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[pool-room, -roo m] /ˈpulˌrum, -ˌrʊm/

an establishment or for the playing of or billiards.
a place where betting is carried on, especially illegally; a bookmaker’s establishment.
/ˈpuːlˌruːm; -ˌrʊm/
noun (US & Canadian)
a hall or establishment where pool, billiards, etc, are played


An illegal bookmaker’s establishment: a poolroom from auction-pool betting (1875+ Horse racing & gambling)


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