2003 Mosconi Cup comes to America

Matchroom Sport can announce that the venue for the 2003 Mosconi Cup will be the biggest in Las Vegas - the MGM Grand.

Taking place from Thursday to Sunday 18th - 21st December, this will be the tenth anniversary of the pool world's most prestigious team tournament. It will also be the first time in the Mosconi Cup's glittering history that it will be taking place on North American soil.

Both teams will be announced in soon and with Team Europe coming to the US as cup holders, the competition should be intense.

Packages including flights, hotels and tickets will be announce shortly when a new look www.mosconicup.com is launched for 2003.

Commented Matchroom Sport Chairman, Barry Hearn "The Mosconi Cup in Las Vegas is something that the world of pool has been collectively dreaming about for a long time and I am delighted to say that it is now a reality.

"After nine years in the UK, this changes the whole complexion of this great event and it takes pool up to the next level.

"We want as many fans as possible to come and join in this celebration of the great game and we will be announcing some very affordable travel packages very shortly."