World 9-Ball Purse Increased to $300,000

The organizers of the World 9-Ball Championship in Doha, Qatar, have announced that they are increasing the prize money for the event by another $50,000. Instead of the announced $250,000 total purse the amount to be awarded to players has now been raised to $300,000.

The increase in prize money is due to the efforts of the Qatar Billiards and Snooker Federation. Their web address is: