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02-20-2017, 03:56 PM

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Great info. Really appreciate it. I totally agree about Players not drinking, and I definitely want to go after the 24 - 34 market. Tell me what you think of the way I'm projecting table rentals:

Open hours - 76 per week. 8 tables. 76 x 8 = 608 available table hours per week (87 per day). 87 x 45% rented average = 39 rental hours per day.

So, I'm basically projecting 45% table occupancy in year one. Next question is: how many players did you average per table and how long did they play?

You sound like you know the business well. Thanks in advance.
Speaking from my room, The table rental was nothing to count on. I say that because I has regular groups that would frequent the room. When they did, they drank allot. I would Comp most, sometimes all of the table time. This kept them coming back ALLOT!! Comp $25 in table time, $125 Bar tab. Get the picture!

That said - I rented the tables at 2 prices (1-2 players) and (3 - or more)

Plan on the lower number at 35%.
Tables flip about every 2 hours
You will average 3 players per table
  
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More good info. Thanks
  
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06-05-2017, 09:37 AM

[QUOTE=beachbum949;5793258]I'm working on projection numbers for a pool hall, and I need some statistics.

Try talking to this guy.....
http://forums.azbilliards.com/showth...ght=Consulting
  
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07-01-2017, 02:50 PM

Back in 1989 when i opened my first pool room the national average for pool table rental time was 5.5 hours a day, after about 3 months i was close to that with some tables getting about 12 hrs a day while others were only getting about 2 hrs a day.
  
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Area? City? State? - 01-25-2018, 10:18 PM

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What City / State is the location in?
Trying to determine demographics as well as pool rooms do very different in diverse areas of the country.

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04-01-2018, 06:46 PM

In a pool room, on non coin op tables, how do owners make money on league play?

Is it a set price by the teams to pay
  
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04-02-2018, 03:02 AM

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In a pool room, on non coin op tables, how do owners make money on league play?

Is it a set price by the teams to pay
Part of their league fee is the green fee usually.
  
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04-15-2018, 03:45 PM

I take it Beachbum is still on the beach and not behind the pool hall counter?
  
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05-10-2018, 07:21 PM

Do any owners here have a mixture of coin op tables mixed with larger timed tables?

If so, what is the ratio?

Do owners rent/lease or own the tables sticks etc?

How much food are you selling?

How big is your menu?

What other forms of entertainment do you have...video games, darts, golfing pod etc...

I literally just had a fellow with probably more money than sense tell me that he would back me in a pool hall operation but he didn't want to work...at all.

I too would love any and all info regarding the operations aspect of the
of this business.
  
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