With this title, 'Mighty Mike' earned a sum of 275,000 pounds in prize money. But those who think the full amount will be credited to Van Gerwen's account will be deceived.
This is the field of participants for the US Darts Masters including Smith, Van Gerwen, Price, Wright
So he was asked during the press conference what will be done with the prize money. ''Giving half to the taxes and my manager also wants to have a percentage,'' Van Gerwen said with a face of steel. Then he joked: ''And then only a small piece remains''...
Van Gerwen then states that he values the trophy more than the prize money. ''It's an afterthought. If you do well, then you get rewarded. Of course it's nice to have money and do nice things, but people who know me know that I don't really care (about the money).''