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# Do you lose if you sink your ball then the 8 black ball?

Updated: 10/23/2022

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Q: Do you lose if you sink your ball then the 8 black ball?
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### What happens in pool when you sink your last ball then the black ball in one shot?

If your Last ball is potted before the black then it is a legal shot and you win. * Added - In 8 Ball, under BCA Rules, APA Rules, and most House Rules this is loss of game.

### What does being behind the black ball means?

This is a billiard term that has been co-opted as a general term. In the billiard game of 8 ball, there are 15 balls on the table. The object is to get all of your balls in a pocket, either 1-7 often refered to stripes or 9-15 refered to as solids and then sink the 8 ball. If you accidentally make the 8 ball before you make all of the others, you lose. So, being behind the 8 ball, which is black, is an unenviable position to be in.

### What is the difference between straight-ball and eight-ball?

In eight ball, the aim is to sink your 7 balls followed by the eight ball (black). Your balls are either the bigs or littles. In straight ball, the aim is to simply sink 8 balls of any denomination.

### How does a player win a game of 8 ball pool?

To win the player has to sink all the balls then sink the 8 ball. If they sink the 8 ball before all the others they are disqualified. It is a lot harder than it sounds.

### When playing standard 8 ball if you hit the 8 ball in for the win but also accidentally hit your opponent's ball in do you still win?

No. It is a foul; a foul on a pocketed black means that you actually lose the game.

No.

### When you are playeing pool and you have 1 ball left and the 8 ball and you hit your last ball in and also the 8 ball?

That is lose of game.

### Why is it when you have just the 8 ball left and the other player has 4 or 5 balls left you lose?

we ll be having only 7 balls... n the 8th ball that is black is common for both... if we pot the black ball by mistake the opponent wins...

The 8 ball.

The 8 Ball!

### How many balls are solid in pool?

There are none in English Billiards. In Carom Billiards, there are none. In the Pocket Billiards games, the 8 ball is the only black ball - 7 Ball has no 8 ball, hence no black ball, but all other games include the 8 ball, so, they have 1 black ball.

### Is it illegal to hit the 8 ball in if you hit another ball in first?

Yes, if you hit the cue ball into the target ball and the target ball knocks the 8 ball into a pocket you lose.