Green Yellow Pages
Find a Business Near: McAllen, TX                    
Enter Business Name or Keyword       Search by Phone
City, State or Zip Code      

    Business Owner?

    List Your Business »

    Home ::: Texas ::: McAllen ::: Billiards & Pool

    Billiards & Pool in McAllen

    Below is a list of businesses listed within our directory. If you do not see your business within the list below, you can submit it for addition to this list. Adding your business will feature your listing above Standard listings.
    Standard Listings

    Business Listing   Fast Eddies - McAllen, TX - Phone: (956) 687-8296

    Business Listing   R A'S - McAllen, TX - Phone: (956) 682-6953

    Don't see your business here? Add it and appear here!

    Helpful Definition for: Billiards & Pool

    'Billiards' is a leisure sport played on a billiard table in McAllen. The equipment used are a stick known as cue stick, billiard balls, rack, scoreboard, dart board, chalk, mirror lights and cloth-covered table with pockets and cushion boundaries. The cue stick is used to hit the balls, moving around the table and score points. This indoor game increases one's focus and attention and also sharpens one's practical knowledge of physics and geometry. Pool and billiards both are a type of cue sports in McAllen and this is the only similarity between the two. Generally, 'pool' is not the real name of the sport. The game which we now refer to as 'pool' was initially known as pocket billiards. In pool, there are 16 cue balls. There would be one black, one white, seven yellow, and seven red balls. 'Billiards' comprises of only three balls: one black, one white and one red. Cloth used on a 'pool' table makes the movement of the cue balls a little slow, whereas the cloth used on the 'billiards' table makes movement fast and as a result it helps the ball move swiftly. The cue sticks used in pool game are generally longer and are very slender. However, the cue sticks used in billiards are shorter and thicker with a small tip.

    Recent News from the Green Blog

    Fracking Our Way into Oblivion …. Conclusion

        This series has examined hydraulic fracturing or, as it is more commonly known, fracking, and some of the types of harm it is doing to the environment.   We didn’t even touch on the threat of induced seismicity (increased earthquake activity) that seismologists have associated with the business of fracking; that will have to be a topic for another..