Accu-Stats Live Coverage of Predator World Straight Pool Championship! Groups Announced

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Parsippany, New Jersey- For the first time ever, Accu-Stats will be filming the 69th Predator World 14.1 Championship! Now fans from around the world can watch the biggest and best straight pool event in the world live online and also keep to own forever on DVDs. The Predator World Straight Pool Championship is presented by Ozone Billiards. The Dragon Promotions revived event is in its 4th consecutive year alive with help of industry giants such as Predator, Ozone Billiards, Brunswick Billiards, Simonis Cloth, Master Chalk, Aramith Balls, Accu-Stats and the Laser Rack. Comet Billiards will host this year’s event which will start play on August 24, 2009 and end August 29. The greatest straight pool players from around the world will arrive on USA’s east coast again to New Jersey, and attend this prestigious event to play for the coveted title of World Straight Pool Champion.

“Accu-Stats is pleased to record this year’s PREDATOR World Straight Pool Championship. This is an historic event, the oldest pool tournament in the world, and it’s very fitting for us to provide top-of-the-line coverage to see on-line, worldwide, and on DVD forever. We look forward to many thrills in the creation of this year’s World Champion,” says Pat Fleming, BCA Hall of Famer and owner and founder of Accu-Stats.

Fans can watch live online at

Accu-Stats Video Productions produces the best in Tournament Match Videos, uncut, with Professional Players commentating on their peers. Accu-Stats offers 8-Ball, 9-Ball, 10-Ball, Straight Pool, One Pocket, & 3-Cushion Billiards. We also offer instructional DVDs by pros as Buddy Hall, Grady Mathews, Bill Incardona, Mike Massey and Pat Fleming. In addition to DVDs, Accu-Stats has a collection of books (instructional and biographical) that is essential to the avid pool and billiard fan. Browse to see special offers and to download the catalog. Call 1-800-828-0397 to order or for a free inventory list.

The Group Draw for the 2009 World 14.1 Tournament

Group 1

Thorsten Hohmann GER
Zaid Thweib JOR
Peter Burrows USA
Jonathan Smith USA
Alan Waldo USA
Alex Masucci USA

Group 2

Oliver Ortmann GER
Zion Zvi ISR
Bill Maropolous USA
Steve Lipsky USA
Mark Snodgrass USA
Carlos Viera USA

Group 3

Mika Immonen FIN
Bobby Hunter USA
Ralf Eckert GER
Dan Louie USA
Robert Madenjian USA
Michael Frank USA

Group 4

Johnny Archer USA
Jonni Fulcher SCO
Max Eberle USA
Ed Deska USA
Rick Michalec USA
Dan Wallace USA

Group 5

Stefan Cohen FRA
Stevie Moore USA
Jeremy Sossei USA
Earl Herring USA
Bob Jewett USA NJ
Dennis Walsh USA

Group 6

Corey Deuel USA
Mark Vidal SPN
Mike Davis USA
Bob Chamberlain USA
Louis Pannullo USA
Jerry Tarantola USA

Group 7

Allen Hopkins USA
Yu Ram Cha KOR
Danny Barouty USA
Jim Gottier USA
Jeff Mohl USA
Grady Mathews USA

Group 8

Gerda Hofstatter AUT
Charlie Williams USA
Tony Robles USA
Jude Rosenstock USA
Shawn Wilkie USA
Bill Dunsmore USA

The main event August 24-29 format will be 48 players round robin race to 100 the first 3 days. Half the field will be cut and the final 24 will play a double elimination board race to 150, with the #1 seed in each group from round robin getting a bye first round. 16 players will make it out of the double elimination board and advance to the final stage single elimination race to 200 points.

Tickets are on sale now at or goto direct payment link at
Per day tickets can be bought at the door during the event.

August 28 at 5pm, the night before the finals, Comet Billiards will host a special sponsor / pro team match tournament for the patron sponsors of the event. Billiard aficionado Stu Mattana of NYC and long time billiard supporter Harold Siegel of NYC are two of this year’s generous patrons of the Predator World 14.1 Championship. Their contributions are helping keeping the event going. Dragon Promotions encourages others to come on board to join as a sponsor and can be reached at or call 1-407-782-4978

The 2009 Predator World Straight Pool Championship is proudly sponsored by Predator Cues, Comet Billiards, Brunswick Billiards, Simonis Cloth, Ozone Billiards, Laser Rack, Master Chalk and patron sponsors Stu Mattana and Harold Siegel of Excelsior Graphics. For more information on player registration, sponsorship, or if you would like to submit a comment, please email or contact Dragon Promotions at 1-407-782-4978.

Ozone Billiards has been providing pool players with top quality billiard products for more than eight years. Its commitment to customer service has helped Ozone Billiards grow to be one of the largest retailers of billiard supplies in the United States. For more information about Ozone Billiards and its product lines, visit

Predator Group, an international billiards industry leader, is focused on bringing constant innovation and game-improving equipment to billiards players worldwide. Headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida, USA, Predator Group’s core brands include Predator Cues – high-end (professional level) cues with revolutionary technology to enhance performance, Poison Billiards – recreational cues with cutting-edge designs and Predator engineering for best-in-class playability, and Uni-Loc® – precision billiards equipment manufacturer. For more information regarding Predator Group’s products, visit

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