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Cheat The Pocket - Billiard Term Definition

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Definition of Cheat The Pocket

Cheat The Pocket is a billiards term that is a part of Billiard Technique Terminology.

To cheat the pocket is to shoot the object ball slightly to the left or slightly to the right side of the pocket in order to create an angle for position play. Cheating the pocket is commonly used on a shot that would otherwise be straight in.

See: cheating the pocket, forced shot for more on the meaning of "Cheat The Pocket".

Cheat The Pocket - Usage

You are going to need to cheat the pocket on that shot.

Billiards - Cheat The Pocket

  • Title: Cheat The Pocket
  • Author: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 3/9/2006
  • Last Updated: 10/24/2007 9:49:00 AM
  • Last Updated By: billiardsforum

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