USA’s dramatic partypoker Mosconi Cup victory was witnessed by record viewers around the world and the highest live gate in the tournament’s history with close to 2,500 fans packed into Alexandra Palace, London each night as America defeated Europe 11-9 to win back the famous trophy.
Shown live by networks in over 130 countries worldwide, the drama of the 2018 partypoker Mosconi Cup was enjoyed by viewers across the globe. In USA, Central and South America and on the Indian Subcontinent the tournament’s partnership with Facebook meant fans were able to enjoy a free live stream, which was seen by over 2million people.
The continued growth of pool’s biggest tournament was further evidenced online, where the partypoker Mosconi Cup’s digital footprint continued to expand, reaching and engaging with more fans than ever before.
Already, tickets for the 2019 partypoker Mosconi Cup – to take place at Mandalay Bay Resort, Las Vegas from November 25-28 – have seen their highest ever opening-week sales, with Gold seating sold out. As a result, there will be an increase in both win and appearance fees for the 2019 partypoker Mosconi Cup with both winners’ and runners-up prize money increased by 50%.
Emily Frazer, Chief Operation Officer of promoters Matchroom Multi Sport, said: “After our most successful and entertaining year at the partypoker Mosconi Cup, it only felt right to reward the players with an increase in prize money by 50%.
“This year’s event reached our highest live attendance numbers, television and live stream viewership and is now ranked as the best event in this sport – and therefore it should be taken to the next level. The atmosphere was electric at the Alexandra Palace and we have our 2,500 fans to thank for this and we only hope to recreate this at the Mandalay Bay from November 25th.
“Pool is in a great place right now, and let’s make sure everyone knows it!”
Tickets for the 2019 partypoker Mosconi Cup are available now at www.mosconicup.com. Prices start at $48 per session with season tickets at $161 silver. Gold seating is now sold out. VIP Platinum packages are available priced $225 per day or $950 for all four days and include a breakfast buffet, unlimited drinks, VIP seating in the front three rows and much more.