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Top poker player Phil Ivey loses £7.7m casino case

One of the world's leading poker players has lost a multimillion pound law suit at the High Court in London over £7.7m of winnings at a top casino. Crockfords Club accused Mr Ivey of using a technique called 'edge-sorting' to give himself an unfair advantage in the card game Punto Blanco.

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Casino: Ivey ruling 'vindicates steps we have taken'

The high end Crockford's club in London where Phil Ivey played Punto Blanco. Credit: Johnny Green/PA

The London casino at the centre of a multimillion pound claim from top card player Phil Ivey has said it is "pleased" with its victory in the High Court today

Crockfords issued a statement saying: "We attach the greatest importance to our exemplary reputation for fair, honest and professional conduct and today's ruling vindicates the steps we have taken in this matter."

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