Preview: Las Vegas Open, 5 Pro events, over 500k Prize Fund

The 2024 Predator Pro Billiard Series kicks off tomorrow with the Las Vegas Open, presented by Rums of Puerto Rico.

The Men’s division begins tomorrow, February 21, followed by the Women’s division on February 22, with a combined prize pool of $160,000 for both events.

Wiktor Zielinski from Poland and Seo Seoa from South Korea return as the defending champions, promising intense competition from the onset.

This event is part of the Cue Sports International Expo, held at the Rio Hotel in collaboration with the BCA Pool League and USA Pool League.

Spanning from February 21 to March 2, the Pro Billiard Series hosts five professional tournaments with an aggregate prize pool over $500,000.

These tournaments include the Las Vegas Open by Rums of Puerto Rico, the PBS Women Showdown, the Apex Mixed Doubles, and the prestigious Predator WPA Men’s World 10 Ball Championship.

PBS WOMEN SHOWDOWN

Making its debut, the PBS Women Showdown introduces a thrilling $100,000 9-ball event showcasing 16 elite female players. Scheduled from February 27 to March 1, all participants are guaranteed prize money, with the ultimate champion securing $35,000.

APEX MIXED DOUBLES

Immediately following the conclusion of the Men’s and Women’s Las Vegas Opens, the inaugural Apex Mixed Doubles invitational will take place on February 25. Eight formidable pairs are set to vie for a $25,000 prize fund:

  • Allison Fisher & Shane van Boening
  • Kelly Fisher & Alex Kazakis
  • Pia Filler & Joshua Filler
  • Jasmin Ouschan & Albin Ouschan
  • Margaret Fefilova-Styer & Tyler Styer
  • Kristina Tkach & Fedor Gorst
  • Wei Tzu-Chien & Ko Pin Yi
  • Chang Lung-Lin & Chou Chieh-Yu

PREDATOR WPA MEN’S WORLD 10 BALL CHAMPIONSHIP

64 players will compete for a total prize fund of $250,000 ($70,000 for the champion). Eklent Kaci from Albania will defend the title.

Pool fans can watch 2 TV tables live for free on YouTube via Pro Billiard TV. Fans can also come and watch the action for free at the Rio All Suite Hotel and Casino.

The event is made possible through the generous support of sponsors and partners including Predator Group, Rums of Puerto Rico, Cue Sports International, Kamui, Yalin, Medalla Light, and Samsung TV.

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