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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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Ladbrokes Pockets World Grand Prix and Players Championship

LADBROKES HAS signed a deal with Barry Hearn’s World Snooker to sponsor both the World Grand Prix and Players Championship tournaments for this year. The deal gives the bookmaker exclusive naming rights to the tournaments due to take place in Llandudno between the 8th and 13th of March (Ladbrokes World Grand Prix) and Manchester between […]

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Betway Extends UK Championship Sponsorship

World Snooker is delighted to announce that Betway has renewed its title sponsorship of the UK Championship for another two years. Betway sponsored the Triple Crown tournament for the first time in 2015, and has now signed up for 2016 and 2017. This season’s tournament at the York Barbican was won by Neil Robertson, who […]

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Champion Of Champions 2015 – Ten Players Guaranteed A Place

With the 2015 Champion of Champions set for the Ricoh Arena, Coventry from 10th to 15th November, there are ten players so far guaranteed a place at one of snooker’s most prestigious invitational events. There is an increased prize-fund – up from £270,000 to £300,000 – and the event features winners of all tournaments in […]

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Betfred To Sponsor World Snooker Championship

Snooker’s biggest tournament, the World Championship, will be title-sponsored by Betfred for the next three years. The prestigious event will be known as the Betfred World Snooker Championship until at least 2017. This year’s tournament will run from April 18 to May 4 at the famous Crucible Theatre in Sheffield, with the top 16 seeds […]

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888.com To Sponsor World Grand Prix

World Snooker is delighted to announce 888.com as the title sponsor of the new World Grand Prix, which takes place next week in North Wales. The 888.com World Grand Prix at Venue Cymru in Llandudno will run from March 16 to 22, televised by ITV4. Ronnie O’Sullivan, Mark Selby, Neil Robertson, Ding Junhui, Judd Trump […]

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