Efren Reyes is a Filipino twin globe champion, commonly regarded as a single of the all-time greats in 9-ball and one-pocket pool. Reyes has won numerous all over the world tournaments, environment a file by earning $646,000 in 2006. His full occupation earnings are in the area of $1.7 million. Tremendously vexing wife Susan, Reyes habitually provides his dollars away to superior will cause and it was she who inspired him to open up his to start with bank account, with a deposit of 40,000 Philippine pesos (significantly less than £600).
Johnny “The Scorpion” Archer is a Billiard Congress of The united states Hall of Fame inductee. Just one of the most effective 9-ball competitors of the earlier 2 decades, he has received most main tournaments at the very least at the time. 2003 was affluent, with Archer amassing the Sudden Demise 7-Ball event and Inaugural World Summit of Pool. He was also thriving in the winner-usually takes-all 2006 International Problem of Champions, pocketing $50,000 for his endeavours and also received the Texas Keep ‘Em Billiards Championship in 2007.
Amongst the women, Allison “Duchess of Doom” Fisher an English specialist pool (and former experienced snooker) participant, has been particularly effective considering the fact that her transition, with 50 WPBA titles, such as 4 wins in the Earth 9-Ball Championships, 8 consecutive main match victories in 2000-01 and prize revenue of £110,000 in 2005, with earning to date in surplus of $600,000.
Tony “The Maltese Whippet” Drago is a specialist pool and former snooker participant, renowned for his quick participate in. He won the 2003 Globe Pool Masters Event and achieved the quarter finals of the Globe Snooker Championship in the similar 12 months. Drago was a member of the victorious European crew at the 2007 and 2008 Mosconi Cups. In the former occasion he received all his one matches, accumulating the “Most Useful Participant” award. In 2008, Drago won the Predator Global 10-ball Championship, beating Francisco Bustamante. His full vocation earnings total to £1 million from snooker and 133,000 from pool. Drago is closely involved in charity exhibitions, increasing dollars for “Hearing Puppies for Deaf Persons.”
German Oliver Ortmann has been Europe’s most profitable pool player considering that the early 1990s, with 250+ match wins. Owning turned professional in 1989, he won his to start with US Open later the exact yr and yet again in 1993. He became the 1st European Earth 9-Ball Champion in 1995 and collected the WPA Straight Pool title in 2007.
A different various- profitable German is Ralf “The Kaiser” Souquet, including the 1996 WPA Environment 9-Ball Championship (runner-up in 2001 and 2006), 2002 US Open 9-Ball Championship and a significantly worthwhile 2008 WPA Earth 8-Ball Championship truly worth $60,000.
Finn Mika “Ice Person” Immonen is the recent, twin (2008 & 2009) US Open 9-Ball Winner, gathering $40,000 on just about every situation. Runner-up in the 2009 Planet Straight Pool Championship, Immonen was productive in the Global Problem of Champions and the Planet 10-Ball Championship.
Daryl “The Dazzler” Peach from Castleford, West Yorkshire turned the 1st British male to do well in the WPA Environment 9-Ball Championship when defeating Filipino Roberto Gomez in 2007, landing a prize of $100,000.
The weekend of 24th-25th April 2010 sees the next GB 9-Ball Paul Medati Trophy, with British isles and European gamers in search of to increase funds for MacMillan Most cancers Treatment, at the request of Medati’s widow, Cheryl.