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Pool Community Loses A Saint-Gains An Angel ~ by Tina Hodge

Joseph “Tiny” Weber not only put Club Billiards (est 1946) on the map, but in a short time made quite an impact on the pool community all across the country. His genuine and sincere shining personality coupled with his keen eye for business turned a very quiet and discreet long- standing pool hall to a

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Kaylin Wikoff is changing the face of WPBA ~ Kollet Probst

If you had one opportunity to tell the world something about you, what would it be? For Kaylin Wikoff, who’s transgender, it’s she wants to be judged for who she is, not what she is. She started shooting when she was 10 with her father’s direction. What started as a male bonding with her father,

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“Bar Rules” vs. “League Rules” ~ Jacqueline Karol

People always ask me what the right rules are for 8-ball.  The answer is that there are many different rules that you can play by and even many variations of bar rules and league rules within themselves.  It’s a matter of agreeing with your opponent ahead of time.   This is especially hard to do

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ZenSports: The Future of Amateur Sports ~ Catherine Fiorilla

Have you ever found yourself wondering if there were any leagues or tournaments going on in the area? Did you ever miss an event because you didn’t have cash for the entry fee and the director couldn’t take a credit card? Maybe you were out of town and looking for a pickup game or just

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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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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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