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The “Encyclopedia” of Pool Hustlers


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Soft cover “Encyclopedias” come in different trim sizes, different font sizes (resulting in less pages), and some are in color. The trim sizes range from 6 x 9 to 8.5 x 11. Prices range from $24.95 for the smallest font, smallest trim size, to $69.95 (+ $5 shipping) for the largest size in color. I will add a bonus companion DVD, Diana Hoppe’s, “The Road Scholars,” (retail on EBay $20) with the higher priced books, and include either the BCA Hall of Fame Dinner DVD, or the OnePocket Hall of Fame Dinner DVD with the lower priced books. “The Road Scholars” contains candid interviews with 11 of the hustlers featured in the book.

Ten (10) choices available on this “books” page.

Autographed, 8.5 x 11 trim, 389 pages with 12 point fonts. Road Scholars is included.



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Price: $44.95 (+$5.00 shipping)


Color edition. 389 pages, 8.5 x 11 trim with 12 point fonts. Road Scholars included. Autographed.



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Price: $69.95 (+$5.00 shipping)


More Encyclopedia choices 1

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389 pages, b & w, 7.44 x 9.69 trim. Road Scholars included.Autographed.



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Price: $39.95 (+$5.00 shipping)


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Color edition. 325 pages, 11 point font, 8.5 x 11 trim. Autographed. Includes Road Scholars DVDs.
64.95



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Price: $64.95 (+$5.00 shipping)



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325 pages, b & w, 11 point font, 8.5 x 11 trim. Road Scholars included.Autographed.



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Price: $39.50 (+$5.00 shipping)


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More Encyclopedia choices 2

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Color edition. Autographed. 7.44 x 9.69 trim. 325 pages, 11 point fonts. Includes Road Scholars DVD



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Price: $54.95 (+$5.00 shipping)


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b & w 389 pages. Autographed 6 x 9, 12 point fonts. Includes Hall of Fame DVDs



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Price: $34.95 (+$5.00 shipping)


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268 pages, 10 point font, 8.5 x 11 trim. Autographed. Includes Hall of Fame DVD.
$35.95



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Price: $35.95 (+$5.00 shipping)


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325 pages, 11 point font, 6 x 9 trim. Autographed. Includes Hall of Fame DVD.
$28.95



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Price: $28.95 (+$5.00 shipping)


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268 pages, 10 point font, 6 x 9 trim. Autographed. Includes Hall of Fame DVDs.
$24.95



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Price: $24.95 (+$5.00 shipping)


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Color edition. 268 pages, 10 point font, 8.5 x 11 trim. Autographed. Includes Road Scholars DVD.
$58.00



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The Secret Art of Pool

The Secret Art Of Pool Is the instructional series by Lee Brett, who has coached and advised numerous top players including Darren Appleton, Shane Van Boening, Mike DeChaine, John Morra & many more. Lee has decided to share these secrets in his instructional DVD.

The DVD covers his “V” grip technique, his 1 to 5 set up system, Inside & Outside the box. Plus, how to have strong fundamentals, including sighting, alignment, stance, bridge hand & arm, follow through, 100% aiming system, and much more info needed for mastering the art of pool. Runs 2 1/2 hours.

Price:$49.95



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The Other Side of the Road


The Other Side of the Road by Alf Taylor
Tom Shaw, editor of Pool & Billiards Magazine, said in his review, May, 2012, “Road players tend to lead interesting lives, but I can’t think of one that even remotely compares with the life of Alf Taylor.” Kevin Cook, winner of the USGA’s Herbert Warren Wind Award for his book, Tommy’s Honor, former editor at Sports Illustrated, and author of the definitive biography, Titanic Thompson, the Man Who Bet on Everything, provided the following reaction, “Alf Taylor runs the table. A rollicking account of hustling in its heyday, vividly told by a pro who crossed paths with the legends.”Price:$24.95

All copies autographed

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Varner/Hall Legends DVD Series

On these pages are 23 instructional DVDs by 15 different expert players. Clik “next entries” on bottom of page to continue scrolling thru all the choices.

Legends 4 DVD Series
Announcing the release of ‘The Legends Instructional DVD Series’ featuring not one, but two, Hall of Fame & World Champion pool players! Nick Varner & Buddy Hall walk you through the shot selection, thought processes, & shot techniques of the professional pool player.
Each of these 4 exciting DVDs offers professional insight into one of 4 different pool disciplines. They cover the entire game from the break to last ball and everything in between.

Each DVD is over 2 hours in length & include topics like Specialty Shots, “Tricks of the Trade” and Safety Play.
The games covered include:
8 Ball, 9 Ball, One Pocket, & 14.1 Straight Pool

Watch Nick run 107 balls in the 14.1 Straight pool DVD and guide you through every shot!

Each of these 4 exciting DVDs offers professional insight into one of 4 different pool disciplines. They cover the entire game from the break to last ball & everything in between. Order now and be one of the first to receive these great new DVDs!


Special Offer:You can purchase the DVDs individually for $29.99 each, or purchase the complete set of 4 for $99.99… a savings of $20.

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Legends One pocket $29.95

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Legends 8 Ball $29.95

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Legends 9 Ball $29.95

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Legends 14.1 $29.95

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All four DVDs $99.99

Consecutive Scoring for a higher average DVD

The Secrets EXPOSED: Consecutive Scoring for a Higher Average


The latest endeavor by Bill Smith “Mr.3Cushion,” to raise the awareness and importance of position play in the modern day game of 3 Cushion Billiards is a 120 minute DVD.  This DVD is a compilation of video starting positions melding with narrative diagrams to instruct the player how to take advantage of some of the most common positions on the table.


The DVD will take the viewer thru a progression of  starting positions which increase in their difficulty, to allow the player to accomplish a realistic opportunity for “consecutive scoring”.  Each starting position will enable the player to make runs of 3 or more.  The secrets Smith exposes are how to recognize the correct shots to start the possibility for consecutive scoring.


There are 12 chapters, starting with, Big Ball Positions, Small Ball Positions, Short Angle Positions, Thin Ball, 4 & 5 Cushion, Reverse English, etc., they contain over 50 starting positions to reveal 150 shots or more to “Consecutive Scoring for a Higher Average.”


The game of 3 Cushion Billiards is a game of memory, the player has to first recognize, and then remember every aspect that goes into executing a 3 cushion billiard.  This video will give the viewer that opportunity thru visual and audio instruction of the correct starting positions.  With this valuable information the player will realize a notable increase in their overall average, which Bill Smith’s work is committed to.
“Good shooting and good billiards.”

Price:$44.95

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Book And 2 DVD Set Special

The Secrets EXPOSED: Consecutive Scoring For A Higher Average
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The Concise Book of Position Play
Book And 2 DVD Set

SAVE 15% on Both!
My latest endeavor to raise the awareness and importance of position play in the modern day game of 3 Cushion Billiards is a 120 minute DVD entitled, “The Secrets EXPOSED Consecutive Scoring for a Higher Average”. This DVD is a compilation of video starting positions melding with narrative diagrams to instruct the player how to take advantage of some of the most common positions on the table.
The Concise Book of Position Play offers billiard players some great learning opportunities in an easily understood format with an accompanying DVD to demonstrate the concepts even further. This 270 page book is logical in sequence with great approaches to both common and complicated shots. It is spiral-bound, so you can take it to the table and lay it flat as you work with it. It is intended for the intermediate and advanced player and is a must have for learning how to control the position of all three balls.
Book and 2 DVD set $89.95 (normal price for both $104.90) The books come autographed

Price:$89.95


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the Eight Ball Bible – By R. Givens


The critically acclaimed “Eight Ball Bible” is quite simply the best 8-ball book ever written. It provides illustrated instruction for every major aspect of high-speed 8-ball from safety play to the mental skills needed for championship competition. Players at all levels can improve after reading it. Concepts are clearly explained with over 460 diagrams. Players will either win using “The Eight Ball Bible” strategies, or be defeated by them. 283 pages.

Good news! This item is again available. The copies are no longer autographed, as the author has passed away.
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Price: $29.95 (+$5.00 shipping)


Willie Jopling’s Ultimate Trick Shot DVD

Knowledge, Skill, Tricks, Fun, and Truth on the Green Felt.

Over 250 exciting pool shots. A panopoly of Trick, Kiss, Kick, Curve and Bank Shots.

I have secured copies of the late, Willie Jopling’s rare, Ultimate Trick Shot DVD. It is no longer being published. The show was originally shot for VHF and later formatted for DVDs. It is a two disc set.
The disks run about 1 1/2 hours. $29.95

At least half of the shots on this DVD I have never seen before, including about 25% of the trick banks! He has a nice section on Onepocket trick shots that can easily be used in a real game. Very useful and entertaining. Bless his soul. Willie was a genuine pool genius.
Freddy the Beard Bentivegna

Price:$29.95



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