyatt Earp of poker. He can play poker as well as anyone who sits...

9/14/2013

article 'I read the cards but I'm no cheat': U.S. poker ace suing Britain's oldest casino
(UK) -- A gambler who is suing Britain’s oldest casino for withholding his £7.8 million payout has admitted he did win the cash by ‘reading’ the...

8/9/2013

article Phil Ivey Suffers Record Losses in 2013
(USA) -- Phil Ivey is widely considered the world’s best all-round poker player and he has a fantastic record to back it up. He was nine WSOP bracelets, live...

5/21/2013

article Casino hits back in £7.7m fight over winnings with top gambler
(London) -- Britain's oldest casino today hit back at claims it had welched on a £7.7 million payout by accusing a top gambler of cheating by “reading...

5/15/2013

article UK casino accuses US poker star Ivey of cheating
(UK) -- A major casino operator is accusing Phil Ivey, an American who is one of the world's top professional poker players, of amassing millions of dollars in...

5/14/2013

article Crockfords Fires Back at Phil Ivey
(UK) -- Last week, we told you about poker superstar Phil Ivey’s lawsuit against London’s Crockfords for the casino’s failure to pay him the £7.3...

5/13/2013

article Gambling Lawsuit: Did Ivey Notice Defective Cards At London Casino En Route To Winning $12 Million?
(UK) -- The Daily Mail reported that the casino which withheld about $12 million of Phil Ivey’s winnings at a game called punto banco thinks the pro gambler...
article Poker Star Sues For $12 Million, Claims Casino Withheld Winnings
(UK) -- Poker star Phil Ivey wants $12 million he says he’s owed from a London casino. The professional poker player and World Series of Poker champ is suing...

5/8/2013

article U.S. poker star takes one of the UK's oldest gambling clubs to court after 'winning' £7.8million
(UK) -- An American professional gambler known as 'the Tiger Woods of Poker' is suing one of Britain's oldest gambling clubs claiming it is withholding...

5/7/2013

article Phil Ivey, Poker Champion, Sues Crockfords Casino In London For $12.1 Million
(London) -- Poker champion Phil Ivey is going all-in to get back his disputed winnings at Crockfords casino in London. Ivey is suing the casino for $12.1 million, the...
article Poker standout Ivey sues London casino over nonpayment of gambling winnings
(London) -- Poker champion Phil Ivey has decided he’s waited long enough to collect his winnings from a hot game of Punto Banco last summer in London.
article Poker’s Tiger Woods sues British casino for £7.3m in winnings
(London) -- A global gambling star known as the “Tiger Woods of poker” is suing Britain’s oldest casino for refusing to pay him £7.3m in winnings.

3/28/2013

article High court lets stand poker star Phil Ivey's divorce ruling
(Nevada) -- A ruling in the divorce case of poker star Phil Ivey will stand despite allegations by his ex-wife that the cards were stacked against her in the Nevada...

2/6/2013

article IveyPoker Acquires LeggoPoker to Start Ivey League
(Las Vegas) -- IveyPoker today announced the acquisition of LeggoPoker, a community-based website focused on teaching poker strategy through instructional videos from...

10/23/2012

article BLOG: Will Phil Ivey Ever Get Paid, Suspicion of Collusion?
(UK) -- The recent news surrounding Phil Ivey has further added to the sordid news surrounding him in regards to his connection with Full Tilt Poker. Recently inside the...

10/10/2012

article Poker star Phil Ivey wins $11.5 million, but casino refuses to pay
(London) -- Poker star Phil Ivey won $11.5 million in a London casino in August, but the gambling club is refusing to pay him. Ivey was playing a card game called Punto...

10/9/2012

article Why Is Phil Ivey In Crockfords Casino’s Bad Books?
(UK) -- Why Is Phil Ivey In Crockfords Casino's Bad Books? The biggest gambling story of this week concerns poker’s number one pro Phil Ivey and Britain’...

10/8/2012

article London casino withholds payout to top poker player amid inquiry
(London) -- An $11.7 million win at a London casino by top American poker player Phil Ivey has been referred to the British Gambling Commission, a source familiar with...
article Poker Star Phil Ivey May Be Denied $11.5M London Casino Payout
(London) -- Poker star Phil Ivey's $11.5 million gambling win: Was it Banco--or bunko? That's the question being asked in London, as authorities try to determine...
article The £7m streak of luck that a Mayfair casino thinks is too good to be true
(London) -- Seated at a private gaming table in a Mayfair casino, Phil Ivey exuded an air of quiet confidence. His transfer of £1 million into the casino...
article Poker Pro Stars Settle a $900,000 Golfing Disagreement
(UK) -- After Phil Ivey’s trouble with Crockfords casino in Mayfair over his non-paid winnings of $11.7 million, fellow English poker pro Ram Vaswani settles his...

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