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Referee - Billiard Term Definition

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Definition of Referee

Referee is a billiards term that is a part of Game Rule Terminology.

The referee is the official in charge of the billiard game. The main responsibility of the referee is to ensure and monitor the adherence of both players or teams to the applicable rules of the game being played. Beyond the referee's main responsibility, is their secondary responsibilities. They include maintaining the equipment associated with the table excluding the player's cues, re spotting balls, racking each frame, controlling the crowd, and controlling the players.

Referee - Usage

Where the hell is the referee? This is like playing in Calcutta.

Billiards - Referee

  • Title: Referee
  • Author: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 1/9/2008 9:37:21 PM

Referee Comments

  1. MGKMGK from Kenya on 3/9/2021 6:12:40 AM

    The quote above:

    Where the hell is the referee? This is like playing in Calcutta.

    I'm looking forward to playing pool in Calcutta... LOL.

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