2017 Premier League Darts

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2017 Premier League Darts
Winner
Netherlands Michael van Gerwen
Runner-up
Scotland Peter Wright
Score
11–10
Dates
2 February – 18 May
Edition
13th
Number of players
10
Venues
16
Premier League Darts
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The 2017 Betway Premier League Darts was a darts tournament organised by the Professional Darts Corporation – the thirteenth edition of the tournament. The event began on Thursday 2 February at the Metro Radio Arena in Newcastle and ended with the Play-offs at The O2 Arena in London on Thursday 18 May. This is the fourth year that the tournament is sponsored by Betway.

Michael van Gerwen, the 2016 champion, retained his title by winning the last-leg decider against Peter Wright in the final. Kim Huybrechts became the first player in Premier League Darts history to fail to win a match in the tournament.[1][2]

Format[edit]

The tournament format is identical to that since 2013. During the first nine weeks (Phase 1) each player plays the other nine players once. The bottom two players are then eliminated from the competition. In the next six weeks (phase 2) each player plays the other seven players once. Phase 2 consists of four weeks where five matches are played followed by two weeks where four matches are played. At the end of phase 2 the top four players contest the two semi-finals and the final in the play-off week.

Venues[edit]