Sponsors Xtreme PressBox at U.S. Open Championships Sponsors Xtreme PressBox at U.S. Open Championships has agreed to sponsor the Inside POOL Magazine Xtreme PressBox, which will be produced at the U.S. Open 9-Ball Championships in Chesapeake, VA. The tournament will start Sunday, October 14, and continue until Saturday, October 20, and will feature 256 of the world’s greatest billiards players competing for over $200,000, with $50,000 going to the U.S. Open champion.
The Inside POOL Magazine Xtreme PressBox will be produced by LLC and will air live during the BCn streaming coverage of the matches. BCn will offer the live streaming coverage in full-screen TV-quality online. All episodes of the Xtreme PressBox will also be published at through the Billiards Podcast by Inside POOL Magazine, which is also available at iTunes and is 100% free to subscribe and download. The show will be hosted by Rachael Abbink and Jerry Tarantola.
This is the first time that live news has ever been broadcast in the sport of pool and billiards. I just want to say how happy we are to be associated with this new medium that is available free to the public. It marks a milestone in our industry and we’re glad to be involved, said Sid Kreis of
The Xtreme PressBox will consist of live news and segments that mirror and expand the print version of Inside POOL Magazine. We’re really trying to push the envelope on video and other technologies to better serve our great sport. We feel that this is just another step that needed to happen to help bring billiards further into the public eye, said JR Calvert, publisher of Inside POOL Magazine.
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