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Record Viewers Tune In For Dafabet World Pool Masters

A record number of viewers saw David Alcaide’s dramatic Dafabet World Pool Masters win live on Sky Sports, while over half a million fans saw the tournament unfold around the world on Facebook Live. Alcaide won his second Masters title with a 9-ball banked down the table at hill-hill, the final shot of perhaps the […]

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PDC PRIZE MONEY PASSES £14 MILLION

PRIZE MONEY on the PDC circuit will rise to £14 million in 2019 through a series of increases for the sport’s biggest tournaments. PDC prize money will again reach a record level as the sport’s expansion continues this year. The growth of the World Darts Championship prize money to £2.5 million for the 2018/2019 event […]

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WADE RETURNS TO UNIBET PREMIER LEAGUE ALONGSIDE BARNEY’S FAREWELL SEASON

FORMER champion James Wade will return to the Unibet Premier League in 2019 following confirmation of the ten-player field for the tournament, which also features Raymond van Barneveld for a final season ahead of his retirement. Darts’ widest-reaching tournament will see 17 nights held from February-May, as players compete for spots in the Play-Offs to […]

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Frank Smith appointed to the main board of Matchroom Sport

FRANK Smith, the Chief Executive of Matchroom Boxing, has been appointed to the main board of the group’s parent company, Matchroom Sport. Smith, 26, first worked within Matchroom as a 14-year-old on work experience, and started full time in September 2008 after he left school. Having worked across many of the sports that Matchroom promote, […]

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2019 ManBetX Champion of Champions Winner To Earn £150,000

Following record crowds and the tournament’s best ever viewing figures the prize fund for the 2019 ManBetX Champion of Champions has been increased to £440,000, with the winner set to take home £150,000. Ronnie O’Sullivan’s 2018 final win over Kyren Wilson peaked at 990,000 and averaged 616,000 viewers on ITV4 on Sunday evening, the tournament’s […]

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