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Popular Welsh rugby player hits the jackpot in Vegas casino

Former rugby star Gerwyn Price is celebrating another landmark in his new career as a professional darts player despite an 8-0 US Masters semi-final defeat against powerhouse Michael van Gerwen.

The former Glasgow Warriors man earned $6,250 for making it to the last four at The Tropicana, in Las Vegas, before winning over $10,000 in the casino.



His latest performance is another sign of Price’s quick rise in darts.

“Gerwyn is enjoying a brilliant year and is really establishing himself on the world stage,” said PDC Chairman Barry Hearn.


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“His performances in the last year, especially at the UK Open, Dubai Darts Masters and World Cup of Darts and in winning his first ranking events, show that he deserves his place in the elite.”

 

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