It started in the 18th century in France.


Carom billiards is a sports game where a cue stick is used to strike the cue ball and in turn, the said cue ball strikes the other two balls with one shot. It is a sport where cue stick and three balls are played in a rectangular wooden pocket less table cushioned by a green cloth. Carom is strike and rebound, or ricochet, skip and bounce. Playing carom billiards involves using an analytic and strategic method to win the game.


How to play carom billiards? Carom billiards needs 2 people to start playing. You will need some rectangular table that has no pocket in it because if it has a pocket it will hinder the flow of the game as carom needs to bounce and rebound.


Even if the game has not started yet you need to use your skill to determine who plays first. To do that, both players have to strike the ball to the other end of the table and when the balls rebound, the ball that is nearest to the edge of the table where it starts off is the first to play the game.


Each player needs a cue stick then three balls comprising of cue, spot and object balls. Before the game starts, both players should come up with a rule both have agreed upon. Once all is set, you can now start the game. Your body should remain still and only your arm moves back and forth. And start hitting the cue ball with the cue stick.


Billiard has conquered the world for decades. And it goes well with the modern time as well. Now, billiard is one of the most sought after live online gambling. Anybody from anywhere in the world can now play with each other and place stake money.