Britain's official professional 9 ball pool tour!

GB9 is proudly sponsored by Rasson Billiards, Simonis Cloth,
Aramith Billiard Balls, McDermott Cue, Kamui Tips and Carlson Rezidor Hotels making the perfect combination of the very best equipment in the most outstanding venues


The GB 9 Ball Tour team and all our members wish to thank our generous sponsors for the support they provide to our tour. Please see our Sponsorship Opportunities page to see what GB9 can do for you.

Here are links to our proud sponsors and associates:

Simonis Billiard Cloth

Simonis are the proud sponsors of GB 9 Ball Tour for 2010, supplying “860 Professional Cloth”, the exclusive tournament pool cloth chosen for virtually all major pool tournaments and championships worldwide
The greatest !

Aramith Billiards Balls

The Aramith balls are the only one in the world made of pure phenolic resin, making them last up to 5 times longer than other balls made from polyester or other polymers.

Thanks to their exceptional playing characteristics, the Aramith balls are used in virtually all tournaments worldwide.

The extra hard vitrified phenolic surface of the Aramith balls reduces drastically wear and burn spots on both balls and cloth, guaranteeing the lowest cost over time.

McDermott Cue


Since 1975, McDermott has consistently raised the industry standard for what billiard players expect from a high quality pool cue. McDermott products use the latest technology in our state-of-the-art facility, along with the finest materials in the world. In 40 years, McDermott has grown into 12 brands that lead the billiard industry in performance, quality and service.


Rasson Billiards



One of the biggest suppliers of billiards table slate in the world and manufacturer of world class pool table such as the beautiful Rasson ‘Victory’ table.





 A world leader in billiards tips, chalk and accessories.

Total trust in your pool cue is critical when making your shot.

KAMUI has a passion for quality control and the technology that goes into producing the best tips made for billiards today.

Home Leisure Direct


Home Leisure Direct are the UK’s leading pool table retailer, carrying many of the world’s top brands exclusively, such as Diamond, Brunswick and Rasson. Based in Bristol, they have Europe’s largest dedicated games room showroom, with over 40 pool tables on display. Take a look at the showroom tour.

They also carry the UK’s largest range of cues from McDermott, Predator, Universal, Buffalo, Britannia, Peradon, Cuetec, MacMorran and Balabushka. You can view their range of pool cues here.

Home Leisure Direct are delighted to be supporting the GB9 again this year, which is the 5th consecutive year that they have done so.

Virtual Pool 4

VIRTUAL POOL 4 is the highly anticipated new installment of the critically acclaimed VIRTUAL POOL FRANCHISE, which has been known as the best quality pool game and has been sold close to 2million units all across 13 PC/Console SKUs since 1995. This is the sequel to Virtual Pool 3 and it features evolved graphics, physics, games to play, hustler career mode, pro tour career mode which will allow players to experience an unforgettable real pool game experience on the Microsoft Windows OS.

Pro9 has established an outstanding reputation as the UK’s No.1 source for information on American Pool in the UK and Europe.

Upcoming tournament details, prompt match reporting, exclusive photographs, superb articles by expert pundits, active pool related forums, player profiles – basically, an incredible information resource for the American style game.

Since it launched, has become compulsory reading, not just for the UK’s pool players, but to hundreds of pool obsessives from around the world every day.’s members are professional pool players, cue-sports enthusiasts, club managers, tournament organisers and various movers and shakers in the cue-sports field, from magazine editors to television sports promoters.

The Pro Shop offers the best quality pool products around coupled with brilliant service and incredible value for money.

Visit Pro9 and the Pro Shop websites.

Print Design Team

Print Design Team is a modern and innovative printing company that has been delivering print and communication solutions for many years. Keeping at the forefront of the major technological developments witnessed by the industry, has been the key to their success.

GB9 wishes to thank PDT for their support of the tour.