New York Magazine

So What Is the World Series of Darts?

- joe delessio

“Sports’ biggest party” arrives in New York for the first time at the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden, June 3 and 4; from $38.

more raucous than a dive-bar game, events staged by the U.K.-based Profession­al Darts Corporatio­n have stoked arena crowds and dramatic entrance music. Part of a six-city, three-continent tour, the New York stop of the World Series of Darts is two competitio­ns in one: the North American Darts Championsh­ip and the U.S. Darts Masters, with the biggest names in the sport. Among them Peter “Snakebite” Wright, reigning world champ with bright mohawk. “Once someone walked through the crowd in an inflatable T. rex suit,” he says. “It was brilliant.”

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