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September 2017

Invading The Green

Gambling in the PGA: The ‘Why’ for the New Integrity Program

September 24, 2017

On September 18, 2017, the PGA announced their new Integrity Program, a beefed-up version of an already established anti-gambling policy. The Integrity Program prohibits not just players from gaming, but also the extended staff: support teams, tournament staff, volunteers and tour employees. In order to control and monitor gambling, the PGA has hired Genius Sports to track gambling in real time. When I heard about the new Integrity…