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Eight-ball

Eight-ball (often spelled 8-ball or eightball, and sometimes called solids and stripes, spots and stripes in the UK or, more rarely, bigs and smalls or highs and lows) is a pool (pocket billiards) game popular in much of the world, and the subject of international professional and amateur competition. [1]

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American Poolplayers Association

The American Association (APA) was founded in 1981 by professional pool players Terry Bell and Larry Hubbart, although with roots dating back to the National Pool League (NPL), founded in 1979.

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Billiard ball

A billiard ball is a small, hard ball used in cue sports, such as carom billiards, pool, and snooker.

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Billiard Congress of America

Billiard Congress of America (BCA) is a governing body for cue sports in North America (here defined as the United States and Canada exclusively), the regional member organization of the World Pool-Billiard Association (WPA).

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Billiard hall

A billiard/billiards, pool or snooker hall (or '''parlour'''/'''parlor''', room or club; sometimes compounded as poolhall, poolroom, etc.) is a place where people get together for playing cue sports such as pool, snooker or carom billiards.

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Billiard table

A billiard table or billiards table is a bounded table on which billiards-type games (cue sports) are played.

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Blackball (pool)

Blackball (sometimes written black ball or black-ball) is a pool (pocket billiards) game that is popular in the United Kingdom, Ireland, France, Spain, Malta, South Africa, Australia, and some other countries.

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Brunswick Corporation

The Brunswick Corporation, formerly known as the Brunswick-Balke-Collender Company, is an American corporation that specializes in developing, manufacturing and marketing a wide variety of products since 1845.

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Chicago (pool)

Chicago is a "" pool gambling game.

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Cue stick

A cue stick (or simply cue, more specifically pool cue, snooker cue, or billiards cue), is an item of sporting equipment essential to the games of pool, snooker and carom billiards.

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Disability

Disability is the consequence of an impairment that may be physical, cognitive, mental, sensory, emotional, developmental, or some combination of these.

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Dominoes

Dominoes (or dominos) is a game played with rectangular "domino" tiles.

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English billiards

English billiards, called simply billiards Serves as a good example; the book refers to English billiards simply as "billiards", from cover to cover.

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Hispanic and Latino Americans

Hispanic Americans and Latino Americans (hispanos, latinos) are Americans descending from the countries of Latin America and Iberia.

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House rule

House rules are rules applying only in a certain location or organization.

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Latin America

Latin America is a region of the Americas that comprises countries where Romance languages are predominant; primarily Spanish and Portuguese, but also French.

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List of world eight-ball champions

This article is a list of professional world champions in the pocket billiards (pool) cue sport known as eight-ball, and its variations.

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Mexico–United States border

The Mexico–United States border is an international boundary running from Tijuana, Baja California, and Imperial Beach, California, in the west to Matamoros, Tamaulipas, and Brownsville, Texas, in the east.

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Nine-ball

Nine-ball (sometimes written 9-ball) is a contemporary form of pool (pocket billiards), with historical beginnings rooted in the United States and traceable to the 1920s.

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Pool (cue sports)

Pool, also more formally known as pocket billiards (mostly in North America) or pool billiards "Pool billiards" is sometimes hyphenated and/or spelled with a singular "billiard".

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Pub

A pub, formally public house (a house "open to the public", as opposed to a private house), is a drinking establishment in the culture of Britain, Britannica.com; Subscription Required.

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Pueblo, Colorado

Pueblo is a Home Rule Municipality that is the county seat and the most populous city of Pueblo County, Colorado, United States.

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Rack (billiards)

A rack (sometimes known as a triangle) is the name given to a frame (usually wood, plastic or metal) used to organize billiard balls at the beginning of a game.

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Rotation (pool)

Rotation, sometimes called rotation pool or 61, is a pocket billiards game, requiring a standard pool table, and triangular rack of fifteen pool balls, in which the lowest-numbered on the table must be always struck by the cue ball first, to attempt to numbered balls for.

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Snooker

Snooker is a cue sport played on a table covered with a green cloth or baize, with pockets at each of the four corners and in the middle of each of the long side cushions.

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Sports governing body

A sports governing body is a sports organisation that has a regulatory or sanctioning function.

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States of Mexico

The States of Mexico are first-level administrative territorial entities of the country of Mexico, which officially is named United Mexican States.

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Straight pool

Straight pool, also called 14.1 continuous or simply 14.1, is a pocket billiards game.

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Three-cushion billiards

Three-cushion billiards (sometimes called three-cushion carom, three-cushion, three-cushions, three-rail, rails and the angle game, and often spelled with "3" instead of "three") is a popular form of carom billiards.

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UK Sport

UK Sport is the UK Government's organisation for directing the development of sport within the United Kingdom.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain, is a sovereign state in Europe.

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Valley National 8-Ball League Association

The Valley National 8-Ball League Association (VNEA) A one-page flyer distributed by the organization at events.

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World Pool-Billiard Association

The World Pool-Billiard Association (WPA) is the international governing body for pocket billiards.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eight-ball

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