Poker Star Phil Ivey May Be Denied $11.5M London Casino Payout

Poker star Phil Ivey's $11.5 million gambling win: Was it Banco--or bunko? That's the question being asked in London, as authorities try to determine if trickery or cheating played any role in the American poker pro's fabulous winning streak at a game called Punto Banco. Punto Banco--a variant of baccarat--is similar to Chemin de Fer (James Bond's preferred card game), according to London's Daily Mail, which describes it as a high-stakes game favored by high-rollers. Lance Bradley, editor in...Full Story
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