Dustin Johnson had been the hefty pre-tournament favorite to win this week’s Masters tournament in Augusta, Georgia.
Charley Hoffman’s near-historic opening round at the Masters was largely overshadowed by favorite Dustin Johnson’s dramatic slip up.
But on Wednesday evening, just hours before the first round on Thursday, Johnson possessed a freak fall at his rental house. The world’s number one ranked golfer ended up being socks that are wearing he slipped myfreepokies.com on wooden stairs, fell, and injured his back.
Las Vegas sportsbooks took more bets on DJ than every other player in the field. On afternoon, after saying he was going to try to tee it up, Johnson explained his body simply wouldn’t allow him and he informed tournament officials he was withdrawing thursday.
The headlines brought to light the importance of reading the fine print in Vegas when placing an activities bet. A few books stated bets on Johnson wouldn’t be refunded, while other people opted to return money.
Westgate’s SuperBook, Southern Point, Wynn, Golden Nugget, and Station Casinos said bets on Johnson is refunded. But MGM, Boyd Gaming, Caesars, CG Tech, and William Hill sportsbooks told bettors to count their losses.
‘At most sportsbooks, action is action. Doesn’t matter if Dustin Johnson showed up at the first tee or even hit a ball,’ ESPN’s Darren Rovell tweeted.
Johnson had won his previous three tournaments, and was unquestionably Continue reading