Rod Harrington outlines future ideas for the PDC’s expansion with 25 European events a year and £300,000 prize fund in each one + possible WDF partnership

Rod Harrington hopes to see the PDC expand to 25 events a year in Europe, each with a £300,000 prize fund, in the next five years. The PDC director, 62, who is retiring in August, outlined what the future of darts' leading organisation could look like, in an interview for our Darts Legends series earlier this … Continue reading Rod Harrington outlines future ideas for the PDC’s expansion with 25 European events a year and £300,000 prize fund in each one + possible WDF partnership

How the PDC’s rankings update has affected the Race to the World Matchplay

As the PDC gets ready to stage their first ranking events since the Coronavirus pandemic next week, here's a look at how the race to qualify for the 2020 World Matchplay is shaping up... Almost four months have passed since Ian White's victory in Players Championship 8, back on March 15, the last ranking event … Continue reading How the PDC’s rankings update has affected the Race to the World Matchplay

Barry Hearn says the BDO and WDF’s lack of finances is a stumbling block for the PDC to support the amateur game

BY ALEX MOSS Barry Hearn says the Professional Darts Corporation (PDC) are prepared to help the grassroots game, subject to an organisation putting a workable plan in front of him. The PDC chairman, speaking to the Weekly Dartscast, discussed the prospect of the PDC working together with the British Darts Organisation (BDO) and/or the World Darts … Continue reading Barry Hearn says the BDO and WDF’s lack of finances is a stumbling block for the PDC to support the amateur game

Barry Hearn reveals PDC set to ramp up Darts At Home concept to involve all tour-card holders, plus four-stage plan for tour to return to normality

BY ALEX MOSS Barry Hearn has outlined the Professional Darts Corporation's (PDC) four-stage plan which will start with all tour-card holders playing at-home competitions. The PDC chairman, speaking to the Weekly Dartscast over the Easter weekend, revealed their Darts At Home concept will be expanded, with an announcement from the organisation to come this week. The Coronavirus … Continue reading Barry Hearn reveals PDC set to ramp up Darts At Home concept to involve all tour-card holders, plus four-stage plan for tour to return to normality