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Masters to shatter betting record

7.30am 3rd April 2006 - Corporate

The azaleas are in full bloom as the greatest tradition in golf, The Masters, is set to tee off for the 70th time in Augusta, Georgia on April 6. The biggest names in golf will battle for the coveted Green Jacket and is expecting to record the greatest volume of bets for golf in the online industry’s history.
“The Masters truly is a tradition unlike any other. It will also be, by far, the most bet on golf event ever,” said Alex Czajkowski, “Like last year, we expect to see a lot of people taking advantage of the real-time betting option, meaning that you can adjust your bets as the action progresses.”
Should Woods prevail at Augusta, hype surrounding a possible run at the Grand Slam would hit an all-time high. Odds on Woods completing the feat by winning all four Majors – The Masters, The British Open, The US Open and The PGA Championships – are currently 22-1. is the flagship US brand of Sportingbet PLC , Headquartered in London, England, it is the world’s leading publicly traded online betting, gambling and gaming company.


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