Posted: 4/1/2011 10:35:32 PM
And the Las Vegas Hilton's casino's sports book was also sweating the NCAA results since the $10 bet it took on VCU at the start of the season -- at the odds of 5,000-to-1 -- now appears to have a good chance of success.
"We definitely have some liability associated with VCU winning the title," the Hilton book manager Jay Kornegay told Covers.com. "I can't say I'm comfortable.There were more significant bets on VCU, but most of the time it's just little stuff. A guy will bet like $20 because he or his girlfriend went to school there, but it doesn't have to be a very large wager to hurt at those kinds of odds."