Bettor Won More Than $1 Million Thanks To Tiger Woods’ Masters Win
17 April, 2019, 18:29
Tiger Woods completed an epic comeback from career-threatening injury and scandal by winning the 83rd Masters on Sunday, capturing his 15th major title with an unprecedented back-nine rally. Does it sting? Sure it stings, but it's just part of the business.
Tiger Woods reacts as he wins the Masters golf tournament Sunday, April 14, 2019, in Augusta, Ga.
In a statement, he said: "It's great to see Tiger back".
Few people thought Tiger Woods would even win a major again.
But William Hill wasn't the only sportsbook to underestimate Woods, as ESPN notes the SuperBook at Westgate Las Vegas reported a high-five-figure net loss on its Masters futures and offshore sportsbook BetOnline.ag suffered the company's biggest loss on a futures market. "It's a painful day for William Hill - our biggest golf loss ever - but a great day for golf".
Several athletes, including fellow golfers, wrote about Woods.
"Tiger winning is good for the sport and good for our customers", said FanDuel's Mike Raffensperger.
Woods' win, with 11 years between his 14th and 15th majors, marked a comeback story for the ages-one that tennis will try to rival.
"We actually want our players to get their wins", DraftKings' Jamie Shea said. A New Jersey outlet of BetStars took a net loss of about $360,000 on its Masters futures market, the biggest for the company since sports betting was legalized in the state past year.
"In that moment that he won, and I won, what was the most special for me, and it's why I placed the bet in the first place, was just seeing him share that victory with his kids", said Adducci, 39.
"It keeps 18 (majors) in play", Fowler told a small group of reporters amid what for Augusta National amounted to frenzied scenes outside the clubhouse as thousands of spectators congregated hoping to catch a glimpse of the new champion.
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Trump's assessment then of Woods' game was spot-on, with the president predicting that Woods would "be winning majors again". Orrin Hatch, Elvis Presley, Babe Ruth, Antonin Scalia, Roger Staubach, Miriam Adelson and Alan Page.