How much do pro snooker players get paid?

How much do pro snooker players get paid?

Snooker players in the top 16 of the world can expect to earn about £250,000 a year on average. A consultant surgeon in a hospital earns about the same and does not have the same amount of expenses such as travel and accommodation to deal with.

How much do snooker players get for highest break?

A maximum break (also known as a maximum, a 147, or orally, a one-four-seven) is the highest possible break in a single frame of snooker. A player compiles a maximum break by potting all 15 reds with 15 blacks for 120 points, followed by all six colours for a further 27 points.

How much do snooker players get paid UK?

Semi-final: £40,000. Runner-up: £80,000. Winner: £200,000. Highest break: £15,000.

Do snooker players pay their own travel?

Players pay for their own flights and hotels for most overseas events, although a spokesman from World Snooker said most of their hotels are paid for in China. However, outside the top 48 no player has earned more than £50,000.

Which snooker player has made the most money?

Ronnie O’Sullivan

Player Prize Money
Ronnie O’Sullivan 11,933,634
John Higgins 8,908,869
Stephen Hendry 8,761,581
Mark Selby 6,833,529

Do professional snooker players have to pay to enter tournaments?

Players pay a fixed entry fee to enter all the play-off events, and there is no prize money. Each player who wins a quarter-final game qualifies for a two-year tour card on the Main Tour.

What is the prize money for the snooker Grand Prix?

Judd Trump won the tournament for a third time, beating Jack Lisowski 10–7 to claim his 20th ranking title….2020 World Grand Prix (2020–21 season)

Tournament information
Country England
Organisation World Snooker Tour
Format Ranking event
Total prize fund £380,000