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Top Snooker Pro Wants Billiards and Snooker added to Asian Games/Commonwealth

Pankaj Advani is a top snooker in the snooker industry and recently spoke in an interview, stating he would like to see both billiards and snooker added to the Commonwealth and Asian Games. Advani stated that he believes both sports should be added to the events since both sports have been doing well over the past few years. (18/07)

2014 BEF Junior Nationals To Be Sponsored by Falcon Cues/Presidential Billiards

The BEF Junior National 9-Ball Championships will take place this June from the 24th to the 27th and the Billiards Education Foundation has now announced that the Falcon Cues and Presidential Billiards will be the shirt sponsor for this years event. (29/05)

World Tournament Billiard Qualifiers Begin

The World tournament of 14.1 is in its 75th edition an qualifiers will be held nationwide to see who will have a shot at the title win. This is the eighth year in the row that the qualifiers took place across the US and players will find out if they will be competing against the best pool players in the world. (07/05)

Senior Earns Place in Billiards Event after 40 year Break

Imagine being good at a sport and then taking a break. Nothing unusual right? Okay then imagine after forty years of not playing the sport, you get back in action only to finish in a major tournament. This is exactly what Jon Wolfe of Campton Hills was able to do last month during the 18th Annual Illinois State Pocket Billiards Championships. (25/04)

Visa Issues Cause Delays in Scheduled Asian Billiards Events

As with any sports event, there will be tournaments and scheduled events taking place on an international level. Top level pros of any sport must travel some distance, even internationally to be able to take their game to the next level. With international game play, the players must have a visa or passport to be able to visit the country to compete. (09/04)

Billiards on docket for Pankaj Advani

Pankaj Advani is a top snooker pro who moved from the sport of billiards to snooker for a new opportunity for gaming. The pro has done well in the sport of snooker and continues to knock out major players in ranking tournaments. However, Advani would now like to get back into the game of billiards. The player has now stated that once the snooker season ends in April he will be back in action at the billiard tables. (03/04)

West Virginia University Students Attempting Billiards Record

To help the Make-A-Wish Foundation, two students from the West Virginia University have decided to try and play pool for eighty hours without stopping. The two kids are Ian Lake and Skyler Banfill and both plan on helping the charity while working their way into the Guinness Book of World Records. (20/03)

Billiards Pro Earns Tour Stop Win

The Predator Amateur Tour recently stopped in Queens, New York to host a $500 added event. The tour saw seventy one players competing and many top pros were in attendance. The event took place at the Steinway Billiards in Astoria over the weekend on the 8th and 9th. It was Vincent Rochefort who earned the title win and his first ever Predator Amateur title, outlasting each competitor for the win. (14/03)

CueSports International Announces New Tournament Schedule

Billiards players will be excited to hear that CueSports International has announced two new tournaments for players to enjoy. The first ever CSI Invitational 10-ball and 8-Ball Championships are scheduled for this July to take place at the same time as the BCAPL & USAPL National Championships. The event will take place at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino which is located in Las Vegas. (24/02)

World Professional Billiard League to Host Charity Billiards Event

Sports are great entertainment and also a great avenue for charity. Pros in every sport offer up their services to be able to benefit charities of all shapes and sizes. The World Professional Billiard League is planning on offering a special charity event in February to benefit those dealing with the Philippine typhoon. (29/01)

New Billiards Table Package Created for Military Personnel

Exchange USA has announced they are now going to provide a special billiards package for military personnel. The company has now created a new 8 foot professional quality table that will work perfectly for any billiards room. The table was created by high quality professionals and is ready for any billiards circuit. The new table can be purchased exclusively by military personnel and is available at the company store as well as online. (10/01)

Europe Defeats USA in Party Poker Mosconi Cup

The Party Poker Mosconi Cup is a favorite event in the billiards community among top players. The event has taken place over the past two decades and every year, top billiards players team up to represent their country in this prestigious event. This year, the event saw the European team taking down the American team in the finals 11-2. (12/12)

Dragon Promotions announces Yalin Women’s World 10-Ball Championship Dates

October 28th signifies the first day of the 5th Annual Yalin Women’s World 10-Ball Championship. Dragon Promotions announced the event will begin on the 28th and will continue until the 4th of November. The event will take place at the Resorts World Manila which is a hotel and casino in one. (17/10)

Darren Appleton Earns World Record Billiards Score

The 73rd Olhausen World Tournament recently took place in New York at Steinway Billiards and Darren Appleton was on top of his game. Appleton competed against Francisco Bustamante, the world champion from the Philippines and earned the win as well as setting a record. (04/09)

Kentucky Team Wins Major Billiards Championship

The Billiards Congress of America recently hosted their National Three-Man Nine-Ball Championship in Nevada and a team from Kentucky earned the first place finish. The team was made up of Anthony Beeler, Dean Lawson and Kenny Tran and they quietly returned home after they earned the first place win. (13/08)

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