Tag Archives: Barry Hearn

Ladbrokes extends sponsorship of snooker World Grand Prix & Players Championship

Agreeing terms with World Snooker, Ladbrokes marketing has announced that it has renewed its title sponsorship of the World Grand Prix and Players Championship for a further two-years. The bookmaker has agreed to extend its title sponsorship of both major snooker championships for their respective 2017 and 2018 editions. The Ladbrokes World Grand Prix runs from February 6 to 12 at the …

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Dafabet extends World Snooker’s ‘The Masters’ title sponsorship

Isle of Man online bookmaker Dafabet has announced that it has extended its title sponsorship of Snookers’ ‘The Masters’ tournament for a further three years. Dafabet has been title sponsor of the snooker ‘Triple Crown’ tournament since 2014, which this year will feature a winner’s prize of £200,000. The Masters, which sees the world’s top sixteen players compete at London’s …

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Ladbrokes announces World Series of Darts title sponsorship

Ladbrokes has extended its support of the Professional Darts Corporation (PDC) as the new title sponsors of the Ladbrokes World Series of Darts Finals, with tickets for the two-day tournament set to go on priority sale today. Ladbrokes returned to darts sponsorship in 2016 as title sponsors of the Ladbrokes Sydney Darts Masters, which will be held in August. In …

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Betfred extends its title sponsorship deal with World Snooker

World Snooker have announced that Betfred has extended its title sponsorship of the World Championship for an extra two years. Snooker’s biggest tournament will continue to be called the Betfred World Championship until at least 2019. This year’s event finished on Monday with Mark Selby beating Ding Junhui 18-14 in the final at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield. A global audience of …

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Unibet announces title sponsorship for inaugural PDC event

Unibet have announced that they will be the title sponsors of September’s inaugural PDC Champions League Darts event, live on the BBC from Cardiff. The eight-player tournament will see the PDC make history with its first tournament broadcast live by BBC Sport, following a new deal which was announced in February 2016. The Unibet Champions League will take place on September …

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Betway hits a double with Darts World Cup sponsorship agreement

Betway has teamed up with the Professional Darts Corporation to become the title sponsor of this summer’s hotly anticipated World Cup of Darts. The 32-nation Betway World Cup of Darts, will be televised live on Sky Sports and broadcast worldwide from June 2nd to the 5th, and will see two-player teams representing their nation in the unique Pairs format as …

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SportsPro Live returns next week with annual conference

SportsPro Live returns this month for a two-day stint at Wembley Stadium, and they’ve gone all out to make the flagship conference a huge success. Here are just a few of the reasons why you should attend on 22nd and 23rd March. The wonder of Wanda Philippe Blatter doesn’t do many industry conferences, but the president and chief executive of …

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Jessica Bridge – Ladbrokes – More than ribbons on a trophy

On Monday Ladbrokes announced a deal which gives them exclusive naming rights to two of the biggest events in Snooker next month. We caught up with PR Manager Jessica Bridge to discuss the deal and its importance to Ladbrokes as part of a growing portfolio of sporting sponsorships. SBC: Hi Jessica. Ladbrokes recently signed a deal with World Snooker to …

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Ladbrokes signs deal to sponsor 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 the 22nd and 27th of …

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Sportradar secures expanded streaming deal with PDC

Sports and betting-related services company Sportradar has opted to expand a partnership with the Professional Darts Corporation (PDC) to include coverage of its events. Sportradar will now stream live coverage of the 2016 World Series of Darts and European Darts Tour to its clients across the betting industry. The PDC was established in the United Kingdom during 1992, when a …

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