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|Nickname||The Muffin Man|
|Born||20 April 1969|
Coventry, Warwickshire, England
|Home town||Coventry, Warwickshire|
|Playing darts since||1986|
|Walk-on music||"I Predict a Riot" by Kaiser Chiefs|
|Organisation (see split in darts)|
|Current world ranking||(BDO) 66|
|PDC premier events – best performances|
|World Ch'ship||Last 32: 2010|
|World Matchplay||Last 32: 2006|
|World Grand Prix||Last 32: 2005|
|Grand Slam||Group Stage: 2018|
|Desert Classic||Last 32: 2005|
|UK Open||Quarter Final: 2007|
|US Open/WSoD||Last 32: 2007|
|Players Ch'ship Finals||Last 32: 2010, 2017|
|Other tournament wins|
UK Open Regionals/Qualifiers
Stephen "Steve" Hine (born 20 April 1969 from Coventry) is an English professional darts player who plays in British Darts Organisation events. He works as a baker and consequently he is nicknamed The Muffin Man. He is well known for bringing muffins and tossing them to the crowd during his walk-on.
Hine has played in the PDC World Darts Championship four times. He lost in the first round in 2006 and 2008, but made the second round on his third attempt in 2010 after defeating 32nd seed Roland Scholten. This set up a second round meeting with Phil Taylor, who soundly defeated Hine in straight sets.
Hine Quit the PDC in 2020.
As of January 2020, Hine rejoining the British Darts Organisation and is currently ranked world number 66.
World Championship results
- 2006: 1st Round (lost to Chris Mason 1-3)
- 2008: 1st Round (lost to Mark Dudbridge 1-3)
- 2010: 2nd Round (lost to Phil Taylor 0-4)
- 2011: 1st Round (lost to Raymond van Barneveld 1-3)
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