Regina v Governor of Brixton Prison, Ex parte Sjoland and Metzler: CA 1912

The defendant was found guilty of cheating when winning a three card trick by the use of ‘sleight of hand’


[1912] 3 KB 568


England and Wales

Cited by:

CitedIvey v Genting Casinos (UK) Ltd (T/A Crockfords) SC 25-Oct-2017
The claimant gambler sought payment of his winnings. The casino said that he had operated a system called edge-sorting to achieve the winnings, and that this was a form of cheating so as to excuse their payment. The system exploited tiny variances . .
CitedIvey v Genting Casinos UK Ltd (T/A Crockfords Club) CA 4-Nov-2016
The claimant sought recovery of his substantial winnings from the defendant gaming club. The club had resisted saying that the methods used by the claimant at cards, called, ‘edge sorting’ was a form of cheating, a criminal offence within the . .
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Updated: 13 April 2022; Ref: scu.597672