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  • 2012 APA US Amateur Championship Winners

    Brian Parks and Tammie Jones The 2012 APA U.S. Amateur Champions, Brian Parks and Tammie Jones.

    The 2012 APA US Amateur Championship was held over the weekend. The Men's division was held at Stroker's in Palm Harbor, while the Women's event was held at Crooked Cue in Clearwater, FL. The final rounds for both events were held at Storker's on Sunday.
    This year, 128 men and 32 women competed in the event, looking to add the title of "US Amateur Champion" to their belt. More than 1,700 players from around the country attempted to qualify for this year's tournament. Continue reading

  • 44th Annual WSOP Dates Announced

    WSOPDates for the 44th annual World Series of Poker have been announced. This year's event will be hosted at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas and the tournamnet will start on Wednesday, May 29, 2013. The tournament, which last year drew almost 75,000 participants, will run for 49 days and the final table will be held on Tuesday, July 16, 2013. Continue reading

  • Maximize Your Leisure Space

    Maximize your gameroom leisure space

    Everyone who has built a leisure room, or gameroom, in their home has wished they had more space. It always seems that there is just not enough room for what you want, and the space can look cramped or crowded. Continue reading

  • Bridge Size Playing Cards vs Poker Size Playing Cards: What's the Deal?

    Playing Card Sizes, Bridge vs Poker

    One of the most common questions we get is "What is the difference between bridge size and poker size playing cards?"

    If you are looking to buy a new set of playing cards, you may be faced with a few choices to make. The first may be whether you should buy paper or plastic playing cards. The second question you may run into is what size do you want to buy. If  you are just looking for a cheap set of playing cards, you may not have these two choices. If, on the other hand, you have decided to step up to a high quality set of plastic playing cards, you will need to determine which size you want to play with. Continue reading

  • Steel Tip Darts vs Plastic Tip Darts: What Type of Darts Should You Buy for Your Home Gameroom?

    If you are considering buying a dartboard for your home gameroom or basement, you need to consider what type of darts you plan on using. You can choose between steel tip darts, or plastic tip darts. Which should you choose? What's the Point? Sorry, pun intended. The first thing you...
  • Today's Gameroom is All About Leisure

    The new gameroom is all about leisure, comfort and usability. The home gameroom is a sacred place. Increasingly, homeowners are creating their own private retreats within their homes to provide for a higher quality of life without the need to pack up and get out for their general entertainment needs...
  • 2012 Poker Hall of Fame Inductions Announced: Eric Drache and Brian "Sailor" Roberts

    Eric Drache and Brian "Sailor" Roberts to be inducted into the Poker Hall of Fame Eric Drache and Brian "Sailor" Roberts were chosen to be this year's inductees into the Poker Hall of Fame. They will be formally inducted in a ceremony on Tuesday, October 30 at 3:30 p.m., just...
  • Billiard Congress of America Launches Official Rules Mobile Application

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Oct. 19, 2012 Billiard Congress of America Launches Official Rules Mobile Application Broomfield, Colo., October 19, 2012 - The Billiard Congress of America announced today the launch of the official billiard rules mobile application on both iPhone and Android platforms for the World-Standardized Rules of Pocket Billiards...
  • Playing Cards - Jumbo Index vs Regular (or Standard) Index

    When you buy a set of playing cards, you will typically have a choice of what "index" to get. This index refers to the size of the numbers on the picture of the cards. There are a number of different kinds of index available, but the most common choices are...
  • Johan Ruijsink to be Captain for Team Europe in His Fifth Mosconi Cup

    46 year-old Johan Ruijsink will once again be the captain of Team Europe at this year's Mosconi Cup event in York Hall, East London this December. He will be trying to remain undefeated at the event since he fought the American team to a draw in 2006 to halt...

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