LONDON: The wife of scandal-hit golfer Tiger Woods, Ms Elin Nordegren, will miss out on more than US$50 million (S$70 million) if she divorces him now, American divorce lawyers said.
Mr Raoul Felder, a celebrity divorce attorney, said that she would be entitled, under Florida law, to only the sum agreed in the pre-nuptial agreement made before the couple married in 2004 - believed to be US$20 million (S$28.09 million).
Woods would have to pay child support for their two year- old daughter and baby son, said The Economic Times.
"If this is a financial calculation, then I don't think you will see her seeking a divorce. You normally don't get extra reparations for adultery or humiliation," The Telegraph quoted Mr Felder as saying.
Woods is refusing to go to rehab for sex addiction.
His wife told her friends that her husband's refusal to attend rehab means there is no hope for their five-year marriage.
"When Tiger said he would not seek any help, Elin knew the marriage was over," said a friend. "She knew that he was not going to change and there was little point in carrying on.
"Tiger is in complete denial. He does not want to admit that he has a problem, and feels it will be worse if he goes to get help."
Indeed, it has emerged that the golfer even has an enthusiasm for high-stakes gambling.
Sources have revealed that he regularly visited the Mansion, a club for high rollers at Las Vegas' MGM Grand casino, where he was given a US$1 million (S$1.4045 million) betting limit and routinely played blackjack at US$25,000 (S$35,112) a hand, reported The Times.
Said one Vegas nightclub source: "His table always had to be filled with hot party girls and he loves being catered to."
Amid this firestorm of scandals, Woods has apparently sneaked out of his mansion to play golf alone at night, reported Toronto Sun.
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