Members of the Denial Esports staff intend to leave the organization Fri amid growing frustration surrounding Denial’s alleged inability to pay gamers and staff. Nicholas “Karma” Primas-Hailey, Denial’s head of press, already posted his goodbye to the organization via Twitlonger. It is about only nine days after announcing this individual inherited the position. Karma, general manager Thomas Hajduk and the Cheap H1Z1 Items organization’s Editor-In-Chief, John “Mireu” Ryu, have all left or plan to leave the organization. According to Karma and multiple other sources close to the organization, Denial has allegedly failed to pay gamers for its H1Z1 as well as Counter-Strike teams in addition to not paying staff. The H1Z1 team member Pineaqples introduced Friday the team’s departure from the organization. He alleges Denial owes the H1Z1 team $22, 700 in outstanding salary and prize winnings. “As a team, we discussed that our primary goal is to continue in the H1Z1 and PUBG expert scenes, but we need to be fairly paid out so that we can devote the time and effort required to play at a competitive level, ” Pineaqples wrote. Denial’s H1Z1 team participated in “Fight for the Crown, ” a contest that aired on the CW TV network. Karma informed Slingshot the winnings were sent to the business directly and have nevertheless not been provided to the players more than three months after the event happened. Denial CEO Robby Ringnalda issued a statement Friday stating Denial had not breached the contracts with the H1Z1 players which $10, 000 from the money owed isn’t actually due until Sept. 10. He also blamed banking problems for the players not receiving their cash from the CW event. “Addressing the (Fight for the Crown) transaction, I told the actual team we have experienced transfer issues with the actual payout that our bank has completely decreased the ball upon, and if it was not rectified this week we might be fronting the money until we are able to get those issues categorized, ” Ringnalda published. “In order to prevent these issues through possibly occurring once again, we agreed to possess the payout from DreamHack Atlanta go directly to the players and, as apology for the problem, agreed to not take our 15 percent cut from those winnings. ” Denial also allegedly owes cash to its Counter-Strike team. The amount was unclear, but 1 source close to the gamers estimated the range was between $40, 000 and $60, 000. According to sources, some of Denial’s CS: GO players are so much behind in getting payments they’ve needed to barrow money through friends to stay afloat. According to one resource, Denial’s Rocket League roster, which parted ways with the organization in July, was paid late upon multiple occasions, as was Chris “Chris T” Tatarian, a former Denial Street Fighter V gamer. Karma gave a loose estimate that Denial owes almost $100, 000 to players. The latest round of alleged transaction problems seemingly began in May, once the organization was decreased by Razer, based on sources. “I are determined to leave Denial as the head associated with media following the great time-saver of a considerable amount associated with money that is nevertheless owed by administration to many of Denial’s teams, players, as well as staff, ” Karma wrote. “This great time-saver is unfortunate as I have really loved working with my co-workers at Denial but simply cannot continue below its current administration. I appreciate all of the support from followers, staff, and gamers whom I have fulfilled during this adventure and appear forward to the the future and what it might hold. ” Karma and another resource said Denial TOP DOG Robby Ringnalda failed to pay staff members as well as instead offered previous general manager Alex Gonzalez equity in the company. When staff members asked about payment, Ringnalda would defer the actual conversation by making vague comments such as “big changes are not far off. ” Denial has faced previous allegations of failing to pay for players. In January, Super Smash Bros player James “Duck” Ma left the business after failing to receive two months of salary. A day after ESPN published a story regarding Duck’s departure, this individual said Denial no longer owed him any cash. In August 2015, Denial failed to pay $3, 000 to its Halo team, according to a Us dot Esports report. Keep away from of that year, the business allegedly failed to pay its League associated with Legends team for 2 months, which contributed to the team leaving behind the organization.