8. On April 1, APA President Renee Lyle called a press conference to announce that we’d be converting more than $600,000 in prize money at the upcoming National Singles Championships into hugs, yes hugs! Don’t believe us, watch it here.
Check out what happened after we pulled the prank here!
7. On May 4, 2015, the Riviera Hotel and Casino closed its doors forever after 60 years. The hotel’s closure came just hours after the conclusion of the APA National Singles Championships, with several APA members and employees being some of the last out the door of the iconic casino. It was a bittersweet parting, but we were super excited to move our Championships to the Westgate Resort & Casino just across the street!
2. Our very own “Santa Cue” showcased his trick shots in this festive video that’s received thousands of views! Even though the holidays are over, it’s sure to bring you some cheer!
1. As the year came to a close in December, we announced that the APA National Team Championships would be renamed the APA World Pool Championships – making what was already a global affair “official!” The APA National Singles Championships will be renamed the APA Poolplayer Championships (happening in just a few months).