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How BetMGM, Vegas sports books handled bets on Jon Rahm at the Memorial (golfweek.usatoday.com)

Bettors at BetMGM Sportsbook were spared a bad beat Saturday night when Jon Rahm was forced to withdraw from the Memorial Tournament due to a positive COVID-19 test.

Rahm, the defending tournament champion and 2021 betting favorite, was ahead by six strokes at 18 under at the end of his third round. With the win seeming inevitable under conventional circumstances, BetMGM paid out all outright, top-5, top-10 and top-20 wagers in cash.

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