Paul Phua is currently free, since the sports betting situation against him was dismissed. But the opera may not be totally over yet. (Image: davisvanguard.org)
Paul Phua has had plenty of highs and lows over the year that is past from the raid that led to his arrest last summer in Las Vegas to the increasing amount of evidence against him considered become inadmissible in court in current months.
Today, though, it seems that the businessman that is malaysian poker player has arrived out on top once and for all.
US District Judge Andrew Gordon dismissed the charges against Phua on Monday, ending a nearly year-long court battle over an alleged illegal World Cup activities gambling band that had been being go out of a Caesars Palace villa on the Las Vegas Strip.
Judge Gordon made the decision after prosecutors admitted that their case was dropping aside because of the volume of evidence that they could no further make use of against Phua in court.
Prohibited Search, Doomed Case
Gordon had ruled that evidence seized from three villas getting used by Phua and his associates had been tainted, as 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 access to the villas, causing the occupants to call for tech support and allowing agents to enter underneath the guise of being repair workers.
Initially, only theContinue reading