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The World Matchplay begins on the 22nd of July at the legendary Winter Gardens in Blackpool, with top seed Michael Van Gerwen looking to continue his domination of the sport with a third successive victory at the tournament. Will the Dutchman be able to continue his terrific form at the event and continue his remarkable 2017 when he opens up against Stephen Bunting?
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The 5 Time World Darts Champion, Raymond van Barneveld, has started a new chapter in his darting career by signing to Target Darts. His new range of darts will be available for all to see at his next televised tournament.
A full range of Target Darts are available at Pure Darts. 4/7/2017
Thirty-two of the finest darts exponents the planet has to offer will converge on the iconic Winter Gardens venue in Blackpool from July 22-30, for one of the most prestigious events in the Professional Darts Corporation calendar.
The exact line-up is yet to be finalised as the world’s top-16 players will be joined by the next highest ranked 16 from the ProTour Order of Merit. A pair of European Tour competitions and two Players Championship events remain before the cut off as a host of hopefuls jostle to hold down a place in the sport's summer show-piece.
Darts is not the most popular betting sport, yet darts lends itself well to casual and professional gamers alike. The heads-up nature of the matches and the fact that darts is a game played mostly between individuals means there are typically fewer variables so you can take your chances on who you think is most likely to win.
One of the more intriguing events on the PDC tour begins on July 14th, with the very first staging of the US Masters in Las Vegas. A huge prize fund is likely to entice a number of top players to the event with the preceding qualifying rounds allowing some of the top US and Canadian players the chance to take on the big boys.
Darryl Gerney and Max Hopp Make their US Masters Debuts while Phile Taylor plays his last US Masters Event.
12/6/2017 ° °
Earlier this year Phil Taylor announced via the PDC that 2017 would be his last year on the circuit. The curtain is set to come down on a remarkable darts career but will the 16-time world champion go out in a blaze of glory or with a whimper?
7/6/2017 ° °
The BDO have announced that the 2017 Winmau Masters will return to the Bridlington Spa. Th Masters will follow the British Open and Classic that is also being staged at the Spa.
7 days of days will now feature in Bridlington to the delight of many B&B’s. The British Open and classic start proceeding on Friday 22nd and the Masters play-off will start on Monday 25th with the BDO Lakeside play-offs being staged on Thursday 28th.
Full details and for further updates please visit the BDO website.
The Premier League is starting to get towards the business end of proceedings so who is likely to make the cut for the O2 Area in May and who is likely to struggle? Who should you put your money on?
England men’s team won the 2017 British Internationals. Paul Hogan (England) produced a 9 dart leg the first in the 38-year history of the event.
The Welsh ladies team won the ladies event beating England on the final day to claim the crown
The Youth Events were won by team England
The men’s and ladies’ tournament history can be found here.
The event venue has been changed due to the “Sporthalle Harpener Heide” is no longer suitable to accommodate more than 600 visitors. The temporary new venue will be at the Castroper Strasse in a correspondingly festive tent.
The new address is:
Festplatz Castroper Straße, Max-Greve-Straße 34, 44791 Bochum.
In addition, registration for this event we extend the closing date by 27.03.2017.
For more information about the BULL'S German Open 2017 can be found here:
Are these the five greatest dart players of all time? I am sure everyone has their own views but here are a few of ours...
The BDO International Open has a change of venue and date. It will now take place on Saturday 8th July 2017 at the Gateway Holiday Park, Millennium Coast, Bynea, Llanelli, SA14 9SN. NOT on the 2-4 June as previous specified.
15th July, the Winmau BDO Wolverhampton Open & Classic now has BDO ranking points and will also staging a BDDA eventDarts Events Calendars 16/3/2017
It seems Christmas can come early if you are a professional darts player on the PDC circuit as Barry Hearn, Chairman of the PDC, has announced a recording breaking prize fund on the PDC for the 2017.
The PDC prize fund for 2017 will rise to £11.2 million. Mr Hearn also announced a price freeze on ticket prices from next summer.
The William Hill World Darts Championship prize fund will rise from £1.65 Million to £1.8 million with £400,000 going to the event winner in 2017/2018, which is £50,000 more than the event winner will receive in this year event, 2016/2017.
The 2017 Betway Premier League prize fund will rise from £725,000 (2016) to £825,000 with the eventual champion winning £250,000. The BetVictor World Matchplay 2017 will have a prize fund of £500,000 with £115,000 going to the event winner.20/12/2016
The PDC have announced that more tickets will be available for 2017 William Hill World Darts Championships.
A further 100 tiered seats for EVERY session of the tournament going on sale for Tuesday 6th December. The PDC say this is an early Christmas present for fans looking to attend the sport's showpiece championship, the PDC have been able to release additional tickets for each of the 22 sessions. More information can be obtained from the PDC Office website.
Lakeside have issued an important statement to anyone that has purchased tickets for the 2017 World Darts Champions. The time scheduled times for some of the matches will now be shown earlier than that shown on the tickets. Listed on the home page of the Darts501.com website (BDO World Championships Event Details 2017) are the new scheduled start times. The changes are due to the broadcast TV schedule by Channel 4. More information and contact can be found on the Lakeside website.
Durrant dominated both the semi-finals and finals to take his second Masters title however is wasn’t as easy for Gulliver. Trina had to qualify for the Masters and had two very nervy TV rounds however she held her nerve to beat fellow England international Deta Hedman 5-2 in the final.
Vincent D'Hondt of Belgium has won his second successive Winmau World Disability Title beating England’s Richard Green 3-0 in the finalBuy the NEW WInmau Blade 5 Dual Core as used at the Winmau World Masters now from Pure Darts
The 2016-17 William Hill World Darts Championship will take place from 15th December – 2nd January at London's famous Alexandra Palace, with tickets on General Sale from 10am on Monday 25th July. So if you want to watch and experience the World’s best dart players at World best Darts Tournament then I suggest you book your ticket now to avoid disappointment.
Sky Sports will also be broadcasting this event live. For more information on how to book your tickets visit the Professional Darts Corporation Website.
25th July 2016
These are the times when online punters have practically and fully moved from their desktop computers anchored between four walls and on to their smartphones which they use to find the best bookmaker mobile sites for betting. Darts punters are no different, as they tend to use their mobiles to make bets on darts tournaments or even play at the top 5 UK mobile casinos in the industry.
Darts is a rare betting preference among the general betting population. People mostly like to bet on football, NBA, NFL or even bet at no deposit online casinos rather than bet on darts. But, this still doesn’t mean that sports betting sites don’t offer darts. There is still a large portion of bettors that bet on darts which is why you will find darts markets at every major sports betting site.
Motionlab the creators of Darts Match are hoping to eclipse the 1.1 million+ downloads generated by the original game, Darts Match 2 offers users an authentic swipe motion to aim and throw darts and contains a host of new features:
Players can also now compete in 4 new venues when taking on human opponents and computer adversaries in games of 501, 301, Around The Clock and Cricket, earning coins and fans in victory.
The introduction of Darts Match TV, powered by Everyplay, enables users to replay and share footage of their big finishes via their social media accounts.
The Darts Match shop has also been expanded to offer over 10 million different darts combinations following the addition of hundreds of new free and unlockable flights, shafts, barrels and points.
The app is built again using the Unity 3D engine and is endorsed by Unicorn Darts who have granted use of their newly launched Eclipse HD2, the dartboard used in major PDC Darts events.
Motionlab added: “Additional features will be integrated into the app over the coming months including tournament play and other fun play modes.
One of the highlights in the extensive PDC Darts Calendar, the BetVictor World Matchplay returns to the Winter Gardens in Blackpool. Live of Sky Sports TV
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