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US $2.5 mil NFL gaming contest ends in controversy: document

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ny (AFP) - A $2.5 million activities making a bet contest resulted in controversy after the chief was averted from making a last wager as a result of winnings weren't credited directly sufficient between NFL playoff games.
Randy Lee of new Jersey gained the $1 million right prize in the three-day DraftKings sports making a bet national Championship with a last $forty seven,500 guess on the Philadelphia Eagles, who misplaced 20-14 to New Orleans on Sunday however coated the spread to supply Lee the right total of $one hundred and one,474, ESPN suggested Monday.
however Rufus Peabody, a former ESPN worker who situated an American soccer analysis site, had been leading the contest with well-nigh $eighty two,000 after winning an all-in wager on the New England Patriots, who beat the l. a. Chargers forty one-28 in Sunday's different NFL playoff video game.
The Patriots game ended simplest 4 minutes earlier than the Saints-Eagles online game kicked off and Peabody advised ESPN he refreshed his laptop in useless expecting his winnings to be credited in time for an all-in wager on a Saints victory or an below-fifty two aspect complete, either of which would have made him the competition winner.
as an alternative, the early winnings had been not credited to his account earlier than the later video game all started and all making a bet become locked out.
Peabody tweeted a screen shot from after the online game started showing his account with a one-cent total.
"good enough, now that I are aware of it did charge me a million i am a bit extra upset," Peabody later tweeted after completing third, nevertheless price greater than $330,000.
greater than 200 americans from throughout the U.S. paid the $10,000 entry price and made greater than $5 million in wagers as part of the competition.
"We respect that within the suggestions the scheduled conclusion of having a bet coincided very closely to the conclude of the Patriots-Chargers game," DraftKings noted in a statement to ESPN.
"while we need to follow our contest rules, we i n actual fact apologize for the journey a couple of consumers had where their bets were no longer graded in time to permit wagering on the Saints-Eagles video game. we will be trained from this experience and increase upon the guidelines and journey for future activities."
New Jersey gaming enforcement officials instructed ESPN on Monday they were reviewing the count.
the contest was the first of its variety since legal activities having a bet outdoor Nevada was licensed with the aid of a US Supreme court docket choice closing may additionally.


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