My understanding is that they are working with other tours and promoters to fold them into their initiative so it’s not like their rankings are just Matchroom tournaments.
If we are being totally frank here, if pool is to find any success there needs to be a centralized organization and tour. There aren’t competing snooker tours or bowling tours. And up until recently there wasn’t competing Golf tours. For pool to be successful the Wild West era of the game needs to end and there needs to be more focus and centralization.
they're working with other promoters as long as it's 9-ball. that's the thing. there are four other disciplines, one of which has a growing tour