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 Last update:  3/8/2014       Read more by TMZ         
   
Tarver Had Two Other Gambling Related Legal Fights
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By TMZ

He might be the welcher-weight champion of the world ... 'cause TMZ Sports has learned Antonio Tarver was sued over unpaid gambling debts by TWO VEGAS CASINOS before his problems with the Wynn.

According to court docs, Tarver got into some trouble with the MGM Grand and the Bellagio back in 2009 after taking out a heavy-duty gambling marker at each hotel and failing to pay it back.

MGM Grand says ... Tarver borrowed $100k but only paid back $10k

Bellagio says ... Tarver borrowed $50k but only paid back $5k.

They sued -- and according to court records, both casinos got their money back two years later.

But Tarver didn't learn his lesson. As we previously reported, the 45-year-old was locked up for allegedly skipping out on a $200,000 gambling marker from the Wynn stemming from 2012.

Tarver suggested his friend would help him repay the debt -- as long as he gets back in the ring and starts boxing again.

We spoke to Tarver's reps who insist the guy does NOT have a gambling problem.

Wanna bet?

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comment by Saul_Good, on 03-08-2014
Get that help, Tarver! Sounds like Haymon gave you a second chance by posting your bail and paying off your debt. That's HUGE bruv! Hope you have enough left in the tank if you really plan on climbing back into the ring. They can't put your fights in any casinos though...

comment by Sugar Adam Ali, on 03-08-2014
Tarver falling off hard.. I was never a big fan of his but I was sure he was gonna retire like oscar and Lennox did and have a successful life after boxing...

comment by jcsuperfly01603, on 03-08-2014
So? It's a shame that as much coverage is given here to the personal issues of a man who potentially has a life destroying addiction than say a very recent former heavyweight champion who is currently embroiled in a conflict that may be pivotal in him becoming leader of his country in the very n...

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