Phil Ivey

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Top Gambler Won't Get $10.2M After Court Rules He Cheated

Phil Ivey has been fighting for the money since 2012

(Newser) - Professional poker champ Phil Ivey won't be getting the $10.2 million he thought he won from a London casino, the Guardian reports. The 40-year-old, whom the BBC calls "the Tiger Woods of poker," was found to have cheated in order to win the money while playing... More »

Poker Pro Pushed Legal Edge of Gambling, Lost Big

Phil Ivey, companion have to pay $10.1M back to the Borgata

(Newser) - Phil Ivey is a poker pro, but in 2012 he was on a baccarat hot streak, winning $9.6 million over four visits to Atlantic City's Borgata. It's not money he'll keep. A federal judge last week ordered Ivey and companion player Cheng Yin Sun to return... More »

Poker Pro Cheated to Win $12.4M: Judge

Phil Ivey says his way of playing baccarat is legit, but a London court disagreed

(Newser) - A London judge ruled yesterday that a professional poker player used a croupier "as his innocent agent or tool" to cheat a London casino out of $12.4 million, Bloomberg reports. Phil Ivey—described on the World Series of Poker website as "arguably the best poker player in... More »

Casino Accuses Gambling Champ Phil Ivey of Cheating

Poker great is sued over winnings in baccarat

(Newser) - A lawsuit from a casino accuses one of the world's highest-profile poker players of being a cheat—at least when it comes to baccarat. The Borgata casino of Atlantic City has sued Phil Ivey, claiming he won a total of $9.6 million through a scheme that violates New... More »

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