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Cool Oh gromulan- - 10-30-2016, 05:15 PM

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Aside from the PTC events what has he accomplished? Power Snooker is a joke, and ratings aren't any higher than they were before he was brought back. It's not like he added a bunch of new ranking events.

Snooker needs someone with more of an international focus. The game's future is the Asian market, the management needs to recognize that and act accordingly.
Hi gromulan,

In answer to what has Barry Hearn done:
Ahem,
For the last 30 years he has created, produced, marketed and filmed events with the highest production values that BBC money buys
Barry Hearn is English. he owns Matchroom Sport,
a privately owned family company-

Gambling is legal in England and there are betting houses on every block.
For one, He galvanized Snooker (no small feat)
Which is one reason why they are able to make money and continue making money
.
He produces events in Golf, Boxing, Bowles, Fishing, Ping Pong(table tennis) and Darts, among others.

He also owns Party Poker .net
He produces events and packages the programming hours and sells the hours to the ESPN's of Europe and Asia (Sky, Eurosport, SunSport)
He has given pool players a global stage and made the faces of pool players global!!

He's been inducted into both the BCA HOF and The Boxing HOF.

Not only did he change the face of Snooker and Darts, but that of pool as well, with World Pool Masters and The World Cup of Pool.

He has single handedly funneled all of USA's events to feed into one giant event-
The Mosconi Cup-
In essence, he managed to corral a herd of cats!!

not much else otherwise(sarcasm)


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Pics from HOF Induction and MC - 10-30-2016, 05:32 PM

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Hi gromulan,

In answer to what has Barry Hearn done:
Ahem,
For the last 30 years he has created, produced, marketed and filmed events with the highest production values that BBC money buys
Barry Hearn is English. he owns Matchroom Sport,
a privately owned family company-

Gambling is legal in England and there are betting houses on every block.
For one, He galvanized Snooker (no small feat)
Which is one reason why they are able to make money and continue making money
.
He produces events in Golf, Boxing, Bowles, Fishing, Ping Pong(table tennis) and Darts, among others.

He also owns Party Poker .net
He produces events and packages the programming hours and sells the hours to the ESPN's of Europe and Asia (Sky, Eurosport, SunSport)
He has given pool players a global stage and made the faces of pool players global!!

He's been inducted into both the BCA HOF and The Boxing HOF.

Not only did he change the face of Snooker and Darts, but that of pool as well, with World Pool Masters and The World Cup of Pool.

He has single handedly funneled all of USA's events to feed into one giant event-
The Mosconi Cup-
In essence, he managed to corral a herd of cats!!

not much else otherwise(sarcasm)
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Thumbs up Barry Hearn - 10-31-2016, 07:35 PM

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Hi gromulan,

In answer to what has Barry Hearn done:
Ahem,
For the last 30 years he has created, produced, marketed and filmed events with the highest production values that BBC money buys
Barry Hearn is English. he owns Matchroom Sport,
a privately owned family company-

Gambling is legal in England and there are betting houses on every block.
For one, He galvanized Snooker (no small feat)
Which is one reason why they are able to make money and continue making money
.
He produces events in Golf, Boxing, Bowles, Fishing, Ping Pong(table tennis) and Darts, among others.

He also owns Party Poker .net
He produces events and packages the programming hours and sells the hours to the ESPN's of Europe and Asia (Sky, Eurosport, SunSport)
He has given pool players a global stage and made the faces of pool players global!!

He's been inducted into both the BCA HOF and The Boxing HOF.

Not only did he change the face of Snooker and Darts, but that of pool as well, with World Pool Masters and The World Cup of Pool.

He has single handedly funneled all of USA's events to feed into one giant event-
The Mosconi Cup-
In essence, he managed to corral a herd of cats!!

not much else otherwise(sarcasm)
Dang !

I feel like I've missed out on an argument . Barry Hearn does what Barry Hearn do's and that is Promote events . Sure not every player or fan likes all his ideas but he's a Promoter , maybe a fan but not a player .

Another way to look at Barry Hearn is apart from Promoting events how many people has he helped to employ over the years ?

From ticket sales (let's forget about the ticket touts for the time being) the bouncers at the front door , security staff , ushers , the bar staff , hotel staff , I mean it's an endless list if you think outside the box . There's a lot more to it than a few cameras and commentators than any of us will ever know .
  
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Thumbs up Barry Hearn on snooker’s big China deal, retirement and the Rack Pack - 11-26-2016, 04:11 PM

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Thumbs up Ronnie O'Sullivan is wrong to call snooker a car boot sale, says Barry Hearn - 11-29-2016, 08:42 AM

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Thumbs up Barry Hearn - 02-13-2017, 06:30 AM

https://twitter.com/BarryHearn?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw

World Snooker.....

Still waiting on the top tournaments in USA and Canada.....

The Darts are flying in , Las Vegas is the gig .

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=orJUjfAsnW4&t=72s

If you want to complain about lack of Snooker gigs in USA and Canada please contact Barry Hearn on the above Twitter link.....
  
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Thumbs up In his own words: Barry Hearn on the state of snooker - 12-02-2017, 03:31 PM

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Thumbs up Snooker on TV: BBC signs new deal to keep Triple Crown tournaments on terrestrial unt - 12-08-2017, 11:30 AM

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BBC AND WORLD SNOOKER EXTEND BROADCAST AGREEMENT TO 2024 :

http://www.worldsnooker.com/bbc-worl...greement-2024/

BBC extends World Snooker broadcast deal up to 2023-24 season :

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Thumbs up Barry hearn causes a stir with uk open qualifier revelation - Yesterday, 09:00 PM

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Darts Regulation Authority Darts Fines :

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