Home Gambling Player threatening athlete receives house arrest and probation

Player threatening athlete receives house arrest and probation


Law360 (June 4, 2021, 5:02 p.m. EDT) – Top sports bettor who threatened to behead athletes whose performances caused him to lose money has been sentenced by a Florida court to six months house arrest and three years probation.

Benjamin Tucker Patz, who was given the nickname “Parlay Patz” after allegedly making $ 1.1 million in just 50 days in 2019, must also refrain from gambling and undergo mental health treatment, the judge said. of US District Steven D. Merryday at a hearing Thursday.

The 24-year-old California resident used Instagram to send hundreds of threatening messages, including telling college and pro players or their families that he would break into their home.

Stay one step ahead

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You need to know what’s going on with customers, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to stay an expert and beat the competition.

  • Access to case data in articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of prosecution, etc.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, requests, etc.
  • Create personalized alerts for specific case articles and topics and more!