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Jeanette Lee Launches Black Widow Jewelry

Jeanette Lee Launches Black Widow Jewelry

Billiards Sensation Signs Deal with Korean-Based TVShopPlus.com to Offer Specialized Jewelry Line McLean, VA / Seoul, Korea (December 12, 2007) – Billiards star Jeanette Lee has today announced a deal withwww.TVShopPlus.com to offer an exclusive line of jewelry and accessories hand-picked by “The Black Widow” herself. Based in Korea and a division of SBS Broadcasting,www.TVShopPlus.com is one of the country’s top three network TV channels that will offer viewers a wide range of jewelry options. “I am really excited to expand ‘The Black Widow’ persona with a personalized jewelry line,” said Lee. “The items I have selected are elegantly designed and beautiful […]

Jeanette Lee Wins Empress Cup

Jeanette Lee Wins Empress Cup

Chun Cheon. Korea-Jeanette Lee went undefeated to become the 2nd Annual Empress Cup Champion. The Empress Cup drew record breaking TV ratings last year in Korea and even pushed #1 rated sport baseball back in its live broadcast. The Dragon Promotions produced event comprised of 6 of some of the world’s most talented and beautiful ladies players in a round robin format. This year’s players were Shanelle Loraine of Guam, Isabelle Krafczyk of Germany, Ga Young Kim of Korea, Yu Ram Cha of Korea, Miyuki Sakai of Japan, and Jeanette Lee of USA. The event was sponsored by the city of Chun […]

World-Class Billiard Center to Be Built at Carolina Crossroads

Roanoke Rapids, NC (March 15, 2007) – MDII, L.L.C. has today announced its plans to partner with pro billiards star “The Black Widow” Jeanette Lee to build the first Black Widow Billiards at Carolina Crossroads this year off Interstate 95 (Exit 171) in Roanoke Rapids. Carolina Crossroads is the first of several planned Black Widow Billiards locations. Other potential sites include Lee’s hometown of Indianapolis, Dallas and discussions are under way for more locations across the country. “The site is perfect, the location is perfect, and Carolina Crossroads and I have the same vision,” said the Black Widow. “We’re looking […]

Jeanette Lee and George Breedlove Capture 2007

Jeanette Lee and George Breedlove Capture 2007 “Skins” Billiards Championship Crown

“We couldn’t believe it at first,” Jeanette Lee and George Breedlove said moments after claiming the 2007 Skins Billiards Championship title. “We were so focused on the table we didn’t know how much we’d won until it was announced.” The Scotch Doubles paired team won the entire $40,000 prize purse with a spectacular series of runouts. The event was held February 10 at the Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, MA. Four champions and legends of the sport were brought together in a shootout with a pressure-cooker format for the $40,000 in prize money. The purse is the largest of […]

Kiss of the spider woman: Talking hustles with the most famous woman in pool

Kiss of the spider woman: Talking hustles with the most famous woman in pool

Quick. Name a professional male pool player. Minnesota Fats? Fatty — pool arcana: the alleged father of soul chanteuse Etta James — passed away a decade ago. The guy on the old Miller Lite commercial? Sorry. Steve Mizerak was his name and he too recently left us. Now name a female pro. In all likelihood, your synapses fired quickly and you invoked Jeanette Lee, doing business as “the Black Widow.” Lee, 35, gets more face time on ESPN than any other athlete this side of T.O. And, as a result, she is the sport’s most recognized figure. As all but […]

International Billiards Champion Jeanette Lee Launches Black Widow Billiards On King.Com

Los Angeles – October 2, 2006 – Named one of the Sexiest Athletes in the World by ESPN and winner of seventeen WPBA titles, Jeanette Lee – The Black Widow – is climbing into a new Web with the release of King.coms Black Widow Billiards a skill-based casual game. The launch of Black Widow Billiards features an online tournament hosted by Lee on Tuesday, October 3rd from 2-3:30pm PDT at King.com , which is the first in a series of tournaments with The Black Widow. Fans will have the opportunity to go head-to-head with the sports icon as she hones […]

“Black Widow” takes marketing cue

By the norms of sports marketing, Jeanette Lee should be squarely behind the eight ball. Female athletes, compared to males, have a harder time getting endorsement deals. And as a pro billiards star, Lee is in a sport that hasn’t produced a household name since Minnesota Fats. But like Rudolph Wanderone Jr., who starting going by Minnesota Fats after Jackie Gleason played a character with that name in the 1961 movie The Hustler, Lee, 33, has a marketable moniker. As the self-styled “Black Widow,” she appears poised to become one of the most marketable women in sports. “When you walk […]

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