Player Support

The WPBSA takes its responsibility to support players very seriously and this section of the website is a resource at which you can view key information and guidance at any time.

If any player requires further advice during office hours, please contact our Bristol Office on +44 (0117) 317 8200

If any player or interested party has any suggestions as to relevant content, please contact Neil Tomkins.

Tour Induction

Aimed at players new to the tour, but still potentially relevant for those with more experience, our tour induction section provides information including:

  • Details of WPBSA and World Snooker staff roles, together with contact details
  • Tournament entry process
  • Prize money information
  • Player promotion – help us help you
  • Anti-corruption summary
  • Mental Health Charter

Players Commission

The views of players on the World Snooker Tour are represented by the Players Commission, a group of selected players who are currently competing on the World Snooker Tour.

Travel Support

View information on the service provided by Travel Counsellors, the official travel partner of the WPBSA at our Travel Support page.

Visa Support

Information for obtaining visas for tournaments held outside of the UK, in addition to UK visas for international players at our Visa Support section.

Mental Health Support

Details of the support available to all tour players, including the Mental Health Charter for Sport and Recreation, to which the WPBSA is a signatory and other support at our Mental Health Support page.

Gambling Awareness

Details of the support available to all tour players via GambleAware and the Professional Players Federation at our Gambling Awareness section.

Benevolent Fund

Information on the Professional Billiards and Snooker Players’ Benevolent Fund and the support available.


Information on the UK-based private healthcare available to main tour players.