Clinton Portis Allegedly Paid Atlantic City Casino Debt with Bad Checks

Adam Wells, Bleacher Report

Former NFL running back Clinton Portis' financial woes may have gotten worse, as he allegedly tried to pay back a casino loan with checks that did not clear. 

According to a filing from the Borgata Casino in Atlantic City (per Barry Petchesky of Deadspin), the casino alleges it gave Portis a $170,000 advance and his checks bounced when he tried to pay the establishment back.   

In December, Portis filed for bankruptcy, with the filing showing he owed roughly $5 million to various creditors, according to A.J. Perez of USA Today

Speaking on ESPN Radio 980 (via Clinton Yates of the Washington Post) about his financial woes, Portis explained that his problems began long ago: 

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