MICHAEL VAN GERWEN won the Betway Premier League title for a second time on Thursday night with a glorious procession in the Play-Offs at The O2 in London, defeating great rival Phil Taylor in the final.
The world number one, who previously claimed the trophy in 2013, picked up the £200,000 first prize in style as he firstly saw off Adrian Lewis 10-4 in the semi-finals before sweeping past Taylor in the decider.
Van Gerwen, who also pockets a £25,000 bonus for topping the league table during the 16-game regular season, was at his brilliant best in the final as he took five straight legs to move from 2-1 down to lead 6-2, before a showpiece 100 finish which featured two double tops stopped Taylor's fightback stone dead.
JAMES WADE won his second PDC European Tour title with a thrilling 6-5 victory over Dave Chisnall in the final of the HappyBet European Darts Matchplay in Hamburg.
Wade claimed the £25,000 first prize at the Inselparkhalle with a classy weekend of darts, bouncing back in style from missing out on the Betway Premier League Play-Offs to pick up his first ranking title of 2016.
The left-hander had overcome a scare in Saturday's second round tie with Welshman Jonny Clayton before disposing of World Champion Gary Anderson in the third round on Sunday afternoon.
MICHAEL VAN GERWEN secured the Betway Premier League's £25,000 League Leader's Bonus with a 7-5 victory over Phil Taylor in front of a sell-out 10,000 fans at Rotterdam Ahoy on Thursday, as Adrian Lewis claimed the final Play-Off place.
The tournament's first visit to continental Europe proved a huge success, with tickets having sold out within an hour of going on general sale last October - and the capacity crowd were treated to some thrilling darts by eight top stars.
World number one van Gerwen stole the show as he edged out rival Taylor in their clash to decide who finished at the top of the league table.
IMPERIOUS Michael van Gerwen took victory in the Peperami Gibraltar Darts Trophy on Sunday, defeating Dave Chisnall 6-2 in the final to retain the title on 'The Rock' and win his third successive PDC European Tour event of 2016.
The world number one has been unstoppable on the European Tour this year, and followed up his victories in the Dutch Darts Masters and German Darts Masters by taking the title in Gibraltar.
However, van Gerwen would not have it all his own way on the final day, as he followed up his third round win over Mervyn King in the afternoon session with a nervy, narrow quarter-final victory over Gibraltar's Dyson Parody.