Eli Elezra talks to PokerNews over claims that he owes outstanding debts to Cole South, Abe Mosseri and Shaun Deeb, and The Borgata efficiently file activity to docket its superior $10.16 m judgment in the state of Nevada.
From the phonograph to the tape deck to the jukebox to the beatbox to the Bang & Olufson 9000, to the iPod to Spotify– it matters not what layout you pick there is constantly one broken record, and also in online poker, that’s the one that tells the sordid story of the man that believes it’s alright not to pay financial debts due to the fact that in casino poker that’s ok.
When Eli Elezra agreed to appear in an Ask Me Anything on 2 +2 in a bid to market his brand-new book Pulling the Trigger: The Memoir of Texas Hold’em Pro Eli Elezra, the three-time World Collection of Texas Hold’em (WSOP) bracelet victor would certainly have been a tad concerned, but nothing would certainly have prepared him from what took place next.
Cole South stepped forward with a various tale after addressing a question about where Elezra obtained the cash to play in the high risks video games with “I constantly have 100% of myself,” and “I constantly pay my financial debts,”
The previous online wizard claimed that he once gave Elezra a $100,000 loan while playing in a video game at the Bellagio in 2010, as well as is still owed $40,000, 9 years later on, specifying that Elezra went off the grid when it concerned tracking him down using text to prepare settlement. It likewise arose that Elezra additionally owed Shaun Deeb a debt.
The ‘Cole South Situation’ at some point got resolved with the pair discussing the phone, as well as although Cole hasn’t seen his $40,000 yet, he did state that he is now confident the couple will settle the issue.
Then as Elezra was about to wear his dark glasses and get the hell out of Dodge, Abe Mosseri arrived on 2 +2 to assert that he had lent Elezra greater than a million bucks during their Full throttle days with Elezra still owing $853,000. Just this time points got a bit seedier with Mosseri declaring that Elezra had actually endangered to harm his family ought to speak honestly concerning the finance.
Talking with PokerNews via a telephone call, Elezra was open regarding the loan, as well as exactly how he began paying off Mosseri $40,000 monthly using Full throttle until Black Friday hit. Elezra additionally claimed that he shed the money playing on-line Pot-Limit Omaha (PLO) games versus the similarity Ilari Sahamies and also Tom Dwan. There were additionally counter-allegations on the threat side of points with Elezra saying that Mosseri’s sweetheart declared Mosseri had actually offered the debt to her ‘mobster daddy,’ prior to proceeding, ‘it’s not going to benefit you, for your family, or for your children. And also if you do not return the money, they’re most likely to come as well as discover you, in Aria or Bellagio or anywhere.’
To get a fuller account of things, check out Frank Op de Woerd’s fantastic item over at PokerNews.
Rather paradoxically, the entire factor of establishing the AMA on 2 +2 was to market more publications, and they have actually certainly done so.
The Borgata Gain Authorization to Snoop Around Phil Ivey’s Properties in Las Vegas
When Bryn Kenney won the Aussie Many millions Main Event, he jumped into nine areas in the All-Time Loan Checklist, pressing Phil Ivey into the tenth place. By the end of the year, you can expect him to leave of the Top 10 entirely, and also if the Borgata has their method you might never ever see him again.
The last we heard of the Borgata v Phil Ivey Edge Arranging Instance, attorneys representing the casino were frantically looking for Ivey’s properties so they might get the $10.16 m that US District Court Noel L. Hillman claimed Ivey needed to pay off, with a search of his properties in New Jacket showing up only empty pistachio shells.
Currently, thanks to Haley Hintze over at Flushdraw, we have actually learned that the judicial system has granted the Borgata lawful group the right to broaden their search for retrievable possessions in the state of Nevada.
According to Hintze, neither Ivey nor his edge arranging associate “Kelly” Cheung Yin Sunlight protested the declaring of the motion enabling them to extend their search to Transgression City.
You can check out the blood and also digestive tracts of the story, right here.