Some of the very best pool players from across Pennsylvania filled the Bayfront Convention Center over the weekend.

The annual tournament has been around for 40 years. Games were first played in bars and taverns, but as its popularity grew it moved to the Bayfront Convention Center. 

Organizers say that it is now the fourth largest 8-ball tournament in the country.

We caught up with billiards player Jonathan Gilbert and Shawn Fitzsimmons during this weekend's tournament to learn more.

"You meet new people; you go to many different places," said Gilbert. "I mean, I wouldn't travel to where I go if it wasn't for pool."

Their full interviews can be found in the videos attached.