Tag Archives: Barry Hearn
- Coral scooped 2014 World Snooker UK Championship sponsorship; awarded 7stars its media account
November 26, 2014
Betting company Gala Coral has replaced William Hill as the new title sponsor of the 2014 UK Championship snooker tournament. The bookmaker has partnered with the competition, which will run from 25 November to 7 December at the York Barbican, where it will be televised worldwide to an estimated 100...
- Winner sponsors West Ham United; Betway signs deal with World Cup of Pool
September 22, 2014
West Ham United has a signed partnership deal with online bookmaker Winner.co.uk. Like most deals involving online betting sites and English Premier League teams, Winner becomes West Ham’s official betting partner for the 2014–2015 EPL season. As part of the deal, the online bookmaker and casino gets exclusive rights to...
- Betfair to Sponsor the 2013 World Snooker Championship; Rank Group CEO Gets Angry With UK Politicians
April 4, 2013
With revenue dipping 4% to £90.5m in its fiscal year quarter ending Jan 31, and departures from the shores of foreign countries more numerous than Phileas Fogg, Betfair CEO Breon Corcoran told the world that they were going to refocus on Betfair’s “sustainable” home markets in the UK & Ireland....
- ICE Totally Gaming Conference Highlights
February 15, 2012
Rebecca Liggero presents the video highlights of this years' ICE Totally Gaming 2012. Checkout the ICE 2012 daily summaries and conference floor pictures.
- Barry Hearn welcomes Arsenal this Sunday
February 18, 2011
It’s fair to say that sports businessman Barry Hearn has his finger in a number of well assembled pies – if he doesn’t say so himself. After overseeing the revamp of darts into a mass market sport that wasn’t simply for fat men in pubs, his first venture, and arguably...
- Hearn launches anti-corruption unit
September 21, 2010
Anyone waking up from a 30-year-long coma would be forgiven for thinking that world sport is fighting against a bitter evil, players attempting to bet and fix matches at every level. World number one snooker player John Higgins was even scared enough by some Russian mobsters to go along with...