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Stake - Billiard Term Definition

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

Definition of Stake

Stake is a billiards slang term that is a part of Gambling and Betting Terminology.

A Stake is a portion of cash or collateral put up as a wager or bet in a billiard match. If you are a backer for a player, and put up $100 for that player, your stake is considered to be that $100 dollars. An investor can also stake a player as an investment, in return for a cut of the profits. The term stake in billiards may also simply refer to the amount of money wagered on a billiard, pool, or snooker game.

See: stakehorse, back, backer, stakes, staking, stake horse for more on the meaning of "Stake".

Stake - Usage

I'm going to stake Jim's game tonight, because he is a sure thing.

Billiards - Stake

  • Title: Stake
  • Author: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 11/30/2006
  • Last Updated: 10/24/2007 9:49:59 AM
  • Last Updated By: billiardsforum

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