Sandbagging - Billiard Term Definition
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Definition of Sandbagging
Sandbagging is a billiards slang term that is a part of Gambling and Betting Terminology.
Sandbagging occurs, in a one pocket context, when a player stalls early in a handicapped event to obtain a lower rating, so that late in the event they can win more easily by benefiting from the erroneous handicap.
In more general cue sport terms, a player is said to be sandbagging when they intentionally disguise their true playing ability in early games with the intent of soliciting bets and opponents.
See: on the lemon, on the lemonade, lemon, stall, lemonade stroke, sandbag, dump for more on the meaning of "Sandbagging".
Sandbagging - Usage
Why is john sandbagging? He has over 9 bills of bets already. He is getting in over his head.
Billiards - Sandbagging
- Title: Sandbagging
- Author: billiardsforum (Billiards Forum)
- Published: 5/18/2006
- Last Updated: 10/24/2007 9:49:56 AM
- Last Updated By: billiardsforum
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