From its origins as an outdoor game to today’s version played in bars across the country, pocket billiards – also known as pool – continues to entertain. As it evolved, more ways to play emerged with numerous iterations, including versions with and without pockets. How Pocket Billiards Got Its Green Felt Surface The game known […]
You are already familiar with the rules of standard pool games like 8-ball and 9-ball. However, do you know there are other pool game variations? You can quickly improve your skills by learning how to play various types of billiards games. Here are seven pool games you can learn to keep you busy when you […]
What’s the difference between pool and billiards? Are they the same thing?
Billiards, also known as cue sports, refers to a type of ball game played on a cloth-covered surface and hitting a ball using a cue stick. The table is surrounded by cushions (bumpers) that prevent the ball from falling off.
Pool halls can be hit or miss when looking for somewhere with both quality tables and pleasant atmosphere. But one local spot in the downtown Los Angeles area may just fit your fancy. The Rhythm Room is a fantastic place to play some pool, Read more..
You probably already know how to play the standard 8-ball pool and may have heard of the word snooker before. But do you know there are other, less common, varieties of pool? Here are five different types of billiards games you should learn if you are looking for a fun challenge that’s not the standard […]
A lot of people love playing billiards, as it is a great way to improve your own skill, or simply pass the time with friends. However, there’s more to playing billiards than you might think, and we don’t just mean technique. Playing billiards actually has some health benefits. While you may not have thought about […]
Playing pool has been a favorite choice for many. You might play it in leisure as a hobby or professionally in leagues. There would be different reasons but what remains common is your playing type which can be categorized based on your playing skills. Though this typology would just be a model and you might […]
There are different perceptions about the game of pool and pool players. Movies and stories that used pool or pool players to showcase a certain scenario have created these fantasies. It’s important to know the facts that debunk these myths. Here are some most common cliches that you might have come across about pool and […]
Having your own New Year’s party is a great way to spend time with the people you love and like. The problem is that many adult parties end up with people sitting around and watching the ball drop on TV. One way to avoid that is to have something for people to actually do at […]