The gambler who won $1.2MILLION betting $85,000 on Tiger Woods winning the Masters at odds of 14-1

Mail Online | 4/15/2019 | Ross Ibbetson For Mailonline
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Tiger Woods' stunning win at Augusta has earned one gambler a payout of nearly $1.2 million from a $85,000 bet.

William Hill recorded the biggest golf-related payout in the bookmakers' history after he was backed at 14-1 on Tuesday ahead of the Masters at Augusta National Golf Course.

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'It's great to see Tiger back,' Nick Bogdanovich, director of trading at the U.S. office of William Hill, said. 'It's a painful day for William Hill - our biggest golf loss ever - but a great day for golf.'

Woods beat the odds as he claimed victory by coming from behind on the final day of a major tournament for the first time in his career.

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Woods caught up with tournament leader Francesco Molinari on the 12th hole, when Molinari double-bogeyed on a shot into the water.

On the back nine, the odds were slipping and sliding with a five-way tie at one point for first place,...
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