Tag: John Sutton

Ban Confusion

Six months? Two years? Six years? Eight years? Twelve years? Which is it? Over the last decade there have been several match-fixing allegations which have resulted in players being handed suspensions. But the length of terms above prove that there has been little consistency with the sentences given. Of course each case[Read More…]

Should Snooker Lose Bookie Sponsorship?

Irish amateur John Sutton’s suspension pending a hearing into an alleged betting scandal once again threw the sport of snooker into the spotlight for all the wrong reasons. Last week’s German Masters was a superb spectacle, in particular Fantastic Friday’s evening session which produced four out of four deciding frame[Read More…]

Sutton Suspended Until Hearing

WPBSA earlier released the following statement: As a result of suspicious betting patterns on the match between John Sutton and Jamie Burnett at the International Championship in Barnsley on 24th September 2014, Nigel Mawer, the Chairman of the WPBSA Disciplinary Committee, launched an investigation supported by the International Centre for Sport[Read More…]