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Old 09-19-2015, 05:34 PM   #1
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Highlights of the Phil Hellmuth Reddit AMA

He thinks players were all paid back.

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I was proud to have had a big role in forcing an investigation at UB, which led to $25 million being returned to the players. People said I should have left the site, and that would have been easy to do as I was wanted by Full Tilt. But I saw another pro get haunted for years because the site he repped DID NOT pay the players back. Staying was the right move, and I was happy when the players were paid back. I was also happy when evidence emerged a few years later that made it clear that I wasn't aware of what was happening. The poker world stuck by, but the evidence was nice and completely shut up the haters.
Rest of it.
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Old 09-19-2015, 05:41 PM   #2
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Way to silence those haters, Phil!

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Old 09-19-2015, 05:44 PM   #3
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Thats pretty cool. Thanks for sharing. He comes off great. I love Phil Helmuth as a poker player and personality. He seems 100% sure legalised poker is coming to the USA.
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Old 09-19-2015, 06:15 PM   #4
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Re: Highlights of the Phil Hellmuth Reddit AMA

How about the money still owed after the site went down?? I'm still waiting for that.
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Old 09-19-2015, 06:25 PM   #5
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Thats pretty cool. Thanks for sharing. He comes off great. I love Phil Helmuth as a poker player and personality. He seems 100% sure legalised poker is coming to the USA.
Is this a level ?

If by "cool", you mean delusional, maybe.

Do you, DarkMattersMan, not understand UB players were burned for millions of dollars by the site when AP/UB closed ?

What are the chances that the funds Phil thinks were payments to cheated players were just looted from the overall players' funds ?
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Old 09-19-2015, 06:40 PM   #6
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Is this a level ?

If by "cool", you mean delusional, maybe.

Do you, DarkMattersMan, not understand UB players were burned for millions of dollars by the site when AP/UB closed ?

What are the chances that the funds Phil thinks were payments to cheated players were just looted from the overall players' funds ?
This needs more
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Old 09-19-2015, 06:46 PM   #7
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Re: Highlights of the Phil Hellmuth Reddit AMA

Jfc he is nuts

Some one email him that mammoth UB/AP thread where everyone complains about NOT getting their money

Or even some legit news articles outlining the same

He must be talking about the first round of refunds relating to the cheating (whixh they were well short too and their is taped evidence of owners trying to short change people) scandal and is very confused

Players got shafted and this deluded **** thinks everything was all sorted

Didnt he also get payments related to UB after Black Friday?
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Old 09-19-2015, 08:54 PM   #8
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Old 09-19-2015, 11:17 PM   #9
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Re: Highlights of the Phil Hellmuth Reddit AMA

PH just posted a pic of him and Bill Clinton on Twitter. Living the life I guess . . .
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Old 09-19-2015, 11:20 PM   #10
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did this idiot just say poker is illegal in japan?? guess the news of having a pokerstars pro sponsored from japan for years means he is illegal to play Kappa123

/sarcasm
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Old 09-19-2015, 11:26 PM   #11
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Jfc he is nuts

Some one email him that mammoth UB/AP thread where everyone complains about NOT getting their money

Or even some legit news articles outlining the same

He must be talking about the first round of refunds relating to the cheating (whixh they were well short too and their is taped evidence of owners trying to short change people) scandal and is very confused

Players got shafted and this deluded **** thinks everything was all sorted

Didnt he also get payments related to UB after Black Friday?
I can't fathom any set of circumstances by which someone capable of functioning in society could have been even remotely involved with UB and actually believe what he's saying. Thus, imo, he is intentionally lying.
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Old 09-19-2015, 11:28 PM   #12
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Re: Highlights of the Phil Hellmuth Reddit AMA

Will somebody please call these pussies out next time they are at the table with them, Jesus ****ing christ phil
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Old 09-19-2015, 11:38 PM   #13
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I just watched Phil on the WSOP 2015 ESPN broadcast. In fewer than 3 sentences he said that "deserve" isn't a word one can use in poker, then immediately said that he deserved to have a big chip stack in the event.
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Old 09-20-2015, 12:00 AM   #14
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Re: Highlights of the Phil Hellmuth Reddit AMA

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Will somebody please call these pussies out next time they are at the table with them, Jesus ****ing christ phil
WSOP floor has actually issued warnings to people bringing this up to Phil.
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Old 09-20-2015, 12:19 AM   #15
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did this idiot just say poker is illegal in japan?? guess the news of having a pokerstars pro sponsored from japan for years means he is illegal to play Kappa123

/sarcasm
it is of questionable legality, actually. Kind of like post-UIGEA in the US.... so he isn't really super far off.
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Old 09-20-2015, 12:21 AM   #16
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How much is still owed to players do we know?
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Old 09-20-2015, 01:57 AM   #17
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holy **** he legitimately thinks hes in rounders
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Old 09-20-2015, 04:13 AM   #18
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jeeez what a ******t

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Sam Grizzle!?! Sam has always been one of the funniest guys in the poker world: huge personality! One day he asked me to save him a seat in a game while he went to eat. After 90 minutes, I made the casino stop taking his $9 every 30 minutes, cause so much time had passed, AND then he shows up and the game is full, DOH! So he wants to fight me...I say, well you better do it this week while my back is out, and suddenly I'm in my first and only fist fight ive ever had in the poker world! We both land punches, but next day not a mark on either of us (BEST FIGHT EVER cause no one was hurt).
i mean, there´s nothing wrong with not wanting to fight at all, but wtf at getting into a fight and being proud that no one was hurt lmfao

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Old 09-20-2015, 04:35 AM   #19
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Thats pretty cool. Thanks for sharing. He comes off great. I love Phil Helmuth as a poker player and personality. He seems 100% sure legalised poker is coming to the USA.
WTF

I know you claim to be out of the loop on a lot of things but this is just ****ing absurd.

The guy is a joke, all money was not returned and he cashed in big time on the losses of the poker community ffs

I don't usually tell people they are clueless (well yeah i do) but you are definitely clueless here

Add this to the fact he is one of the biggest douchebags in all of poker and you're way off base
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Old 09-20-2015, 04:41 AM   #20
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Re: Highlights of the Phil Hellmuth Reddit AMA

If you put money in a shady site you know the risk you are taking and shouldn't be upset when you don't get it back
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Old 09-20-2015, 04:53 AM   #21
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Re: Highlights of the Phil Hellmuth Reddit AMA

"Do you realize how annoying your namedropping is?"

"Put yourself in my shoes etc.." - starts namedropping

classic phil
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Old 09-20-2015, 06:36 AM   #22
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ITT I have learned that the legend Phil Helmuth personally stole millions of dollars from players and pocketed it for himself. Thanks for enlightening me NVG detectives, I really am naive and clueless. Cheers.
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Old 09-20-2015, 06:58 AM   #23
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ITT I have learned that the legend Phil Helmuth personally stole millions of dollars from players and pocketed it for himself. Thanks for enlightening me NVG detectives, I really am naive and clueless. Cheers.
I suppose next you will be telling us that Howard Lederer, Chris Ferguson and Ray Bitar are all decent guys and never intentionally did anything wrong, things would have sorted themselves out in the long run and all would have been better than before. They did it for us.

Logic - look it up (and while you are at it maybe look further into Phil's involvement with UB and come back when you have a clue)
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Old 09-20-2015, 07:51 AM   #24
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Vintage Gold. Thanks password hacked. I lol'd
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Old 09-20-2015, 07:58 AM   #25
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What a ****ing joke
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