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Sneaky Pete - Billiard Term Definition

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Definition of Sneaky Pete

Sneaky Pete is a billiards slang term that is a part of Pool Cue Terminology.

A sneaky pete is a high quality cue that is disguised to look like a house cue. A sneaky pete pool cue would be used by a hustler to fool prospective gambling players.

See: hustler for more on the meaning of "Sneaky Pete".

Sneaky Pete - Usage

I purchased a new sneaky pete pool cue today. I'm hoping to win back my investment and then some, tonight.

Sneaky Pete - Origin and History

Peter Anthony Crisafi or sneaky pete was born in 1919 in New york and was a billiard player. He traveled around playing for money. He did this because he was no good at playing cards and he was to lazy to work hard. He stole his favorite billiard cue from Flambonis in New York and had it made into two pieces that screwed together so he could take it with him.

Billiards - Sneaky Pete

  • Title: Sneaky Pete
  • Author: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 3/19/2006
  • Last Updated: 10/24/2007 9:49:58 AM
  • Last Updated By: billiardsforum
  • Source: an anonymous billiard player.

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