How To Play 9 Ball? First you need to know the 9 Ball rules, learn how to set up a 9 ball rack, and then there’s the 9 ball break. If you want to play all billiards games, 9 ball is certainly high on the popularity list.
Many players that I know do not like 9 ball. Billiards is a cool game and there are many other games for non 9 ball enthusiasts. 8 Ball is probably the most popular of all the pool games.
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You have to shoot the smallest ball on the table first and then pocket the balls in order. The 9 ball is the last ball on the table when all the other balls are pocketed. It is possible to win the game early, if your cue ball strikes the smallest ball on the table first and then the 9 is pocketed by the cue ball or any other ball. (The cue ball must strike the smallest ball first on all shots, unless there is a push after the break.)
You also win the game when the 9 ball is pocketed on the break. You must make a legal break shot hitting the 1 ball first for this type of win on the break to occur.
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