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Whyte & Mackay Premier League Darts tournament, which started on Jan. 20, 2005 on Sky Sports. The League is now played weekly from February to May, having originally started as a fortnightly fixture. The tournament originally featured seven players, and now sees eight of the biggest names from the PDC circuit competing in a double circular format, with matches held across the country in various locations.
Current sponsors Whyte & Mackay, who managed to Holsten signed a three-year contract to support the events in October 2007.The prize fund will increase from £ 265,000 to £ 340,000 in 2008 – with a guaranteed minimum of £ 20,000 (previously £ 15,000) for each player, which determines. Top prize of £ 100,000 matches Award 2008 PDC World Champion.Phil Taylor dominated the event winning four out of five contests to date. He was unbeaten in the first three seasons, before James Wade ended his 44 match run in the first match of the 2008 season. The new champion will be crowned after Mervyn King beat him in 2009 to semi-finals. Wade King 13.8 won in the finals to pick up the £ 125,000 first prize.The 2009 Whyte & Mackay Premier League Darts tickets tournament organized by the Professional Darts Corporation.The tournament began in the Liverpool Echo Arena which hosted a large crowd in the world events PDC almost 8000 in 2008. New places in Edinburgh and Exeter joined by some of the biggest arenas of the UK, including the Odyssey in Belfast, Manchester Evening News Arena, Birmingham National Indoor Arena, Sheffield Arena and Newcastle’s Metro Radio Arena. The tournament concluded with the playoffs on Monday 25 May at Wembley Arena – coinciding with the game football league off at the nearby Wembley Stadium during the same weekend. Phil Taylor was to protect his Whyte & Mackay Premier League event again, but he could not save him after the defeat of Mervyn King, 10.6 in the semifinals. James Wade beat the king of 13.8 in the final and claim the £ 125,000 first prize and the first Premier League not be claimed by Taylor.