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Borgata Could Hand Phil Ivey a $16 Million Bad Beat
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Borgata Could Hand Phil Ivey a $16 Million Bad Beat

November 11th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
Phil Ivey might have thought his battle with the Borgata was over, but it seems the Atlantic City casino has other ideas. At the end of October, Ivey was given the disappointing news that his lawsuit against the Borgata had been...
Phil Ivey Loses Another $9.6 Million After Court Rules in Favor of Crockfords
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Phil Ivey Loses Another $9.6 Million After Court Rules in Favor of Crockfords

November 4th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
Phil Ivey may want to forget his last few weeks in court as he’s seen more than $18 million slip from his grasp. Ivey has been battling London’s Crockfords Casino since 2012, but following a ruling by Lady Justice...
Judge Sides with the Borgata to Leave Phil Ivey $10 Million Worse Off
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Judge Sides with the Borgata to Leave Phil Ivey $10 Million Worse Off

October 24th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
Phil Ivey is $10 million worse off following a negative verdict in his edge sorting case against Atlantic City’s Borgata Casino. Despite hopes that a court would declare his $10 million baccarat win back in 2012 was within...
Gujarat High Court Acts on Indian Poker Association’s Request for Support
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Gujarat High Court Acts on Indian Poker Association’s Request for Support

October 21st, 2016 | by Jason Reynolds
Indian poker players could be in for some positive news thanks to the Indian Poker Association (IPA) and the Gujarat High Court. Despite being seen as one of the emerging markets in the poker industry, Indian players are still...
Stockton Mayor Anthony Silva Escapes Felony Charge from Alleged Strip Poker Game
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Stockton Mayor Anthony Silva Escapes Felony Charge from Alleged Strip Poker Game

October 19th, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
Stockton Mayor Anthony Silva has had his felony charges linked to an alleged game of strip poker reduced to a misdemeanor. Back in August, Silva was booked into jail after local police learned that he may have been involved in a...
Did David Baazov Receive Kickbacks for Inside Info on Amaya?
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Did David Baazov Receive Kickbacks for Inside Info on Amaya?

September 9th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
Amaya’s former CEO David Baazov may have been receiving financial rewards in return for passing on sensitive company information to his friends, family and traders. The allegations made by the L’Autorite des marches...
Ted Forrest Charged with Defrauding Wynn for $270,000
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Ted Forrest Charged with Defrauding Wynn for $270,000

September 5th, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
Ted Forrest, a six-time WSOP bracelet winner, has been accused of trying to defraud the Wynn Casino in Las Vegas by using checks he wasn’t able to cash. According to a criminal complaint filed with the Las Vegas Justice...
California Online Poker Bill Flatlines for 2016, Despite Revival Efforts
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California Online Poker Bill Flatlines for 2016, Despite Revival Efforts

August 24th, 2016 | by Jason Reynolds
California online poker is now on life support until 2017, at least. The latest measure that could have legalized the game in the Golden State is still in a coma and unlikely to come out of it before the end of this year. The...
Stockton Mayor Anthony Silva Claims Innocence in Strip Poker Trial
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Stockton Mayor Anthony Silva Claims Innocence in Strip Poker Trial

August 22nd, 2016 | by Kaycee James
Stockton, California Mayor Anthony Silva has pleaded not guilty to charges of playing strip poker with a group of minors. Back at the start of August Silva was hit with a string of charges relating to an alleged game of strip...
Marcel Luske Sues PokerStars Over Tournament Rule Infraction
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Marcel Luske Sues PokerStars Over Tournament Rule Infraction

August 12th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
Marcel Luske and PokerStars could be set to clash in court over an apparent infringement of copyright laws. According to Luske, PokerStars reneged on a deal that allowed it to use the International Poker Rules as outlined by the...