Back - Billiard Term Definition
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Definition of Back
Back is a billiards term that is a part of Gambling and Betting Terminology.
In cue sports, back refers to the act of putting up the money for someone to buy in to a money game. One usually agrees to back a player if they think they'll win. The backer usually expects some portion of the prize winnings that is large enough to cover the initial investment plus provide a profit. If the player does not win, the backer usually does not require to be repaid.
See: backer, stake, stakehorse, staking, stake horse for more on the meaning of "Back".
Back - Usage
John doesn't have the cash to enter that tournament, so I'm going to back him because I think he will win.
Billiards - Back
- Title: Back
- Author: billiardsforum (Billiards Forum)
- Published: 11/30/2006
- Last Updated: 10/24/2007 9:48:07 AM
- Last Updated By: billiardsforum
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