Category: Press Releases

TAP Leagues TAP-Pool Net Empowering the Player

TAP, LLC Releases Another Upgrade thru Pool Net for Enhanced Player and Operator Functions !

Little River, SC, June 17th, 2011 -  TAP Founder/CEO Loyd Schonter has done it again!  Pool Net, a subsidiary of TAP LLC,  just got some enhancements for the TAP Players and TAP Operators.  Once again, free of charge, just as an extra bonus for being a member and part of the TAP family.

Players can view stats and handicaps by going into their league/organization and division, standings can come up on not only desktops and laptops, but via smart phones, pads and tablets. Players can click on Games Won and sort the division by top to bottom or vice versa.  Also, they can click on their team name and sort the team players by matches won.

Fury Cues Presents the Seminole Pro Tour Challenge

Fury cues has teamed up with leading online billiards retailer to present an opportunity to win a free Fury pool cue based on the upcoming Seminole Pro Tour event to be held at Capone’s Billiards in Tampa, Fl July 8-10th.

The Seminole Pro Tour Challenge is open to all US residents. Contestants will select the winner, runner-up, and a final score tiebreaker of the next Seminole Pro Tour stop. The winner will be selected based on those entries that have correctly chosen both the winner and runner-up. In the event of a tie, the final score tiebreaker will be used to determine the winner. If you are the lucky one to pick the winner and runner-up of the event correctly, you will win a FREE Fury pool cue. For complete rules and to enter, visit Entries must be complete by midnight July 8, 2011.

Dr. Cue on Price is Right!

Special Press Release:  “œDr. Cue” on Price is Right!
From: Billiards Superstars Promotions

On May 4, 2011 Tom “œDr. Cue” Rossman filmed a “special guest” segment for the
Price is Right, the longest running game show in TV history.  A very enthusiastic studio audience, a large production crew, host Drew Carey and his assistants, and of course “œMs. Cue”, Dr. Cue’ wife, enjoyed the moment.   “œDr. Cue” performed  “œtrick shots and so much more” on a Mosconi pool table prize being given away.

Gearing Up for the BEF Junior Nationals!

The Billiard Education Foundation (BEF) Junior National 9-Ball Championships is the most prestigious junior event in North America. Young billiard athletes, ages 18 & under, will be competing for academic scholarships,  prizes and an opportunity to represent North America at the World Pool-Billiard Association (WPA) World Junior 9-Ball Championships. The 23rd annual event will be held at Northern Illinois University (NIU) in DeKalb, Illinois, July 6th-10th, 2011.

Tornado Twists Up With Viper in Pool Exhibition

Tornado Twists Up With Viper in Pool Exhibition

Denver, COLO. ““Wynkoop Brewing Company in downtown Denver will be hosting a Pool Exhibition on May 7th, 2011 between Vivian “œThe Texas Tornado” Villarreal and Melissa “œThe Viper” Little, two of the top Women’s Professional Billiard Association (WPBA) players, in a battle to establish dominance in the tour.

Tom Ross Fundraiser

Tom Ross Fundraiser

“œCueing Folks with Strokes” Benefit Pool Tournament presented by Melissa Little and the Wynkoop Brewing Company: On Saturday, July 9th, 2011, a pool tournament will be held at the Wynkoop Brewing Company in Denver, Colorado to benefit Tom Ross and the Boulder Community Hospital’s In-Patient Rehab Center.


APA National Team Championships Recognized as World’s Largest Pool Tournament

LAKE SAINT LOUIS, MO (February 3, 2011) “” Two thousand ten was yet another banner year for the American Poolplayers Association (APA).  In October, APA Founders Terry Bell and Larry Hubbart were inducted into the Billiard Congress of America Hall of Fame.

Then late last year, the 2010 APA National Team Championship, held in August in Las Vegas, was recognized by Guinness World Records as the  “œworld’s largest pool tournament.”Â  Shortly thereafter, APA set yet another membership milestone with a record 270,366 members in 2010.

CSI Now Accepts Online Registration for Independent Events

CueSports International (CSI) announces players are now able to register online for all upcoming independent events via the CueSports Tournament System (CTS) website (

The online registration section of CTS went live Friday, January 7th.

Online registration is now available for the following events:

“¢ The 15th Jay Swanson Memorial 9-Ball Tournament
“¢ The 18th U.S. Bar Table Championships
Players who register must pay their online entries by credit card using a Visa or Mastercard. All players will be sent an auto-generated email confirmation for each event they register for.

CA Announces Disney Institute as Opening Keynote Business Behind the Magic Presentation to Launch 2011 BCA Expo

Broomfield, Colo. ““ December 28, 2010 — The Billiard Congress of America is pleased to announce that the keynote address for the 28th International Billiard & Home Recreation Expo will be presented by Disney Institute. The 2011 BCA Expo will open with “œDisney’s Approach to Quality Service” on Wednesday, July 13, 2011 at 9:15 a.m., at the Sands Expo & Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Built on the philosophy, “œTo change the way you do business, you have to change the way you think about business,” Disney Institute provides insight and proven techniques for more than half of the Fortune 100 companies. Attendees receive a rare opportunity to peek behind the curtains and witness “œthe business behind the magic” of Disney.

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