Las Vegas Casino Sues Nhl Player For Half A Million Dollars
Evander Kane, one of the NHL’s top scorers with a total of 9 goals in 13 games, is sued by a Las Vegas casino, the Cosmopolitan. The gambling establishment is demanding full repayment of its debts which amount to around $ 500,000.
Bets dating from April
This year, the 28-year-old striker has stood out strongly from his teammates by having a good season with excellent goals. The left winger has nothing to complain about in this discipline, but the hockey player is not always so good when it comes to the casino game. Officially, the Las Vegas Cosmopolitan has just sued the hockey player and is claiming the sum of $ 500,000. Gambling debts that the Sharks striker has accumulated over the months. The bets were made last spring and were never made by Kane. In total, the amount of stakes varies between 20,000 and 100,000 dollars each. These bets date back to April 2019 when his team were still in Las Vegas in Games 3 and 4 against the Golden Knights.
Due to lack of luck, the attacker has lost a considerable sum and will be forced to pay his debts. Half a million dollars is what the player will have to pay back to the casino. With his seven million per season and a seven-year contract, it will certainly be easy for him to finalize the payout. On May 24, 2018, Kane signed a $ 49 million deal and since then his career has grown significantly, pocketing substantial income in the process. Nevertheless, with such a loss, only by playing in the casino, he can soar his millions in a short span of time. So he should take it easy with the games.
This isn’t the first time Evander Kane has been in the media. His photo showing him with stacks of US banknotes in hand has sparked a lot of controversy. Now it’s unpaid gambling debts that are forcing him to go to court. Faced with this situation, the NHL and the Sharks did not wish to react to this accusation and preferred to be in the background concerning this matter.