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Pocket Billiards Rules

Pocket billiards is a class of cue sport game commonly referred to as pool.

Pocket Billiards Rules

Welcome to the pocket billiards rules page. Pocket billiards games are played on a type of billiard table having six pockets. There is a pocket in each corner, and one in the exact center of each long rail. The chief goal of most pocket billiards games is to put the balls into the pockets. Pocket billiards generally refers to any of the many games played on a pocket billiard table. Pocket billiards is governed internationally by the World Pool-Billiard Association, also known as the WPA.

Thanks for visiting our list of pocket billiards rules. Pocket billiards would be considered the opposite of carom billiards, which is a class of billiard games played on a pocketless table.

Pocket Billiards Rules

  • Title: Pocket Billiards Rules
  • Author: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 2/17/2008 11:16:00 AM

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Pocket Billiards Rules Comments

  1. Kevin AnglinKevin Anglin from MI, United States on 3/22/2009 2:07:13 PM

    Billiards Forum is a great place to find billiard information of all varieties. I am seeking to post the rules to Matchbox, Counterpoint, Cascade, & Counter-Rotation. They are currently listed at alternativebilliards.blogspot.com, which is devoted entirely to their rules. Thank you very much for your consideration.

  2. billiardsforumbilliardsforum from Halifax, NS on 4/18/2009 9:17:55 AM

    Sure thing! Will get those bad boys posted within the next few days.

  3. Kevin AnglinKevin Anglin from MI, United States on 4/18/2009 9:19:41 AM

    I was out of town and didn't check my email for awhile. As I look at the rules posted at Billiards Forum, I see that somebody put some work into posting them. The rules look great, and they are very organized and clear. Thank you for all your help in posting them! Kevin.

  4. billiardsforumbilliardsforum from Halifax, NS on 4/18/2009 9:20:49 AM

    Those rules were written really well! Thanks for letting us publish them in our billiard rules list. You obviously put a lot of thought into the new games and spend a good deal of time preparing the rules. (which is crucial for a game's success) I'll keep an eye on the traffic, if any, those pages get, just so you know how/if the games are "taking hold" as time passes. Hopefully you can join the forum (if you have not done so already) and be an active contributor.

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