Welcome!

Cognitive Computing Authors: Christoph Schell, Rajeev Kozhikkattuthodi, Yeshim Deniz, Liz McMillan, Elizabeth White

News Feed Item

The CueMakers Contest. All skill levels interact via Facebook to Earn/Win valuable prizes. See how you rank with your friends and start earning rewards today.

Brought to you by Propool.com partnered with Inside Pool Magazine and Diamond Billiards.

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ProPool.com Announces, Experience the first ever social network pool competition for all abilities that can play anywhere anytime. "It's real pool not a fantasy."  Turn your facebook group into a social pool event to gather at your favorite pool table to Earn and Win numerous product Gift Cards for cues, cases, chalk and many other items, even pool tables.  Visit http://www.propool.com/?p=2702

Instantly turn every game of pool you play in your community or at home into an official contest to earn/win valuable gift cards. 

Rated E for Everyone.
Once upon a time as a teenager I saw a pool table and that planted a deep rooted interest. I remember going into pool rooms but was NEVER invited to join in and take a lesson or anything. Not welcome was the norm. Over the years my parents put in a pool table and I owned them in my homes as an adult. I bought a book and would practice some, but never was aware of any organization or better players. I was in little league baseball, football, bowling, guitar lessons, 4-H, but never even heard of organized pool. WHY?
In 1985 I was asked if I played in a pool league. "That was the moment." The ahha moment and. What did you say? There was a serious pool world, but all underground. Not public. Why? That seed saw the sun and stated growing into an uncontrollable passion to this day.  The door was opened. 
Then joining my first pool league, making room at my house for a new pool table, buying my first McDermott cue and case and searching out an instructor (Babe Thompson) was a top priority. 
After a couple of short years of extreme study and practice, my playing enjoyment  passion turned to seeing the organization problems and opportunities grew into a business of organizing and making products more than playing.
Leagues of 4 or 5 games a week and tournaments of 2-3 matches before elimination were hard to satisfy playing interest. I kept practicing. A family and job kept pool competition to a minimum.
The next turning point was after getting good enough to make it 4-5 matches before elimination in blind draw brackets at the Golden 8-Ball, now "oh man"  it took 4-5 hours to play in a tournament. A real deal breaker. 11 pm was too late for pool. 4 matches in 3-4 hours, mostly waiting. There has to be a better way to play more pool and enjoy this great colorful activity without all the unnecessary restrictions.  
Here we are today...

The entry cost for a typical event is only $9.95 and you can play up to 10 matches 50 games of pool per event. Compare this to 2-3 matches in a typical tournament. All the players in an event are ranked by games won until the closing date. Challenge the registered players in your event or challenge and introduce new players into the event. There is a performance rating and a handicap to keep the matches fair and allows you to track your true performance. This is the only pool competition where you can play when you want and as much as you want. Every game you play accumulates into more and more benefits and a lifetime of statistical records.

Each event is 150%+ payback with random and various performance rewards in cues, cases, chalk and many fine name brand products from our sponsors: Diamond Billiards, Sneaky Pete Mafia, Inside Pool Magazine, JB Cases, Balabushka Performance Chalk, Simonis Cloth, Aramith Billiard Balls, Prather Cues, OB Custom Cues, Euro Pocket Chalker, Monster Break Billiards, Cue-Z ctc and Discount Cues and more to come.

Propool.com has been involved in pool promotions since 1987 from local amateur leagues up to Top Pro events on international TV. This exciting new breakthrough integrates with facebook and Google maps to make it a modern hi-tech interactive software program.  

HF Enterprises, Inc.'s brand PROPOOL.com designs and operates the worldwide online billiards management system, which provides amateur and professional tournaments, performance rating, handicap and many other features to enhance your enjoyment of playing pool and improves your business opportunity. For more information, visit http://www.propool.com.

Contact Info: 
Ron Hoffman, Inventor 
Phone: 843-881-3937
Email Address: [email protected]

 

SOURCE ProPool

More Stories By PR Newswire

Copyright © 2007 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PRNewswire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of PRNewswire. PRNewswire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

@ThingsExpo Stories
Internet of @ThingsExpo, taking place October 31 - November 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, is co-located with 21st Cloud Expo and will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry players in the world. The Internet of Things (IoT) is the most profound change in personal and enterprise IT since the creation of the Worldwide Web more than 20 years ago. All major researchers estimate there will be tens of billions devic...
"The Striim platform is a full end-to-end streaming integration and analytics platform that is middleware that covers a lot of different use cases," explained Steve Wilkes, Founder and CTO at Striim, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 20th Cloud Expo, held June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.
SYS-CON Events announced today that DXWorldExpo has been named “Global Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 21st International Cloud Expo, which will take place on Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Digital Transformation is the key issue driving the global enterprise IT business. Digital Transformation is most prominent among Global 2000 enterprises and government institutions.
SYS-CON Events announced today that Datera, that offers a radically new data management architecture, has been named "Exhibitor" of SYS-CON's 21st International Cloud Expo ®, which will take place on Oct 31 - Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Datera is transforming the traditional datacenter model through modern cloud simplicity. The technology industry is at another major inflection point. The rise of mobile, the Internet of Things, data storage and Big...
"We've been engaging with a lot of customers including Panasonic, we've been involved with Cisco and now we're working with the U.S. government - the Department of Homeland Security," explained Peter Jung, Chief Product Officer at Pulzze Systems, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at @ThingsExpo, held June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.
SYS-CON Events announced today that Calligo, an innovative cloud service provider offering mid-sized companies the highest levels of data privacy and security, has been named "Bronze Sponsor" of SYS-CON's 21st International Cloud Expo ®, which will take place on Oct 31 - Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Calligo offers unparalleled application performance guarantees, commercial flexibility and a personalised support service from its globally located cloud plat...
"We are focused on SAP running in the clouds, to make this super easy because we believe in the tremendous value of those powerful worlds - SAP and the cloud," explained Frank Stienhans, CTO of Ocean9, Inc., in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 20th Cloud Expo, held June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.
"We provide IoT solutions. We provide the most compatible solutions for many applications. Our solutions are industry agnostic and also protocol agnostic," explained Richard Han, Head of Sales and Marketing and Engineering at Systena America, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at @ThingsExpo, held June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.
DX World EXPO, LLC., a Lighthouse Point, Florida-based startup trade show producer and the creator of "DXWorldEXPO® - Digital Transformation Conference & Expo" has announced its executive management team. The team is headed by Levent Selamoglu, who has been named CEO. "Now is the time for a truly global DX event, to bring together the leading minds from the technology world in a conversation about Digital Transformation," he said in making the announcement.
"MobiDev is a Ukraine-based software development company. We do mobile development, and we're specialists in that. But we do full stack software development for entrepreneurs, for emerging companies, and for enterprise ventures," explained Alan Winters, U.S. Head of Business Development at MobiDev, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 20th Cloud Expo, held June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.
While the focus and objectives of IoT initiatives are many and diverse, they all share a few common attributes, and one of those is the network. Commonly, that network includes the Internet, over which there isn't any real control for performance and availability. Or is there? The current state of the art for Big Data analytics, as applied to network telemetry, offers new opportunities for improving and assuring operational integrity. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Jim Frey, Vice President of S...
SYS-CON Events announced today that DXWorldExpo has been named “Global Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 21st International Cloud Expo, which will take place on Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Digital Transformation is the key issue driving the global enterprise IT business. Digital Transformation is most prominent among Global 2000 enterprises and government institutions.
In his opening keynote at 20th Cloud Expo, Michael Maximilien, Research Scientist, Architect, and Engineer at IBM, discussed the full potential of the cloud and social data requires artificial intelligence. By mixing Cloud Foundry and the rich set of Watson services, IBM's Bluemix is the best cloud operating system for enterprises today, providing rapid development and deployment of applications that can take advantage of the rich catalog of Watson services to help drive insights from the vast t...
SYS-CON Events announced today that EnterpriseTech has been named “Media Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 21st International Cloud Expo, which will take place on Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. EnterpriseTech is a professional resource for news and intelligence covering the migration of high-end technologies into the enterprise and business-IT industry, with a special focus on high-tech solutions in new product development, workload management, increased effic...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Massive Networks, that helps your business operate seamlessly with fast, reliable, and secure internet and network solutions, has been named "Exhibitor" of SYS-CON's 21st International Cloud Expo ®, which will take place on Oct 31 - Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. As a premier telecommunications provider, Massive Networks is headquartered out of Louisville, Colorado. With years of experience under their belt, their team of...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Cloud Academy named "Bronze Sponsor" of 21st International Cloud Expo which will take place October 31 - November 2, 2017 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Cloud Academy is the industry’s most innovative, vendor-neutral cloud technology training platform. Cloud Academy provides continuous learning solutions for individuals and enterprise teams for Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform, and the most popular cloud com...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Cloudistics, an on-premises cloud computing company, has been named “Bronze Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 21st International Cloud Expo, which will take place on Oct 31 - Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Cloudistics delivers a complete public cloud experience with composable on-premises infrastructures to medium and large enterprises. Its software-defined technology natively converges network, storage, compute, virtualization, and ...
SYS-CON Events announced today that CHEETAH Training & Innovation will exhibit at SYS-CON's 21st International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on Oct. 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. CHEETAH Training & Innovation is a cloud consulting and IT training firm specializing in improving clients cloud strategies and infrastructures for medium to large companies.
SYS-CON Events announced today that Datanami has been named “Media Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 21st International Cloud Expo, which will take place on Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Datanami is a communication channel dedicated to providing insight, analysis and up-to-the-minute information about emerging trends and solutions in Big Data. The publication sheds light on all cutting-edge technologies including networking, storage and applications, and thei...
The current age of digital transformation means that IT organizations must adapt their toolset to cover all digital experiences, beyond just the end users’. Today’s businesses can no longer focus solely on the digital interactions they manage with employees or customers; they must now contend with non-traditional factors. Whether it's the power of brand to make or break a company, the need to monitor across all locations 24/7, or the ability to proactively resolve issues, companies must adapt to...