William Hill's book made its largest payout on golf in its history in the US, when a weather rewarded Tiger Woods with over $ 80,000 to win the Masters.
USA TODAY Sports
The champions had two big winners: Tiger Woods and James Adducci.
Adducci, a 39-year-old self-described Wisconsin day trader, earned nearly $ 1.2 million in Woods' victory. Monday saw a mini-media tour, in which Adducci described how he had flown to Las Vegas earlier this month, taken a bag he had bought from Walmart, filled $ 85,000 and made his first sports bet.
"Some of the interviews were somehow misunderstood," Adducci said Monday against USA TODAY Sports. "Some of the stuff – the personal – I would have had to think more. I'm a normal guy.
As the data in the interviews with different retail outlets differed, the US investigated TODAY Sports, who was Las Vegas' latest sports betting millionaire – and court records showed a long criminal history with multiple domestic violence convictions.
Adducci pleaded guilty four times in a court in La Crosse County, Wisconsin, for ignoring abuse of domestic abuse: June 2009 (two counts), August 2014 and February 2016, according to TODAY Sports. He was arrested in October 2013, March 2014, and May 2017 on suspicion of domestic violence, even though this charge was directly dismissed or turned into lower offenses by the prosecutor.
"(The Sacrifice) said James would beat her and have a threatening hand back," wrote a police officer from La Crosse in a November 2015 incident that led to his disorderly conduct conviction in 2016 an improvement in domestic abuse that made crime a crime. "She could open her car door before James could hit her and jump out of the car."
Although the indictment was lowered to a non-criminal messy behavior, the same police woman said in 2017 that "James had encountered them both Hands on the chest and pushes them back. "
USA TODAY Sports does not identify victims of domestic violence.
Judges ordered Adducci to stay away from two different women at least three times, according to court records. As part of an irregular arrest hearing in September 2016, a judge ordered "no contact with Best Western Rothschild."
Also, Adducci pleaded guilty, according to court records. He has been sentenced 12 times since 2006 – including non-criminal behavior – since 2006 for his second OWI arrest in January 2015, 30 days in jail. In addition, in 2014 he served one day each for bail-jumping and irregular behavior in individual cases.  "This has nothing to do with winning the bet," Adducci said when USA asked TODAY Sports about his arrests. "Look at the years you talked about. OK. "
Thank you! You're almost signed up for
Keep an eye out for an email to confirm your newsletter signup.
When USA TODAY Sports said the last arrest was in May 2017, Adducci replied, "And we're 2019."
Adducci mentioned his wife in an interview with Golf Digest on Monday.  "She said to me," I can not stop you, because if he wins I'll never forgive myself, "Adducci said in a story picked up by other outlets." She's a Keeper.
USA TODAY Sports could not find any records that Adducci is married.
"I had the same girlfriend for many years," Adducci told USA TODAY Sports. "We have car loans and separate student loans."
The History of the Golf Digest stated that Adducci "has asked not to name the city." In which he lived, USA TODAY Sports noted that Adducci as "a common culprit" repeatedly appeared in court documents in his Hometown La Cross e are housed.
USA TODAY Sports gave Adducci the opportunity to explain his numerous arrests.
"Everyone and their brother can go online and look up what they want, and I do not give them (explicit)," said Adducci. "Obviously, I had $ 85,000 for a bet, I have the opportunity to make $ 1.2 million, when was the last time you did it, if you want to be personal, who the hell should you call me and think you have something to ask me anything? "
Follow AJ Perez on Twitter @byajperez