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The 11th Frame: Ohio bowling center manager trying to bring back the Megabucks

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Monday, March 19, 2012 5:00 am

Billy Eysoldt is attempting to bring back the Megabucks with The Proprietors Cup, which will be held at Beaver-Vu Bowl in Dayton,Ohio, July 13-15. Picture by Billy Eysoldt.
In the good old days of the Megabucks tournaments like the High Roller and Super Hoinke, some players earned as much or more as the top stars of the PBA Tour, which kept or delayed some of them from becoming stars on the PBA Tour. “Anyone can beat anyone in a one game match!” was the basic Megabucks slogan. There were six-figure top prizes, five-figure side event prizes and players winning thousands in brackets. Today, the Megabucks are a shell of what they once...

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