I don't look at card counting as cheating--although I have had a casino executive call it that. Here's another little casino trick...playing poker in Vegas. Seven card stud. Seven players. Guy at the end of the table is drinking a lot, smoking a fat cigar and making stupid bets for about an hour. Losing big time. He makes a big deal out of asking for and getting a marker for $5000.00. Suddenly he's not drunk any more and winning. I was sitting next to a pillar. On that pillar was a small brass plaque that said the house reserves the right to have a house player at the table. Now--the house doesn't have to tell you if they have one unless you ask. If you ask they have to tell you--but they don't have to tell you who it is. I asked the dealer and his eyes darted to the guy with the cigar. He said yes. Six players left the table. I'm pretty good--but I'll be damned if I'm going to go up against a professional poker player--especially one who's playing with the house's money.
This simple. The casino's agreed to all his requests and edge sorting is not illegal. Don't agree to all his requests. That simple. Hey, casino's win the vast majority of the time. Every once in a while, the casino loses.
A lil dirty but still none the less the casinos did it to them selves. So I say he should get ALL the money that is rightfully his and shame on the casinos for doing this to him unlawfully. He won it, its his...PAY the MAN !!
I bought an ouija board from target for $15.00 then I went home and set it on the counter ate dinner then went up to my room to play it was about 9pm i spent about an hour trying to I guess you could say nothing happened cause nothing did so I jumped in to bed and dreamt about my ceiling with a pitch black smoke swirling in a large circle then iwoke up to a thump I looked at my phone it was 3am then I felt someone sitting down at the edge of my bed but I couldn’t jump up cause that’s what I was trying to do I was paralyzed from torso down I shine my phone at the end of the bed and see a robed person in torn back robes with the hood on but I couldn’t see a face it was facing to the east of me I said hello then I get a reply “ How may I be of service” in a devious malevolent voice sound like a 9 year old kid who’s been smoking cigarettes I was surprised and took me a moment to process what the hell is going on then I remembered the ouija board I looked at it where I left it on the ground then it was set on fire but the carpet didn’t catch it burned up tthe board no burned marks around carpet area i say to the person “can I move” then instantly I could feel my legs moving I got up and said who are you it looked at me but I still couldn’t see a face inside the hood was the blackest black I’d seen in my life it didn’t reply but pointed to my desk and on my desk was a paper I’d never seen before it was old looking didn’t look like paper but dried skin of some sort on was a contract I can’t tell you about it cause it was part of it but it wanted me to sign it I didn’t mind so I reached for a pen in my cupboard but It closed shut before I could reach for a pen then a thump on the desk a thing appeared idk what it’s called but it was a figure of a goats head with the tongue out side ways with one of the horns broken off but the other horn was very sharp the thing looked like it had dried up blood covered on this the blood stained into the metal I got the notion that it wanted me to prick my finger so I don’t and pressed down on the X_________ and then I look back at the person but was gone and the contact disappeared I don’t know if this was a dream but I’ve been luckiest guy ever things happening to that I’d never imagined but I’ve been feeling empty inside I don’t talk to anyone anymore I want to be alone feels like I’ve been robbed
The casinos provide the cards, and they cost $1 a pack...if they're too stupid or too cheap to pay for cards that can't be edge counted, too bad. The casinos won the case because they have more political power than a poker player.
All one has to do is hit an insane hot streak and the casino starts shitting itself. I've seen casino cowardice and casino cheating. Got on a crap table and was winning WAY BIG. Up about 15k. Just me. Others at the table too. They come over and lock in bet amounts. It was a $10 table. They raised it to a $50 table minimum bet. Then about 10 minutes later the guido pit stooge comes over and just closes the table. I got backed off a blackjack table for getting lucky. Sat there for two hours and would bet low and when it felt good BET BIG. They pulled me off table and told me that I cannot vary my bets. If my first bet is $10, every bet must be $10. FUCK OFF.
Come on. You don't let someone like Phil Ivey set the rules. You are going to lose. They knew he was going in with an advantage. Heck, you don't let someone like Phil Ivey play at your casino without an advantage. What were they thinking? It's like the other guy said. You don't let someone as talented at gambling as Phil Ivey play slot machines at your casino. They knew who he was, and they knew he was playing with an advantage that they granted. THEY gambled and THEY lost. Pay up fools.
I'm banned from 2 casinos in Atlantic city because of winning at blackjack. All I did was bet double if I lost. They saw this as card counting and physically removed me each time. I hadn't even won more than $1000 at each casino... They have the right to ban anyone for any reason. Phil deserves to get paid and if they want to they should just ban him. But he was not cheating, just being smart. Not a crime to be smart!
Yup he did nothing illegal the casino allowed his request, they hire and pay millions to so called experts to look at those request to see if there could be any advantage but no they didn’t deny anything and he cooked their ass now pay the man his 20 million.
It's funny cause he told him he was going to cheat, and they let him TRY, and he DID cheat and it worked lol. Only person to blame here is the guy that allowed him to play there. He out cheated the cheaters and I have zero sympathy for the casino.
YOO!! What the fk is up with this shty ass quality!!!? Can we not be rolling out in 2001 480p........ It's like do fking hd or don't post .............Fuck sake it's 2018 after all.. (2016 when the video was released).
Most people are sitting ducks walking into a casino, the odds are NOT 50/50. No one explains this to the customers walking in. Also most people talk about their wins, NOT what they lost. The casino's are run by the lowest forms of life.
I always thought Ivey was a net loser in the non-poker world! Read it somewhere. Anyway, dudes brilliant and even quite honest here. I see an other video that says he lost the suite here on my suggested bar. I'll check it out later but if someone sees this comment please reply insofar as whether or not Ivey is a net loser and if he lost the case or not! Cheers guys.
"cheating is having information that both parties were not privy too" ....... Well the casino did not know that brand of cards could be used to count cards better. So yea bro you did cheat. you admitted it right here.
They allowed him (them) to play, and they went along with his requests, af accommodated him (and his companion). He played accordingly. Then he won. They must not complain, they themselves did not use their right to keep him away from their tables or put of their joints. And also a good point in his favour, it is not forbidden to use your eyes, is it?
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