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Hold the Spot - Billiard Term Definition

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Definition of Hold the Spot

Hold the Spot is a billiards term that is a part of Snooker Terminology.

In snooker, to hold the spot means that you leave the cue ball on the spot of a color ball after potting it. This is typically performed where re-spotting of the color ball would cause positional problems for the player, such as blocking available pots on one or more red balls.

Hold the Spot - Usage

Don't you think that perhaps you should hold the spot on that next play? You don't want to block yourself due to a spotting so you better hold the shot.

Billiards - Hold the Spot

  • Title: Hold the Spot
  • Author: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 10/18/2008 6:31:16 AM
  • Source: Wikipedia

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