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Pill Pool

Pill Pool, sometimes called Pea Pool or Kelly Pool, is a pool game played with 15 numbered object balls, 15 numbered pills (or peas) and a shake bottle, also known as Pill bottle. The 15 pills are shaken in the bottle and each player gets one numbered pill the number of the drawn pill must be kept in secret. The players have to pocket the object ball with the number that corresponds with their numbered pill. Kelly pool can be played by more than two players but no more than seven players.

Pill pool is a rotation game whereby the cue ball must first hit the lowest numbered ball on the table. The object of the pool game is to pocket the ball with the same number as the pill that was given at the start of the game and to " kill" the opponents' object balls by sinking their numbered object balls.

When a player's object ball has been pocketed by the opponent, (i.e. kills the ball) the former must discard the killed pill and resign from the game. To win in Pill pool, a player must either pocket his ball legally or kill the ball of his last competitor.

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