Joss North East 9 Ball Tour Comes to Yorksville, NY

Yorkville, New York (November 5, 2009) –The Joss Northeast 9-Ball Tour is heading to Hippo's House of Billiards on Saturday November 7th & Sunday November 8th.  This event will be the first Al Conte Memorial.  “Al was one of the good guys in the business and treated all who knew him as a friend.  He was one of the greatest pool table mechanics in the world. I personally know that Brunswick would consult Al whenever they had a problem with any of their table designs. Whenever Al would come to recover tables at my pool room, I could have charged admission. I never saw so many people show up at 8 am to watch someone work. He would always take the time to answer all of the curious onlooker's questions. Al's passing has left a big gap in the pool world which will never be filled”, said Mike Zuglan, owner of the Joss Tour.  

The Conte family, owners of Hippos House of Billiards, invites ALL of you to come and be a part of this great event. The tournament will have $1,500 added to it and spectators will be admitted at no charge.  Hippo's has a full menu of delicious homemade food as well as beer and wine. Those that are coming to play must arrive Saturday November 7th, no later than noon.  Entry information as well as directions, our complete schedule, dress codes, results, sponsor links etc. can be found at Call Hippo's directly for motel information at 315-768-0218.

The $25,000 Added Turning Stone Classic XIV 9-Ball Open is being held from December 17th through December 20th and is filling fast!! All players interested in playing in this great event need to contact Mike Zuglan ASAP. Mike can be contacted at or by phone at 518-356-7163.  Entry fees for this $25,000 Added event are $150 for current Joss Northeast 9-Ball Tour members, and ONLY $200 for non members. All of our Turning Stone events have been full 128 player fields with many players being shut out because they waited too long to enter. Don't let this happen to you.