HNR 4/11: Phil Ivey Being Sued; Bikini Poker Prop Bet for Norwegian Hottie
Phil Ivey and a casino are at odds, and a hot poker player strips down at a poker tournament. Check out a wrap-up of the happenings in poker in our daily “Hit and Run.”
Ivey being sued: Phil Ivey and the Borgata aren’t BFFs. The casino is suing Ivey for allegedly cheating at baccarat, using a technique called “edge sorting.” Ivey also had a similar episode with Crockfords in London, as he sued that casino last year to release his winnings. Get the lowdown here.
Norwegian plays poker in bikini: We’re pretty sure if Karin Bruteig played next to us in a bikini, we wouldn’t be concentrating on poker. After losing a prop bet, she had to strip down to a bikini while playing at the Norwegian Poker Championships in Dublin. Video here.
–Updates from the WPT Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown, where Kevin Saul leads, while Lily Kiletto and Jake Cody lurk not far behind.
—Niki Jedlicka returns to Full Tilt Poker, and promptly wins a million bucks.
—The Poker Players Alliance goes on the offensive against a possible online gaming ban in the United States.
–PokerNews continues its state-by-state look at online gaming regulation.
–Check out PokerStars’ promotion for its 900 millionth tournament.
–Update from the UKIPT Series 4 at the Hippodrome.