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  • 2017 Derby City Classic

    Billy Thorpe, our new Derby City One Pocket champion! It was an exciting event as always here right outside Louisville, KY in Southern Indiana. The usual suspects showed up which made for a very competitive One Pocket bracket this year. Billy won the finals versus Alex Pagulayan who comes in 2nd this year followed by […]

  • One Pocket: A Game of Controlled Aggression

    Many of you may not be familiar with the name Tom Wirth, because he is one of those players that was not necessarily looking for the limelight even though he was a very good player, good enough to win one of the few major One Pocket tournaments he entered, Strawberry’s World Tournament back in 1993. […]

  • 2016 US Open One Pocket

    Mark Griffin of Cue Sports International has announced the return of the US Open One Pocket for 2016. The host location this year will be Pool Table Magic (75 Ella Grasso Turnpike) Windsor Locks, CT. It will be limited to 48 players, with invites to former champions going out first. Based on a full field, […]

  • 1st Annual Senior One Pocket

    Poster created by member RedCard Bogies Billiards in Houston TX has announced the 1st Annual Senior One Pocket Classic, which is for players 65 and older only. This is a companion tournament to the Super Senior One Pocket Classic which was held last October featuring only players 70 and older. The 2nd Annual Super Senior […]

  • 2016 Derby City Classic

    Alex Pagulayan, back-to-back Derby City One Pocket champion Alex Pagulayan picked up right about where he left off last year as he rolled through an impressive field of 397 players to capture his second straight Derby City One Pocket title. It seems like every year at Derby City, some straight shooting player from across the […]

  • Super Senior One Pocket Classic

    Poster for the event created by member RedCard The Super Senior One Pocket Classic hosted by Bogie’s Billiards & Sports Bar featured two One Pocket Hall of Fame inductees, as well as 16 other top “over 70” players from across the country. The matches were a race to 4 on the winner’s side and race […]

  • 2015 Make It Happen One Pocket

    Efren ‘Bata’ Reyes & Danny Smith square off in the finals Arguably one of the best of all time, and not ready to cede to the next generation quite yet, Efren Reyes prevailed against a tough field of six younger stars of One Pocket in Accu-Stat’s most recent Make it Happen tournament. The format was […]

  • Donny ‘Cincinnati Kid’ Anderson Dies

    Donny Anderson at the One Pocket Hall of Fame social hour in January 2008 Bank Pool legend Donny Anderson died of natural causes on May 1 at the ripe old age of 85. Donny grew up in Cincinnati, and was very close to the same age as two other great players who also grew up […]

  • Greg Sullivan

    In his early days as a player, Greg Sullivan loved to hit the road, where he specialized in Banks and one handed pool. Even though his game was a little under the pros, he traveled to tournaments all over the place, either entering himself or backing other players. His first pool related business was not […]