Bustamante tops Fatboy 10-ball tilt
FRANCISCO “Django” Bustamante won the 2012 Derby City Classic Fatboy 10-Ball Challenge at the Horseshoe Casino and Hotel in Elizabeth, Indiana, USA on Saturday night (January 28).
Bustamante defeated American Steve Moore, 15-5. He went home with the top prize of $ 12,000 while Moore settled for $7,000.
The Filipino held an early 2-0 lead, but a scratch on the 10-ball in rack three allowed Moore to come back and tie the score at 2-2.
But Bustamante clustered nine straight racks from the eighth to turn a narrow 4-3 lead into an insurmountable 13-3 advantage.
Bustamante bested 2012 Derby City Classic Bank Division champion John Morra of Canada, 15-5, in the semifinal round to arrange a titular showdown with Moore who brought down Filipino Alex Pagulayan, 15-12.
Pagulayan and Morra got $ 3,500 each for reaching the semis. Liberty Icao