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Ewa Mataya Laurance is a world, European, U.S., national, and Swedish billiards tournaments champion. Twice named player of the year by leading billiard publications, she has also earned WPBA s Sports Person of the Year Award and served as its president. Ms. Laurance writes a monthly column for Pool & Billiard Magazine. She resides in Charlotte, North Carolina, with her husband, Mitchell, and daughter, Nikki. Thomas C. Shaw, managing editor of Pool & Billiard Magazine, has authored The Proprietor s Manual: How to Open and Operate a Successful Billiard Room and numerous articles on pool. Mr. Shaw lives in Charleston, South Carolina."