Rangi Chase appeared to wave farewell to Castleford after inspiring them to a 28-26 win over Widnes on Saturday.
Last season, he saw a potential move to Hull collapse, and then an off-season move to the Dragons also broke down.
But the Kiwi-born stand-off now looks to be off, on the back of a man-of-the-match performance against the Vikings, which ended with him blowing kisses to fans at the Wish Communications Stadium.
The 2011 Man of Steel admitted on Sky that he has "had a great time at Cas", while the departure of their top-earner will certainly help to ease Castleford's financial problems.
Chase is in his fifth season in Super League, having joined ahead of the 2009 season from St George.
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