Every January, pool players from all over the world travel to the Horseshoe Casino in Southern Indiana for the Derby City Classic. Players are treated to nine consecutive days of tournament play with plenty of late night action. You are always guaranteed to find a game at the Derby City, all you need is a big bankroll.
The event kicked off with 358 players entering the Bank Pool tournament. Some notable players with wins in the first round include Darren Appleton, Dennis Orcollo, Efren Reyes, Francisco Bustamante, Jayson Shaw, John Morra and Shane Van Boening.
The $16,000 added Diamond “Bigfoot” 10-Ball Challenge is also underway. The 16 player single knockout event has a hefty $1,000 entry fee. Canada’s John Morra will face Shane Van Boening in the second round. John came out ahead in his thrilling first round match over Lee Van Corteza (11-10). Watch all the action unfold on the live Pay-Per-View at Accu-Stats.com.
The One-Pocket event starts on Sunday and the 9-Ball event starts on Wednesday. Pool Action TV will also be providing live pay-per-view stream from the action room.