DAZN picks up rights to World Cup of Pool

OTT streaming service DAZN has secured rights to the 2019 World Cup of Pool across a number of markets.

The deal with the tournament’s organiser, the Matchroom Multi Sport agency, covers the US, Canada, Brazil, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, Spain and Japan.

The 2019 World Cup of Pool is being hosted by the English city of Leicester and takes place from June 25-30. China is bidding to become the first nation to successfully defend a World Cup title.