Tag Archives: Phil Mickelson
- Sports betting whale Billy Walters charged with conspiracy, securities fraud
May 19, 2016
Renowned sports bettor Billy Walters has been charged with insider trading while pro golfer Phil Mickelson has agreed to forfeit nearly $1m in profits earned from his own shady trades. On Thursday, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York accused Walters of using privileged information to...
- Golf body sees no signs of fixing; Lefty schools young ‘un on betting talk
January 28, 2016
The UK golfing world’s governing body says it has no evidence that the sport faces the same claims of of match fixing currently embroiling the tennis world but it’s taking the matter seriously all the same. R&A CEO Martin Slumbers told the BBC that his group had “not been made...
- Phil Mickelson linked to $2.75m connected with illegal sports betting bust
June 29, 2015
Pro golfer Phil Mickelson had been tied to an illegal sports betting case brought by US federal authorities. On Monday, ESPN reported on a plea deal that federal prosecutors in California had reached with Gregory Silveira. A former low-level sports betting tout, the 56-year-old Silveira agreed to plead guilty to...
- Sports bettor Billy Walters, golfer Phil Mickelson investigated for insider trading
May 31, 2014
Federal investigators are probing stock trades involving legendary sports bettor Billy Walters (pictured) for possible insider trading violations. On Friday, multiple media sources reported that the FBI and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) were investigating trades involving Walters and pro golfer Phil Mickelson with the possible involvement of billionaire...
- Lefty Knows: Mickelson rallies with spectacular final round to win British Open
July 22, 2013
Five weeks removed from yet another disappointing US Open finish, Phil MIckelson was set to tee off for the final round of the Open Championship. He had barely registered a blip on the radar all weekend because as is always the case, everybody wanted to talk about Tiger Woods. And...
- Justin Rose survives brutal Merion to win the US Open
June 17, 2013
Justin Rose will forever remember this year's US Open as being the first of numerous major titles coming this way. But brush aside the hardware and the adulation that'll come his way and its easy to get emotional seeing a man who has been through so much in his life,...