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The person who won $1.19 million by betting $85,000 on Tigers Woods to win the Masters had never bet on sports on before

AP Photo/David J. Phillip Tiger Woods won the Masters on .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 15th, 2019

The Margin: The guy who won $1.2 million on Tiger Woods winning the Masters is parlaying some of that on an even longer shot

James Adducci had a hunch about the Masters, so he placed his first-ever sports wager: $85,000 that Tiger Woods would win. The payout? $1.2 million, the biggest on a futures bet in William Hill’s history. But that’s not enough, apparently......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 9th, 2019

D.C. Council approves $215M sole-source sports betting contract

In a roll call vote Tuesday evening, D.C. Councilman Jack Evans cast the final vote needed to approve a $215 million sole-source contract with Greek gaming company Intralot that will bring online sports wagering to the District. The D.C. Office of .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 10th, 2019

Borgata casino unveils $12M sports bet, nightspot project

Atlantic City's Borgata casino is investing $12 million in a new sports betting and entertainment project......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 22nd, 2019

Pa.’s sports betting payoff: $17M for casinos in 1st year, on $162M wagered

It's been over a year since the federal ban against sports betting was struck down. Pennsylvania's casinos have generated nearly $17 million in revenue from $162 million made in bets......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 16th, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: Tiger Woods to visit White House for Medal of Freedom honors after Masters comeback

Tiger Woods is scheduled to visit the White House next week to meet with President Trump following his dramatic win at the Masters, a person familiar with the plans said Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 2nd, 2019

Man Who Won $1.2 Million On Tiger Woods Victory Has Sordid Criminal Past

A 39-year-old man who won more than $1.2 million after flying to Las Vegas and placing an $85,000 cash bet on Tiger Woods is apparently a massive asshole.  James Adducci holds his winning tickets at the William Hill Sports Book at SLS.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeApr 17th, 2019

FanDuel Loses $2 Million On Tiger Woods Historic Masters Comeback

Even those who have never played as stroke of golf probably understand that Tiger Woods' historic Masters' win on Sunday was a big moment - not just for a professional athlete who triumphed over a decade of scandal and adversity, .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeApr 15th, 2019

The Margin: Tiger Woods wins the Masters, and Nike wastes no time in capitalizing on it

Tiger Woods just completed one of the greatest comebacks in the history of sports, battling back from an injury- and scandal-ridden decade that almost derailed his career for good to win the Masters. And Nike was ready......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 14th, 2019

The Margin: Tiger Woods wins the Masters, and Nike wasted no time in capitalizing on it

Tiger Woods just completed one of the greatest comebacks in the history of sports, battling back from an injury- and scandal-ridden decade that almost derailed his career for good to win the Masters. And Nike was ready......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 14th, 2019

The Margin: Tiger Woods wins the Masters, and Nike was ready to capitalize on it

Tiger Woods just completed one of the greatest comebacks in the history of sports, battling back from an injury- and scandal-ridden decade that almost derailed his career for good to win the Masters. And Nike was ready......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 14th, 2019

If Tiger Woods wins the Masters, one gambler would pocket $1.2 million

Andrew Redington/Getty Images This weekend the best golfers in the world will meet at Augusta National to compete in the Masters. One bettor put $85,000 on Tiger Woods to w.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 13th, 2019

Fortnite World Cup to pay winner more than Wimbledon, Indy 500, Masters champs

The e-sports tournament’s solo champion will take home $3 million......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 9th, 2019

Sports Site "The Athletic" Expands Aggressively, Betting on Subscriptions

The Athletic, a subscription-backed sports website, is using $30 million in venture financing to grow quickly and lure journalists with premium salaries......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJun 4th, 2018

Sports Site The Athletic Expands Aggressively, Betting on Subscriptions

The Athletic, a subscription-backed sports website, is using $30 million in venture financing to grow quickly and lure journalists with premium salaries......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJun 4th, 2018

NBA, MGM Resorts Announce Breakthrough Sports Betting Partnership

One day after MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) announced it's developing a $200-million sports betting and interactive gaming platform in a joint venture with GVC Holdings PLC, the read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJul 31st, 2018

Gambling Executives Buy Up Stock as Sports Betting Rolls Out in U.S.

Penn National CEO Timothy Wilmott bought $3.1 million in shares, joining counterparts at Caesars and Las Vegas Sands......»»

Category: topSource: barronsAug 22nd, 2018

Gambling Executives Buy Up Stock as U.S. Rolls Out Sports Betting

Penn National CEO Timothy Wilmott bought $3.1 million in shares, joining counterparts at Caesars and Las Vegas Sands......»»

Category: topSource: barronsAug 23rd, 2018

ESPN Streaming Service Surpasses One Million Subscribers

Sports TV giant ESPN, which has battled cable TV cord-cutting, is betting big on a $4.99-a-month streaming service that carries a range of programming but not the live ESPN channels......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjSep 20th, 2018

Sports betting will be no slam dunk for state budgets

To the editor: Union Theological Seminary’s initial announcement in 2016 of a $100 million deal to build a market-rate 42-story tower in Morningside Heights provoked strong opposition in a diverse... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJan 2nd, 2019

FanDuel lost $5 million on the first legal Super Bowl bets in N.J.

FanDuel Inc. reported losses of $5 million on Sunday’s Super Bowl -- suggesting the first big test of New Jersey’s nascent sports-betting business was better for customers than bookies......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 4th, 2019