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Sinking 8 Ball On Break


Sinking 8 Ball On Break

Can you help us figure out that in 8 ball, according to official 8 ball rules, what happens in this case?

What happens when the person who breaks happens to sink the 8 ball on that break shot? Do they win or do they automatically lose? Keep playing?

This question relates to the following billiard rules:

Sinking 8 Ball On Break

Replies & Comments

  1. cuebaldsmichael on 6/18/2007 12:51:42 AM

    I believe that the player wins if they sink the 8 ball off the break. That of course assumes that they have not scratched by also sinking the cue ball.

  2. cuebaldcutthroat on 7/15/2007 1:30:24 PM

    According to the official BCA 8 ball Rules:

    4.08 8-BALL POCKETED ON THE BREAK

    If the 8-ball is pocketed on the break, breaker may ask for a re-rack or have the 8-ball spotted and continue shooting.

    *edit by billiard-bot spam remover.

  3. cuebaldNolesManMike on 7/28/2007 1:32:12 AM

    I always played it as the player who knocks the eight ball on the break loses, but that's when your playing on coin tables at say a bowling alley or game room because you cant re spot it or rack it up again.

    I'm only 17 so I cant play at a pool hall with nice pockets... otherwise.

  4. cuebaldkellystick on 7/31/2007 1:18:50 PM

    In APA making the 8 ball on the break wins the game unless you scratch the CB or CB on the floor.

  5. cuebaldbilliardsforum on 8/1/2007 9:09:24 AM

    You've gotta love 8 Ball rules, with the hundreds of variations out there!

  6. cuebaldjags on 8/1/2007 10:37:03 AM

    Every place I've ever played (pennsylvania, florida, virginia) the house rules were 8 on the break wins. Even on quarter tables.

    My grandfather would practice tring to make it and could do it about once out of five times.

  7. cuebaldMarionRich on 11/20/2007 3:05:48 PM

    8OB wins. If it's your first 8OB, you drink till you black out. in Michigan, anyways.

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Sinking 8 Ball On Break

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  • Published: 6/18/2007 12:50:07 AM