MANILA, Philippines – Dennis Orcollo is all fired up for the second Qatar International 9-Ball Championship where he will defend his title starting June 30 in Doha. Orcollo, reputedly the world’s best money-game player, said Friday he is also confident that his stint in the JBetpoker.net Scotch Doubles All-Star Challenge, a four-way tag-team competition, in partnership with Gandy Valle will sharpen his skills for the Doha competition.
Stable; and Ramil Gallego and Antonio Lining of the BMPAP.
“I need a winning momentum before I go to Doha,” Orcollo, already the winner of last month’s 2009 Predator I
nternational 10- Ball Championship in Las Vegas, told the Inquirer. Orcollo, pool’s World No. 1 until last year, beat The Netherlands’ Niels Feijen, 13-5, in a lopsided
championship match of the Qatar 9-Ball last year to take home a hefty $40,000 prize.
Sen. Manny Villar, whose Villards: Tulong sa Pagsulong ng Philippine Sports and Camella Communities are sponsoring the event, will make the ceremonial break of the duels to be aired live on ABS-CBN’s Studio 23 from 2 to5 p.m.