The couple married In May 2002, but after 7 years, they filed for divorce in 2009.On 29 December 2009, the Judge Bill Gonzalez granted the divorce, both parties agreed.

Ivey sued the casino, and Judge John Mitting ruled that although Ivey was not a dishonest individual, edge sorting was illegal under civil law.

Ivey took the case to the Court of Appeals where again, they agreed that Ivey was a lovely man and all that, but voted 2:1 in favour of the casino, because of the intentional way Ivey and his partner in crime shifted the 1% casino edge to a 6% Ivey edge.

Ivey's lawyer told the AP, "What this ruling says is a player is prohibited from combining his skill and intellect and visual acuity to beat the casino at its own game." Ivey will appeal the ruling.

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The Borgata took him to court claiming Ivey broke the rules and they wanted their money back.

A judge has now weighed in and claimed Ivey didn't violate game rules -- but DID violate a New Jersey gambling law that's supposed to block players from using strategies like "edge-sorting" to swing the odds in their favor.

Poker legend Phil Ivey was just ordered to return roughly MILLION in baccarat winnings he pulled from an Atlantic City casino in 2012 ...