Barry Hearn has said the huge sums of prize money increasing in the game shows that snooker is a “major sport”.
TOGB editor Nigel Slater gives his thoughts on the latest events in the snooker world.
As well as securing a hat-trick of world titles during the past four years, Mark Selby completed another triple success last night after winning three gongs in the World Snooker Awards.
Here we delve back into the 17 days of this year’s World Championship and remind ourselves of the great moments and the major talking points.
Mark Selby secured his third World Championship title in four seasons after beating John Higgins in one of the most gripping finals seen in years.
World Snooker chairman Barry Hearn has apologised on Twitter to snooker fans who struggled to buy Crucible tickets next year due to technical problems.
Mark Selby and John Higgins will meet in this year’s World Championship final after completing contrasting semi-final victories earlier today (Saturday).