Monthly Archives of : May, 2008

Dr. J. R. Calvert, Ph.D.


Dr. J.R. Calvert Publisher and InsidePOOL Magazine Founder Dr. J.R. Calvert (Ph.D.), entrepreneur, inventor, publisher, photographer, and author started playing pool at the age of 15. He also started to attend college at this time. With hard work and practice, he quickly honed his game, rising to the top of the local ranks in Pittsburgh, […]

Billiards National Event a Success


Billiards National Event a Success 14and1.com Nationals Main Event A true double-elimination tournament format was used for the 14and1.com Nationals Main Event at the Atlantic City Billiard Club in Egg Harbor, NJ. The top two finishers in all leagues nationwide earned an invite into the main event. Friday morning all players were focused and ready. […]

Lai Lifts Third National Snooker Title


Lai Lifts Third National Snooker Title by InsidePOOL Staff George Lai captured his third United States National Snooker Championship title, as the number-two seed from Las Vegas defeated New York’s Jian Qiang Wang 5-2 in this year’s final at the Embassy Billiards Club in San Gabriel, CA. Eleven years after tasting his first national success, […]

Stars Shine at Billiard Education Fundraiser


Stars Shine at Billiard Education Fundraiser Pros help raise funds for junior billiards The Billiard Education Foundation (BEF) held their annual “Challenge the Stars” fundraiser on May 13th at the Riviera Hotel Casino in Las Vegas. The BCA Pool League (BCAPL) National 8-Ball Championships and the 8th Annual Predator International 10-Ball Championships were held at […]

Nevel and Walker Take Marietta Billiard Stop


Nevel and Walker Take Marietta Billiard Stop J. Pechauer Southeast Open Tour/Marietta, GA By Skip Maloney For the third weekend in a row, Larry “The Truth” Nevel stepped into a billiards tournament and stepped out with the first-place prize. On Memorial Day weekend, he joined a field of 38 entrants in the $1,000-added J. Pechauer […]

Shin Park Claims Another Predator Billiard Tour Stop


Shin Park Claims Another Predator Billiard Tour Stop Predator 9-Ball Tour / Queens, NY By InsidePOOL Staff In a strong field of 50 pool players over Memorial Day weekend at Master Billiards in Queens, NY, the Predator 9-Ball Tour hosted its sixth stop of the season. The event saw stand-out players such as Shin Park, […]

Brunswick Dealer Advantage Expands to Include Dealer Logo Wear and Promotional Items


Brunswick Dealer Advantage Expands to Include Dealer Logo Wear and Promotional Items Brunswick Dealer Advantage is helping dealers promote their businesses by offering logoed clothing and promotional products at preferred pricing through Threds. Brunswick dealers across three industries and two countries now have access to the program; Brunswick Billiards dealers, Life Fitness dealers and Brunswick […]

Stone Storms Through Billiard Field Undefeated


Stone Storms Through Billiard Field Undefeated Viking Cue Open 9-Ball Tour/Fairfield, OH by Skip Maloney In a stop on the Viking Cue Open 9-Ball Tour that almost didn’t happen, Stoney Stone worked his way undefeated through a field of 27 billiard entrants to face Shannon Murphy in the finals. Thanks to Viking Cues, which provided […]

Fuller Wins Second Straight Billiards Event


Fuller Wins Second Straight Billiards Event Jacoby Cues Carolina Tour / Rocky Mount, NC by Skip Maloney After recording his first victory in five attempts on the Jacoby Cues Carolina Tour in April, Mike Fuller picked up his second straight billiards tour victory the weekend of May 17-18. Fuller defeated Phillip Richardson twice to capture […]

Nevel Captures Third Straight Great Southern Billiard Tour Win


Nevel Captures Third Straight Great Southern Billiard Tour Win Southern Billiard Tour / Knoxville, TN by Skip Maloney “The Truth” Nevel picked up his third straight victory on the Great Southern Billiard Tour the weekend of May 17-18 in Knoxville, TN. He defeated Jonathan “Hennessee From Tennessee” Pinegar in the final match, adding to a […]