Las Vegas: “The Phillies Already Won Game Five”

You can go ahead and tell Bug Selig to stop worrying about rescheduling the rest of the World Series game. While you’re at it, tell God he can stop continually pounding Philadelphia with relentless rain. The Series is already over, folks. According to Las Vegas sports books, the Phillies were the victors last night.

Pure Joy

At least, that’s how they’re paying out. According to the Nevada gaming rules, “the final score of an official game is determined by reverting to the last completed inning.” And seeing as the Phillies were up 2-1 after the fifth inning, if you placed a bet on the home team, you’re a happy person this morning. But if you bet on the Rays, you’re probably none too pleased by this betting rule quirk.

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