All three are different kinds of cue games: Billiards, Pool, and snooker.
Billiard tables have larger pockets and use slightly larger balls than snooker. Other than that the tables are very similar in size and design. The smaller snooker balls are red, and yellow with white cue balls. They are not numbered like billiard balls and the game is entirely different than say 8 or 9 ball played in the USA. A billiard table can be converted to snooker because you can make the holes smaller to accommodate the snooker balls, but not vice-versa.
In snooker you keep score and after all the balls are potted it is the one with the highest score that wins. 147 is the maximum score but theoretically 155 is possible. With billiards an infinite score is theoretically possible. In pool it is ho pots all their balls and the black first that wins.
Snooker and pool.
According to the Hampshire list of Billiards and Snooker, the Royal Oak does not have a billiards or snooker table.
8 ball pool, 9 ball pool, billiards.
billiards, pool, snooker
There is no difference.
You can play spots and stripes, pool, reds and yellows, billiards, snooker
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.
This is difficult to answer. It was the way the game was designed. It copies Billiards and pool.
Table games such as billiards or snooker.
It's the same name, whether it's pool, snooker or billiards.... The Cue-ball
Billiards is not common anymore (this refers to English Billiards and Carom Billiards, such as Three Cushion), but Pocket Billiards, or Pool, is very popular in many countries, most notably the US, and Snooker is very popular in UK. These are also popular in Canada, Australia, the Philippines, and Ireland, and less so in many other countries.
Snooker is a game played with a cue and table with pockets like Billiards and pool. For more information see the related link.