• The Art of One Pocket By Steve Booth

    A comprehensive guide to pool’s most captivating game is pleased to introduce the publication of a new book, The Art of One Pocket, by Steve Booth, the founder of The book covers all aspects of the game from basics like choosing your pocket to nuances from the game’s mental side. Twenty years in […]

  • 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. […]

  • The “Encyclopedia” of Pool Hustlers

    ‘The Beard’ has outdone himself. This is a great compilation of the kind of insider pool hustler tales that most people never hear second hand, let alone get close enough to observe in person, as Freddy has. In all my interviews with players, I have been impressed at the detail they can remember, but some […]

  • The Gospool

    Freddy ‘The Beard’ Bentivegna has done it again, as he follows up his first book, Banking with the Beard, with this second volume of banks and outrageous pool stories. Our Complete Review The Gospool According To Freddy “The Beard” Bentivegna The reminiscences of an old-time pool hustler and true apostle of the game. Okay, Bank […]

  • One-Pocket Man is pleased to present the exclusive serialized publication of One-Pocket Man, a new novel by member Al Betz. One-Pocket Man is a fast-paced crime novel, not a pool instructional book! It features a mid-life hit man for the Chicago mob who is offered the chance to trade a new life for spilling what […]

  • Banking with the Beard

    Freddy ‘the Beard’ Bentivegna has just published a unique new book on banking, entitled Banking with the Beard, Secrets of a Master Banker. Chicago has for years been host to a culture of big action Bank Pool, home to legends such as ‘Bugs’ Rucker, Glenn ‘Piggy Banks’ Rogers, and of course, ‘The Beard’. Our Complete […]