BetRivers Illinois bettor gets $1 million payday thanks to Morikawa’s Workday Open win
Collin Morikawa’s dominant performance at the Workday Charity Open this weekend won an Illinois bettor over $1 million on a handful of weekend bets on BetRivers.com.
Morikawa was +5000 to hold the lead after Round 1 on BetRivers.com, and a $4,000 bet won the bettor $204,000 after just Thursday thanks to Morikawa’s first-round 65 (-7).
Morikawa followed his Thursday round with a 66 (-6) on Friday, a 72 (E) on Saturday, and a 66 (-6) on Sunday, outlasting Justin Thomas in a playoff to win the event, his first PGA Tour victory of the year.
The bettor placed a handful of bets on the event, with three Morikawa-specific bets winning him over $700,000 alone.
- $4,000 on Morikawa (+5000) to lead after RD1: $204,000
- $28,025.84 on Morikawa (+750) to finish Top 5: $238,217.09
- $10,000 on Morikawa (+2800) to win event: $290,000
Morikawa got out to a hot start and held on, outlasting Justin Thomas in a Sunday playoff to win the 2020 Workday Charity Open, his first PGA Tour win of the year.
Thanks to winning bets on UFC 251 and Spanish La Liga soccer as well, the bettor ended the weekend with over $1 million in winnings on BetRivers.com.
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