Allen Hopkins is a Hall of Fame, multi-world champion pocket billiards player, television commentator, and event promoter. He is also the founder of the Super Billiards Expo, an annual trade show attracting thousands of people every year.
Paul Hopkins is an entrepreneur who grew up watching pool legends such as Willie Mosconi, Steve Mizerak, Minnesota Fats, and of course, his brother, Allen. Keeping a journal from many years, he decided it was time to provide some behind the scenes, never before heard, private moments in the world of pool.
Allen Hopkins: Life of Pool
Allen Hopkins: Life of Pool offers readers a rare look behind the scenes in the life of Hall of Fame Professional Pool Player Allen Hopkins. Narrated by his brother, Paul, you will get a personal look into the early days that turned a twelve-year-old boy into one of the top competitors of his time. Eventually earning his way into the Hall of Fame, this young man’s journey to becoming a pool legend is an entertaining and inspirational read for pool fans of all ages.
Readers will find themselves feeling welcomed into the Hopkins family. It’s an easy, humorous, touching, and highly entertaining read for those that love billiards, as well as those who have never played a game in their life. This is not just a story about how one man brought renewed life to the world of pool, Allen Hopkins: Life of Pool is about family, determination, and achieving your dreams no matter what the stakes.