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Darren Appleton -AMERICAN 14.1 STRAIGHT POOL CHAMPIONSHIP

This year a 40 player field of the top Straight Pool players in the country arrived in Virginia for Friday afternoon warm-ups, check out the equipment of 11 Brunswick Gold Crowns and 3 Diamond tables, recently covered with new Simonis 760 cloth. Players were anxious to get in a few hours of practice, as competition this year would be fierce among one of the strongest fields ever.

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Allison Fisher joins the OB Pro Team of Players!

Allison Fisher joins the OB Pro Team of Players!

42Plano, Texas – Hall of Fame player Allison Fisher and cutting edge Texas based billiard manufacturer OB Cues proudly announce the signing of Allison to the OB Pro Team of Players. “As a fan of pool, I have always admired Allison’s game but how she conducts herself away from the table is equally as impressive” said Royce Bunnell, President of OB.

2014 World Cup of Pool Full line-up announced for pools battle royal

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WITH THE ANNUAL World Cup of Pool set to get underway on the 23rd September, the full line-up of players can now be confirmed and it is arguably the strongest set of players ever assembled in the nine year history of the event.

Taking place at the Mountbatten Centre in Portsmouth from Tuesday 23rd to Sunday 28th September, there are 16 first round matches over the first three days.

Earl Strickland Has promised he and partner Shane Van Boening will win the World Cup of Pool for US

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APA Hosts World’s Largest Pool Tournament in Las Vegas

APA Hosts World’s Largest Pool Tournament in Las Vegas

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LAKE SAINT LOUIS, MO (September 9, 2014) “” The world’s largest pool tournament returned to Las Vegas in mid-August as thousands of amateur poolplayers competed for more than $1 Million in prize money! More than 1,800 8-Ball, 9-Ball, Doubles, Ladies and Masters teams made their way to Sin City to compete, Aug. 14-23.

Sky Woodward Wins Smoking Ace’s Bar Box Open

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By: Markus Noé

For the second time in a row a young upstart player walked away with the 20k top prize from the Smoking Ace’s Bar Box Open. Last time it was Justin Bergman, this year it was 21 year old Sky Woodward who went through this star studded field undefeated.

Woodward might be young but he is definitely not an unknown. For American fans he has been been known for a few years already. For the rest of the world this year has been his coming out party, winning the banks ring game at Derby City. In the last month he has followed that up winning the Grand Masters event at the BCAPL and now this event.

Allison Fisher & OB Cues Support BEF at APA National Team Championships

If you’re attending this year’ APA National Team Championships, or if you simply live in Las Vegas, you can support the Billiard Education Foundation (BEF) this week while challenging legendary ‘The Dutchess of Doom’ Allison Fisher. OB Cues graciously welcomes the Hall-of-Famer these next three days in their booth for challenge matches open to everyone.

‘The challenge games are $20 per person and 100% of all of the money raised will be donated to the Billiard Education Foundation. Allison will be appearing at the following times: 11am to 1pm & 2pm to 5pm on Tuesday August 19th, Wednesday August 20th and Thursday August 21st,’ said Shane Sinnott, Director of Sales & Marketing for OB Cues.

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Pictured L to R: David ‘Doc’ Reyes (from OB), Raymond Linares (OB player rep), Allison Fisher and Shane Sinnott (from OB)

Mika Immonen and Jose Parica Earn Recognition in Billiard Congress of America Hall of Fame

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August 6, 2013 ““ The Billiard Congress of America Hall of Fame proudly celebrates and welcomes two of pool’s most dominate players in 2014. The United States Billiard Media Association today announced that two-time world pool champion Mika Immonen and Jose Parica, the leader of pool’s “œPhilippine Invasion” in the 1980s, have earned induction into the Billiard Congress of America Hall of Fame in the Greatest Players category.

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