2021 Snooker Shoot Out Betting Tips, Previews and Predictions

The 2021 Snooker Shoot Out is a professional snooker tournament taking place in February 2021 at the Watford Colosseum in Watford, England. Also known as the 2021 BetVictor Snooker Shoot Out due to current sponsorship, the tournament is the 13th ranking event of the 2020-21 snooker season. 

The Shoot Out is played under different rules than standard snooker. Shots are timed and matches are played as a single frame that last a maximum of 10 minutes. The 2021 Snooker Shoot Out is the 11th edition of the tournament and third of four events sponsored by BetVictor that make up the European Snooker Series.

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When is the 2021 Snooker Shoot Out being played?

The 2021 Snooker Shoot Out is being played in February 2021.

Where is the 2021 Snooker Shoot Out being played?

The 2021 Snooker Shoot Out is being held at the Watford Colosseum in Watford, England.

What is the 2021 Snooker Shoot Out prize money?

The 2021 Snooker Shoot Out prize money is expected to be similar to the £171,000 on offer in 2020.

Who won the 2020 Snooker Shoot Out ?

England's Michael Holt won the 2020 Snooker Shoot Out after a 64-1 win over China's Zhou Yuelong.

When is the 2021 Snooker Shoot Out Final?

The 2021 Snooker Shoot Out final will be played on a Sunday in February 2021.

Who has won the most Snooker Shoot Outs?

No player has won more than one Snooker Shoot Out.

What are the Snooker Shoot Out rules?

The Shoot Out is played under different rules than standard snooker. Shots are timed and matches are played as a single frame that last a maximum of 10 minutes.

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2021 Snooker Shoot Out Betting Odds


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2021 Snooker Shoot Out Prize Money Break Down


The 2020 Snooker Shoot Out prize fund was £171,000 with the winner receiving £50,000 and the runner up £20,000. The prize money for highest break was £5,000.

2020 Snooker Shoot OutPrize Money
Winner£50,000
Runner-Up£20,000
Semi-finals£8,000
Quarter-finals£4,000
Last 16£2,000
Last 32£1,000
Last 64£500
Last 128£250
Highest break£5,000

2021 Snooker Shoot Out Players


The 128 players competing in the 2021 Snooker Shoot Out will be confirmed in the days leading up to the tournament. The 128 players that competed in the 2020 Snooker Shoot Out were Aaron Hill, Adam Stefanow, Alan McManus, Alex Borg, Alexander Ursenbacher, Alfie Burden, Allister Carter, Amine Amiri, Andrew Higginson, Andy Hicks, Andy Lee, Anthony Hamilton, Anthony McGill, Ashley Carty, Ashley Hugill, Bai Langning, Barry Hawkins, Barry Pinches, Ben Woollaston, Billy Joe Castle, Brandon Sargeant, Chang Bingyu, Chen Feilong, Chen Zifan, Chris Wakelin, Craig Steadman, Daniel Wells, David Gilbert, David Grace, David Lilley, Dean Young, Dominic Dale, Duane Jones, Eden Sharav, Elliot Slessor, Fan Zhengyi, Fergal O Brien, Fraser Patrick, Gary Wilson, Gerard Greene, Graeme Dott, Hammad Miah, Harvey Chandler, Hossein Vafaei, Ian Burns, Igor Figueiredo, Iulian Boiko, Jack Lisowski, Jackson Page, Jak Jones, James Cahill, Jamie Clarke, Jamie ONeill, Jimmy Robertson, Jimmy White, Joe OConnor, Joe Perry, John Astley, Jordan Brown, Kacper Filipiak, Ken Doherty, Kishan Hirani, Kurt Maflin, Kyren Wilson, Lee Walker, Lei Peifan, Li Hang, Liam Highfield, Liang Wenbo, Louis Heathcote, Lu Ning, Luca Brecel, Lukas Kleckers, Luo Honghao, Lyu Haotian, Mark Allen, Mark Davis, Mark Joyce, Mark Selby, Mark Williams, Martin Gould, Martin ODonnell, Matthew Selt, Matthew Stevens, Mei Xi Wen, Michael Georgiou, Michael Holt, Michael White, Mike Dunn, Mitchell Mann, Nigel Bond, Noppon Saengkham, Nutcharut Wongharuthai, Oliver Lines, Paul Davison, Peter Lines, Reanne Evans, Ricky Walden, Riley Parsons, Robbie Mcguigan, Robert Milkins, Rod Lawler, Ronnie OSullivan, Ross Bulman, Ryan Day, Sam Baird, Sam Craigie, Scott Donaldson, Sean Maddocks, Shaun Murphy, Si Jiahui, Simon Lichtenberg, Soheil Vahedi, Stuart Bingham, Stuart Carrington, Sunny Akani, Thepchaiya Un-Nooh, Thor Chuan Leong, Tian Pengfei, Tom Ford, Xiao Guodong, Xu Si, Yan Bingtao, Yuan Sijun, Zhang Anda, Zhang Jiankang, Zhao Xintong, Zhou Yuelong.

2021 Snooker Shoot Out Seeds


The seeds for the 2021 Snooker Shoot Out will be confirmed before the tournament.

2021 Snooker Shoot Out Schedule & Dates


The 2021 Snooker Shoot Out is being played in February 2021.

2021 Snooker Shoot Out Draw


All 128 players start in the first round played on the first day of the Snooker Shoot Out. Check out the full draw for all the matches and results.

Snooker Shoot Out Results


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Snooker Shoot Out Winners, Runners-up & Final Score


Michael Holt won the 2020 Snooker Shoot Out after finishing as runner-up in 2019. China's Thor Chuan Leong hit the highest break in a Snooker Shoot Out with 133 in 2020.

YearWinnerRunner-upFinal scoreCitySeason
2021 tbc tbc tbc Watford 2020/21
2020 Michael Holt Zhou Yuelong 1–0 (64–1) Watford 2019/20
2019 Thepchaiya Un-Nooh Michael Holt 1–0 (74–0) Watford 2018/19
2018 Michael Georgiou Graeme Dott 1–0 (67–56) Watford 2017/18
2017 Anthony McGill Xiao Guodong 1–0 (67–19) Watford 2016/17
2016 Robin Hull Luca Brecel 1–0 (50–36) Reading 2015/16
2015 Michael White Xiao Guodong 1–0 (54–48) Blackpool 2014/15
2014 Dominic Dale Stuart Bingham 1–0 (77–19) Blackpool 2013/14
2013 Martin Gould Mark Allen 1–0 (104–0) Blackpool 2012/13
2012 Barry Hawkins Graeme Dott 1–0 (61–23) Blackpool 2011/12
2011 Nigel Bond Robert Milkins 1–0 (62–23) Blackpool 2010/11
1990 Darren Morgan Mike Hallett 2–1 Stoke 1990/91

Snooker Shoot Out Highlights


Watch all the Snooker Shoot Out highlights at the World Snooker Tour Youtube channel to see how players are performing at the tournament.

Snooker Shoot Out News


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Snooker Shoot Out Social Media


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Snooker Shoot Out History


The first snooker tournament in a shortened format was first held in 1990 with all matches except the final decided over a single frame. The tournament was reinroduced in 2011 with several innovations and renamed Snooker Shoot Out.

The 2011 Snooker Shoot Out was a one-frame shoot-out with a random draw with the winner Nigel Bond earning £32,000. The top 64 players in the world snooker rankings contested the inaugural Snooker Shoot Out which was broadcast on Sky Sports and ITV4.

From 2011 to 2015 the Snooker Shoot Out was held at the Circus Arena in Blackpool, sponsored by PartyPoker.com in 2012, by Betfair in 2013, 888casino in 2014 and Betway in 2015.

In 2016 the Snooker Shoot Out moved to the Hexagon in Reading and was sponsored by Coral until 2018. In 2017 the Snooker Shoot Out became a ranking event for the first time and was open to all 128 professional snooker players.

From 2017 the Snooker Shoot Out was held at the Colosseum in Watford and broadcast on Eurosport and Quest in a deal running until 2026.

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