TYPE OF GAME
Pool, sometimes called Pea Pool or Kelly Pool, is a
pool game played with 15 numbered object balls, 15 numbered
pills (or peas) and a shake bottle, also known as Pill
bottle. The 15 pills are shaken in the bottle and each
player gets one numbered pill the number of the drawn
pill must be kept in secret. The players have to pocket
the object ball with the number that corresponds with
their numbered pill. Kelly pool can be played by more
than two players but no more than seven players.
OBJECT OF PILL POOL
is a rotation game whereby the cue ball must first hit
the lowest numbered
ball on the table.
The object of the pool game is to pocket the ball
with the same number as the pill that was given at
the start of the game and to " kill" the
opponents' object balls by sinking their numbered
When a player's object ball has been pocketed by
the opponent, (i.e. kills the ball) the former must
discard the killed pill and resign from the game.
To win in Pill pool, a player must either pocket
his ball legally or kill the ball of his last competitor.
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