BetVictor, a betting company that is based in Gibraltar made the announcement that it will be a sponsor for the 20th World Match play Event. This event used to be sponsored by Betfair however now is in the hands of BetVictor. The professional dart match is considered one of the premier matches and garners substantial attention by dart enthusiasts. The event will be held in July at the Winter Gardens located in Blackpool starting on the 20th of the month and wrapping up on the 28th.
Karl Riley from BetVictor stated “The world of Darts is always an area that holds much excitement and after the completion of the Worlds and Premier league being completed it is most exciting to know that BetVictor will be part of the 20th World Match play Event”
The chairman for the Professional Darts Corporation further stated “This is one of the tournaments that players look forward to all year and is a fan favourite both online and on T.V. It both commands and deserves the level of prestige that it garners. The tournament this year is already looking to be a solid tournament with many of the world’s best dart players to be in attendance”