[Tagging] pool/billiards hall?

Richard Welty rwelty at averillpark.net
Sat Aug 28 02:12:39 BST 2010


  On 8/27/10 8:28 PM, John Smith wrote:
> On 28 August 2010 03:24, Richard Welty<rwelty at averillpark.net>  wrote:
>> it's a tradeoff. in the US, pool halls generally are a mix
>> of pub and pool/billiards. i could see this:
> Just because a place has a pool table, does that make it a pool hall?
>
> Most pubs here have at least one pool table, same with night clubs but
> they wouldn't be considered the same as a pool hall that make serve
> alcoholic beverages but people go there primarily to play pool or what
> not...
given that the one i'm looking at calls itself "Diamond Eight Billiards" and
lists the numbers and types of tables on its web site, i'd think they have
the right to call themselves a pool hall.

richard




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