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10-21-2019, 08:09 AM

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Enjoyed this one...again.

It was a fun show, until it wasn't.
Trudeau being tied to this pretty much guaranteed its demise. Burned-out like a supernova. It was cool then it was sad.
  
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10-21-2019, 08:22 AM

Great thread with some amazing pics. Too bad it didn't last. I love the pic of Keith and James on page 3. I miss that James.
  
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10-21-2019, 08:31 AM

What about the Austin kid from page 1 who went hill-hill with Kid Dynomite? Is he still playing?
  
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10-21-2019, 08:36 AM

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What about the Austin kid from page 1 who went hill-hill with Kid Dynomite? Is he still playing?
Run's a magic supply co in Calif. Don't think he plays anymore.
  
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10-21-2019, 08:41 AM

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Run's a magic supply co in Calif. Don't think he plays anymore.
That struck me as funny...not something you hear every day. It's a shame....must have played pretty sporty.
  
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That struck me as funny...not something you hear every day. It's a shame....must have played pretty sporty.
No money in pool. Smart kid. I think its a family biz and the big dog in magic: https://www.murphysmagic.com/
  
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Dynomite is not delicious.
  
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No money in pool. Smart kid. I think its a family biz and the big dog in magic: https://www.murphysmagic.com/
I did not know that (to quote a deceased comic).

"Murphy’s Magic is the world’s largest distributor of magic products." (from their website)
  
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I miss Jennie's trip reports and pictures!
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I miss Jennie's trip reports and pictures! - 10-21-2019, 02:05 PM

Jennie always gave great trip reports and as a fairly serious photographer a the time I was a bit jealous of the great pictures she shot with a little point and shoot. Some more gone but not forgotten posters in the thread too. Time flies!

What many seem to miss is that Sigel was the con in the IPT and trudeau was the conned. Couldn't have happened to a nicer guy but Mike sold him a bill of goods. Might have sold himself on it first though.

The IPT was a hard fast ride! Fun while it lasted. It brought the road players out of the woods and put a face on them and let them be clocked accurately too. For better or worse a big blow to the undercover guys. Didn't really hurt the road warriors who never hid who they were.

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10-21-2019, 04:02 PM

jam is a great boon to us in the pool world

tons of fun
  
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10-21-2019, 04:38 PM

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jam is a great boon to us in the pool world

tons of fun
great pics and stories to go with..dig the ressurection


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10-21-2019, 04:47 PM

Awesome thread.

Cannot believe it took a 13 year nap.

Thanks B-B for waking it up and thank you JAM.


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10-22-2019, 02:01 AM

Ooh! Happy memories! What a road trip that was. I remember Earl coming up to me in Vegas saying, "I cannot believe you drove all the way out here."

At the Cue-something pool room, we gave Marcus Chamat a ride back to the Venetian. He was so impressed with my Volvo, saying that's all they drive back where he lives. He asked if he could drive mine, but I politely declined. As a lawyer's daughter, I'm pretty careful about everything I do. Heck, to this day, even my daughter has never driven my car.

What has always been curious to me is the bad words written about the IPT and Kevin Trudeau. Yes, he sold a book that was deemed by the Feds to be snake oil, a book about natural cures. If you look around the pool world over the years, though, nobody says a damn thing about anyone making money by bookmaking, selling pills to stake players at Derby City Classic, selling girls at the pool venues, selling "credit" to people with bad credit, each one of them making a lot of cheese-nips, and the list goes on and on and on.

Heck, everybody has a little larceny in them in this pool world. When you want to engage in a game of stakes with another, you match up with them, hoping you got the best of it and that they're going to drop their wallet in your pockets. How many pool players gamble and think they matched up evenly? You all know the answer to this question.

I do not agree with the bad words written about the IPT by virtual railbirds and most who did not experience the IPT festivities. If you were to talk to the players, 99 percent of them loved every single minute of it. It gave pool players hope, something that was missing then and is missing today in professional pool.

You want to bad-mouth somebody in the pool world, look at the BCA organization. They ditched professional pool to fatten the pockets of industry members. This entity is supposed to be the governing body of professional pool in North America, and they suck a big weenie, as far as I'm concerned. Blame them why professional pool in America continues to circle the drain.

You see all these fresh young players around the world, everywhere except USA. I can count on one hand how many great players USA has today. Heck, if Brexit happens, the Mosconi Cup can be Team USA v. Team England because Great Britain has more players than we do today.

Kevin Trudeau tried to make something good happen for pool. His only mistake was the business platform started too high at the beginning. Did he hope to make money on it? Sure, he did. Why would anyone invest 4- to $5 million in a business, only to see it fail? Let's not forget the BCA Hall of Famers pocketing $30,000 each and got a bye in the King of the Hill Shootout in Orlando, December 2005. Efren won it, with his Hall of Famer buy, as if he needed it, and pocketed $100,000 for first place and an additional $30,000 for being a BCA Hall of Famer. Not bad for a few days' work. Bustamante told me it was the most money he ever won in his life at a tournament. I think, if memory serves me right, he came in second or third, either him or Marlin Manalo.

Trudeau is incarcerated at a minimum security prison camp in Montgomery, Alabama. He is eligible for release in July 2022. In fact, a friend of ours who got caught selling pot, who is out now, was also incarcerated at the same prison camp. He never ran into KT, though.

I'm not here to argue about KT or the IPT, but I'm just presenting a different view. And here's a few more photos taken at the December 2005 IPT King of the Hill Shootout.
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10-22-2019, 02:18 AM

hi jam..thanks for the perspective
the pics you posted (which are great btw)
make pro pool look like a cool, well-produced thing
maybe it didn't last very long, maybe it wasn't mean to
but it's nice at least to see pool look that way
even for just a while
thanks again


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10-22-2019, 06:18 AM

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Jennie always gave great trip reports and as a fairly serious photographer a the time I was a bit jealous of the great pictures she shot with a little point and shoot. Some more gone but not forgotten posters in the thread too. Time flies!

What many seem to miss is that Sigel was the con in the IPT and trudeau was the conned. Couldn't have happened to a nicer guy but Mike sold him a bill of goods. Might have sold himself on it first though.

The IPT was a hard fast ride! Fun while it lasted. It brought the road players out of the woods and put a face on them and let them be clocked accurately too. For better or worse a big blow to the undercover guys. Didn't really hurt the road warriors who never hid who they were.

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