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|Venue||Mohegan Sun Casino Resort|
|Location||Uncasville, Connecticut (2007–2008)|
Atlanta, Georgia (2009–2010)
|Format||(PDC Major 2007-2008) |
(PDC Pro Tour 2009-2010)
|Prize fund||£31,000 (2010)|
The US Open was a United States darts tournament, organised by the Professional Darts Corporation (PDC), which launched in May 2007. It replaced the World Series of Darts which ran for one year and was cancelled as a result of poor television ratings on ESPN.
In 2007 and 2008 the tournament was held at the Mohegan Sun Casino Resort in Connecticut - which was also the venue used for the World Series of Darts. The tournament moved to Atlanta, Georgia for the 2009 event. In 2010, it became a Players Championship event for its final year.
The 2007 tournament was broadcast live in the UK on satellite station Challenge, who were broadcasting a PDC tournament for the first time. Limited coverage of the event was shown on US sport channel Versus. In 2008 coverage passed to Nuts TV in the UK.
The US Open was a PDC Major event in 2007 and 2008 . It became a PDC Pro Tour event in 2009 and 2010 for the last two editions of the event.
|Year[note 1]||Champion (average in final)||Score||Runner-Up (average in final)||Prize Fund||Champion||Runner-up|
|2007||Phil Taylor (103.10)||4-1||Raymond van Barneveld(99.06)||£126,000||£12,500||£7,500|
|2008||Phil Taylor (96.86)||3-0||Colin Lloyd (91.48)||£126,000||£12,500||£7,500|
|PDC Pro Tour|
|2009||Dennis Priestley||6-3||Andy Hamilton||$50,000||$12,000||$6,000|
|2010||Phil Taylor||6-3||Denis Ovens||£31,200||£6,000||£3,000|