Bata battles Ko in PBB Series tonight | Inquirer News

Bata battles Ko in PBB Series tonight

/ 08:28 AM February 18, 2012

FILIPINO pool wizard Efren “Bata” Reyes vows to go all out tonight against two-time WPA World Junior champion Ko Pin-yi of Taiwan as they clash in the Philippine Bigtime Billiards (PBB) Face Off Series dubbed as ‘Philippines vs. Asia’ at the Pagcor Airport Casino in Parañaque City.

The race-to-9, 10-ball affair starts at 9 p.m. with Reyes hard-pressed to come up with a win against Ko in this event jointly organized by the Mega Sports World and BRKHRD Corp and aired live over Solar Sports, Sky Channel 70 and Destiny Channel 34.

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Sports Betting at MegaSportsWorld favors Ko as a $1-bet on on tne Taiwanese would win $1.60 while a $1-bet on Reyes would win $2.10.

Known as the first Asian to be inducted to the Billiards Hall of Fame, the 57-year-old Reyes defeated fellow two-time world champion Wu Jia Qiang (formerly Wu Chia-ching from Chinese-Taipei), 9-6, in the PBB Face Off Series last Dec. 30.

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The next PBB match pits Ko vs. Francisco “Django” Bustamante on Feb.25. /Correspondent Marlon Bernardino

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