Established in 1976, the WPBA (Women’s Professional Billiard Association) is one of the oldest pro organizations in pool.
Come see 63 of the top-ranked women in the world battle it out at the WPBA Masters Tournament at Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort in Mount Pleasant, Michigan!
There is a $70,000 guaranteed purse.
This is a women’s pro 9-ball tournament. They play best out of 9 games in double elimination format on eight 9-foot Diamond tables.
At 210,000 square feet, Soaring Eagle is the 8th largest casino in the USA.
Keep an eye on:
Jasmin Ouschan (Austrian), Jennifer Barretta (NYC), Ewa Mataya Laurance (South Carolina), Jeanette ‘Black Widow’ Lee (NYC), Ga Young Kim (South Korea), Allison Fisher (North Carolina), etc.
Noted billiards veteran Ewa Mataya Laurance (aka: the Striking Viking), of Swedish-American heritage, used to live in Grand Ledge, Michigan. In 1982, she was a bunny at the Playboy Club at the Hilton Inn in Lansing. She was there when musician Tiny Tim played the club on Valentine’s Day!
What: WPBA Masters Tournament!
When: Wednesday, February 27-Sunday, March 3, 2019
Where: Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort (6800 Soaring Eagle Blvd, Mount Pleasant, MI)