Paul Phua is currently free, whilst the sports case that is betting him was dismissed. But the opera may maybe not be totally over yet. (Image: davisvanguard.org)
Paul Phua has had plenty of highs and lows over the previous year, from the raid that led to his arrest final summer in Las Vegas to the increasing quantity of proof against him considered to be inadmissible in court in current months.
Today, however, it would appear that the businessman that is malaysian poker player has come down on top for good.
US District Judge Andrew Gordon dismissed the charges against Phua on Monday, ending a almost year-long court battle over an alleged illegal World Cup recreations gambling ring that was being go out of a Caesars Palace villa on the Las Vegas Strip.
Judge Gordon determined after prosecutors admitted that their case was falling aside because of the volume of evidence that they could not utilize against Phua in court.
Illegal Search, Doomed Case
Gordon had ruled that evidence seized from three villas used by Phua and their associates ended up being tainted, because it was the fruit of a search that is illegal before the raid. That search was undertaken after the FBI worked with gaming officials to cut off Internet usage of the villas, causing the occupants to call for tech support and agents that are allowing enter underneath the guise of being repair workers.
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