Ivey v Genting Casinos UK Ltd

Gaming – Lawful and unlawful gaming. The claimant, a professional gambler won a significant sum gambling in the defendant casino. When the defendant refused to pay out the claimant sued for the sums owed. The defendant resisted the claim and contended that there was an implied term that the claimant would not cheat and that term had been broken The Queen's Bench Division found that the claimant's actions constituted cheating for the purpose of civil law and his claim would be dismissed.

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