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Billiards table vs Pool table

Unlike a pool table, a billiards table has no pockets.

What is Billiards table?

Pocketless carom billiards tables are used for such games as three-cushion billiards, straight rail, balkline, artistic billiards and cushion caroms.

What is Pool table?

A pool table, or pocket billiards table, has six pockets – one at each corner of the table (corner pockets) and one at the midpoint of each of the longer sides (side pockets or middle pockets).