A $3 million exchange at an Aria poker table is now the center of a lawsuit filed in Clark County court.
In late May, Australian poker pro Matthew Kirk, known for his unorthodox play, scooted increments of $500,000 and $1 million in chips across the felt to Czech casino owner and entrepreneur Leon Tsoukernik.
At least two other people were at the table in the high-stakes Ivey Room while the exchange occurred, according to video surveillance obtained by Kirks lawyers Richard Schonfeld and David Chesnoff.
Within 12 minutes after confirming that he received the last million, Tsoukernik appeared to indicate he wouldnt pay the money back, according to an early morning text message exchange documented in court papers filed Friday, the d…
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