Tag Archives: paul phua
- Paul Phua opens an online poker training school
January 10, 2017
Businessman and former casino junket operator, Paul Phua, has created an online poker school with the likes of Tom Dwan and Phil Ivey bigging him up as one of the best amateur poker players on the planet. Paul Phua is following me on Twitter. Ok, so maybe it isn't exactly...
- Prosecutors won’t appeal Paul Phua’s case dismissal
July 3, 2015
The saga ends, as federal prosecutors decided not to appeal U.S. District Judge Andrew Gordon’s dismissal of an illegal gambling case against Paul Phua. Nevada U.S. Attorney Daniel Bogden told Las Vegas Review Journal on Thursday that the government will not be appealing the decision to the Court of Appeals for...
- Paul Phua heading home to Malaysia after judge dismisses government’s case
June 1, 2015
A US federal judge has dismissed the government’s case against accused illegal online sports betting operator Wei Seng ‘Paul’ Phua. On Monday, US District Judge Andrew Gordon dismissed the Department of Justice’s case against Phua, who stood accused of operating an illegal online sports betting operation out of three luxury...
- Prosecutors won’t let it go, protest Paul Phua’s desire to visit his ailing mother
May 29, 2015
US federal prosecutors aren’t willing to let accused online sports betting operator Wei Seng ‘Paul’ Phua leave the country while his trial is pending, whether or not he leaves behind his $48m Gulfstream jet as collateral. Friday saw prosecutors attempting to salvage their case against Phua after US District Judge...
- Federal judge tosses remaining FBI evidence against Paul Phua
May 26, 2015
A Nevada federal court has dismissed the bulk of the remaining evidence against accused illegal online betting operator Wei Seng ‘Paul’ Phua. On Tuesday, US District Judge Andrew Gordon effectively pulled the legs out from under prosecutors by barring them from using evidence obtained by FBI agents under highly suspect...
- Paul Phua hit with conspiracy charge, gov’t says evidence “more than sufficient”
May 14, 2015
Someone in the US Department of Justice really wants to keep Paul Phua’s private jet. On Wednesday, federal prosecutors in Nevada charged the Malaysian businessman with conspiracy, a side dish to his existing charges of operating an illegal gambling business and transmission of wagering information. Phua has a May 20...
Law panel leans towards regulating gambling in India
March 20, 2017
Nevada legalizes Parimutuel Betting on eSports
October 17, 2017