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Straight Pool - Billiard Term Definition

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Definition of Straight Pool

Straight Pool is a billiards term that is a part of Cue Sport Game Name Terminology.

Straight pool is another term for the game of 14.1 Continuous. Straight pool was one of the most popular game formats for many years, and was the format of choice for a majority of tournaments. There are many greats in the game of straight pool. For more on straight pool and 14.1 Continuous, see the rules section.

See: 14.1 continuous, fourteen one continuous for more on the meaning of "Straight Pool".

Straight Pool - Usage

What is the difference between straight pool and 14.1 continuous? None, they are the same game.

Billiards - Straight Pool

  • Title: Straight Pool
  • Author: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 3/15/2006
  • Last Updated: 10/24/2007 9:50:00 AM
  • Last Updated By: billiardsforum

Straight Pool Comments

  1. EdwardEdward from Erie, PA on 1/24/2011 1:49:35 PM

    What is the current record for the women's highest strait pool run?

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