Dustin Johnson was the hefty pre-tournament favorite to win this week’s Masters competition 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 had been socks that are wearing he slipped on wooden stairs, fell, and injured his back.
Las Vegas sportsbooks took more wagers on DJ than other player in the industry. On Thursday afternoon, after saying he had been likely to decide to try to tee it up, Johnson explained his human body simply wouldn’t enable him in which he informed competition officials he was withdrawing.
The news headlines brought to light the importance of reading the small print in Vegas when placing an activities bet. A few books stated wagers on Johnson wouldn’t be refunded, while other people opted to go back money.
Westgate’s SuperBook, South Point, Wynn, Golden Nugget, and Station Casinos said bets on Johnson will 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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