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William Hill bettor in Nevada loses $100K bet on UFC fight

Updated June 28, 2020 - 12:36 pm

A William Hill bettor in Nevada lost a $100,000 wager Saturday on Dan Hooker over Dustin Poirier in the main event of UFC on ESPN 12 at the Apex facility in Las Vegas.

The bet would have paid $200,000 had Hooker pulled off the upset as a 2-1 underdog in their lightweight fight. Poirier dropped the first two rounds of the slugfest on all three scorecards, but swept the final three rounds en route to a victory via unanimous decision.

Another William Hill bettor in Nevada won a $19,200 wager on Poirier (-240) that paid $8,000.

Two days after Nevada sportsbooks reopened, a William Hill bettor in Las Vegas won a $1 million wager on Amanda Nunes that paid $166,666 when she dominated Felicia Spencer en route to a win by unanimous decision.

Contact reporter Todd Dewey at tdewey@reviewjournal.com. Follow @tdewey33 on Twitter.

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