SPOTY Snub: We’ve refunded bets on Tyson Fury after his shortlist shun

Despite being among the favourites for the award, Tyson Fury was somehow left off the shortlist for the Sports Personality of the Year....

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We’ve refunded all bets on Tyson Fury to win Sports Personality of the Year, after the boxer was controversially omitted from the shortlist.

Despite his inspiring comeback story – and stunning rise from the canvas in the final round of his contested draw against Deontay Wilder – Fury was left off the final shortlist, with cyclist Geraint Thomas eventually taking home the crown.

PaddyPower.com’s odds are a knockout

Our Paddy Power said: “If you were to take the award literally, Tyson is the biggest personality in sport. He’s also one of the biggest people in sport full-stop.

“His return to the ring was sensational and inspiring, and that was reflected in the huge backing he got in our betting market – for that reason, we’ve decided to refund all bets on him winning as a justice refund.”

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