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UK – Supreme Court rules Ivey did cheat at Crockfords

Crockfords, the high-end London casino, has won out in its legal fight against poker player, Phil Ivey, with the Supreme Court ruling he cheated whilst playing Punto Banco. Mr. Ivey, a 10-time winner of the World Series of Poker who has won over $23m, amassed winnings of £7.7m playing over two days at the casino…

UK – High Court rules in Crockford’s favour over £7.7m ‘edge-sorting’ win

London’s Crockford’s casino won’t have to pay poker player Phil Ivey his £7.7m in Punto Banco winnings following a High Court ruling that his ‘edge-sorting’ technique was paramount to cheating. The 38-year-old American had sued Crockfords after the London casino refused to honour his winnings from two days play in August 2012. The player was…

Malta – BetOnSoft launches Punto Banco

BetOnSoft, leading providers of premium gaming, casino software and turnkey solutions to the online gaming industry, has announced the release of new table game; Punto Banco.  Players are transported into the glamorous and stylish world of suave secret agent, codenamed Beech, as they play the popular card game Punto Banco. With a host of beautiful…

UK – Crockfords investigating ‘too good to be true’£7.3m win

An ‘unprecedented stand-off’ has developed between an American gambler and Britain’s oldest casino after the player, described as ‘the world’s top poker player’, went on a winning streak playing Punto Banco, netting winnings of £7.3m with the casino so far refusing to pay a penny. Crockfords, the exclusive Mayfair casino, has notified the Gambling Commission…