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Casino lawsuit claims gambler won
$9.6M in baccarat card-cheating scheme

Associated Press, by Staff

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Posted By:StormCnter, 4/12/2014 1:03:53 PM

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J – An Atlantic City casino is suing a big-time gambler, claiming he won $9.6 million in a card-cheating scheme in baccarat. The Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday against Phillip Ivey Jr., considered one of the best poker players in the world. The lawsuit alleges Ivey and an associate exploited a defect in cards made by a Kansas City manufacturer that enabled them to sort and arrange good cards in baccarat. The technique gave him an unfair advantage on four occasions between April and October 2012, the casino asserted in its lawsuit. The

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Bur Oak, 4/12/2014 1:30:04 PM     (No. 9808273)

Since the casino bought and paid for the cards it is their and the card maker´s problem.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: SheikYerBooty, 4/12/2014 3:36:06 PM     (No. 9808414)

Ivey never touched the cards.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: WI Cynic, 4/12/2014 6:42:46 PM     (No. 9808586)

They bought the cards, they hired the dealer, they shuffled the cards, they lost a bundle. It´s barely plausible that he cheated as they claim, but if so... as poster #2 pointed out, he never so much as touched the cards.

Pay up, casino.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: MDConservative, 4/12/2014 9:47:31 PM     (No. 9808717)

You can´t cheat an honest man...or casino.

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