[14] In 1999, Reyes won the first televised 1999 World Professional Pool Championship. [21], Reyes won the 2005 IPT King of the Hill eight-ball Shootout, which offered the highest top prize of any pool event to that date – $200K. [33][31][34], Reyes is known for his highly unorthodox cueing technique.

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[6], In 1983, Reyes took on Pepito Dacer in the finals of the Philippine Professional Pocket Billiards Championships which was played in rotation. [53] He was also awarded the Philippine Order of Lakandula "Champion for Life Award" in 2006. Having finished third in 1985,[10] he defeated Nick Varner in the finals and became the first non-American to win the event. [23] That following year, Reyes won the IPT World Open Eight-ball Championship over Rodney Morris 8–6, earning $500K—a larger sum than that he earned at the King of the Hill event.

TradeFord.com is a growing Manufacturer Directory and B2B Marketplace connecting Global Billiards Equipment Importers, Exporters, Suppliers, Traders and Manufacturers at a reliable, common platform. [28][29][30], As of 2020, Reyes is still actively competing in professional pool. Improve Your Pool Game With These Billiards Shooting Tips, How You Use One Hand For Ball/Bridge Control Perfection, How To Shoot Pool - Competition Tips From Top Coaching, Understand Cue Ball Angles - The Best Billiards Tips, Learn How To Generate (Or Avoid) Pool Throw, real aim systems that work for all players, Stroking The Cue Ball To Send It Backwards. By defeating American player Earl Strickland in the inaugural Color of Money event in 1997, Reyes took home the largest single match purse in pool history of $100k. Usage Frequency: 1 Reference: Anonymous, Last Update: 2020-04-30 [8], Reyes began winning a number of tournaments in the United States, Europe, and parts of Asia, garnering attention and recognition worldwide.