Ronnie O’Sullivan remains snooker’s highest earner, despite not playing for most of the 2012/13 season. The Rocket tops the list by virtue of winning the last two World Championships, as the list is calculated over the previous two years. His prize money from tournaments is £606,518, way ahead of nearest rival Judd Trump on £456,344. [...]
Snooker Hall News and Updates
In this section of the site, Snooker Hall will be posting all the latest news relating to snooker events and top players. Snooker has been one of the most popular sports in the UK since the 19th century, and these days major tournaments are shown on prime time television to be watched by millions. Over the years, star players such as Steve Davis, Alex Higgins and Ronnie O’Sullivan have become household names.
Snooker betting fans will know that it is essential to keep up with any developments that may affect their favourite players. After all, a sudden change in performance or a promising newcomer could change their betting strategy completely. The odds that bookmakers offer on various outcomes of snooker fixtures are based on how likely they believe that outcome is. This depends on the current performance of a player, their world ranking position, and any big wins they may have notched up in the past. So, by swotting up on these three aspects, bettors can choose their favourite for the next big snooker event and place a sensible bet that is likely to pay off.
Some of the biggest snooker events in the calendar include the World Snooker Championship, the Masters and the UK Championship; although there are many other events you could bet on, as you’ll see from our Snooker Events guide. One of the main attractions of snooker is that it is not affected by the weather, so big tournaments take place all year round and all over the world. Furthermore, many competitions work on a knockout basis, resulting in surprise winners and shocking early departures. From the Shanghai Masters to the Sky Snooker Shootout, we’ll be covering all the goings-on at big snooker tournaments to help you make an informed decision when you fancy a flutter.