Record fine received by Gerwyn Price for behaviour during Grand Slam halved after appeal

Gerwyn Price's record fine for behaviour during the Grand Slam final has been halved after an appeal, it has been revealed.

Price was fined a total of £21,500 and imposed a suspension of 3 months after the committee found that he had brought the sport into disrepute; with his actions during his Grand Slam of Darts ties against Simon Whitlock and Gary Anderson last November.

This was a record fine imposed by the DRA (Darts Regulation Authority); on 17th July the Appeals Committee delivered their verdict on the appeal after convening a committee comprising of three independent members.

In conclusion, they rejected his appeal as they 'found that many of the grounds of the appeal were completely without merit'; as well as 'contradicted by the papers in the case'. Despite that though there was good news for Price.

One of the counts was reduced from £8,000 to £4,000 and on count 2 it went from £12,000 to £6,000 meaning a total of £10,000 with the others remaining unchanged as seen below:

The sanctions as revised by the Appeals Committee are:
1. For Bringing the game into disrepute and gamesmanship in the GSOD Quarter Final Mr Price is to pay a fine of £4,000;
2. For Bringing the sport into disrepute and gamesmanship in the GSOD Final Mr Price is to pay a fine of £6,000;
3. Mr Price will also be suspended from attending or competing in DRA sanction events for a period of 3 months. This will be suspended for a period of 6 months until 11 July 2019 (this suspension has now expired); and,
4. For the inappropriate posts on social media Mr Price is to pay a fine of £1,500 and warned as to his future behaviour.
On 5th August 2019 the Appeals Committee ruled that Mr Price is to pay a total of £2,325.24 towards the costs of the appeal process.

Record fine received by Gerwyn Price for behaviour during Grand Slam halved after appeal
Photo: Pieter Verbeek/PV-Darts

0 Comments

Most read

How to watch the European Championship darts live on TV

The live darting action continues this weekend and returns to ITV with the European Championship Darts taking place in Oberha...

Nijman suspended for five years due to match-fixing, half of sentence possibly suspended

The Darts Regulation Authority (DRA) has imposed a substantial suspension of five years on darts player Wessel Nijman after c...

Fantasy European Darts Championship (At least 363 GBP in prizes)

The European Darts Championship is the PDC's next major TV tournament. A tournament sees the best 32 players of the European...

European Championship 2020 preview and schedule: Thursday 29 October, including Cross, Van Gerwen and Price

Lucky you! There's a whopper of a European Darts Championship day laid out, and you're invited.Last year's event will take so...

First 18 international qualifiers for the PDC World Darts Championship confirmed

The first 18 International Qualifiers have been confirmed ahead of the PDC World Championship as the countdown to Alexandra P...

Wade battles past Lennon, Petersen eases through Hamilton test

James Wade and Devon Petersen are through to the second round at the European Championship after contrasting wins to begin th...

White eases past King, Nine-dart hero De Sousa concludes victory over De Zwaan

Ian White and Jose de Sousa are through to the second round at the European Championship as the marathon session continues in...

VIDEO: De Sousa hits nine-dart finish during De Zwaan clash at European Championship

Jose de Sousa has hit his first nine-dart finish on TV during his opening tie at the European Championship against Jeffrey de...

Hughes and West come through deciding leg thrillers to begin marathon opening session at European Championship

The opening session of the European Championship which sees 16 First Round ties has began with both of the ties so far going...

Van Gerwen looking to return to winning ways at European Championship: "I'm feeling confident that I will perform"

Michael van Gerwen returns to action at the European Championship after reaching back-to-back European Tour finals.But doubts...

Read more

Just in

Wade battles past Lennon, Petersen eases through Hamilton test

James Wade and Devon Petersen are through to the second round at the European Championship after contrasting wins to begin th...

White eases past King, Nine-dart hero De Sousa concludes victory over De Zwaan

Ian White and Jose de Sousa are through to the second round at the European Championship as the marathon session continues in...

VIDEO: De Sousa hits nine-dart finish during De Zwaan clash at European Championship

Jose de Sousa has hit his first nine-dart finish on TV during his opening tie at the European Championship against Jeffrey de...

Hughes and West come through deciding leg thrillers to begin marathon opening session at European Championship

The opening session of the European Championship which sees 16 First Round ties has began with both of the ties so far going...

Price looking for further success ahead of European Championship: "My confidence is high at the moment"

Gerwyn Price will look for another TV title to go with recent triumphs at the World Grand Prix and World Series of Darts Fina...

Read more