had the Vegas Golden Knights won the Stanley Cup. In the end, they were still likely happy with the outcome.
"Remember, there have been opportunities to get off this," Avello noted. "People have bet other teams, a lot of shops have put up yes/no props [on the Golden Knights to win the Stanley Cup], and through each playoff series and game to game, we've been forcing the hand to bet the other side."
"We cut our liability in half on the field bet," Murray said. "We gave a good price on the field in January because we saw how big the [futures] number was. If we did nothing, we'd have been looking at a seven-figure liability."