Dave Portnoy Blasts Self-Checkout Tip Kiosks Over Gratuity Guilt

  • According to Barstool Sports founder Dave Portnoy, America’s tipping culture has gotten out of control.
  • Portnoy torched the self-checkout tipping trend during an appearance on “Varney & Co.,” claiming that he is “deathly afraid” of being ruled a “cheapskate” for getting caught leaving no tip.
  • “I don’t do it to be a nice guy, Stuart. I’m deathly afraid of somebody seeing me not tip and them be like, ‘Dave Portnoy is a cheapskate who doesn’t tip.’ So that, I live in fear of, and it forces me to tip at all times,” he told host Stuart Varney, Wednesday.