WARRINGTON teen darts sensation Luke 'The Nuke' Littler is in 2024 Ladbrokes UK Open action today.

The 17-year-old will join the action in Minehead in the fourth round, along with the remainder of the world's top 32

The competition will continue on Saturday and Sunday, with Littler aiming to progress as far as he can.

Action started at 11am today.

The unique multi-board tournament will see PDC Tour Card Holders competing across three days alongside Rileys Amateur Qualifiers and top players from the 2023 PDC Winmau Challenge Tour and Development Tour Orders of Merit.

The 158-player field will see Tour Card Holders enter across the first four rounds, based on PDC Order of Merit position following this week's Players Championship double-header in Leicester.

The opening three rounds will take place in an action-packed afternoon session today, before the world’s top 32 enter the fray at the fourth round stage in the evening session.

The first round saw Tour Card Holders ranked from 97-126 joined by 16 Rileys Amateur Qualifiers, and 16 players from the 2023 Challenge Tour and Development Tour.

Tour Card Holders ranked 65-96 enter in round two.

Players ranked from 33-64 will then join the tournament in round three.

The sport’s biggest names then begin their title bids in round four, including reigning champion Andrew Gilding, World Champion Luke Humphries and teenage sensation Littler.

Former champions Michael van Gerwen, Peter Wright, Nathan Aspinall, Danny Noppert, James Wade, Gary Anderson and Raymond van Barneveld will also enter the event at the fourth round stage.

At the conclusion of the third round this afternoon, an open draw will be made live on the Main Stage for the fourth round, with further draws to be made following each subsequent round.

Main Stage matches across all three days will be broadcast live on ITV3 and ITV4 for UK viewers, through the PDC's international broadcast partners, including DAZN and Viaplay, and on PDCTV for Rest of the World Subscribers.

Stage Two action on Friday and Saturday will be streamed exclusively for all PDCTV Subscribers worldwide, with commentary from Dan Dawson and Paul Nicholson.

In addition, matches from Stages Three to Eight will be broadcast live on PDCTV on Friday and Saturday.

Players will compete for a £110,000 top prize, with a total prize fund of £600,000 on offer being paid down to the last 128.