Monthly Archives of : December, 2011

Animals Behind the 8-Ball Partner with AmsterDog Rescue for the Holiday Season


Animals Behind the 8-Ball Partner with AmsterDog Rescue for the Holiday Season The Rack Starz and their cause, Animals Behind the 8-Ball are partnering with AmsterDog Rescue to raise much needed awareness and money for their tireless efforts to the AmsterDog Rescue volunteers who help protect and save many helpless and abused animals. To get the […]

Vilmont Goes Undefeated for Lucasi Billiards Win


Vilmont Goes Undefeated for Lucasi Billiards Win Lucasi Hybrid Cues All-American Tour / Davenport, IA by InsidePOOL Staff Chad Vilmont dominated the 26-player field that attended the Lucasi Hybrid Cues All-American Tour’s December 17 stop, besting Anthony Garcia in the finals for the title. The $500-added 8-ball tournament was hosted by Sharky’s Billiards in Davenport, IA. Despite […]

Van Boening Takes Turning Stone Billiards Title


Van Boening Takes Turning Stone Billiards Title Turning Stone Classic XVIII / Verona, NY by InsidePOOL Staff After a hill-hill, fourth-round loss to Shawn Putnam, Shane Van Boening came back through the one-loss side to take the Turning Stone Classic title over Raj Hundal in the finals. The $25,000-added tournament, held twice a year at […]

Brady Takes off Great Southern Billiards Title


Brady Takes off Great Southern Billiards Title Great Southern Billiard Tour / Sanford, NC by InsidePOOL Staff Norris Brady went undefeated to win the last stop for 2011 on the Great Southern Billiard Tour after escaping a double-dip attempt by Glenn Russell in the final match. The $1,500-added event was hosted by Speakeazy Billiards in […]

Strickland Reaches Final 8 Undefeated at Turning Stone


Strickland Reaches Final 8 Undefeated at Turning Stone Turning Stone Classic XVIII / Verona, NY by InsidePOOL Staff Earl Strickland is on a tear at the Turning Stone Classic XVIII—he earlier whitewashed Johnny Archer 9-0, followed that up with a 9-4 win over “Iron Mike” Davis, and most recently trounced Shane Winters 9-3 to reach […]

Hatch Topples Appleton at Turning Stone Billiards Event


Hatch Topples Appleton at Turning Stone Billiards Event by InsidePOOL Staff In the featured match of the winners’ bracket in the evening rounds of the Turning Stone Classic XVIII, Dennis Hatch defeated Darren Appleton in a double-hill match to send the Brit to the one-loss side of the chart. Hatch, who despite dominating the Joss […]

Turning Stone XVII Begins


Turning Stone XVIII Begins by Inside POOL The Turning Stone Classic XVIII has begun, once again boasting a full field of 128 of top players from all over the world. The Turning Stone Resort and Casino in Verona, NY, is hosting the $25,000-added event, put on twice a year by Mike Zuglan of the Joss […]

Lone Star Billiards Tour Crowns Championship Winners


Lone Star Billiards Tour Crowns Championship Winners Lone Star Billiards Tour / Houston, TX by InsidePOOL Staff The Lone Star Billiards Tour held its annual championship event December 10-11 at Bogies Billiards in Houston, TX, and crowned five winners. The five-division 9-ball event boasted a $2,000-added purse and was live-streamed for all the fans unable […]

Cintron and Shellhouse Split Tiger Billiards Title


Cintron and Shellhouse Split Tiger Billiards Title Tri-State Tour / East Rutherford, NJ by InsidePOOL Staff Good friends Dan Cintron and Rick Shellhouse succumbed to the late night and opted to split first place at the December 10 stop of the Tri-State Tour. The $500-added event was hosted by Castle Billiards in East Rutherford, NJ, […]

Feijen brings it home for Europe


Feijen brings it home for Europe Europe wins Mosconi Cup 11– 7 over USA Nick Van Den Berg 2-6 Shane Van Boening Darren Appleton 3-6 Johnny Archer Niels Feijen 6-3 Rodney Morris EUROPE has successfully defended the PartyPoker.net Mosconi Cup following a convincing 11-7 victory over the USA at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. […]