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Darren “Dynamite” Appleton

Born in West Yorkshire, England in 1976, Appleton began playing English 8-ball when he was 15 years old. He won over 35 major titles at English 8ball and over 200 titles and was ranked world number one six times. 

One of the most recognized and respected names in the pool world, Darren Appleton has, in just ten years in the sport, become a mainstay at the top of the professional game and has built a resume worthy of being considered one of the greatest players of all time.


Appleton is the founder of the World Pool Series.


Below are some main achievements Darren made as a billiard player:

     Most Major WPA Titles and World Championships Since 2008.
     Holds the Record For most Consecutive Mosconi Cup Wins 6
     Most Successful European Player in Major Tournaments of All time.
     Over 250 Individual TITLES
     Former 6x World Team Champion English 8 Ball
     Former 6x European Team Champions English 8 Ball
     4x European 8 Ball Champion
     Over 35 Major 8ball Titles
     Over 50 Major titles in career
     Most Successful British Player Of All times

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