A New Beginning

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Little did I know back in August 2008 when I started Pro Snooker Blog that it would go on to be the start of something that would change my life, but over seven years on it is now no exaggeration to say that.

With that in mind, today I have some important news for everyone who reads this site. I am delighted to announce that I have been offered and have accepted a full-time position at the WPBSA.

This does mean that there will be changes in respect of PSB, however you need not fear because I will still be working hard to provide the same service that I have during the past seven years and much more going forwards.

While I very much see this as not the end, but rather a new beginning, I do want to take a moment to reflect on how snooker has changed since PSB launched and to thank some of the people who have helped me along the way.

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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 will review the available facts surrounding betting on this match. A decision will then be taken on whether any further action is necessary.

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Ferguson Elected WCBS President

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Jason Ferguson has been elected as the new President of the World Confederation of Billiards Sports (WCBS).

Ferguson received unanimous support in the election at the WCBS General Assembly, held in Wroclaw, Poland, home to the 2017 World Games.

Ferguson said: “Billiard Sports are united in the mission to become part of the Olympic Programme. We have seen great recent success in the SEA Games held in Singapore, and Cue Sports will once again participate in the 2017 World Games. I am honoured to be asked to lead our sport in this next phase of promoting the core values of the Olympic Movement.”

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