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WPBSA Disciplinary Hearing Finding: David John and Jamie Jones

After an investigation by the WPBSA Integrity Unit supported by Sportradar and the UK Gambling Commission SBIU, David John and Jamie Jones were found to have a case to answer for serious breaches of the WPBSA Members Rules. On Friday 11th January 2019 after a contested hearing the WPBSA Disciplinary Committee found that: Jamie Jones, on… Read More

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Main Tour Qualification 2019/20

The World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association (WPBSA) and World Snooker have today published the breakdown of players to compete on the 2019/20 World Snooker Tour. For the first time the qualifiers will include two players from the World Snooker Challenge Tour held during this season, as well as the 12 players who make it… Read More

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WPBSA Disciplinary Hearing Finding

After an investigation by the WPBSA Integrity Unit supported by Sportradar and the UK Gambling Commission SBIU, David John and Jamie Jones were found to have a case to answer for serious breaches of the WPBSA Members Rules. The full charges are shown at Appendix 1. On 18th December 2018 the case was heard before the… Read More

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Snooker To Be Included In 2019 African Games

It has been announced by the African Billiards and Snooker Confederation (ABSC) that snooker will be included at the African Games for the first time later this year, representing a landmark development for our sport in the region. Now organised by the Association of National Olympic Committees of Africa (ANOCA), the African Union (AU) and the Association… Read More

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WPBSA Launches Parliamentary Group

The World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association (WPBSA) is today pleased to announce the creation of an All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Snooker to support the sport in the United Kingdom. The Group brings together Members of the House of Commons and House of Lords from all major parties. It will meet regularly in Parliament… Read More

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White Wins at Goffs

Jimmy White won the insuremyvan.ie Seniors Irish Masters with a 4-1 success against Ireland’s Rodney Goggins in County Kildare. Staged at the iconic Goffs venue, the event was the second of this season’s World Seniors Snooker Tour (WSST), following the UK Seniors Championship won by Ken Doherty last October. Like Doherty, White continues to ply… Read More

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WPBSA Announces New Partnership with DSActive

The World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association (WPBSA) is pleased to announce a new partnership with DSActive which will see both organisations work together to provide opportunities for people with Down’s syndrome to participate in snooker. Administered by the Down’s Syndrome Association (DSA), the programme aims to provide people with as many opportunities as possible… Read More

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WPBSA Annual General Meeting

The World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association Annual General Meeting was held today on Wednesday 12th December during the Scottish Open in Glasgow. Both Jason Ferguson and Ken Doherty stood for re-election to the board as directors and were unanimously elected by the membership. WPBSA Chairman Jason Ferguson said: “I would once again like to thank the players for their continued support…. Read More

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WPBSA Statement

WPBSA Disciplinary Hearing Result At hearings that took place on 21st September and 2nd November 2018 before a three person Independent Tribunal Chaired by David Casement QC, Cao Yupeng and Yu Delu admitted breaches of the WPBSA Members Rules.  This followed a lengthy investigation by the WPBSA Integrity Unit working with Sportradar Integrity Services and… Read More

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WPBSA Statement: Jamie Jones

Following a WPBSA investigation into alleged breaches of the WPBSA Rules by David John, a decision has been taken today that Jamie Jones has a case to answer. The allegation is that Jamie Jones was party to, or facilitated the manipulation of the outcome of David John’s match with Graeme Dott that was played at… Read More

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