Irregular betting investigated in snooker - Friday 15th of February 2008

The Gambling Commission will investigate matches in the Malta Cup after irregular betting patterns were spotted during the invitational tournament.

The round-robin format produced some matches with nothing at stake and bookmakers were alarmed by unusual flows of money during in-play markets.

Rotherhams Shaun Murphy won the event with a 9-3 victory over Dublins Ken Doherty in Sundays final in Portomaso.

Neil Robertson moved into the last 16 of the Welsh Open at Newport yesterday, defeating Jamie Cope 5-1 with breaks of 87, 77 and 71.

Bristols Judd Trump hit back-to-back centuries of 113 and 123 in a 5-2 win over Joe Swail

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