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  • Pool 20:16

    February 24th, 2012
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    Eight-ball Pool is the only game I know of where in a contest between two sufficiently bad players the lesser of the two is more likely to win. The rules surrounding the final shot are usually quite strict: any of several mistakes is an instant loss. When players are bad enough, those mistakes are more likely than making the shot, so the player who reaches this stage first, generally the better one, tends to lose.

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