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This Week’s The Hard Times 10 and 1 Event

July 16th-19th, 2015

Hard Times Billiards – Bellflower, CA

The 6th Annual Hard Times 10-Ball Open…and 1-Pocket!!!

Starting Thursday, July 16th through Sunday, July 19th Bellflower’s Hard Times Billiards is hosting The 2015 Hard Times 10 and 1 Open Tournament with both a One-Pocket and 10-Ball competition, open to all.

KAMUI BANNERThis year’s event is presented to the players and audience by Andy Billiard Cloth.  Ernesto Dominguez has been working to re-cover 10 of the Hard Times tables on the tournament side.  Hard Times is also happy to present, as the live-streamed table, a Gold Crown III with four inch pockets.  Andy Billiard Cloth is known to provide players with a sleek, smooth playing surface that is said to be engineered to last longer than other table cloth.  With new cloth being installed on the tables, air-conditioning flowing, Dave Hemmah as tournament director and a digital bracket presented on a 72″ monitor, players can experience a professional event with the professional atmosphere.

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Brackets and results for both the players and POV Pool audience are provided by CompuSport.  Tournament Director, Dave Hemmah, will be running both tournaments entirely on the digital bracket.  Mr. Hemmah will be able to update matches from anywhere in the building and players can view all new updates from their phone, from anywhere!  Players and spectators can get push notifications to their phone when their matches are updated from the free CompuSport app!  Also, a ‘real-time’ feed for both tournaments will be available on during the tournaments for audiences everywhere to follow the players.Automated Logo DARK

1-Pocket Action…10-Ball Action…

Action, Action, Action!

Presented By:Hard Times Billiards Bellflower


 Bellflower’s, Hard Times Billiards and Andy Billiard Cloth 

TRANS only

$1,500 Added 1-Pocket Open

  • July 16th-17th
  • Open to 64
  • ‘Grady Rule’ – No more than 4 balls in ‘kitchen’
  • $100 Entry – NO Late Fee 
  • Race to 3W / 2L
  • Final Race to 4

$5,000 Added Hard Times 10-Ball Open!

  • July 17th-19th
  • Open to 128
  • $125 Entry – NO LATE FEE
  • Race to 9W / 8L
  • Finals – Race to 11

Entries Now Being Taken!

Come one, come all, not only to The 6th Annual – $5,000 Added Hard Times 10 Ball Open Tournament, but also adding for the first time, a $1,500 added One-Pocket tournament, making this an action packed four-day event, with two chances to win. Send in your check or money order for each event directly to Hard Times Billiards right now, or call tournament director, Dave Hemmah to secure your spot on the list.


Prize Fund Based On Full Field/s

‘Thanks’ to the Sponsors!

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Our viewing audience, competing players and spectators owes a huge thanks to Andy Billiard Cloth, not only providing equipment but also a portion of the prize fund. ‘Thank You’ to The San Gabriel Valley APA , Marty Carey Jump Q and Pius Promotions for additional event and prize fund sponsorship. POV Pool also owes gratitude to Tiger Products and Kamui Tips for making it possible for us to provide our broadcast on Also, an advance applause for our tournament directors, Dave Hemmah, responsible for collecting entry fees, fielding inquiries and managing the tournament flow which will be powered by CompuSport and available to view online during the event. Let’s not forget Hard Times’ owner, Eddie Arreguin for hosting and also for being available to answer  many questions and address concerns we had this year, to make it happen. There have also been some A/C improvements in the building, a replacement Gold Crown 4 to stream and the return of Dan Hernandez to provide excellent counter and customer service.

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Live Stream and Brackets

Point Of View Pool will live-stream the entire event, on at 11:00 am PST from July 16th – 19th. Be sure also to follow the ‘real-time feed’ page for this event, which will become available once the event begins. Our real time feed will consist of: Live Brackets provided by CompuSport, real time news and action updates, photos, payouts, prize funds, player attendance and much, much more.

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Your Questions and Inquiries: 

  • Tournament Info: Hard Times Billiards – (562) 867-7733
  • Entry Questions or Sign Ups: Dave Hemmah – (310) 892-0908
  • Advertising Space on Live Stream: Daniel Busch – (310) 923-6639
  • Anything else: [email protected]

Keep Loving Pool!



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