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RECORD-BREAKING EXPANSION FOR WILLIAM HILL WORLD DARTS CHAMPIONSHIP

THE biggest tournament in darts is to expand further as the William Hill World Championship grows to include 96 competitors and a record £2.5 million prize fund, including a huge £500,000 to the 2018/2019 champion. In the biggest development for the tournament since its move to London’s Alexandra Palace a decade ago, the World Championship […]

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HUGE INCREASE ANNOUNCED FOR WILLIAM HILL WORLD DARTS CHAMPIONSHIP

THE PDC are delighted to announce a huge 40% increase in William Hill World Darts Championship prize money for the 2018/2019 tournament, where a £2.5 million prize fund will be on offer including a record-breaking £500,000 to the eventual champion. The 2017/2018 World Championship was an unprecedented success as 68,000 fans from around the world […]

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CROSS HEADLINES FOUR DEBUTANTS IN 2018 UNIBET PREMIER LEAGUE

ROB CROSS, Daryl Gurney, Mensur Suljovic and Gerwyn Price will make their debut in the Unibet Premier League in 2018 following the confirmation of the field for the 16-week roadshow event. Cross capped an incredible debut year as a professional by winning the World Championship final at Alexandra Palace on Monday night, and headlines four […]

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SKY SPORTS TO SHOW WORLD-CLASS DARTS UNTIL 2025

AS Sky Sports prepares to broadcast its 25th World Darts Championship, the Professional Darts Corporation has agreed a new seven-year broadcast deal that will take Sky’s coverage of the sport into a fourth decade. Running until 2025, Sky customers will be able to watch the best of live darts throughout the year including the sport’s […]

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NEW THREE-YEAR DEAL FOR PDC & ITV SPORT

THE Professional Darts Corporation and ITV have signed a new broadcast contract to continue their coverage of five of the sport’s biggest tournaments from 2018-2020. A long-standing broadcast partner of the PDC, ITV4 have secured a new three-year deal to cover The Masters, UK Open, European Championship, World Series of Darts Finals and Players Championship […]

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Bluebell Wood nurses funded by Matchroom Foundation

An £83,000 donation is the first part of a generous promise that will help to fund nurses at Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice for the next three years. The Matchroom Sport Charitable Foundation has pledged £250,000 over three years to help South Yorkshire’s only children’s hospice cover the costs of two nurses caring for children and […]

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