The Gators from Shreveport, La., are this year’s champions in the Open 8-Ball Division. The Gators defeated We Keeps It Real of Trenton, N.J. The victory earned them a $25,000 payday. We Keeps It Real took home $15,000 in Runner-up prize money.
The Gators advanced to the finals with a victory over Breakers 1 of Mt Orab, Ohio. We Keeps It Real advanced to the finals with a win over The Snipers of Wheaton, Md., in the semifinal round. Breakers 1 and The Snipers tied for 3rd Place and each received $7,500.
Tex Mex of Oxnard, Calif., received the Sportsmanship Award in the Open 8-Ball Division.