John Alicea Wins His First Predator Tour Stop at Master Billiards

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L-R Jose Cruz 2nd Place & John Alicea 1st Place

On May 30-31, the Predator 9-ball Tour took over Master Billiards in Queens, NY, for tour stop #7, their third ABCD event of the season. This event attracted 60 of the best amateurs from around the New York area, such as John Alicea, Michael Yednak, Dan Cintron, Jose Cruz, and Jay Chiu.

Allison Fisher Leads World Team To Victory Over Powerhouse Korea

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.

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2009 Diamond – WSP Ready to Kickoff at Riviera Hotel in Las Vegas

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2009 Diamond World Summit of Pool Ready to Kickoff June 3rd-June 6th at Riviera Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas

PHOENIX, AZ (May 26, 2009) – The United States Professional Poolplayers Association (the “UPA”) is adding the finishing touches to the upcoming 2009 Diamond World Summit of Pool event to be held at the Riviera Hotel & Casino, 2901 Las Vegas Blvd., Las Vegas, Nevada in just another week (June 3-6, 2009).

BENNETT CONTINUES TO DOMINATE JACOBY CAROLINA TOUR

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BENNETT CONTINUES TO DOMINATE JACOBY CAROLINA TOUR

Sharks-N-Shooters in Rocky Mount, North Carolina hosted the ninth stop on the 2008-2009 Jacoby Custom Cues Carolina Tour May 16-17. A talent-laden field of forty players competed in the $1000 guaranteed added Main Event. Keith Bennett defeated Steven Page in the final match, earning $1000 for first place. Bennett has won three out of the last four events on the Jacoby Tour.

Williams Knocks Out #1 Seed Gomez

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Williams Knocks Out #1 Seed Gomez

By Sally Lee

Event promoter and host Charlie Williams has made time out to eliminate the best playing pro Roberto Gomez of the Philippines. Gomez was the #1 seed with only 3 total games lost in the entire tournament thus far, while Williams made it through to this stage with 26 games total lost at #32 seed.

Cha & Fisher Chance to Qualify for Final 32

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Yu Ram Cha defeated France’s Reda Belhaj 10-2 and then edged out famed Black Widow Jeanette Lee 10-8 to advance with only 48 players left. Allison Fisher defeated Spanish Woman’s champ Amalia Matas 10-2 and will face Dan Heidrich to qualify.

Ladies Luckless at Predator International 10-Ball Championship

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photo courtesy WPBA
The strong and valiant Fisher was not able to stay off Van Corteza

The nail in the coffin was Allison Fisher versus Filipino hot shot Lee Van Corteza. Fisher, hailed to be the top women’s player in history, looked strong at a 3-0 lead, but the tables quickly turned as she was outplayed by the Filipino and succumbed 10-6.


Ouschan & Villarreal Strike First Blood at Predator International 10-Ball Championship

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Ouschan & Villarreal Strike First Blood at Predator International 10-Ball Championship

Among the full field of 112 players at the 9th Annual Predator International 10-Ball Championship, there are 15 women who have decided to brave up against the vastly male fielded event. On Day 1 of the event, two ladies struck first blood against the men. Jasmin Ouschan of Austria and Vivian Villarreal of USA both overpowered the male counterparts in the first round.

Appleton Takes Masters Crown

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Appleton Takes Masters Crown at First Attempt
The Final Darren Appleton, the reigning World 10 Ball Champion became the third ever Englishman to win the PartyPoker.net World Pool Masters title following a fighting 8-4 win over Holland’s Nick van den Berg at the Riviera Hotel in Las Vegas.

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