The rising popularity of darts provides a chance for young people in Ghana.

By flymultimediaghana Mar10,2024
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With leagues and contests established recently, it has evolved into a competitive sport.

The rising popularity of darts provides a chance for young people in Ghana.
The rising popularity of darts provides a chance for young people in Ghana.

Since English professional darts player Luke Littler, 16, made waves in the world two weeks ago in the World Darts Championship held at the Alexandra Palace in London, it has grown in popularity.

Even though he finished second and missed out on the grand prize, he brought attention to the sport that is quickly becoming a global competitive game and a career for many young people in Europe and America.

Luke Littler’s net worth has increased to £500,000 after his personal account saw a £300,000 increase.

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The majority of places to play darts are recreation centers, pubs, taverns, and clubs. But more recently, it has drawn a much bigger audience, including stadiums, theaters, and wide open areas.

The Sid Waddell Trophy, worth £0.5 million to the winner, and a total prize money purse of £2.5 million were up for grabs in this year’s Paddy Power World Darts Championship, which culminated on January 3.

The increasing financial success of darts

SportingLife.com, a sports website, reports that the Professional Darts Corporation (PDC) offers prize money of approximately £15,000,000 annually. In addition, players can make money from sponsorships, endorsements, and the exhibition circuit.

Luke Humphries, the world champion and current number one in the world, took home the top prize of £500,000 at the Alexandra Palace. He had already won £120,000 for winning the Players Championship Finals, £150,000 for winning the Grand Slam of Darts, and £120,000 for winning the World Grand Prix.

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According to SportingLife, Humphries and Littler will now participate in the lucrative Premier League Darts season and will be aiming for more significant victories in the major tournaments that pay out a lot of money.

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