Shanelle vs Borana in Poison Battle of the Beauties

Mark your calendars and watch out for any unknown players that will be lurking around in the area after the Super Billiards Expo being held in Philadelphia next week. Starting at 12noon, there will be an open 9-ball tournament for anyone and everyone to enjoy some heavy competition. The first 32 players to sign up and register for this double-elimination tournament will also be granted a free pass to the special event planned for later that same evening. All fans will also have a chance to play challenge matches with Shanelle, Borana, and Charlie Williams as well as photo opportunities and autographs.

The Poison Challenge Match is brought to you by Dragon Promotions .Top billiards pro Charlie Williams, and the "Sandman" of Sandcastle Billiards, Ed Liddawi, have collaborated together to create a very special treat for pool fans of all ages and genders alike. is the Official Media Partner of the event and founder Jerry Tarantola will be on site.

"The Poison Battle of the Beauties is a fantastic concept and one that will definitely draw new audiences to watch. The Predator Group likes outside the box events like this and we are sure people from everywhere will love watching Shanelle and Borana play", said Nina Nigro, Marketing Manager for Predator Group.

"Battle of the Billiard Beauties" will feature international billiards star, Shanelle Loraine of Guam, as she faces local celebrity female player and Rack Starz' own, Borana Andoni of New York City. The two women will play a one set race to 9 in 9-Ball. These two lovely young ladies have definitely made their mark in the billiards industry as they strive to perfect their game and promote the sport in many ways.

Shanelle began playing pool in 2000, and played on the University of Central Florida pool team for four years. She has been invited to international events worldwide as well as appeared on several television programs and modeled for shampoo commericials and telecommunications companies. Shanelle trains in Orlando FL, and is coached by Top World Ranked Pro, Charlie Williams who has also coached the likes of Allison Fisher, Yu Ram Cha, Rodney Morris, Erica Park and many more. To book Shanelle for appearances email or call Dragon Promotions at 1-407-782-4978 

A New York player from the Bronx, Borana was born in Albania. She plays on the JPNEWT tour and Tony Robles' 9 Ball Tour. She frequents Amsterdam Billiards room in New York City and recently went to the Philippines to compete in the World Mixed Doubles Classic with Mika Immonen as his partner. Borana currently plays a role in the web series, "Sharks" and also in the upcoming film, "9 Ball The Movie".

"My dedication and commitment to the billiards industry is to provide the proper environment and platform for veteran as well as novice players to enjoy and introduce them to all the beautiful facets of the sport. Pool rooms that are actually dedicated to the players are very limited in the area. I hope to expend efforts to help erase the negative stigma the pool world has been branded with for the past several generations and replace it with a cleaned up positive image to help revitalize the industry." says Ed Liddawi, owner of Sandcastle Billiards.

The recent affiliation with Accu-Stats video creator and Hall of Famer, Pat Fleming is sure to only compliment and accent the beautiful atmosphere and proper playing conditions you'll find at Sandcastle Billiards. The Simonis Arena is now housed at Sandcastle and will be the playing grounds for this event.

If you're going to be in the area, be sure you don't miss this event! Sandcastle Billiards is located at 101 Townsley Street and Route 1 South in Edison, NJ. Telephone # (732) 632- 9277. Easy access from interstate highway Route 1, Route 287 exit 1, the NJ Turnpike exit 10, and the Garden State Parkway exit 130.

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