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January 2017

Ruling Against Sun and Ivey Shows Casinos Hate Losing, Too

Posted: Jan 4, 2017 4:00pm ET
By Michael Kaplan

Nobody likes to lose. But you'd think that the owners of Atlantic City's best casino would be able to take a dusting like the professionals that they are. In the case of Phil Ivey and his notoriously sharp-eyed, card-sorting comrade Cheung Yin "Kelly" Sun (the subject of a revealing profile in the February issue of Cigar Aficionado), Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa is coming across as the sorest of losers. After the pair spent some 100 hours winning $9.6 million at mini baccarat—a game in which players do not touch their cards—and $504,000 at craps, the casino cashed their chips and paid them off—just as they should have.

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