Now In The History Book – Woods Fan Bettor Bags 1.2 Million In Winnings, William Hill Pays Its Single-Largest Liability For An Individual Golf Wager

Now In The History Book - Woods Fan Bettor Bags 1.2 Million In Winnings, William Hill Pays Its Single-Largest Liability For An Individual Golf Wager

Earlier last week, at Casino.buzz we had reported that an unknown Bettor had placed a wager of $85,000 on Tiger Woods to win the Augusta Masters title on Sunday.

The odds in favor of Woods winning the tournament were 14-1, and the $85k wager made it the single-largest liability for William hills for one single ticket in past seven years and the largest in their history for golf betting.

While Woods was a betting favorite, who would have imagined that the star golfer who hadn’t won a major since 2008 US open will have a come back in such style. Tiger Woods earned his fifth Master’s at the Augusta National Golf Club in Georgia this Sunday.

The unknown Nevada bettor got 14-1 odd and with woods winning his $85,000 wager fetched him winnings worth $1,190,000.

Following the results, William Hill US released a statement about the high stake bet.

Nick Bogdanovich, William Hill US director of trading, said, “It’s great to see Tiger back. It’s a painful day for William Hill — our biggest golf loss ever — but a great day for golf.”

Apart from Woods, the other players with high odds were Xander Schauffele at 40-1 and Dustin Johnson at 10-1.

PGA Championship is the next major tournament which is coming up in May, following which is the US Open in June and the British Open in July.

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