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APA Featured in Sports Illustrated

June 18th, 2007

APA Featured in Sports Illustrated
Billiard Industry News – Sports Illustrated has highlighted the positive impact the American Poolplayers Association (APA) has made on the sport of pool in a recent article by Jon Wertheim. Wertheim addresses pool’s “seedy reputation,” but also notes the success of the sport at the recreational level – due in large part to the APA.

Here’s a small excerpt from that article:
“Much of the credit for this growth is…

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Sarah Ellerby Announces Chat Session Time

June 14th, 2007

Sarah Ellerby Announces Chat Session Time
Sarah Ellerby and InsidePOOLMag.com have announced a date and time for the first Sarah Ellerby chat session to be conducted by Sarah at the InsidePOOLMag.com forums. The official start time of the chat will 9 PM EST on June 19, 2007. Sarah will be fielding questions, offering advice, and discussing topics relating to pool and billiards with forums users.
To chat with Sarah Ellerby, simply register for a free account at InsidePOOLmag.com…

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BCA Pool League Sponsors Shane Van Boening

June 11th, 2007

BCA Pool League Sponsors Shane Van Boening
Just days before his break-through runner-up performance at the Enjoypool.com Open in Las Vegas, South Dakota’s Shane Van Boening accepted a sponsorship agreement from the BCA Pool League (BCAPL). A week later, he won the World 10 Ball Championship.
According to BCAPL CEO Mark Griffin, “What a great start to our new partnership. We are flattered that Shane has chosen to represent the BCAPL. It’s a natural fit, since Shane…

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BCA Pool League Sponsors Shane Van Boening

June 11th, 2007

BCA Pool League Sponsors Shane Van Boening
Just days before his break-through runner-up performance at the Enjoypool.com Open in Las Vegas, South Dakota’s Shane Van Boening accepted a sponsorship agreement from the BCA Pool League (BCAPL). A week later, he won the World 10 Ball Championship.
According to BCAPL CEO Mark Griffin, “What a great start to our new partnership. We are flattered that Shane has chosen to represent the BCAPL. It’s a natural fit, since Shane…

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Sarah Ellerby to Partner with Inside POOL Magazine

June 3rd, 2007

Sarah Ellerby to Partner with Inside POOL Magazine

Billiard News – Kittanning, PA – Inside Pool Magazine is pleased to announce an exciting partnership with Sarah Ellerby for online media content. Sarah Ellerby is currently ranked seventh on the WPBA Tour and has won over 80 titles in English 8-ball.
Sarah will be available for scheduled live online chat sessions, a Q A section and an exclusive forum. The live online chat…

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Ewa Laurance to appear on National Bingo Night

May 30th, 2007

Ewa Laurance to appear on National Bingo Night

World Billiard Champion Ewa Mataya Laurance, The Striking Viking, appears on ABC this Friday night June 1, 2007 at 9:00 PM EST, on ABC’s popular new game show, National Bingo Night.

As one of the winningest players on Tour, Ewa is a member of the BCA Hall of Fame and has won every…

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Flexi-Rest Joins Matchroom Stable

May 14th, 2007

Flexi-Rest Joins Matchroom Stable

Official Rest of 2007 Matchroom Sport Pool and Snooker Events
Matchroom Sport is delighted to announce that they have joined forces with Brighton-based inventor and cue sports enthusiast Des Morley to make his exciting new Flexi-Rest product the Official Rest at Matchroom Sport’s roster of pool and snooker tournaments through 2007.

The Flexi-Rest is a modern and unique rest designed to solve all problem shots…

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Tiger Cues Welcomes New Billiards Team Member

April 22nd, 2007

Tiger Cues Welcomes New Billiards Team Member

Top-performing American billiard player and Women’s Professional Billiard Association (WPBA) rising star, Pamela Treadway has joined the Tiger Products team as Tiger Cues’ WPBA player representative. The 19-year old Temperance, MI, resident joins forces with elite players on Tigers’ staff such as Shawn Putnam and Larry Nevel. Pamela commented, “I have complete confidence in the entire line of Tiger Products. They consistently produce the best equipment on the…

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McDermott Handcrafted Cues Introduces the I-Shaft Plus with Isolator™ Technology

April 18th, 2007

McDermott Handcrafted Cues Introduces the I-Shaft Plus with Isolator™ Technology

McDermott Handcrafted Cues announced today the introduction of the new and improved Intimidator I-Shaft Plus with The Isolator™ Vibration Dampening Technology. The Isolator™ dampens vibration significantly according to player testing.
“The increasing need for greater control has led us to the development of the Isolator™ technology,” said Larry Liebl, Vice President of Manufacturing. “Our engineers are excited about the results they have seen.”…

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Inside POOL Forum Giveaway Awards for March

April 1st, 2007

Inside POOL Forum Giveaway Awards for March

Inside Pool Magazine hosts the Inside Pool and Billiards Forums at InsidePOOLmag.com. Online billiard supplier PoolDawg.com sponsors the forum and a monthly giveaway for forum users. Users are eligible for prizes simply by posting on the forums at InsidePOOLmag.com. To become a user at the forums, simply register for a free account at InsidePOOLmag.com. The winners are selected by the quality, quantity, and subject matter of their posts….

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