Latest Updates on Stephen Lee's Ban for Match-Fixing

Matt CheethamCorrespondent ISeptember 24, 2013

LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 18:  Stephen Lee during his match against Mark Selby during day four of The Masters at Alexandra Palace on January 18, 2012 in London, England.  (Photo by Scott Heavey/Getty Images)
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Stephen Lee is set for a lengthy spell away from snooker after he discovered his fate on Wednesday, following an initial delay to his hearing for match-fixing chargesas reported by Frank Keogh of BBC Sport.

Lee had already been found guilty of seven charges in total, and faced the possibility of a lifetime ban from his profession. According to Keogh, officials described Lee's actions as "the worst case of snooker corruption we've seen."