PANAMA CITY, Panama, Feb. 2, 2012 /CNW/ - Over a week has passed since
hip-hop mogul Birdman tweeted to over 675,000 of his loyal followers
that he planned on betting $5 Million on the New England Patriots in
Super Bowl XLVI. Approximately 48 hours after the infamous tweet,
BetOnline.com reached out to Birdman, ready to accept the potentially
Once BetOnline.com stepped-up to the challenge, Birdman flew the coop;
prompting the fastest growing sportsbook in the US to open odds on
whether or not the bet will even be placed. On Thursday morning,
BetOnline.com was forced to close all of their Birdman props due to his
inactivity and one-sided action.
"Even though the Birdman props were still getting tons of action, we had
no other choice but to close them," stated Dave Mason from
BetOnline.com. "For one, all of the action we were getting was
one-sided; his fans were all betting against him to make the bet - they
had lost all faith in him. Additionally, since an international wire
can take up to three business days, even if Birdman decided that he was
going to indeed place this record-setting wager, the money might not
have been in his account by kick-off."
There is little doubt that Birdman let-down his fans by failing to
follow through with his boast, but Mr. Mason explained that
BetOnline.com will be happy to accept Birdman's action in the future:
"I'm certain Birdman will be tweeting in the near future about a
seven-figure NBA or March Madness bet. If he is serious, we will still
be here with open arms."
And the offer isn't just for Birdman.
"Larger bettors have always known that BetOnline.com is one of the few
sportsbooks willing and able to take and pay seven-figure wagers. This
should serve as an invitation to the uber high-end of the market, that
BetOnline.com stands ready to take multi-million dollar bets," Mason
One of the few online sportsbooks to be legally licensed and regulated
in one of the banking capitals of the world, Panama City, Panama,
BetOnline.com's management have been servicing players from around the
world for over 14 years.
With a reputation for excellent customer service, 100% payment history
to players, the industry's best bonuses, a multitude of deposit methods
including all popular credit cards, sports lines that appeal around the
world BetOnline is now the fastest growing sportsbook featuring US
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