Monthly Archives of : September, 2014

Poison Billiards Support Team USA Again at WPA World Junior Championships


September 24, 2014 (Denver, CO):  For the second year in a row, Predator Group, through its Poison Billiards division, is outfitting the U.S. Junior National Team at the upcoming WPA World Junior 9-Ball Championships November 15-19 in Shanghai, China. The Billiard Education Foundation (BEF), who qualified these nine student-athletes through their annual Junior National 9-Ball […]

Mika Ices Iceman Open


By  Sylvia Lee & Joonas Ohtonen Jyväskylä (Finland) –  Newest BCA Hall of Famer Mika “Iceman” Immonen went to his home country of Finland for the Taom Tips 3rd Annual Iceman Open, and naturally took down the event. This was a great warm-up for his upcoming World Cup of Pool competition and the US Open […]

Judgement Day


By Contributing Reporter Christopher Clark Manny Pacquiao Cup Doubles event. Held in General Santos City Philippines. We are down to the last 8 teams at the Manny Pacquiao Cup Doubles event in General Santos City Philippines . Those teams are: Gomez and Kiamco ( 4 ) VS Ko Pin Yi and Ko Pin Chung ( […]

APA Hosts World’s Largest Pool Tournament in Las Vegas


APA Hosts World’s Largest Pool Tournament in Las Vegas More than $1 Million in prize money awarded at 34th Annual APA Team Championships LAKE SAINT LOUIS, MO (September 9, 2014) — The world’s largest pool tournament returned to Las Vegas in mid-August as thousands of amateur poolplayers competed for more than $1 Million in prize […]

U.S. Juniors Gear up to Represent North America at WPA World Junior 9-Ball Championships


September 1, 2014 (Denver, CO): This year’s Billiard Education Foundation (BEF) Junior National 9-Ball Championships qualified nine billiard student-athletes to represent North America as part of Team USA at the upcoming WPA (World Pool-Billiard Association) Junior 9-Ball Championships. The esteemed world event will be held in Shanghai, China November 14-19, 2014. Through the support of […]

OB Cues & Allison Fisher Raise $1,420 at APA NTC for the BEF!


September 8, 2014 (Englewood, CO): OB Cues kicks off third annual Juniors Pool Month at the APA National Team Championships by enlisting the help of “Duchess of Doom” Allison Fisher. The Hall-of-famer volunteered her time for three days of signing autographs, posing for photos, and taking challenge matches at $20 per person to raise funds […]

Thorsten Hohmann comes from the B Side in exciting fashion to win the 2014


Thorsten Hohmann comes from the B Side in exciting fashion to win the 2014 Inaugural Manny Pacquiao Cup Ten Ball Singles event. , 92 players started play this past Tuesday here in General Santos City , Although both Dennis and Thorsten had 1 loss there was a redraw among the last 4 where it became […]

Simonis & Aramith as Premier Sponsors of BEF Junior State Championships!


September 5, 2014 (Denver, CO): The Billiard Education Foundation (BEF) is thrilled to announce Simonis and Aramith as Premier Sponsors for its recently announced Junior State Championship program. Thanks to the continued support of these two industry leaders, rooms who make a $400 commitment to host a Junior State Championship will receive a prize package […]

BEF Launches Nationwide Junior State Championship Program


August 20, 2014 (Denver, CO): The Billiard Education Foundation (BEF) proudly announces its nationwide Junior State Championship program. The long awaited national program is an opportunity for each state to showcase their top young billiard stars. Through junior state championships, these student-athletes earn entry into the BEF Junior Nationals where they have the opportunity to […]

GoPlayPool Celebrates Two Years Since Launching the GoPlayPool App


GoPlayPool Celebrates Two Years Since Launching the GoPlayPool App Aliso Viejo, CA, September 1, 2014: When Mary Ann Starkey walked into a southern California pool room and saw gorgeous Diamond tables, she wished she had known about the room years ago. The room was located a mere 15 minutes from her house and had a […]