Poker legend Phil Ivey would normally have been ensconced in Las Vegas this week, battling it out during the World Series of Poker Main Event (WSOP). Instead, Ivey is in London, fighting his appropriate battle to claim £7.7 million ($10 million) in punto banco winnings from London’s tony Crockfords Casino, which he contests has been illegally withheld. The case reached London’s Supreme Court week that is late last.
Instead of playing for the $8.15 million top prize in this season’s World Series of Poker Main Event, poker pro Phil Ivey (seen here after winning the 2008 L.A. Poker Classic) is in London during the Supreme Court, fighting for ten dollars million from Crockford’s that he says is due him. (Image: WPT)
The top-ranked player’s absence from the WSOP, while notable, is no longer the massive news it when might have been. In fact, since he won his last World Series bracelet in 2014, he’s only registered for three WSOP activities.
But until now, he’s never missed the Main Event.
Ivey happens to be fighting the Crockford’s battle for 5 years, along with a case that is similar Atlantic City’s Borgata.
Ivey and his accomplice Kelly Sun ‘won’ the contested sum in 2012 utilizing a practice known as edge-sorting. This will be a technique when a skilled player is in a position to spot tiny discrepancies in the patterns on the backs of playing cards. Ivey and Sun requested a sp…
Villanova soared to victory over Oklahoma in the ultimate Four, but to win the college’s second National Championship the team will need to conquer the odds once more and just take down UNC.
The Villanova Wildcats bested their other two seed opponent Oklahoma Sooners 95-51 on Saturday night for a lopsided 44-point shellacking which was the biggest margin of victory ever in your final Four game.
Nevada sportsbooks had the group from Philly as merely a two-point favorite heading into the competition. Bettors whom placed cash on head mentor Jay Wright’s squad had angst that is little the 40-minute game as Villanova took control roughly halfway through the very first half and not looked back.
Their opponent for Monday evening’s 2016 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball National Championship is the University of North Carolina. The no. 1 Tar Heels were a 10-point favorite over Syracuse, the spread that is largest in last Four history, and they covered it handsomely Saturday by beating the Orange 83-66.
Tonight’s name game tips off at 9:19 pm ET right in front of 70,000 fans in Houston’s NRG Stadium. With Jim Nantz calling the action, many are speculating, and perhaps betting, as to whether Nantz will conclude the game with all the line, ‘Houston, we have winner.’
Saturday’s two Final Four games were anticipated to include a blowout and a nail-biter. The latter ended up bein…