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The Other Farmer Story. ~ Peggy Mallen

Are you tired of the usual run-of-the-mill story about the great names in billiards? Well, I’m here to tell you the “other” story about one of the great artistic pool players of our time, Marty “The Farmer” Carey. Sure, he’s had many accolades through the years (starting in the early 1990’s finishing first in many

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Brian Pauley. ~ Kevin Brown {Interview}

Kevin Brown: When did you start doing artistic pool and who was your influence? Brian Pauley: I started doing artistic pool about a year ago. But several years before that I met professional pool player/trickshot artist Steve Lillis of Gospel Trick Shot Ministries at the Derby City Classic. Steve is who influenced me to do

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CheckBilliard App. ~ Dustin Crowe {Review}

From the start I must say, I’m writing this review based on using the app on my [Andriod] phone for only a couple of days. I figure first impressions mean more than anything else. There are two ways to get this app. First, by going through the Google Play store on your phone [the iTunes

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The State of Pool. ~ Darren Appleton {Part 1 of 2}

I’ve been playing pool professionally since the age of 19, and felt I’ve seen it all. But in recent years the game has become frustrating, and this is why: I feel there is no structure or direction in the sport, because each event in each country has different organizers that enforce different rules. To be

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Making The Right Choices. ~ Paul Potier {Instructional}

A few weeks ago, I was playing some One Pocket with a student of mine in Edmonton who has improved his game by many levels over the year that we worked together. His name is Richard Wear. He was just about to get down to play a shot that I knew he shouldn’t play. So

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Visions of the Future. ~ Sherri Smith

They are anxiously waiting for the doors to be unlocked. Murmuring between groups can be heard and an occasional laugh. Someone calls out to another person and joking begins to happen. The lights come on and the group gets antsy. Finally, the key turns in the lock and the door is flung open. The crowd

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Dominic Pyka, 9-Ball Champ. ~ Dakotah Schmidtknecht

12 year-old Dominic Pyka is a new youth shooter to the world of pool. Together — I as his adult partner — won the WAPPA Jr/Sr 9-Ball Open on August 8th, 2015. The morning started early and Dominic could barely keep his eyes open, but he knew exactly where his cue was. The tournament was

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Health Benefits of Playing Pool. ~ Scott Flear

Pool, or billiards, has been around for over 100 years. Pool tables have become an iconic part of millions of working men and families across the world. Pool tables are often found in pubs and bars of workingmen’s clubs, social clubs, and youth clubs. The social aspect of pool has played a significant part in

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Shooting Pool in the Philippines. ~ Nathan Freeman

Efren Reyes and Alex Pagulyan — both Fillipino — are two of my pool heroes, so I was excited to visit the Philippines with my fiancé. We spent four days in Talisay, on the island of Negros Occidental, where she works in an office. I went to work with her at every day and would

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