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Pot - Billiard Term Definition

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Pot Definition

Pot is a cue sport term heard chiefly in the UK or used primarily by the British. In one sense of the word, pot is the same as pocket as it relates to the act of putting an object ball in a pocket. For gambling in billiards, pool, or snooker, the term pot may refer to the receptacle in which pooled money being played for in a money or tournaments, as in poker and other gambling activities is placed. This very old term derives from players placing their stakes into a pot or other receptacle before play begins.

Pot Usage

Why don't you try to pot the 5 ball in the corner pocket?

That was a decent pot; good show.

Billiards - Pot

The pot definition was entered on 1/13/2008 11:34:53 AM and was updated on 1/13/2008 11:34:53 AM. It is a cue sport term that is related to billiard technique. It was entered in to the database by the Billiards Forum Editor. See also: pocket for more on the meaning of pot.

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pot - billiard term definition

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