THE PDC's 2019 World Series of Darts begins this week, with Las Vegas set to host the Dafabet US Darts Masters and Dafabet North American Championship.

Las Vegas welcomes the World Series for a third consecutive year, with the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino seeing four days of action.

The darts commences on Tuesday and Wednesday with four Qualifiers as 191 players from the USA and Canada battle to claim one of eight places in the stage events.

Thursday July 4 sees the start of the Dafabet US Darts Masters with the eight first round matches from 1200 local time (2000 BST).

The Dafabet North American Championship will then be played from 1800 local time on Thursday as the eight qualifiers compete for a $10,000 top prize and a place in the 2019/2020 William Hill World Darts Championship.

The Dafabet US Darts Masters then concludes on Friday (1200 local time) with the quarter-finals, semi-finals and final of the World Series of Darts event.

The World Series of Darts then heads to the Lanxess Arena in Cologne on July 12-13 for the German Darts Masters.

A treble-header will then be held in August as the World Series visits Brisbane, Melbourne and Hamilton.

Results from the Las Vegas Qualifiers will be available through the PDC website and DartConnect on July 2-3.

Worldwide TV coverage of the US Darts Masters and North American Darts Championship will include live broadcasts through DAZN in the USA, Canada and Brazil.

UK fans will be able to watch the US Darts Masters through ITV4, with the North American Championship available worldwide through PDCTV-HD at video.pdc.tv.

Qualifiers - Daily Timings
Registration: 0800-0930
Play Commences: 30 minutes after draw displayed in the venue, likely to commence between 1000-1030
Players who have only entered the day's second event will be required to register before 1230.
The day's second event will begin as soon as possible following the conclusion of the first event.
All games will be the best of seven legs.

Thursday 4 July
1200 local time - Dafabet US Darts Masters Last 16
1800 local time - Dafabet North American Championship

Friday 5 July
1200 local time - Dafabet US Masters Quarter-Finals, Semi-Finals and Final

Tickets available now via www.axs.com