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PokerStars to sponsor Masters snooker

TAGs: Matchroom Sports, PokerStars

Wembley Masters: no longer snookered

Wembley Masters: no longer snookered

The chairman of World Snooker Barry Hearn has come to the rescue of the Wembley Masters by calling on his extensive contact list and plucking out a sponsor from the world of poker.

Hearn, who also runs Matchroom Sports, which is a company heavily involved in televised poker, has persuaded none other than PokerStars to sponsor the event, which was due to get under way on Sunday without a backer. Read more.

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