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Report: Phil Mickelson’s $2.75M Tied To Illegal Gambling Operation

Phil Mickelson’s reputation as one of golf’s “good guys” is in danger of taking a hit. Nearly $3 million of Phil Mickelson’s money was used as part of an “an illegal gambling operation which accepted and placed bets on sporting events,” ESPN’s “Outside the Lines” reported Monday, citing sources and court documents. According to the report...
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ESPN: Golfer Phil Mickelson linked to ‘illegal gambling operation’

According to ESPN’s ‘Outside the Lines,’ Phil Mickelson is linked to an “illegal gambling operation” based outside the United States. They cite court documents and other sources in their investigation. Mickelson has not been charged with any wrongdoing and is not under any federal investigation, but according to the report, the man who handled Mickelson’s money in...
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Mickelson likely committed no crime even if he gambled

Phil Mickelson and his astronomical fortune have once again made headlines for the wrong reasons, but that doesn’t mean the five-time major champion is guilty of committing a crime. The latest alleged scandal involves an illegal gambling operation and $2.75 million of Mickelson’s money. Gregory Silveira, a 56-year-old former sports gambling handicapper, pleaded guilty last...Read More
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Phil Mickelson tied to $3 million illegal gambling scheme

Phil Mickelson, a five-time major winner and one of the PGA Tour’s wealthiest and most popular players, is linked to a $3 million sports-betting scheme tied to an “illegal gambling operation” based outside the United States, reports ESPN’s Outside the Lines. From ESPN: Mickelson, a five-time major winner and one of the PGA Tour’s wealthiest and most popular players...
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Mickelson linked to money laundering for gambling ring

Phil Mickelson has found his name linked to an illegal offshore gambling operation, as a report indicates that nearly $3 million of his money was transferred to an intermediary who pleaded guilty to money laundering last week. According to ESPN’s Outside the Lines, 56-year-old former sports gambling handicapper Gregory Silveira pleaded guilty to three counts...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Is Mickelson's shot at career grand slam gone for good?

UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. -- Phil Mickelson left Chambers Bay on Sunday with that empty feeling of failure. It is a feeling that Mickelson has felt before in the U.S. Open. After all, there have been six runner-up finishes and 10 top 10s in this event. The tide turned for Mickelson earlier in the week when he got to 3-under through the first nine holes of Thursday's first round then...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Phil Mickelson chases down, kicks drone camera at 2015 US Open (VIDEO)

As if the rough terrain wasn't enough, Fox Sports has found some new ways to annoy golfers during the 2015 U.S. Open by implementing drones into their coverage. And not just the flying kind. They’ve set loose ground drones at Chambers Bay too. And Phil Mickelson took action against the creeping intruders. On Friday, Mickelson — who's been hovering at the bottom of...
Via The Other Paper
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Phil Mickelson Shares Special Moment With St. Jude’s Patient (Video)

Golf star Phil Mickelson cemented his reputation as a fan favorite after his third-place finish at Sunday’s FedEx St. Jude Classic. The 2010 Masters winner finished the day with a birdie on the 18th hole, then proceeded to greet a young St. Jude’s Hospital patient. Mickelson signed his glove, caddie’s bib and golf ball and presented all three...
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Phil Mickelson leaves $99 tip for kids at lemonade stand (video)

Phil Mickelson didn’t put up one of his best performances on the course over the weekend at the Memorial Tournament in Dublin, Ohio, a 5-over 293 that landed him in a tie for 65th, but the golfer did something away from the course that only bolsters his reputation as an all-around good guy with fans....Read More The post Phil Mickelson leaves $99 tip for kids at lemonade stand...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

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