most popular of the
large variety of pocket games are 8-ball, 9-ball,...one-pocket, bank pool, snooker and, among the old guard
, straight pool. In 8-ball and 9-ball the
...sink object balls until one can legally pocket the
winning eponymous ball. Well-known but waning in popularity...to continue sinking balls, rack after rack if they
can, to reach a pre-determined winning score. Sometimes...