PAOLO Galleto is Dehadista Sports Bar winner-take-all billiards champion last Saturday, Nov. 26.
Galleto, known in local billiards circuit as “Pao-Pao”, won with a score of 10-5 over a player called “Bayabas” in their winner-take-all encounte at the Dehadista Sports Bar in Cubao, QuezoN City.
Galleto, who usually plays in Mandaluyong City, said winning this tournament made him very happy.
“This is not my first time to join a (billiards) tournament, but it was my first time to join in Dehadista,” said Galleto, wo has been playing pool for 11 years now.
Galleto admitted playing the sport and would like to join more tournaments in the future.
Meanwhile, King of Sports announces the staging of the Christmas 9-Ball competition, a three-day, double-elimination tournament scheduled on Dec. 16-18.
At stake in the tournament open only to amateur players is a total cash prize of P50,000 with the champion bringing home the lion’s share of P16,000 for an entry fee of P500 only.
The runner-up will receive P8,000 and the third placer will earn P6,000.
The fourth up to the 6th placers will also get consolation cash prizes: P4,000, fourth placer; P2,000, fifth to eighth placers; and P1,000, ninth to 16th placers.
The elimination rounds will be held simultaneously at the Dehadista Sports Bar in Cubao, Quezon City and King of Sports in Quezon Ave.
The championship round will be played at King of Sports.
Aside from the billiards competitions, KoS offers nightly live performances from select singers.
For inquiries about KoS billiards competitions, call/text OIC Ely at mobile 0915-4850500 and 0922-9460137.