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Former dentist creates
nation's best pool hall in Bellevue

Steve Olson, who carried pool cues around his high school as a teen, left dentistry to open Parlor Billiards & Spirits in Bellevue, one of the most acclaimed pool halls in the country.

DEAN RUTZ / The Seattle Times

Steve Olson, who carried pool cues around his high school as a teen, left dentistry to open Parlor Billiards & Spirits in Bellevue, one of the most acclaimed pool halls in the country.

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