Archer and Barretta to Kick Off $15,000 Pokerpool Event

May 23, 2006, Scottsdale, Arizona The Poker Pool Company ( in cooperation with Olhausen Billiards ( announced today the first Poker Pool Tournament with over $15,000 in cash and prizes to be held August 18-20, 2006 at the Radisson Fort McDowell Resort and Casino located in Scottsdale, Arizona (

The Poker Pool Company will have a "kick off gala" and pre-registration event on June 24, 2006 at the Radisson Fort McDowell Resort and Casino where spectators and players can watch the #1 Men's Ranked Player Johnny "The Scorpion" Archer and #12 Women's Pro Jennifer Barretta play in a Celebrity Showdown! This Event is open to the general public and begins at 7pm.

The Poker Pool Tournament Finals will take place August 18th - 20th. Special guest and BCA Hall of Famer, Loree Jon Jones, will be in attendance for exhibitions and autographs. To participate in the finals one must compete in a qualifying tournament which will be held at six locations in Phoenix, Tucson and Prescott during the month of July. Go to for details, times and locations.

"We're honored to be affiliated with Olhausen in hosting the first Poker Pool Tournament. This dynamic game is like no other in the industry and we're looking forward to growing this into a national tournament series", says President Johnny Dust, The Poker Pool Company.

Poker Pool is an exciting new game that combines the skill of "billiards" with the popularity of poker. It is played on a pool table using 15 balls decorated with emblems of cards. The object of the game is to shoot a higher poker hand than your opponent.

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