Bumper Pool Tables
It can be difficult to have games in the home without losing a lot of space. Bumper pool tables offer all of the excitement and competitiveness of full size pool tables while using just half the space! For those who have always wanted a game table at home, but who don't want dedicate an entire room to a standard table, a bumper pool table is the perfect addition.
Available in variety of sizes and shapes, bumper pool tables can easily fit into any home. They also come in a variety of looks. From the casual to sophisticated game room, you can find the right table to meet your style. Some multi game tables include bumper pool, so if you really want to maximize your game space, then these are the best options.
There are basically 2 types of bumper pool tables. One is regular rectangle shape and the other is octagon shape. Octagon bumper pool tables offer greater challenge because you have 8 rails to bank off of instead of just 4. You will also find that octagon shaped bumper pool tables usually are engineered as a multi game table so you can use it as a poker table and even dining table too!
Bumper pool and billiards share a common origin, as they both descended from lawn games, like croquet. This explains why play surfaces are typically green. Originally played by aristocrats, now its adaptations are enjoyed by a variety of different people. It became more convenient to play on a raised surface. Indoor game tables allow for play no matter the weather. Bumper pool differs from billiards in quite a few ways, which can make the game more challenging.
If you are tired of the same old games, bumper pool offers familiar game elements with new rules. It's is a fun cue sport that will surely put your coordination skills to the test and entertain your family and friends for hours. Played with a cue stick and object balls, like billiards, the challenge of bumper pool tables come with "bumpers" installed in an "X" formation in the center of the table. You will have to be clever to sink your object balls into the pocket, lining up the angles for every single shot while avoiding those pesky bumpers!
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