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Las Vegas hosts World Professional Billiard League

By RON KANTOWSKI
LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL
This place is pretty cool.
Toronto's John Morra lines up a shot against Las Vegas during a World Professional Billiard League game at the WPBL Arena, 6745 Surrey St., in Las Vegas on Sunday - Photo Courtesy of CHASE STEVENS/LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL
Toronto’s John Morra lines up a shot against Las Vegas during a World Professional Billiard League game at the WPBL Arena, 6745 Surrey St., in Las Vegas on Sunday
Photo Courtesy of CHASE STEVENS/LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL
That’s the first thing you notice after walking up the steps into the WPBL Arena — WPBL stands for World Professional Billiard League — that is inconspicuously nestled among warehouses and industrial parks at 6745 S. Surrey St., just off Sunset Road near McCarran International Airport.
(It’s always a good idea to build a pool hall — though this is no ordinary billiards joint — near an airport or a train station, because you never know when somebody named Fats or Shark might have to leave town in a hurry.)
The second thing you notice is the long legs of the Bonus Girls. Especially the blonde one.
So many people talk about building sports stadiums around here that I have taken to telling them to call me when they put a shovel in the ground. And good luck on getting that rent-a-car tax passed.
But they put shovel in ground to erect a state-of-the-art pool hall…Read the rest of the article HERE

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