Online Betting Giant Posts Odds on 2006 British Open

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Online sports betting leader posts odds on 2006 British Open. Tiger Woods favored to defend title. Bodog also offers poker and casino games.

With Tiger Woods preparing to defend his title, is setting the betting stage for the 146th British Open Championship as it returns to Royal Liverpool for four rounds beginning Thursday. has Tiger Woods as a 7/2 favorite to bury his competition, which includes Phil Mickelson, Vijay Singh and Ernie Els, who are listed at 17/2, 14/1 and 15/1, respectively. For all the odds on the 2006 British Open, see

With interest in betting on golf steadily on the rise, reports significant year-to-year increases of wagers for each PGA event, specifically the British Open and other majors. The presence of recognizable players like Woods is a key reason for the surge in popularity of golf wagering.

Betting interest in this year's British Open is expected to be the highest ever. A wide variety of posted odds allow bettors to wager on head-to-head-to-head matchups for each individual round. There are also a number of intriguing proposition wagers, such as "Will there be a Hole-in-One during the British Open Championship?"

"Creating ways to build on last year's explosive interest in the British Open has been paramount for the bookmakers leading up to this weekend," says Calvin Ayre, Founder and CEO of "We have created an incredible list of wagering opportunities to give our players the opportunity to fully experience each round of the Open Championship."

In addition to winning the tournament, bookmakers have Tiger heavily favored to win his first 3-Ball match up:

Tiger Woods -265
Shingo Katayama +315
Nick Faldo +590

To view all British Open proposition wagers, go to

Among its many offerings, also includes a poker room, a racebook and a casino. has an international record label (Bodog Music), an international television division that produces television content around the world, and a publishing division that produces both Bodog Nation (an online magazine) and Bodog Beat (a blog).

About Morris Mohawk Gaming Group

Morris Mohawk Gaming Group is located on the Kahnawake Reserve outside of Montreal, Canada, and is licensed there to offer gaming services from Kahnawake to users worldwide. Morris Mohawk Gaming Group is led by noted Canadian sportsman and First Nations' leader Alwyn Morris. The Bodog brand is operated for gaming in North America by Morris Mohawk Gaming Group under License. For more information please see

About Bodog

Bodog, with its head office located in Antigua, is licensed in the United Kingdom and Antigua. Bodog Entertainment Founder Calvin Ayre, recognized as a world authority on branding in digital entertainment, was featured on the cover of Forbes magazine's best-selling 2006 "Billionaires" issue. Bodog ( offers a host of entertainment services, comprising: online gaming which includes Poker, Casino and a host of other gaming products; an international record label, Bodog Music; a million-dollar band search competition and accompanying TV series, Bodog Battle; a publishing division (with an online magazine, Bodog Nation, and blog, Bodog Beat; and an international television division, Bodog TV which produces reality series, such as Bodog Fight and Calvin Ayre Wild Card Poker. For more information, contact Media Relations at                                                                            
BODOG is a registered trademark. All Rights Reserved. Bodog Gaming is operated in North America under License by Morris Mohawk Gaming Group.

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