Phil Ivey and up to a dozen more Full Tilt poker professionals are holding up the sale of the company to the Bernard Tapie Groupe, according to the French company’s lawyer.

The accusation is the latest shot in a bitter battle that has raged between Ivey and Full Tilt since the Black Friday indictments.

Tapie claims the players owe Full Tilt several million dollars, thought to be in the region of $10-20m, in loans that were extended to them.

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