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"21" Poker Pool Game

Billiard game rules for how to play the "21-Poker" pool game from the Crown Games, Inc. poker pool ball set players guide rule book.

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NOTE: These rules are for playing pocket billiards with a specific set of poker pool balls by Crown Games, Inc.

How to Play "21-Poker Billiards" with Poker Pool Balls

In 21, the object is to score twenty-one points, or come as close as possible without going over. 21-Poker pool is played as follows:

  • Players can lag or toss a coin to determine their positions for Round One.
  • Player Number One racks and breaks the balls.
  • A player indicates (calls) the object ball and pocket before shooting.
  • Players get three consecutive shots (including Break) to pocket a minimum of two balls.
  • Players that pocket two balls can hold their hand, or continue shooting for extra points until pocketing their desired hand, or miss a shot..
  • All pocketed balls shall remain in the pocket, except on a scratch.
  • Scratched marked balls are spotted at the foot of the table. The Cue Ball is placed on or behind the head string. Any ball below the head string can be pocketed.
  • After a completed round, the winning player can take any ball out of the pocket and place it on their shelf for one point.
  • Players’ positions for an incoming round will be determined by their previous score. Tie scores are decided by a coin toss.
  • Players shoot once and alternate when playing the last ball on the table, unless a player is shooting the ball to complete a hand.

Ball values are as follows:

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  • Last ball on table = 21 (if accessible).

After all the balls have been pocketed, the game is over.

"21" Poker Pool Game

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"21" Poker Pool Game History

Somewhere between 2003-2004, Crown Games, Inc. of California began marketing the game of poker pool and were engaged in selling a set of poker-pool billiard balls. This set of balls came with a "Players Guide" book of 10 poker pool games you could play with them.

These poker pool rules for "21-Poker" were included in that "Players Guide" rule book, and were also, at one time, published to pokerpool.net, which is no longer online.

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The official "21" Poker Pool Game are predominently observed in North America.

How to Play "21" Poker Pool Game

  • Title: "21" Poker Pool Game
  • Author: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 3/15/2018 12:33:38 AM
  • Last Updated: 3/15/2018 12:38:03 PM
  • Last Updated By: billiardsforum
  • Source: Crown Games, Inc., Laguna Niguel, CA

"21" Poker Pool Game

The "21" Poker Pool Game article belongs to the Game Rules for "Poker Pool" Ball Set by Crown Games category.

Crown Games, Inc. sold a set of poker-pool billiard balls which came with a "Players Guide" book of 10 poker pool games you could play with them.

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