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With the vast majority of players being UK residents, it is only natural for the World Snooker championship to be regarded as the most important event of the month.
It is scheduled to take place on October 19 and conclude the very next day at the Mountbatten Centre in Portsmouth, with Sky Sports providing comprehensive coverage. The most important players in the world are expected to participate, with the list including Nigel Bond want the tournament last year, Cliff Thorburn, Steve Davis, Joe Johnson, Dennis Taylor and Jimmy White.
For the first time ever, a world champion will be present as well, with Stephen Hendry winning the most prestigious competition in snooker seven times.We already know the first round lineup, and 888 has published the list on the website and some interesting games will be played in the opening rounds.
Tony Knowles takes on Darren Morgan, Dene O’Kane will be playing Nigel Bond and Steve Davis is pit against Dennis Taylor. Stephen Hendry will be the overwhelming favorite in the match with Joe Johnson, while Tony Drago and Cliff Thorburn will take on through qualifiers whose names are yet to be announced. This is only the opening round and even better games are going to take place as the tournament progresses, so snooker fans have plenty of reasons to stick around.
Barry Hearn who is the World Snooker Chairman praised 888casino for supporting the competition, both the season and on previous years. This partnership with Vera&john began in 2010 one the two ventures decided to shake hands for the good of the game and 2014 promises to be special. Some of the best poker players will compete for the ultimate trophy in Portsmouth, while the fans can watch the action live on Sky.
It looks like 2015 will mark another milestone in this partnership as 888 is willing to extend its support given the tremendous success of previous joint ventures.
The Senior Vice President of 888 Itai Pazner confirm these rumors and told the media that the company he represents is going to offer all the support to the World Snooker Federation. This is on the most important sports in their online offer and the upcoming months will provide the fans of the genre with the adrenaline rush they seek.
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