The Gambler: Meet the Man Who Won US$1.2 Million on Tiger Woods
- Category: Inside Golf
- Published: 2019-05-16
Getting inside a gambler’s head is a risky game. Particularly with James P. Adducci, the 39-year-old Wisconsin man who bet US$85,000 on Tiger Woods to win the 2019 Masters, at 14-to-1 odds, and earned US$1.19 million — the largest golf payout on a futures bet in William Hill sportsbook history. How could anyone, let alone a guy who doesn’t own his home and knows all too well what it’s like to labor for small paychecks, explain laying that kind of money on a golfer who hadn’t won a major in 11 years?