I guess it just isn't getting through to some people.
The WPA rankings are ALL disciplines of pool.
Matchroom's rankings are 9 ball ONLY. They wanted the WPA to recognise their 9 ball rankings as the official 9 ball rankings.
The WPA has NO 9 ball only rankings.
In any case I like Barry...
Don't know which Barry Hearn you are listening to but the one in the video I posted Barry Hearn said that they wanted the WPA to recognise the Matchroom 9 ball rankings as the official WPA 9 ball rankings.
He went on to say that there isn't another one and they are not trying to steal anything...
Starting next year Matchroom events won't be sanctioned by the WPA (and won't receive sanction fees) as a result of Barry Hearn's inability to get the WPA to officially recognise The Matchroom 9 Ball Rankings.
There are some events on cable that are extra pay-per-view for special events on top of your monthly subscription.. Can't imagine Matchroom events are one of them.
It's just your post made it sound like there were people in the world that get to see the Mosconi Cup for free
Are you kidding?
All those cable networks charge for subscriptions.
EVERYONE OF THEM.
And as far as pool dying,
Matchroom's TV audience around the world is measured in the 100,000s. Althougn cable networks don't usually release audience figures the 2019 World Pool Masters had a total of...