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Searching For My Game. ~ Rosanna Ramirez

I have been playing the game for about eight and a half years now. I guess I could say that I am a decent player. Graphic Designer by day, Pool Player by night (Ha. Almost sounds like the secret identity of a superhero.) I have played (for the most part) in the VNEA and BCA

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The Biggest Little Poolroom. ~ Bob Nunley

Pictured above: Just a few of our plaques and their winners. Left to right: Clyde Burchard, Wayne McDonald, Greg Kreutzer, Bob Nunley, John James & Gary Johnson. Nestled in the Ozark Mountains—just outside Mountain Home, Arkansas—is The Billiard Club, owned by John James of Flippin, Arkansas. The Billiard Club is a small room, but with big guns

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Winona’s Warrior Weaver. ~ Robert S Brumm

Rising junior pool star Xzaviar Aune (aw-knee) has faced down some extreme adversaries in his seventeen years on this planet — and most of them weren’t at the pool table. With years of debilitating heart defects and Mayo Clinic surgeries now behind him, Aune has a  survivor’s determination to succeed that is palpable. Though he

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Bendigo Rundown. ~ Peter Jennings

For snooker fans the wait was finally over. The first event of the World Snooker calendar landed in Bendigo, a regional town just outside of Melbourne, Australia. The line-up for the 2015 Australian Goldfields Open looked good, with many of the top 16 ranked players making the trip to Australia. These included Stuart Bingham (current

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Rolling Into The Blue

Eli Ceballos. ~ Missy Moran Capestrain

Not interesting to the readers? Not interesting to the readers? Some of Eli Ceballos’s first words during this interview were that he didn’t think an article that focused on himself would be “interesting to the readers.” The conversation that ensued proved this to be an undervaluing of his own worthiness. This writing shows a sharp

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Rolling Into The Blue

Official SPM Rating System. ~ Sneaky Pete Mafia Team

This is a breakdown of the rating system for the products that we receive to review at SPM. It’s a one to five rating system, and is a easy way to get the point across — “one” meaning I wouldn’t keep it and “five” meaning I would make room for it in my case. One

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Pay It Forward. ~ Nkoyoyo Eddy

We’re sharing this from the blog of one of our authors. He wrote an instructional article for us in June of 2014, and it has helped many people since then. We hope more people like Trick Shot Eddy will share their knowledge with the billiards world to help others on their never ending journey of

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Little Big Dog. ~ Missy Moran Capestrain

Small town player, Shane Little, had a big idea — real big, in fact. It was to create an application for pool players wanting to find a game wherever in the United States they may be traveling. Growing up in Chickamauga, GA, Shane began playing pool at a local grocery that housed a pool table.

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Pool Hustler Heaven. ~ Catherine Bentivegna Adami

Right after my Dad passed away, I had to go through his things at the hospital and the first thing that struck me was this lovingly wrapped piece of chalk in his pants. He carried it with him, old school like he was, in case he “got a game.” When you’re a hustler, you just

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Banging Balls Outside Of The Bedroom. ~ Meagan Krafjack

A Woman’s Guide to Playing with Your Significant Other. We have all been there — the silent ride home after a terrible practice session. Each of you looking in different directions, one with eyes forward, hands white knuckled upon the steering wheel, the other staring through the passenger window silently fuming. Sharing a passion is

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