Poker legend Phil Ivey would as a rule have been ensconced in Las Vegas this battling it out at the World Series of Poker Main Event (WSOP) week. Instead, Ivey is in London, fighting his battle that is legal to £7.7 million ($10 million) in punto banco winnings from London’s tony Crockfords Casino, which he contests has been illegally withheld. The case reached London’s Supreme Court late last week.
Instead of playing for the $8.15 million top prize in this season’s World Series of Poker Main Event, poker pro Phil Ivey (seen here after winning the 2008 L.A. Poker Classic) is in London at the Supreme Court, fighting for ten dollars million from Crockford’s that he says is due him. (Image: WPT)
The player that is top-ranked absence from the WSOP, while notable, is no longer the massive news it when might have been. In reality, since he won his World that is last Series in 2014, he’s only registered for three WSOP events.
But until now, he is never missed the Main Event.
Ivey was fighting the Crockford’s battle for five years, along with a case that is similar Atlantic City’s Borgata.
Ivey and their accomplice Kelly Sun ‘won’ the contested sum in 2012 utilizing a practice known as edge-sorting. This really is a technique in which a skilled player is able to spot tiny discrepancies in the patterns on the backs of playing cards. Ivey and Sun requested a specific type of Gemaco Читати далі…