I think with his inactivity this was inevitably going to come to be the case IMO, I mean you can't really have a PRO as the face of your poker site
and they never play there. Besides this is probably more beneficial to him to be released (granted I don't know how much $$$ he was making from his deal) because now he could play on PokerStars where there is actually some traffic in the high stakes games.
All that aside obviously he is making more money in the games he has been playing in macau then what the ftp contract was worth to him, or obv he would have put in minimum time to keep the ftp contract. Just my thoughts, maybe FTP will run a competition for their next joe bloe poker pro