• The Jansco Bros. Johnston City Tournaments

    The Jansco’s original Cue Club Billiard Academy, site of the first Johnston City tournament October 25th, 1961 the world of pool in America woke up to a remarkable new kind of tournament that shook the pool establishment out of a deep slumber. It was an unusual event on several fronts; one being the unlikely location […]

  • US Open One Pocket 2011

    2011 US Open One Pocket champion, Efren Reyes Efren Reyes crowned 2011 US Open One Pocket Champion Cue Sports International brought back a new and improved US Open One Pocket to the Riviera Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada for 2011 to a full field and an appreciative crowd of avid One Pocket fans. […]

  • John Brumback sponsored player, John Brumback is pleased to announce their first ever sponsored player representative, Banks champion and One Pocket Hall of Fame member John Brumback. John will be representing in the upcoming US Open One Pocket Tournament in Las Vegas, Nevada, May 12-15, courtesy of the membership of, in particular raffle […]

  • 2011 Derby City Classic

    This year at the 13th edition of Greg Sullivan’s Derby City Classic, new champions were crowned in both One Pocket and Banks as well as for the all-around title, and a professional poker player turned a strong heart for high stakes toward pool to claim the Louie Roberts Award. In Banks, two-time defending champion John […]

  • 2011 One Pocket Hall of Fame Dinner

    Allen Hopkins, One Pocket HOF Inductee & John Brumback, Bank Pool HOF Inductee Congratulations to our new Hall of Fame inductees! We had a great turnout at our 7th annual One Pocket Hall of Fame dinner, held Tuesday night during the 2011 Derby City Classic. Our One Pocket inductee this year was the great all-around […]

  • Wade ‘Boom-Boom’ Crane Dies

    Wade Crane competing at the Carolina Open 2005 Wade Crane, the great all-around player from Rome Georgia, died in a car accident December 26th in Knoxville, Tennessee. Wade was born February 20, 1944 and got started playing pool as a teenager. Known best as one of the most powerful 9-Ball players of his time, Wade […]

  • One Pocket Hall of Fame 2010 Inductees

    A shot of some of the fun at the 2011 HOF Social Hour The One Pocket Hall of Fame is pleased to announce this year’s class of inductees in the categories of One Pocket, Bank Pool and Lifetime Pool in Action to be honored at our 7th annual One Pocket Hall of Fame dinner, January […]

  • Legendary Player George Rood Dies

    George Rood was honored by the One Pocket Hall of Fame for ‘Lifetime Pool in Action’ in 2007 George Rood, the legendary pool player who nearly bridged the 20th Century pool scene, died peacefully early in the morning of October 10 at the Widow’s Home in Dayton Ohio. George was born November 11, 1914 in […]

  • Sylver Ochoa Wins 2010 Hollywood Jack Memorial

    The late ‘Hollywood Jack’ The Hollywood Jack Memorial One Pocket was rescued this year and held in Bellflower, California at Hard Times Billiards over the 4th of July weekend! The One Pocket play was spectacular all weekend as fans filled the room and many more watched online to see who would earn the title. Matches […]

  • One Pocket Hall of Fame Raffle

    Steve Booth announces the Johnston City 50th anniversary guests at the HOF dinner is pleased to announce a raffle to benefit the One Pocket Hall of Fame, made possible by the generous donations of people like TR McIntosh (Derby Cues), Pat Fleming (Accustats), Freddy the Beard (Banking with the Beard) and Diana Hoppe (Pool […]

  • Jeanette Lee wins 2010 Derby City Louie Roberts Award

    The ‘Black Widow’ in action at this year’s Derby City Classic In an arena dominated by males, Jeanette Lee stood head and shoulders above the rest to capture the 2010 “St. Louie” Louie Roberts Action and Entertainment Award at the Derby City Classic. The voting of the award by DCC attendees and members of the […]

  • Sylver wins Gold at T-Town One Pocket Classic

    Sylver Ochoa, with the Pool Action TV live stream crew in the background Photo courtesy Shawn Smith Sylver Ochoa came out on top of a field of 42 players at the T-Town One Pocket Classic tournament that wrapped up at Magoo’s Billiards in Tulsa, Oklahoma last night. Sylver followed up his second place finish in […]