Woods picked up his first major for 11 years on Sunday night, winning his fifth Masters with an incredible final round to capture another famous green jacket. "The roar of the Tiger is back!"
Bettors jumped on Woods early and often over the course of the week, intensifying their investment in him as he got off to a good start in the tournament.
James Adducci was presented with a check for more than $1.2 million Monday at a sportsbook in Las Vegas. "Tiger is Tiger. He's the greatest golfer I've ever seen". Their big loss stemmed from a $10,000 bet they took in February on Woods to win at 12:1 odds. "Knowing all you have been through physically to come back and do what you just did today?" "They were there at the British Open a year ago when I had the lead on that back nine, and I made a few mistakes, cost myself a chance to win the Open title".
"Congrats Tiger! What a performance", the New England Patriots' six-time Super Bowl-winning quarterback Tom Brady said. The SuperBook at Westgate Las Vegas reported a high five-figure loss on Masters future bets while BetOnline.ag told ESPN that the victory led to the company's biggest futures market loss ever.
Tiger Woods celebrates after he won the Masters golf tournament Sunday, April 14, 2019, in Augusta, Ga. "So he's got me shaking in my boots, guys".
"I felt for a long time he was going to win again", Nicklaus said.
In 2010, Williams wrote that she hoped to catch Woods' major championship total with her Grand Slam total.
William Hill has previously had to fork out seven-figure payouts at its sportsbook in the US three times, with each of the bets backing the Philadelphia Eagles to beat the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LII.