Pools - Sports and Gambling

Sports and Gambling

  • Pool (cue sports), a group of games played on a pool table
  • Pool (poker) or pot, money wagered during a single hand of poker
  • Pool betting or parimutuel betting, a betting system in which all bets of a particular type are placed together
    • Betting pool, a form of pool betting where gamblers pay a fixed price into a pool
      • Football pool, an association football (soccer) betting pool
  • Pool play or group stages, the round robin stage of many sporting championships
  • Singapore Pools, Singapore's sole legal lottery

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