Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - Hundreds of “pool sharks” are spending the weekend in Rochester, taking part in an annual tournament described as the largest of its kind in the country.

The 44th annual D&R Star Pool Tournament began Thursday and will wrap up Sunday.

A spokeswoman says around 4,000 players registered this year. They will compete in singles, doubles and teams categories for cash prizes.

The event is being held at the Graham Arena complex at Graham Park.