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Poker Players Hit Back In NJ Casino ‘Cheating’ Suit

Law360, New York (July 27, 2015, 4:20 PM EDT) -- A pair of professional pokers players accused of exploiting defective playing cards to cheat Atlantic City’s Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa out of $9.6 million told a New Jersey federal judge last week that the casino knew the cards were defective and intentionally destroyed evidence.

Professional poker player Phil Ivey and a partner allegedly used a technique known as “edge-sorting” to gain the unfair advantage over Atlantic City’s Borgata, raking in $9.6 million. (Credit: AP) Phillip Ivey and Cheng Yin Sun filed an answer and counterclaim against the casino July 22, seeking to have the claims against them dismissed and to be...

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April 9, 2014

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