Twitter is once again getting young, rich athletes in trouble as Michael Jordan’s 20-year-old son, Marcus, faces a Nevada Gaming Control Board investigation after tweeting that he had spent $35,000 during a Vegas weekend trip.
Early last week, Marcus and Jeff Jordan, two brothers on the Central Florida basketball team rosters, posted on their Twitter accounts about a trip to a Las Vegas pool lounge and night club. Patrons have to be 21-years-old to visit both venues. However, Marcus is only 20. Later, Marcus tweeted that he had spent $21,000 in Liquid Pool Lounge, and then described visitng Haze night club.
"Last night was stupid," Marcus Jordan wrote on his Twitter account. "... 35k at Haze... Totals 50k something the whole day.. Damn!! Going to the pool again today ... Gotta relax!"
The tweets were quickly removed from his account, but not before they had begun circulating around the internet.
According to Norm Clarke of the Las Vegas Review-Journal, the Nevada Gaming Control Board is investigating Marcus’ time in Vegas. Further, a representative of MGM Resorts International, the organization which owns Haze Night Club, has issued a statement that is investigating the tweets.
UCF officials have not yet commented on the situation.
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