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The 11th Frame: Billy Eysoldt keeps building the Proprietors Cup — and the bowlers keep coming

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Wednesday, October 4, 2017 8:00 am

Billy Eysoldt with the signature stash of cash that goes to cashers at his Proprietors Cup. Photo from Facebook.
When Ohio bowling center manager Billy Eysoldt created the Proprietors Cup after being inspired by a friend who quit a good job to play poker for a living, there were plenty of skeptics. Of course, whenever anyone tries to think big and do something positive in bowling, there are plenty of skeptics, and that’s especially true when it’s about big entry fees and big prize funds. And to be fair, the skeptics often are proven right: remember the tournament that was going to pay $1...

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