Online sportsbook brand, MansionBet, will be the title sponsors of the 25th World Pool Masters, which takes place at Victoria Stadium, Gibraltar this March 2-4, and broadcast live on Sky Sports.
The ‘MansionBet World Pool Masters XXV’ will see a host of former champions return to the tournament to celebrate its quarter-centenary, meaning the likes of Francisco Bustamante, Earl Strickland and Ralf Souquet will be competing among a star-studded 16-man field for the $20,000 top prize.
Karel Manasco, CEO of Mansion, said of the sponsorship, “We are always looking at platforms for brand promotion, and as a Gibraltar-based company, the location combined with the international exposure of this popular event, made our title sponsorship of the World Pool Masters a natural fit.”
Barry Hearn, Chairman of Matchroom Sport said, “We are delighted to have Mansion Bet on board as title sponsor of pool’s biggest invitational event.
“We are celebrating the silver jubilee of this magnificent tournament and as such the field is packed with some of the biggest names in pool, all great champions in their own right. With live TV coverage on Sky Sports and over 100 other countries across the globe, I know we are in for an exciting weekend of world-class sporting action in Gibraltar.”
Tickets for the 25th World Pool Masters are on sale now priced £7-12 per session with season tickets available for just £34.99 at www.buytickets.gi.
The World Pool Masters will be broadcast live for 20 hours in total on Sky Sports in the UK and on networks around the world. The World Pool Masters is sponsored by the following suppliers: RASSON (tables), IWAN SIMONIS (Simonis cloth), SALUC (Aramith balls), PREDATOR (cues) and ULTIMATE TEAM GEAR (clothing).
The sponsorship was brokered by independent sports and entertainment marketing agency, CMSeven.