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Adam Scott’s Meltdown No Big Loss for Bettors: Refunds Those Who Picked Aussie to Win British Open

By SBO Staff

Adam Scott 2012 British OpenSan Jose, Costa Rica – July 23, 2012 – For Australian pro golfer Adam Scott, losing the Open Championship after leading by four strokes with just four holes to play will forever sting. But for those who put their money on him at, the financial loss won’t be as painful. The online sportsbook today announced that management is refunding all players who lost money betting on Adam Scott.

"With so many of the favorites including Woods not cashing, it was a good day for sportsbooks. But that wasn’t the case for those who dropped money on Scott,” stated Dave Johnson, head oddsmaker for “We feel it’s our duty to refund the players of SportsBettingOnline for taking such a bad beat. His collapse was historic and we know the bettors who had him must feel as awful as he does.”

Adam Scott virtually imploded on the green, bogeying the last four holes. He ultimately lost by one shot to Ernie Els. Golf Odds on Scott taking the Open were listed at 45/1 at That means every $100 bet would have paid $4500 had the Australian taken the title.

This is the second time in just over two months that has refunded sports bettors after unexpected results or controversial outcomes. Last month, the online sportsbook refunded members who lost money on the Pacquaio-Bradley boxing match after the controversial results handed Bradley the win. All losing bets on Adam Scott will be refunded today. Members of will see their bet refunded into their account reflected immediately.

Paying members cash for losing bets is fairly commonplace at Instead of running unrealistic promotions with ridiculous rollover requirements, features a single cash back promotion that’s ongoing for all players.

Members of the online sportsbook receive 10% cash back, every week, win or lose. The 10% cash back offer is also offered at the sportsbook’s online casino and racebook.

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