DraftKings will refund Penn State bettors after controversial call
DraftKings Sportsbook will be refunding Penn State money line bettors after a controversial call vs. Indiana went against the Nittany Lions on Saturday night.
DraftKings is refunding all ML straight bets on Penn State after the controversial OT call on the Indiana two-point conversion.
The company says that bets will be refunded in the form of site credits within 24 hours.
— Darren Rovell (@darrenrovell) October 25, 2020
Officials ruled that Michael Penix Jr.’s overtime 2-point conversion attempt at the pylon was good, giving Indiana the 36-35 upset victory over Penn State.
Here’s the play in question:
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MICHAEL PENIX JR CALLS GAME
INDIANA GOES FOR 2 IN OT🔥
— PFF College (@PFF_College) October 24, 2020
Sportsbooks occasionally will do good deeds like this to help shore up good will with their customers. Still, it’s a very nice gesture from DraftKings and should be a nice surprise for Penn State backers.
Unfortunately, Nittany Lions spread bettors are out of luck. Penn State was favored by nearly a touchdown, so the result of the 2-point conversion attempt didn’t matter in determining who covered the spread.
Penn State hosts Ohio State in Week 2. Meanwhile, Indiana will travel to Rutgers for its second contest of the season.