Predator Pro Billiard Series Launches $100,000 Women’s Showdown in Las Vegas

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The Predator Pro Billiard Series has officially unveiled the Women’s Showdown, a groundbreaking tournament boasting a generous prize pool of $100,000. This thrilling event will showcase the talents of 16 elite players and is scheduled to take place at the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, running from February 27 to March 1, 2024. It is a noteworthy component of the CueSports International Expo.

The Women’s Showdown underscores the unwavering commitment of the Predator Pro Billiard Series to the women’s billiards game. Fans worldwide can witness the action through the live streams on the newly launched Pro Billiard TV YouTube Channel, which features two dedicated tables for the event.

The top eight players in the WPA Women’s Ranking, following the conclusion of the Predator WPA World 10-Ball Women’s Championship, will earn coveted seed positions in the Women’s Showdown. Additionally, eight more players will secure invitations to participate in the tournament. All 16 participants will walk away with well-deserved prize money, and the champion will be awarded a substantial $35,000.

The Women’s Showdown will kick off with a round-robin group stage, with each group composed of two seeded players from the WPA top eight and two invited players. The top two performers from each group will advance to the single-elimination phase.

Vincent Rochefort, the Event Manager for the Predator Pro Billiard Series, expressed his enthusiasm, saying, “We are thrilled to introduce this brand-new women’s event, the PBS Women’s Showdown. It aligns with Predator and the Pro Billiard Series’ dedication to women’s pool, and we are eager to highlight the exceptional talents of our players.”

Rochefort continued, “The PBS Women’s Showdown will serve as a powerful testament to the strength of women’s pool. It promises to be a thrilling event, featuring the best players from around the world. With only two tables and every match streamed live, fans can look forward to an abundance of outstanding matches.”

He added, “Promoting both men’s and women’s billiards equally is a core aspect of the Pro Billiard Series’ vision. The Showcase tournament is just the beginning; we anticipate that the PBS Showdown will become a beloved, ongoing event cherished by players and fans alike.”

Rochefort emphasized, “There will be no entry fee for the players, and we are committed to ensuring that all participants are rewarded for their hard work, achievements, and dedication to the sport. The $100,000 prize fund is our way of recognizing their commitment. We hope this event will further motivate players in each season as they strive to qualify for the next Showdown.”

PRIZE MONEY:

  • 1st Place: $35,000
  • 2nd Place: $16,250
  • 3rd-4th Place: $8,125 each
  • 5th-8th Place: $4,063 each
  • 9th-16th Place: $2,031 each
  • Total Prize Pool: $100,000

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