PointsBet sportsbook in New Jersey inadvertently twisted the knife in the hearts and bankrolls of bettors in Las Vegas when it announced Wednesday that it would refund all Golden Knights bets.
Wiseguys bet on San Jose at minus 110 at MGM Resorts to push the line to minus 120 on Tuesday, but the MGM lowered the line back to minus 110 after taking more money on the Knights.
A Westgate sportsbook bettor wagered $100,000 to win $500 on the Milwaukee Bucks to win their NBA playoff series over the Detroit Pistons.
Most of the action is sharp and for $1,000 limit bets.
Entering Vegas’ 2018-19 season finale, a $100 bettor would’ve lost $969 wagering on the Knights in every game this season.
If the local hockey team wins the championship, Station Casinos would pay out an aggregate amount that could reach up to $1,000,000, the company said in a press release Wednesday.