Billiards Players Rico Dicks and Dave Matlock to Fill IPT World Open SpotsDiscuss the IPT World Open 8-Ball Championship (/forums/index.php)The World Open 8-Ball Championship will payout an unprecedented prize fund of $3 million and the winner of the event will be awarded $500,000! The playing field will consist of 200 players from around the world including, IPT North American 8-Ball Champion Thorsten Hohmann, Allison Fisher, Ronnie O’Sullivan, Marlon Manalo, and many more. Stay tuned to see if Thorsten Hohmann can repeat as IPT Champion. Online Coverage will include real time player statistics, updated round robin brackets, sports writers blog, downloadable daily schedules, tournament photo gallery, and more! The player meeting will be held at 5pm September 2nd, 2006.