Golf

British Open 2015 Fantasy Sports Contests Galore

DraftKings.com is among the leading Daily Fantasy Sports sites when it comes to offering top Golf contests and the British Open 2015 is no exception. 

The Millionaire Maker for this week’s British Open is the most anticipated contest in Fantasy Sports to date with $1 million to be awarded to a single player.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Jul/14/2015

Live In-Play Betting to be Offered on 2015 British Open

Sportsbook.ag has announced it will be offering live in-play betting on this week’s British Open just as it has all other Majors this season.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Jul/14/2015

Dustin Johnson, Rickie Fowler Second Best Odds to Win 2015 British Open

Justin Spieth may be on an absolute tear of late but he’ll be playing in less familiar territory this week.  As such, both Dustin Johnson and Rickie Fowler might have the best value each with 12-1 odds of winning the 2015 British Open.

Spieth’s odds were still half that of either men.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Jul/13/2015

Jordan Spieth Still 5-1 Odds of Winning The Open 2015 After Big John Deere Victory

Jordan Spieth has just won this weekend’s John Deere Classic and continues to be on an absolute tear.  Spieth at 5-1 odds of winning The Open 2015?  The value is amazing. 

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Jul/12/2015

Jordan Spieth Odds to Win 2015 British Open – Favorite Priced at Close to 6-1

Jordan Spieth, who has just won the Masters and U.S. Open, has terrific odds of winning the 2015 British Open (also known as just “The Open”).  The payout on a $100 bet: A cool $600. 

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Jul/10/2015

John Deere Classic Betting Odds, Free Picks 2015

Carrie Stroup here with your John Deere Classic betting odds for 2015 with a look at some picks as well.  

TPC Deere Run – Silvis, IL

Submitted by Carrie Stroup on, Jul/08/2015

Rory McIlroy to Miss British Open: Fantasy, Odds Upheaval

(Gamblng911.com Sports Wire) - Rory McIlroy, among the early favorites to win the 2015 British Open, has decided not to take part in the tournament due to injury.  The announcement came Wednesday afternoon.

McIlroy had been listed with the second shortest odds (7-1) to win The Open after Jordan Spieth (5-1).

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Jul/08/2015

Daily Fantasy Golf Contests for John Deere Classic, Scottish Open: Latest Odds

(Gambling911.com Fantasy Sports Wire) - There were a number of Daily Fantasy Golf contests being offered up for both the John Deere Classic and Scottish Open this week.  Some of the better contests can be found at DraftKings.com. 

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Jul/08/2015

Phil Mickelson Comments on Money Laundering Allegations… Sort of

GULLANE, Scotland (Associated Press) — Five-time major champion Phil Mickelson refused to comment on allegations linking him to an illegal gambling operation, saying Wednesday he is used to being an "object to be discussed."

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jul/08/2015

DraftKings Greenbrier Classic Contests: Drive the Green Pays $100K to Winner

(Gambling911.com Fantasy Sports Wire) - With the PGA Greenbrier Classic on the horizon this coming Thursday, DraftKings has your Drive the Green Daily Fantasy Sports contest, which promises a payout of $100K to the winner.

Turn a mere $3 into $100K.  You will be participating with 95.8K others for this grand prize. 

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Jun/30/2015

2015 Greenbrier Classic Betting Odds

Carrie Stroup here with your 2015 Greenbrier Classic betting odds as well as some previews of the top contenders.  

Greenbrier Classic

Submitted by Carrie Stroup on, Jun/30/2015

Phil Mickelson Implicated in Gambling Case: Won’t Face Charges

Golf great Phil Mickelson has been tied to a $2.75 million gambling case, according to ESPN.  Mickelson has not been charged with any crime and is not under investigation. 

From the San Diego Union Tribune:

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jun/29/2015

Bet The PGA John Deere Classic

John Deere Classic betting odds were available online.  You can bet on a player to win the overall tournament and you can also bet the head-to-head matchups.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/25/2015

2015 Travelers Championship Betting Odds - Wagering Available End of Each Day

Carrie Stroup here with your 2015 Travelers Championship betting odds for this week.

Travelers Championship

TPC River Highlands – Cromwell, CT

Submitted by Carrie Stroup on, Jun/23/2015

US Open Final Round: Live Betting Available Now

(Gambling911.com Sports Wire) – Jordan Spieth was still a 2-1 odds favorite, tied with Dustin Johnson, to win the 2015 US Open Sunday.  Spieth was tied atop the leaderboard with three others: Johnson, Jason Day (4-1) and Branden Grace (7-1).  There was some question as to whether Day would even be able to play in Saturday’s round after being diagnosed with Vertigo on Friday and passing out at the final hole.

Submitted by Carrie Stroup on, Jun/20/2015

US Open Golf Live Betting Available Now at Sportsbook.ag

(Gambling911.com Sports Betting Wire) – Our friends at Sportsbook.ag are now taking bets throughout the US Open Golf tournament even when in play as part of their uber popular live betting platform.

That’s right, you can actually bet on your favorite golfer to win while the US Open is in progress.

Submitted by Carrie Stroup on, Jun/20/2015

DraftKings Fantasy Golf Strategies – US Open

Whether you are entering one of a few dozen Fantasy Golf contests being offered by DraftKings or looking to bet the US Open, the following strategies should be useful. *Note that betting on this year’s US Open is available before and after each day’s play with updated odds.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Jun/18/2015

DraftKings.com PGA US Open Contests Filling Up Fast: Thousands of Dollars in Cash

Thousands of Daily Fantasy Sports players will be taking part in one of a few dozen DraftKings.com PGA US Open contests over the next four days, some of which pay out several thousand dollars.

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Jun/18/2015

DraftKings British Open Millionaire Maker Announced as US Open Contest Sold Out

(G911 Fantasy Sports Wire) - DraftKings.com has announced that the PGA Millionaire Maker for the US Open is now sold out.  With a small number of satellites still going, DraftKings was allowing tickets to be converted to DK dollars or an entry into the British Open Millionaire Maker on July 16, 2015.  The British Open is commonly referred to as just The Open.  It is one of the most wagered on events in the UK.

Contest details appear below.  Drafting for this event was not yet available on June 17.

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Jun/17/2015

2015 US Open Prop Bets: Will Tiger Woods Make The Cut, Top European, More

Carrie Stroup here with your 2015 US Open prop bets and we have plenty of them here for you to savor. 

Chambers Bay Golf Course – University Place, WA

Submitted by Carrie Stroup on, Jun/17/2015

DraftKings.com US Open Cheat Sheet Pick: Henrik Stenson

(G911 Fantasy Sports Wire) - DraftKings.com has released their US Open Cheat Sheet picks but Gambling911.com warns to be suspicious of Daily Fantasy Sports sites offering up free picks the same way we stay clear of free picks being offered up by online sportsbooks. 

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Jun/17/2015

DraftKings Fantasy US Open Salaries – 2015

(G911 Fantasy Sports Wire) - If you are looking to participate in any of the US Open contests featured at Daily Fantasy Sports site DraftKings.com, below are the salaries being offered. Rosters will consist of 6 players.  The salary needs to stay under $50,000. 

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/17/2015

What is the Best Fantasy Golf Site for Real Cash?

Gambling911.com has been reviewing a number of Fantasy Golf sites to determine which is the best for winning real cash.  It becomes pretty obvious when looking at the contest offerings across the Net.

DraftKings.com clearly has some of the biggest real cash prizes.  The problem with a mega site the likes of DraftKings is the number of entrants.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jun/16/2015

Bet The US Open 2015 Online: Latest Odds to Win

Carrie Stroup here with the latest odds for the 2015 US Open, which you can bet online at Sportsbook.ag. 

Chambers Bay Golf Club – University Place, WA

Submitted by Carrie Stroup on, Jun/16/2015

2015 US Open Betting Odds to Win: Rory McIlroy

Gambling911.com has your 2015 US Open betting odds with Rory McIlroy (not Jordan Spieth) favored to win.

McIlroy, at close to 5-1 odds, says he is relaxed and ready for this year’s US Open.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Jun/16/2015

2015 US Open Betting Odds to Win: Jordan Spieth

Gambling911.com has your 2015 US Open betting odds and, amazingly, Jordan Spieth is not the favorite to win.  That honor goes to Ireland’s Rory McIlroy.  Spieth will actually pay out $65 for every $10 bet should he happen to walk away victorious.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Jun/16/2015

Odds to Win the 2015 US Open: McIlroy, Spieth Favorites

(G911 Sports Wire) - Gambling911.com has your odds to win the 2015 US Open where Rory McIlroy was a +450 favorite and Jordan Spieth was coming in at +650 odds.  Tiger Woods had his longest odds to date at 30-1 with a potential to pay out $3000 for every $100 bet.

A Spieth win this week will make him the first golfer to be victorious at both a US Open and Masters since Woods did it back in 2002.

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Jun/15/2015

Fantasy Golf Contests – US Open, More: Which Sites Offer The Best?

Fantasy Golf is the latest big craze and, ahead of the upcoming US Open tournament, we wanted to know: Which Daily Fantasy Sports site offered the best contests.  Effective immediately Gambling911.com and its sister site DFS911.com will only be covering contests from sites that provide transparent contest monitoring for public access and/or those with strong financial backing per public record.  Below is a sampling of contests that were being offered leading up to the 2015 US Open.  Be

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Jun/14/2015

DraftKings Fantasy Golf Millionaire Maker to Make One Person a Millionaire This Week

One of the world’s biggest Daily Fantasy Sports sites, DraftKings.com, will be offering the chance to win a cool million with this week’s US Open and its Golf Millionaire Maker contest.

BetOnline

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Jun/13/2015

FedEx St. Jude Classic Betting Odds

Carrie Stroup with your FedEx St. Jude Classic betting odds for 2015.   TPC Southwind – Memphis TN.

Sportsbook.ag Odds to Win Tournament

Submitted by Carrie Stroup on, Jun/11/2015

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