Monthly Archives of : May, 2009

Shaw Wins Carolina Ladies Event


Shaw Shows the Ladies How It’s Done
J. Pechauer Carolina Ladies’ Tour / Charlotte, NC
by Lea Andrews
Paradise Billiards in Charlotte, NC, hosted the $500-added sixth event of the inaugural season of the J. Pechauer Carolina Ladies Tour on May 30-31. Out of the field of 18, which included WPBA players Val Finnie, “Jumping” Janet Atwell, […]

Yang Wins Philippine Open


by Edward Asistin
Ricky Yang blitzed through the field of the Philippine Open undefeated and captured the first-place prize of $20,000 USD. His victim in the championship match was Jeffrey “The Bull” De Luna, and this time the bull didn’t know what hit him.
Yang is the number-one-ranked pool player in Indonesia. Up to this […]

Taormina Towers Over Tri-State Field


Tri-State Tour / Edison, NJ
by Lea Andrews
On May 30, Sandcastle Billiards in Edison, NJ, hosted 32 players competing for first in a B-D $500-added Tri-State Tour event. After a long day of undefeated play, Chris Taormina emerged as the winner, taking home a trophy and pocketing $460.
Taormino began his winning streak with victories over […]

Billiards Industry Joins JBETPoker to Support at Women’s Event


Takini Cloth, Predator, Aramith, & AMF Puyat Sports Sponsor JBETpoker.net Women’s World 10-Ball Championship
By Sally Lee
Manila, Philippines – The billiard industry companies of Takini Cloth, Predator, Aramith, & Puyat Sports were given the opportunity to be the official equipment sponsors of the JBETpoker.net Women’s World 10-Ball Championship. JBETpoker.net sponsored and Dragon Promotions produced event will […]

Women Billiard Players Take a Shot


Loraine and Delrosario Take Underdog Shot while Taiwan Dangerous at JBETpoker.net Women’s World 10-Ball Championship
By Sally Lee
Manila, Philippines – Heavyweight champions and underdog favorites foil each other at the JBETpoker.net Women’s World 10-Ball Championship. Taiwan will be sending a lethal force of femme fatales that include reigning World 9-Ball Champion Yuan Chun Lin. Meanwhile, […]

Global Billiard Poker Tournament to Award 1 Million Euros


New Format Blends Online Poker and Pool to Create Huge Prize Funds
Professional pocket billiards player Vincent Facquet is pleased to announce the inception of a dynamic and innovative blend of pool and poker tournaments—PoolPok. Combining the intensity of Texas Hold ‘Em with the thrill of 8-ball tournaments, PoolPok’s ground-breaking new format will have twice the […]

Allison Fisher Leads World Team To Victory Over Powerhouse Korea


Bucheon, Korea – The 3rd Annual Korea vs World Team took place again at La Festa Shopping Mall featuring some of the brightest stars of billiards today. Making her debut appearance in Korea, Allison Fisher made a huge impact on this year’s outcome. The World Team consisted of Captain George Breedlove (USA), Allison Fisher […]

Philippine Open Comes Down to Four


Final Four Set for Philippine Open
by Edward Asistin
Day four of the Philippine Open started off with a bang with all of the remaining players playing in the first session of the day. In half of the matches, it was either do or die—win or go home. The other half were matches to reach […]

Fisher Defeats Owen at Philippine Open


Fisher Dominates, Top Seed Ousted
Philippine Open
The men better watch out, because the 2008 WPBA Player of the Year is on a roll! Kelly Fisher trounced Gabe Owen (US) in the round of 16 of the winners’ bracket of the Philippine Open. Owen never had a chance as Fisher jumped out from the start […]

Junior Billiards on Nation TV This Weekend


JUNIOR BILLIARDS ON NATIONAL TV THIS WEEKEND
“Teen Kids News” to Air Segment on World’s Greatest Young Players
May 28, 2009 (Lafayette, CO) – The Billiard Education Foundation (BEF) is pleased to announce that a segment on junior billiards, including highlights from the WPA World Junior 9-Ball Championships, will air on TEEN KIDS NEWS Saturday at 9:30 […]