Bettor wins $300,000 on Phil Mickelson’s PGA Championship victory

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Bettor wins $300,000 on Phil Mickelson's PGA Championship victory

Phil Mickelson (-6) became the older major winner ever, bringing home the 103rd PGA Championship at Kiawah Island.

His two-shot win over Louis Oosthuizen and Brooks Koepka win was a blended bag for sportsbooks, as it included one bettor who won $300,000 on Mickelson at DraftKings Sportsbook, off a $1,000 wager on Mickelson to win at 300-1 odds. For long pictures like Mickelson, just a few bets can improve legal responsibility for books shortly.

“Let’s just say some of our customers may have an enjoyable Sunday,” DraftKings sports book director Johnny Avello instructed VSiN.

Mickelson had odds as long as 300-1 earlier than the match, earlier than shortening to around 250-1 earlier than Thursday’s opening spherical. Mickelson’s odds were 90-1 before Spherical 2, 12-1 before Round 3,, and 275 before Sunday’s last spherical at DraftKings. By Sunday, Mickelson had the sixth-most bets at BetMGM books (4.3%), and the third-highest deal with at 6.5%. He was the biggest liability within the match for BetMGM books getting into Sunday’s last spherical; getting into the match 31 different gamers had extra tickets on them to win than Mickelson.

There were a few notable bets at William Hill sportsbooks, with one bettor in Nevada and one in Iowa wagering $100 every at 200-1 odds to win $20,000 every. “We have been a superb six-figure loser,” Michael Grodsky, vice chairman of selling at William Hill instructed VSiN.

“It was about break-even for us,” Jeff Sherman, vice president of danger at SuperBook Sports instructed VSiN by way of text. “Phil had some assist over the weekend at 14-1 and 3-1, however just some small stuff at 250-1.”

Lefty’s win was even higher for other books, as Thomas Gable (sportsbook director at Borgata in New Jersey) told VSiN that Mickelson’s profitable was a good result.

It was an incredible sight to behold the galleries and excitement on Sunday of Mickelson profitable another major, even if all sportsbooks weren’t happy to see him victorious.

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