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Sears launches game room makeover contest


NEW YORK Sears has teamed up with professional pool player, Jeanette Lee, also known as the "Black Widow," to give one lucky person a $5,000 Sears game room makeover. Five runner-up prizes of $100 Sears gift cards will also be awarded.

To enter, contestants must submit a short video of their best billiard shot to; something to rival the killer moves of the Black Widow herself, Sears reported. Submissions will be judged on accuracy, originality and technique, as well as via a public voting forum.


Video submissions will be accepted through Jan. 17. After entries have been collected, the public will be given the opportunity to vote for their favorite guru of pool; Voters will also be entered to win a $25 Sears gift card.

"We are thrilled to have Jeannette onboard for this program," Hugo Malan, SVP and president of fitness and sporting goods of Sears Holdings. "We know our customers are some of the best pool players around, and we're excited to see them in action and to give them the opportunity to put their skills to the test, in front of arguably the best pool player in the country!"

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