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Missouri 8-Ball rules-Scratch on 8-ball

Missouri 8-Ball rules-Scratch on 8-ball

Under Missouri 8-Ball rules, when attempting to pocket the 8-ball and it doesn't go in, however you scratch. Is that a loss?

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Missouri 8-Ball rules-Scratch on 8-ball

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  1. CcardenDJay Janzen on 4/29/2011 4:16:11 PM

    So sorry, not at all familiar with "Missouri 8-Ball" rules... anyone else wish to take a whack at it?

    However, under the international standard rules for 8 Ball ver 21.12.2007 as adopted by World Pool-Billiards Association, the criteria for a loss are specific:

    3.8 Losing the Rack The shooter loses if he:

    a. fouls when pocketing the eight ball; b. pockets the eight ball before his group is cleared; c. pockets the eight ball in an uncalled pocket; or d. drives the eight ball off the table.

    These do not apply to the break shot. (See 3.3 Break Shot.)

  2. CcardenDretsofarik on 6/5/2011 6:41:48 PM

    In the known version of Missouri 8-ball rules it is a loss of game if you scratch with only the 8 ball left.

  3. CcardenDEd Tarbutton on 9/10/2019 7:24:43 PM

    @JayJantzen, if you want to contact me at your convenience, I would like to explain the rules of Missouri Eight Ball

    It is probably the least played game because people are unfamiliar with the aspects of the rules of the game!

    Ed Tarbutton

    Feel free to call me at (512) 557-2744 if you like.

  4. CcardenDbilliardsforum on 9/11/2019 4:12:49 PM

    @Ed-Tarbutton - It would be beneficial to the game and to all those who come by this page if you could type out the rules of Missouri Eight Ball pool in detail as you know them.

    It doesn't do much good to anyone if you just explain them to one person or two.

    I'll be happy to post them to the rules section if you can write them up.

  5. CcardenDEd Tarbutton on 9/11/2019 4:15:51 PM

    I’ll get them to you real soon, thanks

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Missouri 8-Ball rules-Scratch on 8-ball

  • Title: Missouri 8-Ball rules-Scratch on 8-ball
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  • Published: 4/29/2011 10:18:36 AM
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