Florida man sued for not paying up after betting on Trump during Presidential Election

Florida man sued for not paying up after betting on Trump during Presidential Election

A friendly 0 wager over the 2020 Presidential election has landed in a Florida small claims court.

Before the election, Sean Hynes, a Trump supporter from St. Petersburg, reached out to Jeffrey Costa, an acquaintance who is a Biden supporter from Atlanta. The deal was sealed on Facebook Messenger of all places: If Trump won, Costa would pay 0. If Biden won, Hynes would pay up.

But once the votes were counted, Hynes refused to acknowledge the Democrat's victory. Costa, 50, decided to sue. He's seeking the 0, plus 0 in court costs and 0 in interest on the unpaid bet. He's representing himself in the action, filed Dec. 28 in Pinellas County small claims court. Florida Man video.

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