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- Journalist masking gambling sector because 2008
Dustin Johnson is the betting beloved to win this week’s U.S. Open at Winged Foot Golf Club, but some popular veterans are attracting noteworthy action at sportsbooks around the U.S.
Far more cash has been bet on Tiger Woods to win the event than has been guess on any other golfer at William Hill sportsbooks, even though Phil Mickelson has attracted the major guess.
As of Tuesday evening, eighteen% of the funds that had been wagered on the tournament winner was on Woods, who is detailed at forty-one. Johnson is the preferred at 17-two, followed by Jon Rahm (ten-one), Xander Schauffele (14-one) and Justin Thomas (fourteen-1).
He joked about the major wager on him on Twitter.
Only Schauffele experienced attracted extra bets to gain the match than Mickelson at the Westgate SuperBook in Las Vegas.
“Phil is our greatest liability,” reported Jeff Sherman, vice president of risk administration for the SuperBook.
Sherman mentioned Woods has captivated a good deal of bets but not much funds. “He’s a beneficial posture for us, which is unusual for a key,” Sherman included.
At FanDuel’s sportsbooks, Woods experienced attracted more bets to overlook the reduce than any other golfer.