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Highlights of the 10,000-square-foot home include a theater room and a billiards room with a wet bar.
Rosen's favorite spot in the house—is perhaps the most remarkable transformation, evolving from an elaborate ballroom to a mod billiards lounge with a cloudlike sheepskin carpet.
The chain, the brainchild of founder Robert Thompson, has a Southern vibe (Thompson dreamed it up while running a billiards bar and Cuban lounge in Nashville), but the first branch opened in Denver.
More Private Properties There’s also a cabana house with a bar, a billiards table and a summer kitchen.
Other features include the 1910 Grille and 1910 Lounge, which boasts a 100-year-old billiards table.
Elsewhere, there’s a home theater, a music room and a billiards room.
Marble and stonework fill the living spaces, which include two dining rooms, two living rooms, a billiards room, wine cellar and theater.
The other parcel, which has a vacant billiards hall, is selling for $1.
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The word billiards refers to any of various games played on a cloth-topped, cushion-railed rectangular table by driving small, hard balls against one another or into pockets, with a long stick called a cue. Carom, or French billiards, is played with three balls, two white and one red, on a table without pockets. The object is to stroke the white cue ball so that it hits the two object balls in succession, scoring a carom (one point). English billiards is also played with three balls, but on a pocketed table; it is scored in various ways. Snooker is another popular British billiards game. The principal billiards game in North America is pocket billiards, or pool. The Billiard Congress of America controls US tournament play, including the US Open Pockets Billiard Championship, regarded as the world championship.
BILLIARDS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of billiards for English Language Learners
: any one of several games that are played on a large table by hitting solid balls into one another with the end of a long stick
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