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$25,000 win at West Virginia sportsbook

24 May 2021

(PRESS RELEASE) -- A lucky guest from Hagerstown, MD won $25,000 after placing a $100 wager on Phil Mickelson to win the 2021 PGA Championship at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races in West Virginia. According to the casino, it's the second largest single event odds payout to date.

"Congratulations to our guest for on putting his faith in such a fan favorite like Phil Mickelson and getting rewarded following his historic win on Sunday," said Erich Zimny, vice president of racing and Sportsbook at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races. "This is a great example of the type of winning wager that makes sports betting so much fun!"

Mickelson has won 45 events on the PGA Tour, including six major championships: three Masters titles, two PGA Championships and one Open Championship. With his win at the 2021 PGA Championship, Mickelson became the oldest major championship winner in history at the age of 50 years and 11 months old.

The Sportsbook at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races offers a diverse sports betting experience where guests can place wagers on football, basketball, hockey, soccer, baseball, golf, tennis, auto racing, rugby, cycling, boxing, MMA and cricket. Types of wagers include straight bets, parlays, match-ups, futures, props and in-play betting.

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