Tag Archives: Snooker
- Stephen Lee in trouble again, suspended by WBPSA over new match-fixing allegations
October 14, 2012
Snooker player Stephen Lee received some good news a week ago when the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) dropped a two-and-a-half year case against him on allegations of match-fixing back in 2010. You would think that the man who only recently celebrated his 38th birthday would be over the moon. Unfortunately,...
- Stephen Lee escapes CPS charges on match-fixing allegations
October 3, 2012
Snooker star Stephen Lee, the sixth-ranked player in the world, will not be charged on allegations of match-fixing, the World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association announced. Back in 2010, Lee was arrested by West Midlands police and taken in for questioning regarding irregularity in betting patterns and suspicion of cheating...
- William Hill snooker sponsorship and Sportswoman award; Viralbet and Futurelogic recruit; Wynn Cotai revealed early
November 30, 2011
Bookmaker William Hill has strengthened its sponsorship portfolio with the addition of snooker’s UK Championship. The event will be known as the williamhill.com UK Championship after the firm announced a deal with World Snooker earlier this afternoon. This year’s event gets underway on Saturday running for eight days until its...
- Snooker players not guilty; Betfair cash out sees transaction number one million
September 14, 2011
The World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association (WPBSA) have found two players not guilty after an investigation into suspicious betting patterns on one match. Snooker’s world governing body began an inquiry after a match between Jimmy Michie and Marcus Campbell in January saw a number of bookies suspend betting. The...
- Perform will be snookering you tonight; Foreshore retains services of industry veteran
August 4, 2011
Perform has signed a new deal with World Snooker which means the gambling industry's legion of sportsbooks will be able to stream even more billiards than before. The five-year-deal gives Perform the rights to offer live streaming of all World Snooker tournaments online via the liveworldsnooker.tv site. Bookmakers will be...
- For snooker’s John Higgins, playing well is the best revenge
November 13, 2010
John Higgins, the fourth ranked snooker player in the world, returned to competition yesterday after a six-month suspension for his involvement in a match-fixing scandal. Higgins defeated Joe Jogia 4-2 in a first round match at the European Players Tour championship in Hamm, Germany. In April of this year, Higgins...