Pitcher - Billiard Term Definition
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Definition of Pitcher
Pitcher is a billiards slang term that is a part of Gambling and Betting Terminology.
The pitcher is the player who intentionally loses a billiard game or match for which there are financial assets at stake.
A pitcher is typically one part of a collusion that includes several players, and spectators all having the intention of doing business for financial gain.
The pitcher intentionally loses the match, and in return for doing so, receives a percentage of all gambling proceeds from the others involved in the collusion.
The pitcher would be outlined in the gapper.
See: business, doing business, dump, pitching, catching, catcher, hustle, gapper for more on the meaning of "Pitcher".
Pitcher - Usage
Terry has been a pitcher for as long as I've known him. You had better stay away from gambling on his match unless you bet against him, or are in collusion with him.
Billiards - Pitcher
- Title: Pitcher
- Author: billiardsforum (Billiards Forum)
- Published: 12/27/2007 11:59:49 PM
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