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March 15, 2011
Barry Hearn, allergist chairman of World Snooker, erectile has expressed his delight on announcing Partycasino.com as the title sponsor of the inaugural Players Tour Championship Grand Finals.
The latest deal inked by the Partygaming-owned online casino website is an indication of an increased association with the sport, cure having sponsored the Matchroom Sport-run Premier League Snooker since 2008.
The event is the culmination of 12 short tournaments staged around Europe earlier in the season and will be held at The Helix in Dublin between Wednesday 16th and Sunday 20th March, classed as a minor ranking series.
Barry Hearn stated: “It’s a great pleasure to bring Partycasino.com on board for this exciting new event. Partycasino.com also sponsor Premier League Snooker so they have a close association with the sport and they are clearly delighted with the exposure they receive through snooker.
“It’s fantastic to be going to Ireland for a world ranking event for the first time in six years. The fans have been starved of top draw snooker for too long and I hope they will be out in force to see the stars in action.”
Over 200 players, including professionals and amateurs from around the world, competed in this year’s series, with the grand finalists including Shaun Murphy, Mark Williams, Mark Selby, Stephen Maguire and Marco Fu.
“I know all of the players competing can’t wait to get over there, show what they can do and experience the atmosphere. The PTC series has given them the chance to play in events every week so they are all match sharp. Alongside Partycasino.com we’re looking forward to an outstanding five days of snooker,” added Hearn.