Dustin Johnson’s Masters Withdrawal Sets Las Vegas Sportsbooks at Odds Over Refunds

Dustin Johnson’s Masters Withdrawal Sets Las Vegas Sportsbooks at Odds Over Refunds

Dustin Johnson ended up being 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 round that is first Thursday, Johnson possessed a freak fall at his rental house. The planet’s number one ranked golfer ended up being wearing socks whenever he slipped on wooden stairs, fell, and injured their back.

Vegas sportsbooks took more wagers on DJ than other player in the field. On Thursday afternoon, after saying he was likely to take to to tee it, Johnson explained his human body simply would not allow him and he informed tournament officials he had been withdrawing.

The headlines brought to light the importance of reading the print that is fine Vegas when placing an activities bet. A few books said bets on Johnson would not be refunded, while other people opted to return money.

Westgate’s SuperBook, Southern Point, Wynn, Golden Nugget, and Station Casinos stated wagers on Johnson would be 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 make a difference if Dustin Johnson showed up at the first tee or even hit a ball,’ ESPN’s Darren Rovell tweeted.

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