Watch Snooker This Season On Eurosport Player

The 2017/18 season is underway and snooker fans throughout Europe can watch the sport anywhere and on any device through the Eurosport Player, the leading live and on-demand digital sport platform. Eurosport Player is available to download and watch in 52 markets and in 20 languages, offering fans an all-access pass to immerse themselves in…

Pocket Money…Cash Boost For World Snooker Tour

Mark Selby earned almost £1 million last season while the number of players earning at least £30,000 grew by 20 percent, as the sport continues to thrive. Total prize money has grown from £3.5 million just seven years ago to last season’s £10 million, with another boost to £12 million in 2017/18. And players across…

Betfred To Donate To Jessie May

World Championship title sponsor Betfred will donate £200 to Jessie May Children’s Hospice at Home for every century break made during the 17 days of this year’s tournament. And if the century tally reaches 80, the donation will be rounded up to massive £40,000, to match the 40 years that the tournament has been staged…

Legend Davis – Don’t Miss Snooker Celebration

Six time World Snooker Champion Steve Davis is urging fans in the Sheffield area not to miss next month’s special show at the Crucible. The 40th Anniversary Celebration of Sheffield’s World Snooker Championship will take place at the Crucible on Friday April 14th, starting at 6pm. Former World Champions and all of the players competing…

Criteria Set For Betfred World Snooker Championship Invitations

Betfred World Snooker Championship, Professional Billiards and Snooker Association, Reanne Evans, Jackson Page, Snooker’s world governing body the World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association (WPBSA) has today announced the selection criteria for the amateur players who will be invited to compete at this year’s Betfred World Championship qualifiers. Tickets for the qualifying rounds at Ponds…

40th Anniversary Celebration of Sheffield’s World Snooker Championship

This year marks the 40th anniversary of snooker’s World Championship first being staged at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield. And to mark that occasion, World Snooker and Sheffield City Council are staging a special celebration event inside the famous Crucible arena on the eve of this year’s tournament, on Friday April 14th. Tickets are now…

Snooker Players Vote To Keep Coral Shoot Out

Snooker’s professional players have voted to keep the Coral Shoot Out tournament as a world ranking event. Last month the one-frame knock out event was made a ranking event for the first time, with Anthony McGill winning the £32,000 top prize in Watford. World Snooker subsequently asked all tour players to vote on whether the…

Q School 2017 Open For Entry

Any snooker player who has dreamed of turning professional will have a chance of earning a tour card at Q School 2017 in May. There will be 12 two-year tour cards available, with the opportunity to join the global snooker circuit and compete for prize money of £10 million. Q School will start on May…

Ryan Day – Llandudno (Gibraltar Snooker Open) Place Is In My Hands

Ryan Day insists he’ll only be concentrating on his own matches at this week’s Jojobet.com Gibraltar Open, where his place in next week’s Ladbrokes Players Championship will be at stake. Only the top 16 players on this season’s one-year ranking list will go through to the Ladbrokes Players Championship in Llandudno, which runs from March…

Rocket Set For Llandudno Opening Night

The Ladbrokes Players Championship takes place in Llandudno next week and Ronnie O’Sullivan will headline the opening night. The ITV4-televised event will run from March 6 to 12 with the top 16 players on this season’s one-year ranking list battle for the title and £125,000 top prize. Five-time World Champion O’Sullivan is sure to draw…