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CDC cancels May's Chicago weekend

Apr 3, 2020

The Championship Darts Corporation has announced that their planned second CDC Tour weekend of 2020, in Chicago in May, has been cancelled.

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Mid-term report: Colin Lloyd grades PL performances so far

Apr 3, 2020

Former Premier League finalist Colin Lloyd has graded each Unibet Premier League player based on their performance so far this season - speaking on The Darts Show Podcast.

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SHERROCK ON PERSONAL EFFECTS OF CORONAVIRUS: “I’M IN THE HIGH RISK CATEGORY”

Apr 2, 2020

Fallon Sherrock will be practising more than most in the coming months with the Coronavirus pandemic due to being in the high risk group for it.

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US Darts Masters postponed until 2021

Apr 2, 2020

The 2020 US Darts Masters, which was scheduled for June 5-6 in the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden, has been postponed and moved back to June 4-5 2021.

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Stats Analysis: Perfect Dart Streaks

Apr 2, 2020

Christopher Kempf, the statistical analyst of the PDC, looks at the surprising rarity of long streaks of perfect darts.

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Josh Payne: from young hopeful to seasoned professional

Mar 31, 2020

As the image of the modern-day dart player is ever changing, Gravesend’s darting ace is certainly one of the names that springs to mind, alongside the likes of Gerwyn Price as an advert for personal fitness and healthy lifestyle in our sport.

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Aussie ace Anderson's Coronavirus diagnosis

Mar 30, 2020

Kyle Anderson has tested positive for Coronaviris and is now in isolation at home in Australia.

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Treble postponement for Unibet Premier League

Mar 26, 2020

The Unibet Premier League nights planned for Manchester, Berlin and Birmingham during April are the latest events to be postponed.

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Matt Porter interview: Disruption likely to continue

Mar 25, 2020

The PDC calendar could suffer further postponements in the coming weeks due to the ongoing global situation, admits PDC Chief Executive Matt Porter.

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Watch Matthew Edgar's UK Open diary

Mar 24, 2020

Matthew Edgar has shared his experience of the 2020 Ladbrokes UK Open through a unique video diary.

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DPA & DPNZ circuits hit by cancellations

Mar 23, 2020

The ongoing worldwide situation has led to events in March, April and May on the DartPlayers Australia and DartPlayers New Zealand circuits to be cancelled.

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WOODHOUSE REFLECTS ON FORM SINCE PDC WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP BREAKTHROUGH

Mar 22, 2020

Luke Woodhouse put in some breakthrough performances at the 2020 PDC World Championship reaching the Last 32 after also reaching the same point at the Players Championship Finals claiming some good wins there.

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Price eager for playing return

Mar 20, 2020

Gerwyn Price admits he is already "looking forward to getting back playing" as the enforced break in PDC action begins on Thursday.

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BoyleSports World Grand Prix ticket update

Mar 18, 2020

The launch of ticket sales for the 2020 BoyleSports World Grand Prix is to be delayed.

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European Darts Open moves to August

Mar 18, 2020

The European Darts Open has been rescheduled for August 7-9 following the postponement of the originally-planned March dates.

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Newcastle Premier League night postponed

Mar 18, 2020

The Unibet Premier League night at the Utilita Arena in Newcastle planned for Thursday March 19 has been postponed and will be rescheduled for Thursday October 1.

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Double postponement for PDC tour

Mar 17, 2020

The forthcoming PDC Unicorn Development Tour events on March 21-22 and the Players Championship weekend on March 28-29 are to be postponed.

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Michael van Gerwen (Lawrence Lustig, PDC) Van Gerwen back to winning ways in Liverpool

Mar 13, 2020

Michael van Gerwen bounced back to winning ways in the Unibet Premier League with a spectacular 7-5 defeat of Gerwyn Price in Liverpool on Thursday, as Glen Durrant retained top spot in the league table.

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ET3&4 Tour Card Holder Qualifiers

Mar 13, 2020

Friday sees the PDC ProTour weekend in Wigan begin with the Tour Card Holder Qualifiers for the European Darts Open and German Darts Grand Prix.

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2020 Unibet Premier League Night Six preview

Mar 12, 2020

The battle to avoid elimination from the Unibet Premier League season continues on Thursday with Night Six at the M&S Bank Arena in Liverpool, where Stephen Bunting also makes a Challenger appearance.

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Bunting dreaming of winning Premier League return

Mar 12, 2020

Stephen Bunting is dreaming of a winning return to Unibet Premier League action in Liverpool on Thursday, having battled demons in the five years since his last appearance.

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Double postponement for European Tour

Mar 11, 2020

The PDC European Tour events scheduled for Leverkusen and Munich in the coming weeks will be postponed due to the Coronavirus epidemic.

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New Players Championship weekend added

Mar 11, 2020

A new Players Championship weekend will be played on March 28-29 in Milton Keynes to replace the postponed European Tour event in Germany.

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Gurney boosted by UK Open run

Mar 10, 2020

Daryl Gurney is aiming to continue his resurgence by kick-starting his Unibet Premier League campaign in Liverpool on Thursday.

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Ladbrokes UK Open glory for nine-dart Van Gerwen

Mar 8, 2020

Michael van Gerwen followed a sensational nine-dart finish with a third Ladbrokes UK Open title in a glorious Sunday at the Butlin's Minehead Resort as he defeated Gerwyn Price 11-9 in the final.

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Seventh TV nine-darter for Van Gerwen

Mar 8, 2020

Michael van Gerwen achieved his seventh televised nine-darter in the semi-finals of the Ladbrokes UK Open - the second of the weekend in Minehead!

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History for Humphries in Exeter

Mar 6, 2020

Luke Humphries created history as the first Challenger to win in the Unibet Premier League in Exeter on Thursday as Peter Wright reignited his season and Michael Smith defeated Michael van Gerwen.

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2020 Unibet Premier League Night Five preview

Mar 5, 2020

Luke Humphries will make his big stage return on Night Five of the 2020 Unibet Premier League in Exeter on Thursday.

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Humphries out to make history in Exeter

Mar 5, 2020

Luke Humphries believes he will be the first Challenger to win a Unibet Premier League match in Exeter on Thursday.

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European Tour 3-4 Tour Card Holder Qualifier entries

Mar 4, 2020

Entries have been confirmed for European Tour Three and Four Tour Card Holder Qualifiers, which will take place in Barnsley on March 13.

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Latest Order of Merit standings: Aspinall up to sixth

Mar 3, 2020

Nathan Aspinall has risen to a career-high sixth position on the PDC Order of Merit after the Belgian Darts Championship.

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Trio to retain ever-present UK Open record

Mar 3, 2020

James Wade, Steve Beaton and Wayne Jones will extend their ever-present records at the Ladbrokes UK Open this weekend.

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Meikle and Nijman land Development Tour titles

Mar 2, 2020

Ryan Meikle made it two PDC Unicorn Development Tour title wins in as many days in Hildesheim on Sunday, while Wessel Nijman was also victorious.

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Price becomes first Belgian Darts Championship winner

Mar 1, 2020

Gerwyn Price became the inaugural winner of the Belgian Darts Championship in Hasselt on Sunday, defeating Michael Smith 8-3 in the final.

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Nine-Dart Smith's Dublin delight

Feb 28, 2020

Michael Smith celebrated his first televised nine-dart finish in the in Dublin on Thursday, as Michael van Gerwen moved back to the top of the Unibet Premier League table.

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2020 Belgian Darts Championship Day One

Feb 28, 2020

The 2020 European Tour season begins with Day One of the Belgian Darts Championship in Hasselt on Friday.

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O'Connor hails "fantastic night" in Dublin

Feb 27, 2020

William O'Connor is determined to learn from his Unibet Premier League experience after appearing as a Challenger in Dublin on Thursday.

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Price: 'Fear factor' is no more

Feb 26, 2020

Gerwyn Price has revealed he longer fears facing the world's top stars as he looks to continue his unbeaten start to the 2020 Unibet Premier League against Peter Wright in Dublin on Thursday.

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2020 Ladbrokes UK Open draw and schedule

Feb 25, 2020

The draw has been made for the first three rounds of the 2020 Ladbrokes UK Open, with the schedule of play also confirmed for the festival of darts which begins on Friday March 6 at the Butlin's Minehead Resort.

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World Series to visit Wollongong & Townsville

Feb 25, 2020

Wollongong and Townsville will host PDC events for the first time in 2020 as top-class darts returns to Australia in August.

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Richardson leads final Rileys qualifiers

Feb 23, 2020

James Richardson headlined the final five players to win spots in the Ladbrokes UK Open through the Rileys Amateur Qualifiers.

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Price defeats Van Gerwen to win first title of 2020

Feb 22, 2020

Gerwyn Price claimed his first title of the year with a thrilling 8-7 defeat of Michael van Gerwen in the final of Players Championship 6 in Wigan on Sunday.

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Van Gerwen defeated by Aspinall on PL Night Three

Feb 21, 2020

Nathan Aspinall inflicted a first Unibet Premier League defeat of 2020 on Michael van Gerwen on Night Three in Cardiff, while Gerwyn Price was held to a 6-6 draw by Daryl Gurney in the Welsh capital.

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2020 Unibet Premier League Night Three preview

Feb 20, 2020

Welsh number one Gerwyn Price will make his homecoming in front of a sell-out crowd at Cardiff's Motorpoint Arena on Thursday as Challenger Jonny Clayton also takes to the stage on Night Three of the 2020 Unibet Premier League.

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Van Gerwen: There's more in the tank!

Feb 19, 2020

Michael van Gerwen ominously believes that he will continue to improve after opening the Unibet Premier League with back-to-back victories.

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PDC players confirmed for Nordic Darts Masters

Feb 18, 2020

World number one Michael van Gerwen, World Champion Peter Wright and history-maker Fallon Sherrock are among the eight PDC stars who will travel to Copenhagen for the 2020 Nordic Darts Masters in June.

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Ratajski claims seventh PDC title

Feb 16, 2020

Krzysztof Ratajski claimed his seventh PDC title at Players Championship 4 in Wigan on Sunday, defeating Ian White 8-7 in a thrilling final.

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Searle wins first PDC title

Feb 15, 2020

Ryan Searle won his first senior PDC title at Players Championship 3 in Wigan on Saturday, defeating Michael van Gerwen 8-6 in the final.

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Sherrock shines again on PL Night Two

Feb 14, 2020

Fallon Sherrock stole the show on Night Two of the 2020 Unibet Premier League as she drew with Glen Durrant in Nottingham on Thursday as Michael van Gerwen continued his winning start to the season.

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Durrant: 'I've got a job to do'

Feb 13, 2020

Glen Durrant insists external factors will not distract him ahead of his highly-anticipated meeting with Fallon Sherrock in Nottingham on Thursday.

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2020 Unibet Premier League Night Two preview

Feb 12, 2020

Fallon Sherrock will continue her history-making exploits on Night Two of the 2020 Unibet Premier League as she becomes the first woman to play in the tournament.

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UK Open returns for Taylor & Smith-Neale

Feb 11, 2020

Scott Taylor and Adam Smith-Neale won places in the Ladbrokes UK Open on the third weekend of Rileys Amateur Qualifiers.

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In-form Aspinall living Premier League dream

Feb 10, 2020

Nathan Aspinall says he is living the dream in his first full year in the Unibet Premier League as he looks to take his incredible form into Night Two in Nottingham on Thursday.

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Red-hot Aspinall wins fourth PDC title

Feb 9, 2020

Nathan Aspinall produced an astonishing display to land his fourth senior PDC title at Players Championship 2 in Barnsley on Sunday.

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Order of Merit ahead of 2020 campaign

Feb 8, 2020

Ahead of the start of the 2020 PDC ProTour season we take a look at the current Order of Merit positions of all 128 PDC Tour Card Holders.

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Anderson claims first ranking title of 2020

Feb 8, 2020

Gary Anderson claimed the first PDC ranking title of 2020 with victory at Players Championship One in Barnsley on Saturday.

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Van Gerwen defeats Wright on Premier League Night One

Feb 7, 2020

Michael van Gerwen went some way to avenging his World Championship final defeat to Peter Wright, edging their Alexandra Palace rematch 7-5 on Night One of the 2020 Unibet Premier League in Aberdeen.

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2020 Unibet Premier League Night One preview

Feb 6, 2020

The 2020 Unibet Premier League gets underway on Thursday in Aberdeen, as Peter Wright makes his homecoming on what promises to be a special night for Scottish darts with Gary Anderson and John Henderson also returning to the big stage.

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Players Championship 3-4 entries confirmed

Feb 6, 2020

Entries have been confirmed for Players Championship events 3 and 4 ahead of the ProTour double-header in Wigan from February 15-16.

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Van Gerwen favourite ahead of Unibet Premier League

Feb 4, 2020

Michael van Gerwen is the 9/10 pre-tournament favourite ahead of the 2020 Unibet Premier League beginning in Aberdeen on Thursday.

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UK Open spots for Huckvale, Self & Clark

Feb 4, 2020

Adam Huckvale, James Clark and Kelvin Self joined Fallon Sherrock in securing spots in the Ladbrokes UK Open on the second weekend of Rileys Amateur Qualifiers.

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Barry wins JDC Super 16 title

Feb 3, 2020

Keane Barry lifted the Junior Darts Corporation's 2020 Riley's Super 16 title in Milton Keynes on Sunday, defeating Luke Littler 5-3 in the final.

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Wright wins 2020 Ladbrokes Masters

Feb 2, 2020

Peter Wright claimed glory in his first tournament as World Champion, winning the 2020 Ladbrokes Masters in dramatic fashion against Michael Smith in Milton Keynes on Sunday.

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2020 Ladbrokes Masters preview

Jan 31, 2020

The 2020 Ladbrokes Masters begins on Friday at Marshall Arena, Milton Keynes, as Michael van Gerwen begins his quest for a sixth successive title against Jonny Clayton on the opening night.

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Van Gerwen named 2019 Player of the Year

Jan 31, 2020

Michael van Gerwen has been named PDC Player of the Year for a fifth consecutive year after the PDC Awards for 2019 were presented on Thursday.

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Aspinall confident ahead of Masters debut

Jan 30, 2020

Nathan Aspinall is taking confidence from being touted as one of the front-runners in TV events ahead of his Ladbrokes Masters debut this weekend.

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Ladbrokes Masters: Top five moments

Jan 29, 2020

We continue the build-up to this weekend's Ladbrokes Masters by taking a look back at five of the tournament's memorable moments since its inception in 2013.

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Players Championship 1-2 entries confirmed

Jan 29, 2020

Entries have been confirmed for Players Championship events 1 and 2 ahead of the ProTour double-header in Barnsley from February 8-9.

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Heaver secures first Rileys qualifying spot

Jan 28, 2020

Jason Heaver is the first player to secure a place in the Ladbrokes UK Open through the Rileys Amateur Qualifiers.

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Dennant & Van der Wal claim Challenge Tour titles

Jan 27, 2020

Matthew Dennant and Jitse Van der Wal picked up titles as the opening Unicorn Challenge Tour weekend of 2020 drew to a close in Wigan on Sunday.

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Mitchell & Collins win first Challenge Tour Events of 2020

Jan 25, 2020

Scott Mitchell and Robbie Collins picked up their first victories on the PDC circuit with triumphs on the opening day of the 2020 PDC Unicorn Challenge Tour season.

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Local stars confirmed for Nordic Darts Masters

Jan 23, 2020

World Championship quarter-finalist Darius Labanauskas and new Tour Card Holder Daniel Larsson will headline the eight home stars in the 2020 Nordic Darts Masters in Copenhagen in June.

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2020 PDC Tour Card Holders

Jan 22, 2020

Following the conclusion of the 2020 Qualifying Schools, the 128 PDC Tour Card Holders for 2020 are now in place.

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Ashton hails "massive achievement"

Jan 21, 2020

Lisa Ashton has hailed her "massive achievement" in being the first female player to win a PDC Tour Card at Qualifying School.

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2020 Unibet Premier League fixtures

Jan 21, 2020

Peter Wright and Michael van Gerwen will renew rivalries on the opening night of the 2020 Unibet Premier League season in Aberdeen on Thursday February 6, with fixtures for the opening nine nights now confirmed.

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One week until Rileys Amateur Qualifiers begin

Jan 21, 2020

The Rileys Amateur Qualifiers for the 2020 Ladbrokes UK Open begin on Saturday January 25, starting five weekends of knockouts around the UK.

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2020 PDC Qualifying School - Day Three

Jan 20, 2020

Jeff Smith, Karel Sedlacek and Aaron Beeney secured Tour Cards on Day Three of the 2020 PDC Qualifying Schools in Wigan and Hildesheim on Saturday.

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2020 PDC Qualifying School - Day Four

Jan 19, 2020

Lisa Ashton made history by becoming the first woman to win a PDC Tour Card through Qualifying School on Sunday in Wigan.

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2020 PDC Qualifying School - Day Two

Jan 17, 2020

The 2020 PDC Qualifying School continues on Friday with another bumper day of action in the UK and Europe.

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2020 PDC Qualifying School - Day One

Jan 16, 2020

The 2020 PDC Qualifying School begins on Thursday with a bumper day of action in the UK and Europe.

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Record entries for 2020 Q Schools

Jan 15, 2020

A record number of players have entered the 2020 PDC Qualifying Schools, with 853 players to compete for PDC Tour Cards in Wigan and Hildesheim from January 16-19.

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Wright second favourite for Ladbrokes Masters

Jan 14, 2020

New World Champion Peter Wright is the 9/2 second favourite to claim his first Ladbrokes Masters title next month, with reigning champion Michael van Gerwen the 11/10 pre-tournament favourite.

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Last chance for Q Schools entries

Jan 13, 2020

Players wishing to enter the 2020 PDC Qualifying Schools must do so before 1400 GMT on Tuesday January 15.

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Challengers confirmed for 2020 Unibet Premier League

Jan 8, 2020

The nine Challengers who will feature in the opening nine nights of the 2020 Unibet Premier League have been confirmed.

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Order of Merit two-year spread analysis

Jan 7, 2020

Christopher Kempf, the statistical analyst of the PDC, takes a look at the prize money to be defended by the world's top 32 players on the PDC Order of Merit over the next two years.

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2020 Rileys Amateur Qualifiers approaching

Jan 6, 2020

Just three weeks remain until the opening Rileys Amateur Qualifier is held ahead of the 2020 Ladbrokes UK Open.

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2020 Ladbrokes Masters draw confirmed

Jan 6, 2020

Peter Wright will play Joe Cullen in his first match as World Champion, with the draw for the 2020 Ladbrokes Masters now confirmed.

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2020 Qualifying Schools deadline approaching

Jan 6, 2020

Players hoping to win a PDC Tour Card for 2020 must enter one of the 2020 PDC Qualifying Schools by 1400 GMT on Tuesday January 14.

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2020 Unibet Premier League line-up confirmed

Jan 2, 2020

Nathan Aspinall and Glen Durrant are the new additions to the Unibet Premier League line-up in 2020, while Fallon Sherrock and John Henderson have been confirmed as the first two Challengers.

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Wright wins World Championship

Jan 2, 2020

Peter Wright was crowned William Hill World Darts Champion for the first time after an outstanding final victory over Michael van Gerwen at London's Alexandra Palace on New Year's Day.

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2020 Ladbrokes Masters draw confirmed

Jan 2, 2020

Peter Wright will play Joe Cullen in his first match as World Champion, with the draw for the 2020 Ladbrokes Masters now confirmed.

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William Hill World Darts Championship Day Seven

Dec 20, 2019

Gerwyn Price survived a huge scare against William O'Connor on Day Seven of the 2019/20 William Hill World Darts Championship on Thursday at London's Alexandra Palace.

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History maker Sherrock heading to New York

Dec 20, 2019

DARTS sensation Fallon Sherrock is set to take America by storm after being selected to compete in the 2020 U.S. Darts Masters, which will be held on June 5-6 in the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden, New York.

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William Hill World Darts Championship Day Six

Dec 19, 2019

Stephen Bunting and James Wade advanced to the third round of the 2019/20 William Hill World Darts Championship on Wednesday at London's Alexandra Palace.

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William Hill World Darts Championship Day Five

Dec 18, 2019

Fallon Sherrock became the first woman to win a William Hill World Championship match on a historic night at London's Alexandra Palace on Tuesday.

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American dream alive at Ally Pally

Dec 18, 2019

The American dream is very much alive at the William Hill World Darts Championship after United States duo Darin Young and Danny Baggish both impressed in the opening round at Alexandra Palace.

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William Hill World Darts Championship Day Four

Dec 17, 2019

Gary Anderson enjoyed a perfect start to his 2019/20 William Hill World Darts Championship campaign with a convincing 3-0 victory over Brendan Dolan on Monday at London's Alexandra Palace.

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William Hill World Darts Championship Day Three

Dec 16, 2019

Mikuru Suzuki came agonisingly close to being the first female player to taste victory at Alexandra Palace.

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2019/20 William Hill World Darts Championship preview

Dec 13, 2019

The 2019/20 William Hill World Darts Championship begins on Friday at London's Alexandra Palace, as Michael van Gerwen begins his title defence against Jelle Klaasen or Kevin Burness on the opening night.

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Top five World Championship finals

Dec 12, 2019

We continue the countdown to the 2019/2020 William Hill World Championship by looking back at five of the best finals.

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