World Seniors Darts Championship Preview & Betting Guide

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Explore the 2024 World Seniors Darts Championship with our comprehensive guide. Get all the essential details for informed betting decisions, from event schedule and TV rights to betting previews and favourite contenders.

World Seniors Darts Championship Preview & Betting Guide
Matthew Edgar Darts Editor and WDF Professional

Former PDC Darts Professional, SkySports Darts Commentator and YouTuber with 6 tournament wins under his belt including the Iceland Open in 2023

World Seniors Darts Championship Information

Step into the exciting world of World Seniors Darts Championship with our detailed betting guide. Indulge in expert insights on event favourites, schedules, and formats while discovering how to enrich your betting experience. This article is a must-read for darts enthusiasts and bettors looking to deepen their understanding of the tournament and identify valuable betting opportunities.

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This article is dedicated to the World Seniors Darts Championship, we will give you a preview of the event, pointers on where to go to find the World Seniors Darts Championship predictions plus we look at the leading contenders for the title.

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World Seniors Darts Championship Preview

What is the World Seniors Darts Championship?

The World Seniors Darts Championship sponsored by JenningsBet is a tournament organised by the World Seniors Darts Tour that made its debut in 2022 when Robert Thornton was the first winner, the tournament features some of the legends of darts who will compete against each other over four days to be crowned champion.

The tournament is open to only players who are aged fifty or older, John Lowe was the oldest player in 2022 at seventy-five years of age, If you are planning on watching it in person, then be quick to get your world seniors darts championship tickets.

Is the World Seniors Darts Championship Live on TV?

The BBC secured the rights to broadcast the tournament in 2022 with matches shown live on the BBC iPlayer for UK residents and will again broadcast the tournament this year across it's digital platforms.

How can I bet on the Darts?

For those of you who are new to darts betting then be sure to read our darts betting guide before even thinking about placing a bet. You can also read our best bookie for darts article which is great for finding the right bookmaker as it contains the latest bookie offers and promos which can help maximise your darts betting experience.

Who will win the World Seniors Darts Championship?

The OLBG darts tipsters will be predicting not only who will be the outright winner of the tournament but will also have tips on every match over the four days so head over to the world seniors darts championship tips to see they are backing.

If you don't want to go through each match looking for tips then why not head to our Best Darts Tipsters page to see what the tipsters who have made a profit on darts over the past year are backing in the tournament.

Who are the favourites to win the World Seniors Darts Championship?

The current World Seniors Champion is Scotland's John Henderson, Robert Thornton won the previous two World Seniors Darts Championship. We will have the World Seniors Darts betting nearer to the start of the tournament.

World Seniors Darts Championship Format

When is the World Seniors Darts Championship?

The World Seniors Darts Championship usually takes place in the middle of February, the 2025 dates are to be confirmed.

Where is the World Seniors Darts Championship?

The World Seniors Darts Championship usually takes place at the Circus Tavern in Purfleet, Essex. This venue has featured some great darts over the years, it hosted the PDC World Darts Championships from 1994 until 2007.

What is the World Seniors Darts Championship Format?

  • First Round: Best of 5 Sets (5 Legs)
  • Second Round: Best of 5 Sets (5 Legs)
  • Quarter-Finals: Best of 5 Sets (5 Legs)
  • Semi-Finals: Best of 5 Sets (5 Legs)
  • Final: Best of 9 Sets (5 Legs)

World Seniors Darts Championship Schedule

First Round Matches (Thursday & Friday)

*Players (seeding)

Scott Mitchell (11)3 v 1Matt Clark
David Cameron (12)1 v 3Jim Long
Trina Gulliver (9)1 v 3John Henderson
Terry Jenkins (13)1 v 3Paul Hogan
Lisa Ashton (6)3 v 2Mike Huntley
Neil Duff (4)3 v 2Richard-Eirig Rowlands
Glen Durrant (7)2 v 3Mark Dudbridge
Kevin Painter (8)3 v 2Jim McEwan
Martin Adams (5)3 v 2Deta Hedman
Robert Thornton (1)3 v 1Martyn Turner
Keith Deller (15)1 v 3Richie Burnett
Tony O'Shea (16)WalkoverAndy Hamilton
Leonard Gates (2)1 v 3Colin McGarry
Darryl Fitton (14)1 v 3Chris Mason
Phil Taylor (3)2 v 3Manfred Bilderl
Richie Howson (10)3 v 0John Part

Second Round Matches (Saturday)

Kevin Painter (8)1 v 3John Henderson
Neil Duff (4)0 v 3Paul Hogan
Lisa Ashton (6)3 v 0Scott Mitchell (11)
Martin Adams (5)0 v 3Jim Long
Richie Howson (10)2 v 3Mark Dudbridge
Robert Thornton (1)2 v 3Andy Hamilton
Manfred Bilderl1 v 3Chris Mason
Richie Burnett1 v 3Colin McGarry

Quarter-Finals (Sunday)

Andy Hamilton1 v 3John Henderson
Jim Long3 v 2Paul Hogan
Lisa Ashton (6)3 v 1Chris Mason
Mark Dudbridge1 v 3Colin McGarry

Semi-Finals (Sunday)

John Henderson3 v 0Jim Long
Lisa Ashton (6)2 v 3Colin McGarry

Final (Sunday)

John Henderson5 v 0Colin McGarry

Previous World Senior Darts Championship Winners

Who won the 2024 World Senior Darts Championship ?

Scotland's John Henderson won his first World Seniors title in 2024 defeating Northern Ireland's Colin McGarry 5-0 in the final.

Here's a table showing the previous World Seniors Darts Championship winners:

YearChampionRunner UpScore
2024John HendersonColin McGarry5-0
2023Robert ThorntonRichie Howson5-2
2022Robert ThorntonMartin Adams5-1


Author and Contributor Information

Matthew Edgar

OLBG Sponsored Darts Professional

Matthew Edgar, born on August 28, 1986, is an English professional darts player currently targeting the WDF World championships at Lakeside in December 2024 and commentating on Darts for Sky Sports. Known for his practice sessions with former world championship runner-up Kevin Painter, Edgar began his sports career as a coach for Northampton Town before shifting to darts. Prior to his darts career, he trained in mixed martial arts and was a professional wrestler. Edgar also hosts a dedicated darts YouTube channel, "Edgar TV," where he interacts with followers and shares his professional competition experiences.

Follow Matthew as he targets Lakeside and the WDF World Championships in December 2024.

- Matthew Edgar, Darts editor and wdf professional

James Banting

Content Editor / Fact Checker

James is one of OLBG's in-house sports betting specialists with decades of industry experience. He manages our Darts event calendar, working with Matt to update the event preview articles with recent results and data checking for accuracy.

- James Banting, Tipster competition assistant

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