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Sandbagging - Billiard Term Definition

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

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: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 5/18/2006
  • Last Updated: 10/24/2007 9:49:56 AM
  • Last Updated By: billiardsforum

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