Category: Press Releases

TRICK SHOT MAGIC-ESPN ZONE

TRICK SHOT MAGIC-ESPN ZONE

TRICK SHOT MAGIC-ESPN ZONE

The premier special events in professional billiards will be hosted by ESPN Zone in Las Vegas on September 16 – 17. The Semifinal matches and the Championship match of both events will be telecast by ESPN beginning in November.

UPA League of Champions

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PHOENIX, AZ (August 4, 2009) – The United States Professional Poolplayers Association’s (UPA) has brought about more support for its recently launched League of Champions, this time around in the form of a local favorite, the Arizona Diamondbacks, as well as established names in the billiard industry, Poison Cues and Instroke Cases.

Delta-13 to be Official Rack of Shooting Star Classic

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Delta-13 to be Official Rack of Shooting Star Classic
PoolDawg Awards First Early Bird Prize
Minneapolis, August 4, 2009: The Shooting Star Classic 8-Ball Tournament is proud to
announce Delta-13 as the official rack for the event. The tournament will be held Labor
Day weekend, September 4-7, 2009 at the Shooting Star Casino in Mahnomen,
Minnesota.

2009 WPA World “Artistic Pool” Championship.

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To Respective WPA Confederations and Room Owners:

We would like to request any and all federations structured under the umbrella of the World Pool ““ Billiards Association (WPA) and interested room Owners to submit their interest in hosting/promoting the 2009 WPA World “Artistic Pool” Championship.  This event will take place at an agreeable date to Promoters/Room Owners/Federations that are interested. The sooner all details and dating can be arranged…the better of course for all concerned.

Brunswick Billiards Official Table of Pro, Amateur, & Junior Events

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Brunswick Billiards Official Table of Pro, Amateur, & Junior Events

Orlando, Florida- Brunswick Billiards will be the official table used during the Mezz Classic 14.1 & 10-Ball Pro events, as well as the Ozone Billiards US Amateur Open and Simonis World Junior 10-Ball Open. Brunswick has supported professional pool and all aspects of the sport longer than any other company in pool history. Pros and amateurs from around the country and the world will come to Orlando August 5-9,2009 for all the events taking place at Corner Pocket Billiards. The Dragon Promotions productions are presented by sponsors Ozone Billiards, Mezz Cues, Brunswick Billiards, Simonis Cloth, Aramith Balls, Master Chalk, Laser Rack, Gambler, On the Snap Cue Repair, and House of Billiards.

EWA MATAYA LAURANCE BECOMES APA LEAGUE OPERATOR

WPBA Star Takes Over APA League in Myrtle Beach, S.C.

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LAKE SAINT LOUIS, MO (July 16, 2009) “” As a major sponsor of the WPBA Classic Tour, Ewa “œThe Striking Viking” Laurance has associated for years with the American Poolplayers Association (APA). Ewa has traveled to various APA Leagues around the country conducting exhibitions, and Mitch, her husband and ESPN billiard commentator, is well versed on promoting APA during the ESPN event airings. Now both, along with daughter Nikki Graham, will own and operate the Coastal Carolina APA League.

BCA Names Ivan Lee of Iwan Simonis 2009-2010 Board Chairman

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BCA Names Ivan Lee of Iwan Simonis 2009-2010 Board Chairman

Broomfield, Colo. ““ June 29, 2009 ““ During its general membership meeting in Las Vegas, Nevada, on June 24, 2009, the Billiard Congress of America (BCA) announced the results of the 2009-2010 Board of Directors elections, which are as follows:

McDermott Cues to be Official Cue of 2009 Diamond WSP

McDermott Cues Signs On As Official Cue of WSP
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PHOENIX, AZ (May 28, 2009) – Leading into the 2009 Diamond World Summit of Pool event to be held at the Riviera Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada June 3-6, 2009, the United States Professional Poolplayers Association has found that many of the top industry leaders are stepping up to the plate to headline as sponsors of the tournament.

Biggest Televised Women’s Pool Event Ever! ESPN STAR Sports to Air Women’s World 10-Ball Championship

Biggest Televised Women’s Pool Event Ever! ESPN STAR Sports to Air Women’s World 10-Ball Championship

By Sally Lee

Singapore- Dragon Promotions is pleased to announce its media partnership with ESPN Star Sports for the first Women’s World 10-Ball Championship. The Women’s World 10-Ball Championship will be broadcasted to more countries and viewers than any other women’s event in the history of billiards. The event will garner 20 hours of live coverage on ESPN STAR Sports’ ESPN channel as well as an additional 20 hours of taped matches. The event takes place in Manila, Philippines at the SM Mall North Edsa June 2-6,2009.  48 top women pros from around the world will enter the event produced by Dragon Promotions.  The historic event is supported by JBETpoker.net, ABS-CBN, SM Mall North Edsa, Bugsy Promotions and recognized by the BMPAP and BSCP.

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