Sharking - Billiard Term Definition
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Definition of Sharking
Sharking is a billiards slang term that is a part of Gambling and Betting Terminology.
Any one of numerous tactics which unethical players employ to rattle or upset their opponent. Talking, making noise, and chalking your cue while your opponent is shooting are all considered sharking tactics.
See: shark for more on the meaning of "Sharking".
Sharking - Usage
Eric is such a sketchy pool player, he needs to resort to ridiculous tactics like sharking so that he even has a chance.
Billiards - Sharking
- Title: Sharking
- Author: billiardsforum (Billiards Forum)
- Published: 3/15/2006
- Last Updated: 10/24/2007 9:49:56 AM
- Last Updated By: billiardsforum
- Anne Ruppert from Red Bank, NJ on 7/14/2013 1:04:34 AM
I know of the billiard term "Sharking" as referring to a pool player purposely talking or asking question of the other pool player to distract the player's concentration. Is that correct?
- Wayne Faulkner from Sun City, AZ on 12/16/2015 3:40:45 PM
Has sharking been ever been called as foul in any pool tournaments ever?
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