Scandals

Phil Ivey Back to Court for Crockfords Edge Sorting Appeal
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Phil Ivey Back to Court for Crockfords Edge Sorting Appeal

November 5th, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
Phil Ivey is to appeal against the judgment of the High Court in London in the Crockfords Casino edge-sorting case. According to his lawyer, Matthew Dowd of Archerfield Partners LLP, Ivey has formally filed papers to challenge...
Paul Phua Court Case Reveals Surprising New Details
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Paul Phua Court Case Reveals Surprising New Details

November 4th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
Defense attorneys in the Paul Phua sports betting case have submitted documents that reveal new details about the investigation that eventually brought down the alleged betting ring that was being run out of a Caesars Palace...
Paul Phua Sports Betting Bust FBI Tactics Could Be Inadmissable, Lawyers Say
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Paul Phua Sports Betting Bust FBI Tactics Could Be Inadmissable, Lawyers Say

October 29th, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
Lawyers for several defendants in the Paul Phua sports betting case say that FBI agents used illegal tactics to obtain evidence against their clients. That accusation came from legal counsel representing four of the eight...
Final Full Tilt Poker Refunds at Risk, Says Garden City Group
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Final Full Tilt Poker Refunds at Risk, Says Garden City Group

October 28th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
Some players waiting for Full Tilt Poker refunds may risk not receiving those funds at all if they do not fix errors or finish incomplete petitions by an upcoming deadline. More than 2,200 petitioners were recently contacted by...
Former Full Tilt Head Ray Bitar Not Back in the High Life, Per Allen Cunningham
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Former Full Tilt Head Ray Bitar Not Back in the High Life, Per Allen Cunningham

October 27th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
Former Full Tilt poker pro Allen Cunningham has fired back at players who criticized the sentence received last year by the site’s ex-CEO Ray Bitar, saying that his former boss is in poor health and not enjoying the funds...
Lock Poker Owes Players More Than $3 Million, Report Says
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Lock Poker Owes Players More Than $3 Million, Report Says

October 26th, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
The scale of the Lock Poker cash-out scandal may be more alarming than had been previously suspected, according to a new report compiled by TwoPlusTwo poster “IHasTehNutz,” suggesting that players are owed almost $3.2...
WSOP Winner Darren Woods Charged as Online Poker Cheat
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WSOP Winner Darren Woods Charged as Online Poker Cheat

October 16th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
UK poker player Darren Woods was in court this week, charged with cheating at online poker. As reported by the Grimsby Telegraph, a small northern English local newspaper, Woods appeared in Sheffield Crown Court to answer 12...
EuroPoker Files for Bankruptcy in France
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EuroPoker Files for Bankruptcy in France

October 15th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
EuroPoker parent company EPMEDIA recently filed for bankruptcy and will meet in court this week to discuss their insolvency. French gambling authority ARJEL (Autorité de régulation des jeux en ligne) reported the matter....
Cercle Cadet Poker Club in Paris Hit with Criminal Allegations
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Cercle Cadet Poker Club in Paris Hit with Criminal Allegations

October 15th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
The Cercle Cadet Poker club in Paris’ Rue Cadet was raided by French police on Tuesday morning, following a yearlong investigation into alleged extortion by organized gangs, embezzlement, money-laundering, and criminal...
Phil Ivey Loses Advantage Over Crockfords in Court Case
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Phil Ivey Loses Advantage Over Crockfords in Court Case

October 8th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
Phil Ivey suffered a major loss in court on Tuesday, as a London judge ruled that his use of edge sorting techniques to win at baccarat constituted cheating. The case involved whether Ivey, who sought to force Crockfords Casino...