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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.
A billiard ball is a small, hard ball used in cue sports, such as carom billiards, pool, and snooker.
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).
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.
A billiard table or billiards table is a bounded table on which billiards-type games (cue sports) are played.
Blackball (sometimes written black ball or black-ball) is a pool (pocket billiards) game originating in the United Kingdom and popular in multiple countries.
The Brunswick Corporation, formerly known as the Brunswick-Balke-Collender Company, is an American corporation that has been active in developing, manufacturing and marketing a wide variety of products since 1845.
Chicago is a "" pool gambling game.
Coin flipping, coin tossing, or heads or tails is the practice of throwing a coin in the air and checking which side is showing when it lands to choose between two alternatives, sometimes to resolve a dispute between two parties.
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.
A disability is an impairment that may be cognitive, developmental, intellectual, mental, physical, sensory, or some combination of these.
Dominoes is a family of tile-based games played with rectangular "domino" tiles.
English billiards, called simply billiards Serves as a good example; the book refers to English billiards simply as "billiards", from cover to cover.
House rules are modifications to the provided rules of games that are adopted by individual groups of players.
Latin America is a group of countries and dependencies in the Western Hemisphere where Spanish, French and Portuguese are spoken; it is broader than the terms Ibero-America or Hispanic America.
Latino is a term often used in the United States to refer to people with cultural ties to Latin America, in contrast to Hispanic which is a demonym that includes Spaniards and other speakers of the Spanish language.
The states of Mexico are first-level administrative territorial entities of the country of Mexico, which officially is named United Mexican States.
This article is a list of professional world champions in the pocket billiards (pool) cue sport known as eight-ball, and its variations.
The Mexico–United States border is an international border separating Mexico and the United States, extending from the Pacific Ocean to the west and Gulf of Mexico to the east.
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.
Pool is a cue sport played on a table with six pockets along the, into which balls are deposited.
A pub, or public house, is an establishment licensed to sell alcoholic drinks, which traditionally include beer (such as ale) and cider.
Pueblo is a home rule municipality that is the county seat and the most populous city of Pueblo County, Colorado, United States.
A rack (sometimes called a triangle) is a piece of equipment that is used to place billiard balls in their starting positions at the beginning of a billiards game.
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.
Snooker is a cue sport which originated among British Army officers stationed in India in the latter half of the 19th century.
A sports governing body is a sports organization that has a regulatory or sanctioning function.
Straight pool, also called 14.1 continuous or simply 14.1, is a type of pool game.
Three-cushion billiards (sometimes called three-cushion carom, three-cushion, three-cushions, three-rail, rails and the angle game, and often spelled with the numeral "3" instead of "three") is a popular form of carom billiards.
UK Sport is the UK Government's organisation for directing the development of elite-level sport within the United Kingdom.
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.
The Valley National 8-Ball League Association (VNEA) A one-page flyer distributed by the organization at events.
The World Pool-Billiard Association (WPA) is the international governing body for pocket billiards.