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Snooker is enjoying a return to prominence in the sporting world under the opinion-splitting guidance of Barry Hearn who is moulding the game in his image whether the players and fans like it or not.
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As mentioned nearly every tournament played has a reasonably open field so it is always worth spending time studying the form and players’ records in certain competitions. A good place to start is in our latest Snooker tournament news section which will keep you up to date on significant changes in odds and form. There are plenty of markets to choose from nowadays in the game and there is regularly good value to be found after some research.
With your research done it is time to choose the bookmaker most suitable to sign up for and use your free bet with. Again the Sports Betting News section is a good place to start for finding out which bookies are the best for the sport but also the directory on this very page gives you nine bookmakers that always supply good odds for snooker.
Click on the link on FREEbets.org.uk to head over to the bookmaker’s website and follow the simple registration process that is put in front of you. Depending on the terms and conditions of each site there will be different ways of claiming the free bet but simply follow the rules on the site you have chosen and cash in your free bet on the market of your choice.
Most of the big name bookmakers offer great live streaming options for snooker which allows you to watch the matches you have placed your free bets on online when they are not available on regular television.
What snooker free bets are Available?
There is no doubt that there has been plenty more to enjoy from a betting point of view since Hearn became chairman of World Snooker as the number of tournaments in the calendar has rocketed. Along with the three traditional snooker major tournaments in Great Britain – World Championships, UK Championship and the Masters – there are a whole host of new major ranking events all over the globe with staggering prize money available in each.
The International Championship, one of many events now held in China, has a whopping winner’s fund of £125,000 whilst the recently introduced Players Tour Championship Grand Finals held in Galway, Ireland also offers a six figure sum for the victor.
Barely a week goes by now without a snooker tournament featuring all the big names in the game these days which gives us plenty of opportunity to cash in your free bets over the season.
There is often plenty of value to be had with your free bets as well due to the field for every tournament generally being a fairly open one. This year Mark Selby became the first player to retain the World Snooker Championship since 2013 and he has won three of the last four World Championships. That's the kind of domination not seen since Stephen Hendry in the 1990s. It's not the case with the UK Championship with no back to back winner since Stephen Hendry in 1996 but Mark Selby will give it a good go when defending his title later this year. As for the Masters Ronnie O'Sullivan has won that for three times in the last four years.
2018-19 Snooker Season
Riga Masters (27-29 July) - Neil Robertson
World Open (5-12 August) - Mark Williams
Paul Hunter Classic (22-26 August) - Kyren Wilson
World 6-red Championship (3-8 September) - Kyren Wilson
Shanghai Masters (10-16 September) - Ronnie O'Sullivan
China Championship (24-30 September) - Mark Selby
European Masters (1-7 October) - Jimmy Robertson
English Open (15-21 October) - Stuart Bingham
Macau Masters (24-25 October) - Barry Hawkins
International Championship (28 October - 4 November) - Mark Allen
Champion of Champions (5-11 November) - Ronnie O'Sullivan
Northern Ireland Open (12-18 November) - Judd Trump
UK Championship (York 27 November - 9 December)
Scottish Open (Glasgow 10-16 December)
Championship League Group 1 ( Coventry 1-2 January)
Championship League Group 2(3-4 January)
Championship League Group 3 (7-8 January)
Championship League Group 4 (9-10 January)
Defabet Masters (London 13-20 January)
Championship League Group 5 (21-22 January)
Championship League Group 6 (23-24 January)
German Masters (30 January - 3 February)
World Grand Prix (Cheltenham Racecourse 4-10 February)
Welsh Open (Cardiff 11-17 February)
Shoot Out (Watford 21-24 February)
Indian Open (27 February - 3 March)
Coral Players Championship (Preston 4-10 March)
Championship League Group 7 (11-12 March)
Championship League Winners' Group (13-14 March)
Gibraltar Open - (13-17 March)
Coral Tour Championship (Llandudno 19-24 March)
China Open (1-7 April)
World Championship Qualifiers (Sheffield 10-17 April)
World Championship (Sheffield 20 April - 6 May)
World Rankings Update
Mark Selby remains clear at the top of the world rankings after the Northern Ireland Open.The top 16 is as follows
1 Mark Selby
2 Mark Williams
3 Ronnie O'Sullivan
4 John Higgins
5 Judd Trump
6 Barry Hawkins
7 Mark Allen
8 Ding Junhui
9 Shaun Murphy
10 Neil Robertson
11 Kyren Wilson
12 Ryan Day
13 Luca Brecel
14 Stuart Bingham
15 Stephen Maguire
16 Marco Fu
1 Mark Selby
2 Mark Allen
3 Mark Williams
4 Neil Robertson
5 Judd Trump
6 David Gilbert
7 Jack Lisowski
8 Jimmy Robertson
9 Stuart Bingham
10 John Higgins
11 Barry Hawkins
12 Joe Perry
13 Ali Carter
14 Ryan Day
15 Stephen Maguire
16 Mark Davis.
2018 World Snooker Championship
Williams Wins Third World Title and Then Keeps his Promise
15 years after he last won the world title, Mark Williams became world champion on May 7 when beating John Higgins in the 2018 final. Williams had nearly given up the sport on several occasions in recent years as his form dipped and he dropped out of the top sixteen. He didn't even make it to the Crucible last year losing in the qualifiers and joked after his win how he'd watched last year's final in a caravan.
This season though has seen a resurgence in form and he beat Higgins 18-16 in the final. He had won seven frames in a row in the second and third sessions to build up a commanding 14-7 lead. Going into the final session he was 15-10 in the lead but a string of big breaks from Higgins saw him win five successive frames to level at 15-15. Williams won the next two and looked to have the title won with a break of 63 only for Higgins to win the frame with a 65 break. The Welshman recovered his composure to take the next frame with a 69 break to win the world title and become the first man in his 40s to win the title since Ray Reardon in the 1970s.
Williams had promised to turn up at his press conference naked if winning the world title and that's just what he did, walking in with just a towel before sittiing down and discarding it. Whatever must the likes of Joe Davis and Jon Pulman been thinking
What are the most popular free snooker bets?
Obviously there are the standard markets of tournament winner and the winner of each individual match. As mentioned the tournament winner odds are often quite long with there rarely being a clear favourite for success before a ball is struck so there can be plenty of value to enjoy in this market.
The winner odds in each match are regularly odds-on for one of the competitors but with the number of shocks that now occur in all the tournaments, especially the shorter format competitions, picking an outsider is very doable and plenty of money can be won.
In the short format events such as the Players Tour Championship and its Grand Finals these might be the only markets on offer but in the more traditional competitions there will be plenty of other things to cash in your free bets on.
Number of centuries and half centuries in each match and over a whole tournament is often a popular market especially in the showpiece event of the year the World Championships at the Crucible in Sheffield. Of course the fabled maximum break of 147 can also be backed over a tournament or even a match if you have a really strong feeling although just for it to happen over an entire competition will be odds-against.
Over the longer formats the handicap markets come into play as well as winning by considerable margins can happen which always make the odds a lot more tempting than simply a straight forward win bet.
There are plenty of markets to enjoy and keep checking here at FREEbets.org.uk to find out the best of them and where best to cash your free bets in with.
Like most snooker matches there are markets on all the individual games as well as overall odds on the tournament as a whole; inclding the outright winner, the finalists, and so forth. Other odds availale include:
- Winning nationality
- Number of 147s
- Quickest frame
- Most colours potted
- Most ball potted
- Most fouls
- And loads more
There will also be a host of specials around the time of the tournament on some of the big names, with the likes of Ronnie O'Sullivan expected, as usual, to be the centre of attention.
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