DAZN USA will broadcast the Betfred World Championship online for the first time this year.
Snooker’s biggest tournament runs from April 20 to May 6 at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield and the whole tournament will be available to watch on DAZN for fans in the USA.
It is also available on DAZN Canada which has broadcast a wide range of snooker events since February 2018.
World Snooker Chairman Barry Hearn said: “This is fantastic news for fans in the USA who will be able to watch extensive coverage of one of the biggest events in sport. We are thrilled to be working with DAZN in this territory for the first time and growing our global broadcast footprint. We have worked with DAZN on a wide range of sports in recent years and they offer an outstanding product which provides choice and high quality online viewing for many millions of sports fans across the planet.
“The very best players in the world are gathering in Sheffield to battle for the Betfred World Championship, with the most prestigious title in snooker up for grabs. It will make for fascinating viewing and I hope many new and existing fans in the USA will take the chance to watch history being made at the Crucible.”
DAZN is the world’s first dedicated live sports streaming service. For more information see www.dazn.com