Saying it’s “the right thing to do,” Sportsbook.com is refunding bets to gamblers that had bet on the Packers during last night’s game (via NESN.com).
[UPDATE] According to BeyondTheBets.com, Sportsbook is only refunding non-U.S. gamblers…
Sportsbook is refunding bets to NON US players ONLY. So, while it “looks great,” it isn’t. Overwhelming majority of bets are from US players
[Earlier] Lost in much of the hoopla of the controversial ending to the Monday Night Football game, was that gamblers were directly impacted by the blown call. In most circles, the Packers were favoured by 3-4.5 points. Prior to the last play, the Packers were winning 12-7, and most believe that is how the game should have ended.
But one gambler posted the image below to his Twitter account. It is a message he received from Sportsbook.com. And they are right. It was the right thing to do. Or even “right the thing to do” (we know what they meant)…
— Glen McGregor (@glen_mcgregor) September 25, 2012
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