OB Cues to sponsor TheActionReport.com TARPIT at the 2008 BCAPL Nationals

TheActionReport.com is proud to announce that OB Cues has signed on to sponsor an exciting new part of the 2008 BCAPL 8Ball Nationals. The TARPIT. The OB Cues TARPIT will be a players lounge and action room where the TheActionReport.com's two Challenge matches will take place as well as being a place for the fans and pro's to come and hang out, relax, and engage in everything from action matches to professional player appearances and clinics.

OB Cues launched a new line of cues at the recent Super Billiards Expo in Valley Forge to go along with their very popular line of low deflection shafts that have established a great reputation with players of all levels. To quote Jon Allen of OB Cues "OB Cues, not just shafts anymore." OB Cues has also taken over as primary sponsor of what was The Hunter Ladies 9 Ball Tour and is now The OB Cues Ladies 9 Ball Tour. People who stop by to watch any of the events in the TARPIT or just stop to hang out can get a look at some of these exciting new cues. OB Cues will have booth space in the vendor area as well to answer any questions and give players a chance to check out all of the outstanding products they have to offer.

The TARPIT will be located directly across from the main tournament room in the Riviera Hotel & Casino. The schedule of TheActionReport.com matches begins on May 8th with the first day of the OB Cues Bar Table Challenge with American Scott Frost taking on England's Darren Appleton. The match is a unique 3 day format of 8 ball, 10 ball and 9 ball played on a Diamond 7 foot Pro-Am table with Pro-Cut pockets.

These two great players each put up a $7500 entry fee for this exciting event. The match format is each day the players will play one of the games for $5000.

Each days play will consist of race to 11 games best 3 out of 5 sets. The order of play is May 8- 8 Ball, May 9- 10 Ball, May 10- 9 Ball. There is one stipulation that makes this format very interesting, if the players split the first two days matches then they will play the 9 Ball match for the entire $15,000 prize fund. Winner take all.

The second challenge match to take place in the OB Cues TARPIT is a rematch from this years Derby City Classic action room. 2007 Player of the Year and U.S. Open Champion Shane Van Boening will put his Action Challenge Champion title on the line against former U.S. Open Champion and 2004 WPA 9 Ball Champion Alex "The Lion" Pagulayan in The Action Challenge 3.

These two clashed at the Derby early this year in after hours action and Shane came out ahead. They met again at the JOB event in Tennessee and Alex dominated the matches.

They will settle things May 11-13 with a $10,000 entry fee, race to 100, 10 Ball match. May 11 will see the players in action till one reaches 30 wins, day two May 12, they will play until one reaches a cumulative total of 70 victories and the final day, May 13 they will play until someone reaches 100 wins and takes the $20,000 winner take all prize.

Both of these exciting challenge matches will be available to watch LIVE on streaming Pay Per View at www.theactionreport.com. There will also be free live streaming coverage of all the TARPIT action that happens after the first 6 days of challenge matches.

TheActionReport.com will also be providing daily video updates of the happenings at the biggest pool event in the United States, the 2008 BCAPL 8 Ball Nationals.

An added bonus for pool forum fans will be a $3000 entry Internet Challenge match between popular pool blogger Melinda "OMGWTF" Huang and AZ Forum member Chris "Cubc" Cubbage.

They will play Saturday May 17th and all the action will be on the free stream. TheActionReport.com would like to thank Mark Griffin of the BCA Pool Leagues and Greg Sullivan of Diamond Billiard Products for all of their support in making the TARPIT a reality. For more information on all the TARPIT action please visit www.theactionreport.com.