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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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Betway To Sponsor Shoot-Out And World Seniors

World Snooker is delighted to announce Betway as the new title sponsor of next week’s Shoot-Out and World Seniors Championship. The two tournaments will run back-to-back from Monday to Friday at the iconic Blackpool Tower Circus Arena, with every ball televised live by Sky Sports. The Betway World Seniors Championship is on March 2-3, bringing […]

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World Snooker Championship to stay in UK

One of the most iconic events in sport, The World Snooker Championship, is to remain in Sheffield until 2017. The tournament, the richest and most prestigious in snooker, was first staged at the Crucible in 1977 so 2017 will mark its 40th anniversary in Sheffield. The event is worth over £5 million to the city […]

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