Garrett Adelstein unleashed a prolonged assertion on the two+2 boards that left many speculating as to who is perhaps concerned within the alleged Hustler On line casino Reside poker dishonest scandal.
The detailed assertion included dozens of items of circumstantial proof. Inside the attorney-assisted content material, the Los Angeles high-stakes poker legend prompt Robbi Jade Lew was removed from the one one concerned.
On Sept. 29, Lew made probably the most insane calls with jack-high you may ever see to win a $269,000 pot on the HCL stream towards Adelstein’s eight-high. Moments after, he started questioning the legitimacy of the hand after which exited the sport.
The next day, he launched an announcement saying that Lew “clearly” cheated, leaving little doubt about the place he stood. On Friday night time, he scaled again talking in absolutes on the recommendation of his authorized crew. As an alternative, he made feedback akin to she “was very probably a part of a dishonest ring.”
Was Thief Concerned in Alleged Poker Dishonest Scandal?
Hustler On line casino Reside’s investigation into the matter uncovered a workers member inside the manufacturing crew, Bryan Sagbigsal, had stolen $15,000 price of on line casino chips from Lew following the Sept. 29 stream. He was subsequently fired, however the sufferer declined to press prices, main some to invest he could also be in on the alleged plot to cheat the sport.
Adelstein additionally suspects that Sagbigsal, 24, together with Jacob “Rip” Chavez, who competed within the recreation, labored along with Lew to cheat.
“Based mostly on the proof introduced beneath, what I can say concerning the methodology is that it’s extremely probably there have been cases when Bryan had entry to the outlet playing cards, signaled details about these gap playing cards to RIP, Robbi, or probably each, and Robbi probably used this data to cheat in a number of palms over her 3 periods enjoying on HCL,” the Hustler On line casino Reside and Reside on the Bike common wrote.
Adelstein claims that Rip and Lew “very probably” labored collectively on the 2 streams they each performed with the intention of “dishonest the desk.” He wrote that the “video proof will present a number of cases of them utilizing verbal and nonverbal communication to perform this purpose.”
Lew paid again Adelstein $135,000 from the notorious jack-four hand, though she has repeatedly denied dishonest on social media and on the PokerNews Podcast. However Adelstein’s 2+2 assertion accuses her of dishonest in “a number of different palms.”
What’s the Proof In opposition to Robbi Jade Lew?
Adelstein’s daring claims had been backed by a plethora of proof, albeit principally circumstantial. A few of that proof, nevertheless, was corroborated Friday night time on Joe Ingram’s YouTube stream.
Take, for instance, a supply Adelstein utilized in his assertion, Hollywood producer and HCL common Julie Yorn. Adelstein mentioned that Yorn had knowledgeable him of the time she first met Lew final month.
In response to Adelstein, which Yorn confirmed on Ingram’s Friday night time stream, Lew entered a mid-stakes recreation claiming she was shopping for in for $5,000. Earlier than handing over the cash for chips, she gained a flip and doubled up with out chips in entrance of her. Shortly after, Yorn observed Lew had by no means truly purchased into the sport and was sitting on the stack wherein she had gained within the aforementioned hand.
This piece of proof does not show Lew cheated on the Hustler On line casino Reside recreation, however Adelstein used it to indicate that her character could also be questionable. The majority of the proof introduced on 2+2 by the high-stakes professional relies round Lew’s “contradictions” throughout her on-stream interview and in her interview with PokerNews’ Chad Holloway.
Hearken to Full Robbi Jade Lew Interview w/ PokerNews
Adelstein additionally introduced up the contradictions in Lew’s on-stream statements. When he requested her on the desk how she may make such a daring name with simply jack-high, she made no point out of misreading her hand as jack-three, which might have been good for a small pair, making it much less suspicious.
Later within the recreation, she was pulled apart by Hustler On line casino Reside for an on-camera interview, and that’s the place she first introduced up her excuse of misreading her hand as jack-three. She has since continued utilizing this excuse, however Adelstein has used the inconsistencies in her statements as a part of the proof towards her.
Adelstein’s prolonged assertion was based mostly closely across the inconsistent and probably dishonest statements made by Lew. He claims she’s been deceptive about her relationship with Rip, and wrote that Lew, Rip, and Darren “Beanz” Attebery, an HCL common who helped get Lew on the present, gave “suspicious, contradictory or seemingly false tales on a number of media retailers.”
“Beanz” appeared on Ingram’s stream Friday night time and denied any involvement within the alleged dishonest scandal. He mentioned that Adelstein’s accusations towards him, which embody referring to Attebery as a “scammer and a thief,” are unfounded.
“Garrett must get his info collectively earlier than he places some s**t on the market,” Attebery mentioned.
Accused Poker Cheater Responds
One factor is evident on this complete endless saga and that’s Lew hasn’t prevented the media. She’s appeared a number of occasions on Ingram’s stream, on the PokerNews Podcast, on social media, and has been conscious of textual content communications with PokerNews and different media retailers.
As such, she launched an announcement on Twitter Saturday morning in response to Adelstein’s discussion board put up. She, predictably, informed a contrasting story and continued to disclaim any previous relationship with Sagbigsal.
“Concerning the theft, I’ll say yet one more time, and solely ONE MORE TIME. I’ve no relationship with this now-former worker Bryan, and I’d problem anyone reviewing the safety footage to indicate in any other case,” Lew wrote.
Many on poker Twitter have pointed to Lew following Sagbigsal on Twitter previous to him deleting his account on Thursday as proof that the 2 had a previous relationship or on the very least knew one another, however there’s no public direct proof on the market proving they’ve had any prior communication past following one another on a social media platform.
Hustler On line casino Reside declined touch upon Adelstein’s assertion. Their investigation into the matter is ongoing.