Whirlwind Jimmy White and Snooker Scene editor Clive Everton have been inducted into the Hall of Fame at the annual award ceremony in London which took place on Thursday evening.

In total, 28 players have now been inducted into the Hall of Fame, with the very first being the 15 times World Champion Joe Davis in 2011 when it was first started.

White, 55, who appeared in six World finals, and was just a few pots away in 1994 of winning a World title said he was not finished yet with the game and had been granted a two year wildcard after being relegated from the tour this season.

He was granted it at the pre-World Championship gala 40th celebrations along with Irishman Ken Doherty, who was also relegated off the tour.

Everton, 79, whose career has spanned decades involved in snooker as a writer, editor, commentator, and author, was also a good billiards player before a back injury meant he couldn't play.

In snooker's heyday boom of the 1980s, Everton was one of three leading commentators for the BBC and its live coverage and was considered the Voice of the game. Snooker Scene was founded in the 70s, as the game became awash with money and sponsorship from clubs and others on the scene.

Mark Selby hits three - again

Jester from Leicester Mark Selby landed three awards at the Dorchester Hotel - including Player of the Year and Fans Player of the Year, as well as Snooker Journalists Player of the Year.

Selby, 33, had landed his third World title in four years only days before - in Sheffield at the Crucible Theatre after defeating John Higgins in the final 18 - 15.

The Jester had won triple awards back in 2013, as well - just before he won his first World title in 2014.

And, last year, he landed two awards for Snooker Journalists Player of the Year and Performance of the Year.

Talented Chinese teen Yan Bingtao landed Rookie of the Year, for an excellent first season on tour, which included him reaching his Crucible debut at just 17.

Performance of the Year went to the Sheriff of Pottingham Anthony Hamilton, who won at 45, his first ranking title in Berlin at the beginning of the year at the German Masters beating Ali Carter in the final.

Mark King, who also won his first ranking title in Northern Ireland this season scooped Magic Moment of the Year for his victory speech in Belfast.

But the night very much went to Selby, who, again, has showed just by the number of awards he has won over the past five years, that he is the man to beat in snooker titles, 12, and, of course - awards - at least 8 awards.

Selby was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2015.

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