Snooker Betting Tips

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Snooker originated in India in the second half of the 19th century as a game played by British Army officers. The World Snooker Championship began in 1927 with the sport gaining popularity in 1969 after BBC began to broadcast snooker on television.

Snooker now features professional players from all over the world competing for millions of pounds on the World Snooker Tour. Betting on snooker is very popular, especially in the United Kingdom where the sport continues to enjoy tremendous popularity.

Snooker Odds


Every major online bookmaker will offer snooker odds including outright markets such as tournament winner. Individual match markets in snooker include odds for match winner, to win 1st frame, handicap, frame betting or correct score, total frames, race to three frames, to pot the 1st ball in 1st frame, 1st frame handicap, total points in 1st frame and if there will be a 147 in the match.

Snooker Live Streaming


Watch snooker on the go with snooker live streaming anywhere you can get a suitable internet connection. Check our live streaming calendar for all snooker live streams.

The bet365 live streaming service offers snooker live streaming so you can watch and bet on snooker. 18+ and geo restrictions apply, please visit bet365 for full terms and conditions.

Snooker Bookie Promotions


Keep an eye out for snooker bookie promotions which could include enhanced odds or odds boosts on certain players. Taking advantage of snooker bookie promotions is a great way to win on snooker.

Snooker Results


The snooker results are a great way to see what players are in form and playing well. Check head to head snooker results and be sure to note what players have performed well at certain snooker tournaments.

Snooker Replays & Highlights


Watch snooker replays at the World Snooker Official YouTube channel. Watching snooker highlights is a great way to stay in touch with all the matches so you can keep an eye on what players are in form and playing well. The Snooker Planet YouTube channel is your home for snooker highlights.

Snooker News


Stay up to date with all the snooker news at worldsnooker.com including scores, tournaments, players and rankings. BBC Snooker is another valuable website for snooker news.

Snooker Social Media


Follow snooker on the major social media platforms so you don’t miss any of the important news, stories and features involving snooker

World Snooker Twitter - twitter.com/WorldSnooker
World Snooker Facebook - facebook.com/WorldSnooker
World Snooker Instagram - instagram.com/worldsnookerofficial/

Snooker FAQs

What is snooker?

Snooker is a cue sport played on a rectangular table covered with a green cloth and pockets at each of the four corners and in the middle of each long side. Players strike the white ball (or "cue ball") using a cue stick to pot or pocket the remaining 21 coloured in the correct sequence and accumulate points for each pot.

What is a snooker in snooker?

A snooker in snooker is when a player puts the white ball or cue ball in a position where the opponent cannot hit a desired coloured ball with a straight shot.

Why is snooker called snooker?

The term 'snooker' was specified by Sir Neville Chamberlain in 1875.

What is a maximum break in snooker?

A maximum break in snooker is the highest break that can be made in snooker - 147 points. To achieve a maximum break, the player must pot all 15 reds followed by the black ball after every red, followed by potting the six remaining colours.

Why is a snooker table green?

A snooker table is green to resemble grass.

How many balls are there in snooker?

There are 21 balls in snooker - 1 white ball (cue ball), 15 red balls and six balls of different colours: yellow, green, brown, blue, pink and black.

How big is a snooker table?

A regulation (full-size) snooker table is 12 ft × 6 ft (3.7 m × 1.8 m)

What is a frame in snooker?

A frame in snooker is an individual game that is won by the player scoring the most points. A match is won when a player wins a determined number of frames.