Pool Rules that do not actually exist

Pool rules that do not actually exist

You must double the black

When out doing a pool table recovering job, I often hear this shouted out. It is one of those [...] Continue Reading…

The Origins of Snooker.

The Origins of Snooker
The game of Billiards was originally known as ground billiards and was played on grass. It probably derived from bowls which was played by the Egyptians [...] Continue Reading…

The co-existence of pool and snooker

The Co-existence of pool and snooker In the early 20th century the progression from billiards to snooker was quite straight forward as snooker became the more popular game.

The same [...] Continue Reading…

Origins of BAPTO

The origins of BAPTO

In 1975 the British Association of Pool Table Operators (BAPTO) was first thought up by a small group of pool table operators. Its aim was to [...] Continue Reading…

History of Pool continued

The Beginning of British Pool continued….

Take yourself back to the 1960,s and think about how many pool tables would have been seen in and around the British Isles? Now [...] Continue Reading…