Player Bios

Gary ‘The Flying Scotsman’ Anderson

Quick stats

Nickname: The Flying Scotsman
Born: 22 December 1970
Hometown: Eyemouth, Scottish Borders

Darts Info

Darts: 23g Unicorn Maestro Phase 3
Laterality: Right handed
Walk-on Music: ‘Jump Around’ – House of Pain preceeded by intro to ‘Won’t Get Fooled Again’ – The Who

Gary Anderson is a Scottish professional darts player currently playing in the PDO. He is a former BDO and WDF world number one and is the reigning PDC World Champion.

Anderson is renowned for his heavy scoring in the game and for having one of the smoothest throws. Alongside his title of two-time PDC World Champion, other career highlights including winning the International Darts League (2007), the World Darts trophy (2007), the Premier League (2011, 2015) and the Players Championship Finals (2014).

Peter ‘Snakebite’ Wright

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Nickname: Snakebite
Born: 10 March 1970
Hometown: Mendham, Suffolk

Darts Info

Darts: 20g Snakebite euro 11
Laterality: Right handed
Walk-on Music: ‘Don’t Stop the Party’ – Pitbull

Peter Wright is a Scottish professional darts player who plays in PDC tournaments. Wright was the runner-up in the 2014 PDC World Darts Championship.

Wright has become known for his colourful mohawk hairstyle and extravagant clothing which change between every round of his tournaments. He often has a snake painted on the side of his head in reference to his favourite drink – the snakebite.

Martin ‘Wolfie’ Adams

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Nickname: Wolfie
Born: 4 June 1956
Hometown: Deeping St James, Lincolnshire

Darts Info

Darts: 22g Engraved Datadart M3
Laterality: Right handed
Walk-on Music: ‘Hungry Like the Wolf’ – Duran Duran

Martin Adams is an English professional darts player. He is a three-times BDO World Champion and three-time World Masters champion. He also represents Cambridgeshire at a county darts level and was captain from 1993/94 to 2013.

Adams has won many BDO open events and twice won the WDF World Cup singles.  He is a two-times winner of the Zuiderduin Masters along with being a runner-up on three separate occasions.

Bobby ‘King of Bling’ George

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Nickname: King of Bling
Born: 16 December 1945
Hometown: Manor Park, Greater London

Darts Info

Darts: 23g Winmau
Laterality: Right handed
Walk-on Music: ‘We Are the Champions’ – Queen

Robert Francis George is an English darts player and presenter. He is widely recognised as one of the games biggest personalities, known for his flamboyant entrances in which he makes his way to the stage bedecked in jewellery, wearing a crown and cloak and holding a candelabra to the sound of ‘We are the Champions’ by Queen.

George has won several leading darts tournaments, he won the News of the World Darts championship twice and appeared in two BDO darts World Championship finals. Since 1998 he has also worked for the BBC as a co-presenter and promoter of the game.

 

Eric Bristow

Eric ‘The Crafty Cockney’ Bristow

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Nickname: The Crafty Cockney
Born: 25 April 1957
Hometown: Leek, Staffordshire

Darts Info

Darts: 22g Harrows ‘Eric Bristow’
Laterality: Right handed
Walk-on Music: ‘Rabbit’ – Chas and Dave

Eric Bristow is a former professional English darts player. He was ranked World No. 1 from 1980-81, 1983-85 and 1990. He has won five World Championships and five World Masters titles. His skill and personality helped turn darts into a worldwide spectator sport.

In 1993, Bristow was one of the sixteen top players who broke away from the BDO to form their own organisation which became the Professional Darts Corporation. He now works as a TV commentator but does still play exhibition events.

Scott Waites

Scott ‘Scotty 2 Hotty’ Waites

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Nickname: Scotty 2 Hotty
Born: 17 February 1977
Hometown: Halifax, West Yorkshire

Darts Info

Darts: 23g Red Dragon Darts- Penetrators
Laterality: Right handed
Walk-on Music: ‘Chelsea Dagger’ – The Fratellis

Scott Waites is a semi-professional darts player who plays in BDO events and earns his full-time living working as a carpenter. He is a former Winmau World Masters champion, WDF World Cup singles’ champion and the Zuiderduin Masters champion.

Waites made his world Championship debut in 2008 and later that year won the BDO Gold cup. In 2010 he beat world #2 James Wade to win the Grand Slam of Darts, making him the first player from the BDO to win this event.

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