Why was Higgins suspended? Is Alex Higgins related to John Higgins? Who is Higgins father?

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John Higgins, MBE is a Scottish professional snooker player. Since turning professional in 1992, he has won four World Championships, three UK Championships, and two Masters titles for a total of nine Triple Crown titles, putting him on a par with Mark Selby and behind only Ronnie O’Sullivan (20), Stephen Hendry (18) and Steve Davis (15).

John Higgins has won 31 career ranking titles, putting him in third place on the all-time list behind O’Sullivan (38) and Hendry (36).

John Higgins has also compiled over 800 century breaks in professional tournaments, second only to O’Sullivan.


Why was Higgins suspended?


In September 2010, John Higgins was handed a six-month suspension from snooker and fined £75,000 after admitting breaching rules around betting.

During the two-day hearing in London, John Higgins admitted two of the lesser charges levelled against him.

Is Alex Higgins related to John Higgins?

John Higgins is not related to Alex Higgins.

Who is Higgins father?

Higgins’ father is John Higgins Sr.

In 2011, John Higgins withdrew from the German Masters in Berlin after hearing that his father’s condition had deteriorated.

Higgins’ father died in 2011.

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