However, our coverage before June of 2009 is very incomplete.) This may be what Tiltware refered to as “a large sum of money he owes the site” that the company alleged Ivey had declined to repay during their heated public dispute related to Mr.
Ivey’s (now withdrawn) June 1st lawsuit against the company.
The loans are each marked as an “advance” and many are marked as having been approved by Rich Bitar, Ray Bitar’s brother who handles some of the company’s interactions with its sponsored pros.
Early in the data, Phil Ivey’s account was frequently debited directly for some, though not all, of the money that he was loaned there.
“You need to be smart enough to wake up and realize that you’ve wasted time and money,” Benyamine told the magazine Poker Player.
But I also went to Vegas and lost a million, probably three times as [often].” Francis reportedly fell into debt for .8 million at Wynn Las Vegas — then got slammed with a million jury verdict against him.