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MI_turtle WSOP Main Event 1.25 Mark-up - ITT Nick Rainey scams people for thousands of $. MI_turtle WSOP Main Event 1.25 Mark-up - ITT Nick Rainey scams people for thousands of $.

07-16-2011 , 10:54 PM
I understand, I was exhausted from playing over 400 single table satellites and an entire summer in Vegas, I just shut down and did not handle the situation well. I apologize and best of luck rest of the summer.
07-16-2011 , 11:16 PM
So, did you pay everyone back?
07-16-2011 , 11:18 PM
For clarification, which mods gave you permission to start this account or do you have another one you were referring to thats not 'funnerwitbunner'?

Also, out of my own curiosity, who changed funnerwitbunner's under title?
07-16-2011 , 11:55 PM
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Originally Posted by plo ufo MI_turtle WSOP Main Event 1.25 Mark-up - ITT Nick Rainey scams people for thousands of $.
For clarification, which mods gave you permission to start this account or do you have another one you were referring to thats not 'funnerwitbunner'?

Also, out of my own curiosity, who changed funnerwitbunner's under title?

Maybe so it's not be confused with "Bunner" who is on the PokerCast?

Last edited by Turb0Licious; 07-16-2011 at 11:55 PM. Reason: total guess.
07-17-2011 , 01:29 AM
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Originally Posted by looshle MI_turtle WSOP Main Event 1.25 Mark-up - ITT Nick Rainey scams people for thousands of $.
I met nick this year at the rio since all he played were single table satellites and I played those exclusively outside of my WSOP event schedule. I don't know him that well but my gut says he will pay everyone back. I'm not sure when that will be, I'm fairly certain he needs to raise money to do so. I have met a lot of people in the poker world and feel like I have a good sense of judgement although this story about the hospital would void my opinion if it happened to be true (obviously)

He purchased 2% of one of my good friends in the main event, who has a decent stack like 200 people out of the money. If/when he cashes I will find out who nick owes and divide that equally among everyone.
I say thanks for your help in this matter, bro. Another 2+2er helping out the poker community. I hope everyone has/gets paid, coz we don't need any more backers/horse mess ups.

Last edited by PokerJuice1; 07-17-2011 at 01:38 AM.
07-17-2011 , 04:16 AM
Glad to hear Nick is paying back the money - if anyone is still owed $, please let us know.

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Originally Posted by pageh656 MI_turtle WSOP Main Event 1.25 Mark-up - ITT Nick Rainey scams people for thousands of $.
unless those mods tell the person who reported them, thats a good motivator to help patrol the marketplace
This is how it's supposed to work; posters shouldn't be told who reported them. I can't guarantee 100% that it would never happen since mods are volunteers and of course mistakes happen, but I will mention this again in the mod forum to try and help with it. Post reporting is definitely a big tool in the Marketplace so we'd appreciate the help. While we don't want to be inundated with reports over silly stuff, when in doubt, report it IMO. Just keep in mind you won't often get a direct response to a post report, but if it's important to you you're welcome to follow up with a mod of the forum in question to find out what, if anything, happened. Depending on the situation, it's possible we won't be able to share everything with you, but we'll do what we can.

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Originally Posted by plo ufo MI_turtle WSOP Main Event 1.25 Mark-up - ITT Nick Rainey scams people for thousands of $.
For clarification, which mods gave you permission to start this account or do you have another one you were referring to thats not 'funnerwitbunner'?
I'm looking into this some more. This whole thing seems to be something of a communication issue that I'm working to improve in the mod forum. It seems we have mods with different pieces of information that weren't shared. Ideally, that's what user notes are for, but unfortunately people get busy and this doesn't always happen the way we'd like.

Keep in mind that no one actually had to give him permission to start the account, he may have just gone ahead and done so.

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Originally Posted by plo ufo MI_turtle WSOP Main Event 1.25 Mark-up - ITT Nick Rainey scams people for thousands of $.
Also, out of my own curiosity, who changed funnerwitbunner's under title?
It would have to have been a red (admin) AFAIK, and I'm looking into this as well.

Last edited by Bobo Fett; 07-17-2011 at 04:21 AM.
07-17-2011 , 05:05 AM
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Originally Posted by looshle MI_turtle WSOP Main Event 1.25 Mark-up - ITT Nick Rainey scams people for thousands of $.
Lol @ u

You find it strange that im trying to help? Pretty sure in a community like this w so much money changing hands and little to no contracts regarding that money it's everyone's duty to make sure things are right if they have any control.

He has 2% of my friend. If he clearly owes people money i feel it's my obligation to not hand his piece over to him but rather to the people he owes. I agreed w you that he likely doesn't have the money to pay back right now hence the other thread of him selling off a bunch of ****.

Actually, my bad. My reading comprehension failed me. I was confused. A nice gesture, sir.

Is your friend still in it?
07-17-2011 , 04:47 PM
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Originally Posted by Turb0Licious MI_turtle WSOP Main Event 1.25 Mark-up - ITT Nick Rainey scams people for thousands of $.
Maybe so it's not be confused with "Bunner" who is on the PokerCast?
Sounds like this was exactly what happened; Bunner requested a red give the account an undertitle to avoid any confusion. Of course there'd be no reason to check out the FWB account at that time, but even if it had been looked at, if it was early on, there was nothing to discover since there were no IP matches.
07-17-2011 , 09:18 PM
Still owed my 2k/20% but likely Nick will pay soon I think
07-17-2011 , 10:28 PM
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Originally Posted by Bobo Fett MI_turtle WSOP Main Event 1.25 Mark-up - ITT Nick Rainey scams people for thousands of $.
Sounds like this was exactly what happened; Bunner requested a red give the account an undertitle to avoid any confusion. Of course there'd be no reason to check out the FWB account at that time, but even if it had been looked at, if it was early on, there was nothing to discover since there were no IP matches.

Called it!


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Originally Posted by 1outter MI_turtle WSOP Main Event 1.25 Mark-up - ITT Nick Rainey scams people for thousands of $.

I'm pretty sure the undertitle isn't quite what it seems. I'm sure it was handed out to him to ease confusion with the -real- bunner (whos twitter account used to be "funnerwitbunner") It also looks as though he has a different IP address than he had when he was Mi_turtle.

A little tough to try to blame the mods for this.
07-19-2011 , 09:47 AM
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Originally Posted by Bobo Fett MI_turtle WSOP Main Event 1.25 Mark-up - ITT Nick Rainey scams people for thousands of $.
Glad to hear Nick is paying back the money - if anyone is still owed $, please let us know.
I'm still owed 10% / $1250, I've been in communication with Nick the past days and he seems like he's working on it.
07-19-2011 , 01:55 PM
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Originally Posted by thecortster MI_turtle WSOP Main Event 1.25 Mark-up - ITT Nick Rainey scams people for thousands of $.
I'm still owed 10% / $1250, I've been in communication with Nick the past days and he seems like he's working on it.
These comments are not directed at you, thecortser (just using your quote)...

Qualifying statement about this post-I hope I am wrong and these are my assumptions based on what has gone on here and in the past and what I have heard from people involved with Nick and formerly involved with Nick.

This is obvious to most but I figured I would say it anyways. If Nick's "emergency" story (unless it was a robbery) were likely true, then cash or a PayPal transfer, wire transfer, Western Union/MoneyGram, eCheck, branch deposit into a bank account, etc. could have easily been taken care of over a week ago so it seems obvious he is "working on" raising funds through selling his stuff and coaching and it strongly appears like he no longer has the funds given to him and he used them for something else. I just hope people don't forget this when he makes up more excuses like he has in the past (or will you finally tell the truth, Nick?).

Nick,
Hopefully you have learned your lesson this time. You have received funds from investors for other major tournaments, too, like the PCA that you did not play in and many of your investors had to wait for their money then, too because you claimed PokerStars would not give it to you. Maybe that was true (but now I am not so sure) or did you do the same thing but you just got caught this time?

I sincerely hope you will "work on" getting that last ~$2100 to the Children's Hospital of Oakland, too. In addition, I hope you "work on" paying back Bodeye, Aaron Hill, Josh T., Paul K. (and his friends), other former students (and they are out there), the IRS, other 2+2'ers, and everyone else that I haven't heard of. There is nothing wrong with debt but the way you incur yours is way different than most.


Best of luck to everyone and I hope everyone pays attention this time.

Last edited by TheLizardKing; 07-19-2011 at 02:23 PM.
07-19-2011 , 02:47 PM
its kinda weird the obsession you have with nick (thelizardking).
07-19-2011 , 02:56 PM
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Originally Posted by Zima421 MI_turtle WSOP Main Event 1.25 Mark-up - ITT Nick Rainey scams people for thousands of $.
its kinda weird the obsession you have with nick (thelizardking).
I knew you would chime in, lol. I just did not know it would be so soon. You have a weird obsession defending Nick and talking trash about and to other people on 2+2 (not just related to Nick). I have seen it many times. You and Nick seem like you were meant for each other and I just wish you would keep it private and off 2+2 but it is not my forum. Is it kind of weird that he took my donation of over $5K that was supposed to go to a children's hospital and kept it (until he finally donated $4K after it was made public and he still owes $2.1K) and I am furious about it? I would think most people would be except for people like you. You seem like a real jerk and you did then too (when the charity thing came out) and could give a **** about those kids not getting that money. And, he also did the same with other people's donations. Also, I promised Nick that I would not go away until he made 100% good on the donations and I am keeping my word. Also, I am very upset about this and the fact that he owes my friends money. I did not post anything on here for months and months, too so whatever, dude. Zima, just shut up already.

Last edited by TheLizardKing; 07-19-2011 at 03:10 PM.
07-19-2011 , 03:02 PM
lol

not sure i ever said i agreed with how nick handled stuff and not sure why you think i dont want the "kids" to get the money.


was just saying it doesnt seem healthy for you to get so worked up over this stuff. its good you exposed this and am glad the money is eventually gettin to the right people.

Last edited by Zima421; 07-19-2011 at 03:17 PM.
07-20-2011 , 12:45 AM
Heeeeeeeatt
07-20-2011 , 02:07 PM
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Originally Posted by Zima421 MI_turtle WSOP Main Event 1.25 Mark-up - ITT Nick Rainey scams people for thousands of $.
talking to him now.


feel all will be taken care of
wug update?


roll/not roll on bap?
does/does not have the $?
is/isn't refunding?
07-20-2011 , 02:50 PM
stole money out of a childrens charity??

sicko
07-20-2011 , 11:38 PM
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Originally Posted by plo ufo MI_turtle WSOP Main Event 1.25 Mark-up - ITT Nick Rainey scams people for thousands of $.
wug update?


roll/not roll on bap?
does/does not have the $?
is/isn't refunding?
No update from me

I still think nick handled this very bad.

I do not think he has the money at this time (seems quite obv)

I feel he will refund at a later date.
07-21-2011 , 05:30 PM
quoting deleted post

Last edited by Suigin406; 07-21-2011 at 07:42 PM. Reason: see above
07-26-2011 , 06:33 AM
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Originally Posted by entim MI_turtle WSOP Main Event 1.25 Mark-up - ITT Nick Rainey scams people for thousands of $.
Still owed my 2k/20% but likely Nick will pay soon I think
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Originally Posted by thecortster MI_turtle WSOP Main Event 1.25 Mark-up - ITT Nick Rainey scams people for thousands of $.
I'm still owed 10% / $1250, I've been in communication with Nick the past days and he seems like he's working on it.
I assume you guys are still waiting?

Anyone else out there who is still unpaid?
07-26-2011 , 04:25 PM
Yes still waiting, sent him a message , no response. Might catch him on skype.
07-28-2011 , 02:29 AM
waiting on check.
07-28-2011 , 02:47 AM
maybe you guys would like a 100% rakeback account on full tilt instead?
07-28-2011 , 11:14 AM
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Originally Posted by entim MI_turtle WSOP Main Event 1.25 Mark-up - ITT Nick Rainey scams people for thousands of $.
Yes still waiting, sent him a message , no response. Might catch him on skype.
maybe you will be able to catch him here (tonight)...

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