You must get past him to be allowed inside to play. In order to do so you must wear a disguise as Sadie or Ben Clubheart. This is part of the Raven's Cove Story Quest. He seems to be the only Jumbee NPC. As you move farther away from him, he seems to appear as a human once more.
- T-Bones is an NPC, not an enemy, so he can't be attacked.