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Poker legend Phil Ivey would ordinarily have been ensconced in Las Vegas this week, battling it out at the World Series of Poker Main Event (WSOP). 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 scenario reached London’s Supreme Court later last week.
Instead of playing for the $8.15 million top prize in this year’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 he states is due him from Crockford’s. (Image: WPT)
The player that is top-ranked absence from the WSOP, while notable, is no longer the huge news it once would have been. In fact, since he won his last World Series bracelet in 2014, he’s only registered for three WSOP activities.
But until now, he is never missed the Main Event.
Ivey happens to be fighting the Crockford’s battle for 5 years, plus a case that is similar Atlantic City’s Borgata.
Ivey and his accomplice Kelly Sun ‘won’ the contested sum in 2012 using a practice known as edge-sorting. This will be a technique in which a skilled player is in a position to spot tiny discrepancies in the patterns on the backs of playing cards. Ivey and Sun requested a specific kind of Ge