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TXODDS lands sponsorship deal with PDC player Daryl Gurney

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Just over a month after confirming its first ever sponsorship deal with British boxer Tommy Langford, TXODDS has announced a new deal with darts player Daryl Gurney. Gurney, who is in the top 20 on the Professional Darts Corporation (PDC) Order of Merit for 2017, will be showcasing the TXODDS logo on his chest for the biggest televised tournaments. The …

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PDC confirms bwin as new Grand Slam of Darts sponsors

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Professional Darts Corporation (PDC) Chairman Barry Hearn has confirmed that bwin will be sponsors of the Grand Slam of Darts in Wolverhampton for the next two years. The Grand Slam of Darts, a cross-code event for both PDC and British Darts Organisation (BDO) players, was introduced in 2007 and sees 32 players competing across nine days, with a round-robin group …

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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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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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Alan Alger – Betway – Premier League Darts continues to grow

Just a month on from Gary Anderson’s second world darts title, the Betway Premier League is back, starting at the First Direct Arena in Leeds. We caught up with Alan Alger, PR for Betway, to discuss the start of the £700,000 ten-man tournament, played out over 4 months at 16 arenas across Europe. SBC: Alan, Betway is sponsoring the Premier League …

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William Hill reacts to World Darts Championship success

Before the World Darts Championships kicked off in December, we caught up with Tony Kenny to chat about William Hill and their plans for sponsoring the show-piece event. Fast forward a few weeks and with the darting hysteria dying just a little, SBC spoke with him again to find out how it all went. ______________________ SBC: Tony, William Hill must be …

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UK bookmakers expect £50 million William Hill Darts Championship

As the William Hill PDC World Darts Championship (WDC) kicks off today at London’s Alexandra Palace (17 December – 3 January), UK bookmakers are gearing up for an extra busy Christmas period with a record £50 million expected to be wagered on the tournament. PDC event organisers announced that a record 66,000 WDC tickets had been sold for this year’s …

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William Hill expects record breaking PDC World Darts Championship

William Hill, the new sponsors of the PDC World Darts Championship, are expecting to take a record breaking £10 million in bets during the course of the Christmas darts extravaganza. The bookmaker has installed sixteen-time champion Phil Taylor as their 2/1 favourite to win this year’s tournament. ‘The Power’ last won the trophy in 2013 and has been very well …

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