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06-17-2019, 09:57 AM

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Originally Posted by Game Hunter View Post
I've been researching the first pyramid billiard games as they are the most important influence on modern American pool games. I'm assuming that the rack was invented shortly after to keep the balls in place. Shamos suggests the game of Hazards is the daddy of pyramid games but I have my doubts. Has anyone here done any research on the subject? I'm going to share what I've found after a few responses.
What is the earliest set of rules you have found for a game with a triangular rack layout?


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