While the equipment and basic game play of the game of billiards has not changed much since the end of the nineteenth century, the popularity of the sport has increased. This increase has had a drastic effect on the number and diversity of available leagues, as well as their rule-style application. Here are some recent additions to the world of billiards:
Women’s Leagues: Though women are aloud to play alongside their male counterparts in many leagues, there have also been many women-only leagues established across Read the rest of this entry »
Are you looking for an unusual or unique pool table? These are getting quite popular, and you may have seen unusual pool tables on TV or on a website. The problem is, many of these are expensive. How can you find a pool table that’s both distinctive and affordable?
One option is to look for a used one. You can search on auction sites online, or in local classifieds (either online or print publications). Since pool tables are so heavy, you’ll want to shop locally or you’ll be paying a lot for Read the rest of this entry »
Owning a personal pool stick isn’t just for professionals. Even amateurs and casual pool players can benefit immensely from investing in their own cue. While it won’t instantly make you a better player, it will have a noticeable positive impact right of the bat.
Public and house cues are suspect at best.
Anyone who has shot pool in a bar, pool hall or even a friends house can attest to this. Cues are often warped, cracked, have broken Read the rest of this entry »
If you enjoy playing a good game of billiards every now and then, you probably often head to your local pool hall or a nearby bar in order to play. Although it might be fun to go out into a social setting to play your favorite game, it can also be pretty costly to pay to play pool in public all the time, and you might get tired of having to go out in order to play. Therefore, you might decide that it would be a good idea to purchase a pool table to Read the rest of this entry »
If you have a pool table of your own or are thinking about purchasing one, you might be wondering where in your home is the best place to put it. One excellent option is to put it in your basement, so this is certainly something that you should consider if you want to get the most use out of your pool table.
By putting your pool table in the basement, you don’t have to worry about it taking up valuable space in your home. Since it Read the rest of this entry »
January 14, 2013 - 9:50 pm
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