Dustin Johnson was the heavy pre-tournament favorite to win this week’s Masters competition in Augusta, Georgia.
Charley Hoffman’s near-historic opening round during 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 home. The planet’s number one ranked golfer ended up being socks that are wearing he slipped on wooden stairs, fell, and injured his back.
Las Vegas sportsbooks took more bets on DJ than some other player in the field. On Thursday afternoon, after saying he had been going to try to tee it, Johnson explained his human anatomy simply would not allow him in which he informed competition officials he was withdrawing.
The news brought to light the importance of reading the terms and conditions in Vegas when placing a recreations wager. Several books stated bets on Johnson wouldn’t be refunded, while others opted to come back money.
Westgate’s SuperBook, South Point, Wynn, Golden Nugget, and Station Casinos said wagers on Johnson could 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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