Category Archive: snooker

Aug 28 2015

WPBSA Statement

The WPBSA were today alerted to unusual betting patterns regarding the match between Thanawat Tirapongpaiboon and Martin O’Donnell at the Paul Hunter Classic in Germany. The WPBSA monitor betting on ALL professional snooker and have the most sophisticated methods available today. Working with their partners worldwide and by liaising with the Gambling Commission, the WPBSA …

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Aug 21 2015

Murphy Sets The Social Standard

During the last past five years snooker in general has come a long way in terms of fan interaction, with the rise of social media and the power of the internet allowing us to get closer to the world’s leading players than ever before. While a number of players have undoubtedly boosted their profiles due …

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Aug 19 2015

Last Chance To Complete PSB Survey

Earlier this month I posted a survey about the current state of snooker, looking for the input of the most important people to the sport, the fans. I had stated on Twitter last weekend that I was going to start rounding up the results at the start of this week, but having taken a look …

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Aug 04 2015

The PSB Snooker Survey 2015

Since starting PSB almost seven years ago now, I have had the fortune of both meeting and hearing from a number of snooker fans, whether via Twitter, email or other forms of communication. As with any subject, opinions vary, be it in terms of favourite players, styles, opinions about the rules or any number of …

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Jul 26 2015

Interview: Taylor’s New Outlook

Allan Taylor turned professional at the start of the 2013/14 season and initially found results hard to come by, but with the help of the late Vic Harris showed improvement during his second year, eventually earning a fresh two-year tour card thanks to his position on the European Order of Merit. With the resumption of …

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Jul 09 2015

Two Year Cards – An Analysis

It feels like yesterday that World Snooker announced that new tour players would earn a two-year professional card, instead of just the one which had been the norm up until that point, but in fact the 2015/16 season marks the fourth season that the current system has been in place. That means that we have …

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Jul 06 2015

World Snooker Rankings 2015/16: Revision One Round-Up

Following John Higgins’ victory at the Australian Goldfields Open yesterday, the official world rankings will now be revised for the first time this season with the Scot moving up a place to 12th, while runner-up Martin Gould also climbs one position to 25th. Continue reading for confirmation of all of they key changes to the …

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Jul 03 2015

Allen’s Auction For Ronan Elliott

Followers of his on Twitter will know that Northern Ireland’s Mark Allen is currently involved in various charity events to support six-year-old Ronan Elliott, who is a young boy in Northern Ireland who was born with cerebal palsy.

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