The launch of poker pro Phil Ivey's legal action against online poker provider Tiltware earlier this week has been ridiculed by the defendant company.
In a statement Wednesday, Tiltware came out fighting, asserting:
“Contrary to his sanctimonious public statements, Phil Ivey’s meritless lawsuit is about helping just one player – himself. In an effort to further enrich himself at the expense of others, Mr. Ivey appears to have timed his lawsuit to thwart pending deals with several parties that would put money back in players’ pockets.
"In fact, Mr. Ivey has been invited -- and has declined -- to take actions that could assist the company in these efforts, including paying back a large sum of money he owes the site.
"Tiltware doubts Mr. Ivey’s frivolous and self-serving lawsuit will ever get to court. But if it does, the company looks forward to presenting facts demonstrating that Mr. Ivey is putting his own narrow financial interests ahead of the players he professes to help.”
At least one issue between the two entities appears to be Tiltware's refusal to free Ivey from his sponsorship commitments to the company.
Source: InfoPowa News