‘The Machine’ and ‘The Wizard’ will be sporting the BetVictor logo on their shirts throughout the biggest tournament in the sport after entering a new sponsorship deal. (more…)
The Scotsman progressed into the second round after winning for the first time at Alexandra Palace, defeating Chisnall in a deciding set tie-break.
Thornton defeated Max Hopp and Nicholson saw off Stuart Kellett on Saturday evening, following an afternoon session which included the two perfect legs.
Terry Jenkins and Australia’s Kyle Anderson currently share possession of the £30,000 prize-pot after both achieved their first televised nine-dart-finishes, but the pair were eliminated from the tournament nonetheless.
Robert Thornton 3 – 1 Max Hopp – Match report
Paul Nicholson 3 – 0 Stuart Kellett – Match report
By Chris Murphy
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Last year’s runner-up Michael van Gerwen is widely considered to be a major contender to be lifting the Sid Waddell Trophy on New Year’s Day, while James Wade and Simon Whitlock are also hoping to pocket the record £250,000 first prize. (more…)
Tickets are still available for the exciting event on Friday 6 December, which will see Premier League players James Wade, Michael van Gerwen and Raymond van Barneveld compete at Lower Hyde Holiday Park, Shanklin, which hosted the hugely successful Isle of Wight Pro Masters earlier this year. (more…)
Good friends van Gerwen and van der Voort are both in Group D following Monday’s draw after the latter sealed one of the four wildcard qualifier places for the Wolverhampton tournament. (more…)