TUESDAY 10 BALL – 31st JULY : TUKTA WINS.
It was victory for the girls on Tuesday night for this week’s 10 Ball Competition, with Tukta Kulsuttichai going all the way to claim the 1st Prize of 5500 baht.
She had to use her second life to get out of the Group Stages, but once she qualified for the Single Knockout, she won four consecutive matches to lift the trophy.
In the final she got off to an amazing start against Filipino professional Arnel Bautista, taking a 2-1 lead after the first three racks, and eventually sealed the win with a rack score of 3-7 (race 3-10).
Arnel played some fantastic pool to reach the final before coming up just short against Tukta, and pocketed 3000 baht in 2nd Place.
The other money winners on the evening were England’s Billy Hayes and Damir Muholjic from Sweden, who each took home 1250 baht as losing semi-finalists.
Champion : Tukta (A+3) – 5500 baht.
Runner-Up : Arnel (Pro+) – 3000 baht
Semi-finals ; Billy (A+7) and Damir (A+6) – 1250 baht each.
The Player Auction Prize Pot totalled 29400 baht and was won by James Hayes.
He paid just 700 baht for Tukta, and they shared the 1st Payout of 8600.
1st (30%) : James (Tukta) – 8600 baht.
2nd (22%) : Jay-r (Arnel) – 6400 baht.
Equal 3rd (12%) : Tommy (Billy) and James (Damir) – 3600 baht each.
Equal 5th (6%) : Billy (Joel), Jayson (Himself), Gerhard (Oran) and Andy (Johnny) – 1800 baht each.