No, they are different games, though you can use the same table.
The terms pool and billiards may or may not refer to the same game. Pocket billiards is usually referred to as pool, and covers many different games, the most common being straight pool, 8 ball, and 9 ball. English Billiards is never referred to as pool, and uses only 3 balls. Snooker is never referred to as pool or billiards, but is a form of billiards, and uses special table markings and 22 balls.
Yes, But They Both Have Different Types Of Games
The Apache did not play billiards or pool prior to 1900. Since that time, it is unknown how many Apache have played pool or billiards.
It's the same name, whether it's pool, snooker or billiards.... The Cue-ball
There are many very good books on how to learn billiards. Two of these are The Complete Idiot's Guide to Pool and Billiards and The Illustrated Principles of Pool and Billiards.
One can find rules to the game of billiards from the following sources: Wikipedia, Generation Pool, English Pool Association, Rileys, Game Colony, Billiards Congress of America Pool.
There are generally two terms used for billiards - English billiards or pocket billiards. Pocket billiards is also called pool. Billiards is a popular bar game that has a number of different names that it has been called over the years but the most notable and popular is simply that of pool.
The games of pool and billiards developed from 800 to 600 years ago to become the game we know today.
the used to pool there money when playing billiards
Snooker and pool.
People play billiards at billiards parlors, pool halls, bars, taverns, and pubs.