This is a quick summary of what happened:
Ram Vaswani, Marc Goodwin and Phil Ivey and his partner were playing golf for large sums of money.
At the start Phil lied about how good he was and said that he had not played recently. This was a lie. Phil and his partner won $1.8m. Ram and Marc are refusing to pay. Ram’s side of the story is posted at the Hendon Mob website.
Personally, I’m on Ram’s side. And not just because I’m from Hendon. Phil clearly cheated and therefore the game is void. Ram should have stopped earlier, but everyone knows what it’s like when you’re losing.
This matter gives a massive blow to Phil Ivey’s reputation. He’s definitely lost a lot of the respect and admiration that I used to have for him.
Phil’s response is posted on Daniel Negreanu’s blog at Full Contact Poker.