San Jose Sharks’ Evander Kane Sued By Las Vegas Casino For Failing To Pay $500,000 In Debts

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Las Vegas has claimed yet another victim in San Jose Sharks winger Evander Kane.

Kane, who signed a seven-year deal with the Sharks in 2018 worth $49 million, is getting taken to court by Vegas’ Cosmopolitan hotel for failing to pay back $500,000 in gambling markers the casino extended to him in April between Games 3 and 4 of the first-round playoff series between the Sharks and Vegas Golden Knights.

Via Las Vegas Review Journal:

The court documents state that Kane, who is a Canadian citizen, took out eight credits of varying amounts between $20,000 and $100,000 on or about April 15.

The Cosmopolitan also seeks repayment of legal fees associated with the lawsuit. The Cosmopolitan declined to comment on pending litigation, citing company policy.

This is an especially bad look for the 28-year-old Canadian, seeing as he has been known to flaunt his money without reservation on social media.

Wouldn’t the world be a better place if you simply didn’t have to pay your gambling debts? Then I wouldn’t have to tell my children that I can only send them to community college.


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