Pool sharks from across Iowa will fill Des Moines as pool championships begin Wednesday.
It’s the Iowa State Pool Players Association`s eight and nine-ball championships. The event runs through Sunday at Hy-Vee Hall.
More than 4,000 players are competing spread out over 160 tables. The tournament includes singles, doubles and five-person team events, with multiple divisions.
More than $120,000 in prize money will be awarded.
Attending the championships is free for spectators.
The championships are expected to bring in more than $746,000 in to the greater Des Moines economy.