IPT NA Open Biggest Event In Pool History!
IPT North American 8-Ball Open Championship
The Venetian in Las Vegas, Nevada
July 22 - 30, 2006. Tournament play will begin on July 23, 2006.
The tournament format is 200 Players start the tournament playing in 40 groups of five players each. The top three players from each group advance to the next level. The 80 players who do not advance earn US $2,000 each.
Here's the Prize Money Breakdown:
1st Place - $350,000
2nd Place - $99,000
3rd Place - $80,000
4th Place - $65,000
5th Place - $50,000
6th Place - $40,000
7th - 18th Place - $30,000 each
19th - 36th Place - $17,000 each
37th - 60th Place - $10,000 each
61st - 120th Place - $5,000 each
121st - 200th Place - $2,000 each