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One Pocket - Billiard Term Definition

Welcome to the billiard, pool, and snooker glossary of terms. This is the definition of One Pocket as it relates to cue sports. You can also view the entire billiard dictionary

Definition of One Pocket

One Pocket is a billiards term that is a part of Cue Sport Game Name Terminology.

One pocket is a two player billiard game where the winner is the first to score 8 points. Each point is made when a billiard player makes any ball into their designated pocket. The player making the break (Generally after winning the lag) chooses a bottom corner pocket to be theirs for the rest of the game. That shooter must make all of his balls in that chosen pocket. The opponent must make his balls in the other bottom corner pocket. See more in our one pocket section.

See: pockets, one hole, pocket apiece for more on the meaning of "One Pocket".

One Pocket - Usage

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Billiards - One Pocket

  • Title: One Pocket
  • Author: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 3/13/2006
  • Last Updated: 10/24/2007 9:49:42 AM
  • Last Updated By: billiardsforum

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