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Last Minute Gift Ideas

Last Minute Gift Ideas

If you are like me, you love to give gifts that mean something to those your love, however, finding that something special can be difficult.  Elko Spas Billiards and Pools would love for you to stop by and check out some of these ideas: For the USC Gamecock fan in your family – an adorable rubber duck.  This is a first addition, officially licensed rubber duck that is decked out in Gamecock colors. For the billiard enthusiasts – pool tables and pool supplies.  There is a wide selection when it comes to billiard tables.  Elko can help you select the one that is just right for you and your space.  Many people in Myrtle Beach have a game room or are adding one to their home.  This is a great way to entertain friends and family and build some great memories.  Not only does Elko have tables, they have every type of billiard supply you can imagine.  From pool cues to racks to lighting – you will find it all here. How about a foosball table? This is a great game that will get your family up off the couch and interacting with each other.  It takes up less space than a pool table and is loads of fun. Hot Tubs and Spas – what a great way to relax after a long day at work anytime of the year.  Already have a hot tub? Elko carries all of your hot tub chemicals and supplies. Wouldn’t it be great to start the New Year off with a party and have your friends over for a dip in your new...
Billiards – Frequently Asked Questions

Billiards – Frequently Asked Questions

Billiards FAQ’s You may be surprised to know that billiards is one of the fastest growing leisure sports today. It is played on a billiard table with a brown stick called a cue stick which is usually 58 inches long and weighs about 20 ounces. The balls are racked up with a triangle and the cue stick is used to move the balls around the table. The rules of the game will change depending on the particular game of billiards you are playing. Here are a few of the questions we are frequently asked: What is the benefit of playing billiards? This is a great game for increasing eye-hand coordination, concentration and focus. Teaching kids to play will help them with their ability to concentrate in school and can even help with their physics and geometry lessons. What equipment is needed for billiards? In addition to the table itself, you will need a rack, cue sticks, balls, mechanical bridge and cue stick chalk. Is there a standard size for the billiards table? Tables usually come in four basic sizes: • 39 inches by 78 inches) – 7 foot • 44 inches by 88 inches – 8 foot • 46 inches by 92 inches – Oversized 8 foot • 50 inches by 100 inches – 9 foot When determining the size of table for your entertainment room, you will need to take into consideration the length of the cue stick when making a shot from the edge of the billiard table. What is a cue ball? In the game of billiards, these are the balls that a player can strike...