A Las Vegas Uber Driver Returns $7K Lost Money To World Series Poker Player

A World Series of Poker player says he hit an “emotional jackpot” thanks to an Uber driver who returned his $7,000 ante.

Jacob Brundage of Florida says he lost a tote filled with cash and playingchips June 1.

The 39-year-old realized the bag was in an Uber car that he rode from The Venetian to the Rio.

Brundage failed to reach the driver through the app and enlisted a group of waiting Uber drivers to help.

The driver, who wants to remain anonymous, called Brundage and returned the bag.

Brundage gave him $200 as a reward.

Maui Cheska Orozo, a spokeswoman for San Francisco-based Uber, says this is likely the most expensive item ever left in an Uber car in Las Vegas.


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