Mosconi Cup Poll Hits the Halfway Stage

Morris in Pole Position with Week to Go

WITH One week gone and a further week to go, Matchroom Sport can reveal that Hawaii’s Rodney Morris is on course for his seventh PartyPoker.net Mosconi Cup as he heads the ‘Mosconi Cup Idol’ poll.

With four players – Oscar Dominguez, Corey Deuel, Shane Van Boening and Johnny Archer – already picked, the final spot is in hands of the general public as they cast their votes to see who will be joining them to take their place in the American side from 10-13 December at the MGM Grand, Las Vegas.

Taking place on Matchroom Sport the ‘Idol’ poll has attracted thousands of voters over the first week and looks set to continue up till midnight UK time on Sunday 15th when the vote will close.

The results to date are:

Matchroom Sport is offering the fans a say in the final member of Team USA for the Mosconi Cup.

Matchroom Sport is offering the fans a say in the final member of Team USA for the Mosconi Cup.

Rodney Morris 27.71%

Charlie Williams 19.23%

Dennis Hatch 13.25%

Charlie Bryant 12.28%

John Schmidt 10.63%

Stevie Moore 9.17%

Shawn Putnam 4.03%

Kim Davenport 3.70%

(% figure equals the share of the total vote)

To vote, please go to the home page of www.matchroompool.com , click on the ‘Mosconi Cup Idol’ logo, tick your desired candidate and submit your vote. It’s as simple as that.

Live in its entirety on Sky Sports in the UK, the event features two five-man teams representing Europe and the USA doing battle in a series of singles and doubles matches. Now in its 16th year, the Americans hold a 10-4 lead with one tied match in 2006.

Tickets for the Mosconi Cup are available from:

http://www.ticketmaster.com/2009-Mosconi-Cup-tickets/artist/1334375

or 1-800 745 300 or from the MGM Grand on 1-800 929 1111 or 702 891 7777.

Luke Riches, Matchroom Sport: luke.riches@matchroom.com