Former NFL running back Clinton Portis is slated for a one-day trial on Sept. 6 over a $170,000 debt owed to Atlantic Citys Borgata casino, Card Player has learned.
The case is before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Florida in Gainesville. Portis filed for bankruptcy in 2015 with total debts of about $5 million.
The Borgata, Atlantic Citys top grossing casino, extended gambling credit to Portis in early 2011, and in the applications for the markers he made representations to the effect that he had no financial problems or debt, according to court documents.
A handful of checks from Portis ended up bouncing.
The casino says that Portis knew that the bad checks would not be honored by the bank as the a…