The twin sports of billiards and snooker have hooked many cutting across cultures and continents. It takes a mastery of concentration, skill, and talent to be a good player. Hours of practice at the pool table shows up in the amazing performances and clinical precision with which aficionados pocket the cue balls.
The sport which was popular among the status minded, affluent class people is now becoming popular among the youth, making it one of the favorite pastimes. Allison Fisher, Tony Robles, Geet Sethi, Anthony Hamilton, Stephen Hendry have become legends in the cue sports of billiards and snooker.
There are sites dedicated to popularizing and fostering the game. Meetings, and competitions are routinely held and these sites give you upto date information about such events. Player profiles and match statistics are a big hit among fans and followers of the sport. There are vendors of equipment – cue sticks, cue balls, pool and snooker tables, and other accessories.