Case Dismissed: Paul Phua Case Thrown Out as Las Vegas, Nevada Judge Sends Him Packing

Case Dismissed: Paul Phua Case Thrown Out as Las Vegas, Nevada Judge Sends Him Packing

Paul Phua is currently free, since the sports betting situation against him is dismissed. But the opera may not yet be entirely over. (Image: davisvanguard.org)

Paul Phua has had lots of highs and lows over the year that is past from the raid that led to his arrest final summer in Las Vegas to the increasing number of proof against him deemed to be inadmissible in court in current months.

Today, however, it would appear that the Malaysian businessman and poker player has arrived away on top once and for all.

US District Judge Andrew Gordon dismissed the charges against Phua on Monday, closing a court that is nearly year-long over an alleged illegal World Cup sports betting band that had been being go out of a Caesars Palace property on the Las vegas, nevada Strip.

Judge Gordon made the decision after prosecutors admitted that their instance was dropping apart due to the volume of evidence that they could no longer make use of against Phua in court.

Prohibited Search, Doomed Case

Gordon had ruled that evidence seized from three villas used by Phua and their associates had been tainted, because it was the fruit of a unlawful search conducted before the raid. That search was undertaken after the FBI worked with gaming officials to take off Internet use of the villas, causing the occupants to call for tech support and allowing agents to enter under the guise of being repair personnel.

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