Canadian IPT Qualifier Announced

(Chicago, IL) The International Pool Tour announces that Danny Green's Billiards, in Toronto, Canada, will host an IPT North American Open 8-Ball Championship Qualifier on June 3rd-5th, 2006. This qualifying tournament will be a Double-Elimination competition with races to ten of eight ball. The first and second place competitors will secure spots in the 2006 IPT North American 8-Ball Open Championship at the Venetian Las Vegas, held on July 22-30, 2006. Players who advance to the Venetian Las Vegas will compete for their share of an unprecedented $2,000,000 prize fund and an historic first place prize of $350,000. Full entry into IPT Qualification Tournaments is $1,000, with a second option to enter for a $500 fee. Visit for more information.

The full schedule of all 25 IPT qualification tournaments for the IPT North American Open 8-Ball Championships is available on line at The International Pool Tour is the only true "open" tour in the history of the sport. Any person, of any age, man or woman, from any country, can play in our "open" tournaments. The IPT North American 8-Ball Open Championship has over $2 million in prize money, regardless of the number of players. To learn about how to enter this historic tournament, click here.