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    Pro Pool Is Exactly As It Should Be

    Pool never had any real money in it. While there was a brief time when the results of pool tournaments and major challenge matches could grace the front pages of major papers occasionally the fact is that even then the earnings of professional pool players wasn't great. The greatest straight...
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    Pro Pool Is Exactly As It Should Be

    Because the "job creator" myth is STRONG. The build it and they will come mentality is so alluring and those wanting to profit from the "building of it" are great at selling that myth. And in fact, there are examples where taxpayer funded attractions have brought more revenue into a city...
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    Pro Pool Is Exactly As It Should Be

    Well, I don't require that people share their income class and profession before purchasing. I think though that the type of person you describe is seen less and less in modern pool rooms but they clearly still exist.
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    Pro Pool Is Exactly As It Should Be

    I don't know what is meant by "wrong demographics". My customers come from all demographics and the people I know in the pool room run the entire spectrum from janitors to CEOs. Snooker pre-Barry Hearn was already popular BECAUSE the national broadcaster the British Broadcasting Corporation...
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    Pro Pool Is Exactly As It Should Be

    He said players are being paid exactly what they are "worth" for the market they are in. This is actually true. A professional pool player is in a profession that is disorganized and which is not popular as a spectator sport. Go into any pool room where a football game is on and ask for the...
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    Pro Pool Is Exactly As It Should Be

    Would be a national thing, not up to the local league operators.
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    Pro Pool Is Exactly As It Should Be

    A stable sport with a clear path from amateur to professional for anyone who wants take that path. It doesn't need to be voluntary. No league breaks down what part of the dues are spent on marketing.
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    Daughter Building Another Cue Case

    So far, amazing! Great work.
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    Wanted JB Rugged case 2x3 or 2x4

    Kory Wolford, Wolf's Den on Facebook has a large selection. Brendon Sullivan, the players club in Facebook has stock. Mike Littman, Cheapcues.com might have some stock And seyberts might have some.
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    Pro Pool Is Exactly As It Should Be

    Maybe they should ask the players what they want then? Pool is considered to be so malleable that any promoter does whatever they want with little consideration of what the players want. Players are essentially told to suck it up and play and criticized if they choose not to play and explain...
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    J. Shaw's wife...................

    When it happened no one thought it was anything other than an accident caused by Ara's alcohol intolerance and lack of food. The idea that there was any drugs in her system was not publicly brought up until the day after the match was concluded. No police were called. I personally think that...
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    J. Shaw's wife...................

    I don't see any reason to continue this discussion here. I lived in Germany for 10 years. Jayson grew up in Scotland. Both of us had universal health care in Scotland and Germany and if this had happened there then the cost of treatment wouldn't have been at issue. I should not have...
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    J. Shaw's wife...................

    This is an opinion poll. What people say they will or won't do and what the numbers actually are can be quite different. Also this poll does NOT say that the alleged extrapolated numbers are based on covid mandates as you suggested. The reasons given are as quoted, "The poll showed the exodus...
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    case that holds cues, stuff, AND a set of balls?

    We have done them with shoulder straps.
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    J. Shaw's wife...................

    Perhaps but you specifically said health care and in the interest of accuracy over a contentious issue we should try to be factual. In health care the percentage that have left, either voluntarily or involuntarily is about 1%. In the larger economy the average is more like 3% at best. No city...
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