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1 Ball Pool Rules

Below is a summary of 1 ball pool rules. The billiard game is played the same as you would play straight pool.

  • Racking: In 1 ball pool, the 1 ball is racked in the middle of the rack.
  • Rules of Play: To play 1 ball billiards, each opponent has a front corner pocket. The game is played like straight pool. You can make any ball in any pocket. The game is over when the 1 ball is pocketed in the players chosen pocket.
  • Calling shots: The 1 ball can be played at any time but must be called.
  • 1 ball fouls: If a player scratches three times in a row he loses the game. If a player reaches three shots on the one ball they lose the game.

1 Ball Pool Rules

If you have any questions about 1 Ball Pool Rules, please post them in the pool rules forum.

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1 Ball Pool Rules History

I am not sure of the origins of 1 Ball Billiards, but I used to play this game in the 1960s. Is anyone elsae familiar with this game? If so, does anyone know if there is a different name for one ball billiards? Most people I know have never heard of 1 ball billiards.

The official 1 Ball Pool Rules are predominently observed in North America.

How to Play 1 Ball Pool

  • Title: 1 Ball Pool Rules
  • Author: (Frank G)
  • Published: 2/21/2008 4:36:34 PM
  • Source: Submitted by a Billiards Forum Member

1 Ball Pool Rules

The 1 Ball Pool Rules article belongs to the Pocket Billiards Rules category. Pocket billiards is a class of cue sport game commonly referred to as pool.

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