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Lady Luck caught up to the Shreveport Gators when they won the American Pool Players Association 8-Ball National team championship this weekend at the Riviera Casino in Las Vegas.  In a competition featuring 730 teams from around the world, the Gators went undefeated through 11 rounds.  

Kevin Johnson hit the winning shot when he banked 8-ball in, winning $25,000 cash.  The Gators' big winners are Jeff Roblow, Jimmy Johnson, Kevin Johnson, Curtis Horn, Bryan Velman, Krissy Velman, John Tabor, and Karen Wallace.

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