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Matchbook.com To Refund Losing Bets If American Wins

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Current World Series of Poker champion James Bord has stirred up a nest of controversy by saying an American can’t win the WSOPE main event which starts in Cannes on Saturday.

To spice things up he’s offering to refund losing bets (up to $500) at Matchbook.com if a player from the US wins the bracelet.

Bord said, " I don’t think an American can win the bracelet, Europeans are now far superior. We used to look up to the U.S players back in the day, but those days are now long gone. I’m prepared to put my money where my mouth is and refund any losing bets up to $500 if an American wins."

Matchbook.com has over a dozen WSOPE main event betting markets on whether or not certain players will cash.

The odds on players to cash in the main event are:
Daniel Negreanu — 5/1
Phil Hellmuth — 9/2
James Bord — 11/2
Tom Dawn — 9/2
Gus Hansen — 9/2
Sam Trickett — 9/2
Roberto Romanello — 5/1
Jeff Lisandro — 11/2
Erik Seidel — 5/1
Jason Mercier — 4/1