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PGA Tour wants in on the betting action

Golf betting generates an estimated $2.8 billion every year

10th April, 2016
The 16th green at Augusta National Golf course Pic: Getty

Golf betting generates an estimated $2.8 billion every year, and the PGA Tour wants a piece.

The Tour has asked a handful of data companies to submit bids for the right to package real-time tournament data into feeds for gambling houses, according to a “request for proposal” reviewed by Bloomberg News. The governing body of US men’s golf “continues to explore the risk/return trade-off associated with potential entry into the online sports gaming category”, the document...

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