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How to Use the Dots on a Pool Table

Take a close look at your pool table. See those white spots or diamonds on the rails on every side? They have a greater purpose beyond adding to the aesthetics of a pool table. These spots are a part of the diamond system of billiards. Accuracy is vital to your performance in pool, and the diamond system will aid you in setting up more accurate shots to help you beat your opponents.

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Can You Keep a Pool Table Outside?

You can enjoy pool anytime with any number of friends or family. The game brings people together and provides endless entertainment. Pool tables can be kept outside or inside, but you can't convert an indoor pool table to an outdoor one. To enjoy a pool table outside, you can buy an outdoor one. 

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8 Top Mistakes Pool Players Make and How to Fix Them

8 Top Mistakes Pool Players Make and How to Fix Them
Pool is a great game for just about any age and ability level. It's fun, entertaining and simple to learn. And just like any other game or sport, it takes practice to achieve better results. From those just starting out to players with a bit more experience, everyone can stand to improve their game a little.

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HPBA Expands Membership, Welcomes Billiards Community

The Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Association announced today that it is introducing a new category of membership, the billiards industry. Following a vote of approval by the Board of Directors, any manufacturer, distributor, or retailer in the industry is now eligible.

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Imperial Holiday Gift Guide: 12 Game Room Gift Ideas

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With the arrival of the holiday season, Imperial has created another guide highlighting 12 gift ideas for friends and family. Imperial has decades of experience serving the billiard industry and inspiring game rooms nationwide. Check out our Gift Guide for the perfect gift for friends and family.

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7 Benefits of Having a Family Game Room

7 Benefits of Having a Family Game Room
Having a game room in-house is a huge trend right now in home remodeling. As people continue to spend more time at home, many families want to have fun, relaxing spaces in their houses to help them unwind and enjoy some family time. Adding a family game room gives a luxurious upgrade to any home and comes with many different perks for homeowners and families. Let's explore the many family game room benefits. 

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Why Do You Chalk a Pool Cue?

Why Do You Chalk a Pool Cue?

Even if you have only ever watched others play pool, you probably know players rub a small chalk cube against the tip of their cues. Applying chalk to the tip of the cue is good maintenance for the pool sticks and a natural part of the game for many players. But what does chalk do in pool, exactly?

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Imperial Introduces New Skillshot FX Digital Pinball

Skillshot FX digital pinball machine logo
Imperial, one of the leaders in the licensed and billiard products industries, is pleased to announce the launch of the new Skillshot FX digital pinball from LifeStyle77. Imperial will serve as the exclusive distributor for the game, which will be available to consumers in the coming months through Imperial's dealer network. 

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