Already Postponed, US Open Now Cancelled Due to Pandemic

Already Postponed, US Open Now Cancelled Due to Pandemic

The US Open Pool Championship will return in 2021. Matchroom Pool and MGM Resorts will continue to monitor the global situation and will make an announcement later regarding dates for the 2021. MATCHROOM PRESS RELEASE (AUG. 6) — The 2020 US Open Pool Championship, originally scheduled for April 13-18, 2020 and postponed due to the Covid-19 pandemic, has now been cancelled. Matchroom Pool,...
BCA Hall of Fame: Janscos Inducted Posthumously

BCA Hall of Fame: Janscos Inducted Posthumously

The legendary promoters were posthumously honored with 2019 BCA Hall of Fame induction. By R.A. Dyer It was in a nothing poolroom 300 miles from nowhere, a nothing poolroom with concrete walls, bleachers and overshot with the mingled odors of beer, cigarettes and desperation. For respectable pool players, the 1961 tournament at Johnston City’s too-hopefully named “Show Bar”...
BCA Hall of Fame: Janscos Inducted Posthumously

Pagulayan, Sullivan, Janscos Elected to BCA Hall of Fame

Superior, Colo., July, 16, 2019 – The Billiard Congress of America Hall of Fame will welcome a lion, an innovator and a pair of pioneering brothers to the class of 2019. The United States Billiard Media Association today announced that Filipino-Canadian Alex “The Lion” Pagulayan, table manufacturer and promoter Greg Sullivan and Johnston City Hustlers Jamboree promoters George and Paulie Jansco...
Austria Beats Philippines for 2nd World Cup Title

Austria Beats Philippines for 2nd World Cup Title

He and Ouschan executed staggering shots against the Filipinos during the finals. Article Courtesy Matchroom Pool Leicester, UK — Austria are BetVictor World Cup of Pool Champions for a second time after storming to an 11-3 victory over Philippines at the Morningside Arena, Leicester, live on Sky Sports and DAZN. Mario He and Albin Ouschan were exceptional in the final, delivering blow after...

Germany’s Joshua Filler wins 2019 US Open 9-Ball Title

Germany’s Joshua Filler takes the trophy, defeating Wu Jiaquing of China 13-10 in the U.S. 9-Ball Final in Las Vegas. Joshua Filler defeats Wu Jiaqing April 26 in the final of the 2019 US Open 9-Ball Championship. APRIL 26 — (Content Courtesy Matchroom Pool) Joshua Filler is the 2019 US Open 9-Ball Champion after beating Wu Jiaqing 13-10 in the final at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino...