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Borgata sues poker pro Phil Ivey

April 14, 2014
By Alex Napoliello/NJ.com

The Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa is suing a World Series of Poker champ who it says cheated the house for $9.6 million, according to a report from New Jersey Law Journal.

The lawsuit alleges that poker pro Phillip “Phil” Ivey Jr. allegedly cheated while playing several sessions at a Baccarat table in 2012, the report said.

While playing, Ivey allegedly cheated by fixating on pattern flaws on the back of the cards, a technique commonly known as “edge sorting,” according to the lawsuit. [more]

CLOSE CALL FOR RAFA NADAL IN HEAD-TO-HEAD WITH THE WORLD’S BEST FEMALE POKER PLAYER

April 13, 2014
The world’s number one tennis player and PokerStars ambassador, Rafa Nadal has lost out to the world’s best female poker player, Vanessa Selbst in a heads-up poker game. Nadal finished with slightly fewer chips than Selbst in a special charity poker game held at Casino de Monte Carlo. [more]

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  • Borgata sues poker pro Phil Ivey

    April 14, 2014
    By Alex Napoliello/NJ.com

    The Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa is suing a World Series of Poker champ who it says cheated the house for $9.6 million, according to a report from New Jersey Law Journal.

    The lawsuit alleges that poker pro Phillip “Phil” Ivey Jr. allegedly cheated while playing several sessions at a Baccarat table in 2012, the report said.

    While playing, Ivey allegedly cheated by fixating on pattern flaws on the back of the cards, a technique commonly known as “edge sorting,” according to the lawsuit. [more]

  • CLOSE CALL FOR RAFA NADAL IN HEAD-TO-HEAD WITH THE WORLD’S BEST FEMALE POKER PLAYER

    April 13, 2014
    The world’s number one tennis player and PokerStars ambassador, Rafa Nadal has lost out to the world’s best female poker player, Vanessa Selbst in a heads-up poker game. Nadal finished with slightly fewer chips than Selbst in a special charity poker game held at Casino de Monte Carlo. [more]

  • POKERSTARS’ carnival of tournaments returns to CELEBRATE TOURNAMENT number 900 million

    April 12, 2014
    PokerStars is in a carnival atmosphere this month, as the world’s largest online poker site today announced it will celebrate the latest milestone of Tournament Number 900 Million with a ‘Carnival of Tournaments’ from April 14-27. The two-week festival will feature more than $2 million in boosted guarantees, special tournaments, and $700,000 in giveaway prizes. [more]

  • FULL TILT POKER’S FTOPS XXV CONCLUDES THIS SUNDAY WITH $1.5M GUARANTEED MAIN EVENT

    April 11th, 2014

    A total of $3 million in guaranteed prize pools, plus the title of FTOPS Leaderboard winner and the accompanying four-month Black Card Pro Sponsorship contract, are up for grabs at Full Tilt Poker during the final days of FTOPS XXV this weekend.

    The weekend is headlined by the $635 Main Event, which begins at 13:30 ET on Sunday and features $1.5 million in guaranteed prize money. [more]

  • CROWN’S 2014 AUSSIE MILLIONS POKER CHAMPIONSHIP TELEVISION BROADCAST

    April 10, 2014
    Crown Melbourne has today announced the 2014 Aussie Millions Poker Championship television broadcast will commence on ESPN from Sunday 20 April 2014 at 9:00pmEST. The Aussie Millions broadcast series will consist of 12 one-hour episodes and will be telecast Australia-wide every Sunday night at 9:00pmEST on ESPN. The premiere episode will feature the Final Table of the internationally renowned Aussie Millions ‘Main Event’, proudly part of the Asia Pacific Poker Tour (APPT).