Erick Lindgren files For bankruptcy for the 2nd time in 3 years

E-Dog in happier times

Disgraced poker pro Erick "E-Dog" Lindgren has filed for bankruptcy in Las Vegas having only been declared bankrupt three years ago.

Lindgren, a former member of Team Full Tilt and 2 time WSOP and WPT winner lost fortunes on sports betting, and after the Full Tilt gravy train came to an abrupt halt on Black Friday his ability to pay off his creditors dried up, leaving him with millions in debt and no way of paying it. Shockingly, this debt included a $2m payment from Full Tilt mistakenly deposited into his account, which he nevertheless spent.

PokerStars have sued Lindgren for failing to return this money, and also filed papers in January pertaining to the non-repayment of a separate $531,807 loan. PokerStars are seeking $2.5m from Lindgren.

According to Bloomberg.com, Lindgren’s 2012 bankruptcy was closed without clearing up his debts, which included a $3.8m debt to the IRS.

Lindgren looks unlikely to be able to pay PokerStars off anytime soon, as yesterday he filed papers to the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Las Vegas listing assets worth less than $50,000. Given that Lindgren has over $10.2m in live tournament winnings alone, it's certainly a sorry state of affairs for a once respected pro to have to file once again for bankruptcy.

Nevertheless, Lindgren continues to grind out the tournies, and only last week he final tablesd the $1.5k "Millionaire Maker" event at the WSOP, taking 7th place for a $193,675 payout. Chances are, however, that "E-Dog" probably didn't get to see that money for much longer than it took him to get it from the cage.

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