Masters Bet Could Yield The Highest Payout In History If Tiger Wins

A Nevada man will make history this weekend if Tiger Woods wins The Masters (and his fifth Green Jacket.) He placed an $85,000 bet on Woods to win at 14-1 odds. Imagine having $85,000 of disposable income laying around? If it comes through, it would yield a payout of $1.19 million, the largest, potential single-ticket payout in the history of William Hill casino history (in the United States). The old record was around $10,000 to $25,000 the sports book had to confirm it could even accept the wager. In this article, The Director of trading,Nick Bogdanovich said:

"I thought it was probably an $85 or $8,500 bet. But they were for real."

via cbssports.com

As of tonight, (Friday, April 12th) Tiger is only one shot back of the leaders heading into the weekend, so that wager is looking .......

 

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