New Game Texas Bumps Joins CSI in July at Rio


CueSports International, Henderson, Nevada (April 8, 2013) – Joining CueSports International (CSI) roster of events being held July 17-27, 2013 at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, as a featured associated event, is the newly launched game of Texas Bumps™. 

The Texas Bumps™ National Tournament will be held alongside the 37th BCAPL National Championships at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, July 17-27, 2013. The entry fee for the Texas Bumps™ Tournament is only $20 and there will be at least $5,000 guaranteed total cash paid out by the Texas BumpsTM. 

Invented by 7th Pocket Billiards, LLC, Texas Bumps™ is a new and fun pool game where professionals and amateurs can compete on a fairly even playing field without the use of handicaps. It is designed for all skill levels - professionals, amateurs and recreational pool players alike. 

In addition to the Texas Bumps™ National Tournament, there will also be free Juniors Contests with prizes and scholarship money being awarded. Please visit the Texas Bumps™ website, for all the tournament details.

Texas Bumps™ game sets are available for purchase at The game sets include a $20 voucher for free entry into the Texas Bumps™ Tournament in Las Vegas, along with a free training DVD by professional billiards player and instructor, Joe Tucker, entitled “Guaranteed Improvements.”

List of Events at the Rio All Suite Hotel & Casino July 17-27, 2013 produced solely by CueSports International (CSI) or in conjunction with fellow pool industry organizations:

Amateur League National Events:
37th BCAPL National Championships
3rd USAPL National Championships
5th BCAPL 9-Ball Challenge

Pro Events:
14th US Open One Pocket Championship
5th US Open 10-Ball Championship
1st US Open 8-Ball Championship

Special Associated Events:
2013 WPA World Artistic Pool Championship
25th US Junior National 9-Ball Championships (Billiard Education Foundation)
Predator High Run Challenge
Texas Bumps™

The 37th BCAPL National Championships are sponsored by the Rio All Suite-Hotel & Casino, Diamond Billiard Products, Simonis Cloth, OB Cues, and Billiards Digest with tournament direction by Bad Boys Billiard Productions (BBBP).

The CSI US Open events are specifically sponsored by Predator Cues, The American Cue Makers Association, Aramith and in addition to the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino, Diamond Billiard Products, and Simonis Cloth with tournament direction by CSI. The Action Report (TAR) will be live streaming all three CSI US Open events. 

CueSports International is dedicated to creating more choices for all players. In the past 8 years CSI has directly paid out $8,000,000 to players. CSI is the parent company of the BCA Pool League and the USA Pool League. CSI also produces independent events such as the US Bar Table Championships, the Jay Swanson Memorial, the US Open One Pocket Championship and the US Open 10-Ball Championship. Visit,, and for more information about CSI and its divisions.