Online Pool and Snooker
Playing Pool on Yahoo
Pool is a clear favorite on Yahoo Games, which probably has the most active pool lobbies on the Internet. Here is a quick primer on how virtual pool is played and what you'll need to get started.
About Arcade Multiplayer Pool
Free multiplayer pool is now available here on About.com. No account is necessary, simply pick a nickname and you're ready for a game of classic 8-ball.
Cue Club features 13 challenging pool games including Eight Ball, Nine Ball, Billiards and Rotation, which you can play against the computer or a friend. A wide range of options are available, the simulation is very accurate, and there is a free demo available.
Candystand Shockwave Pool
Candystand offers 3 multiplayer pool games that use Shockwave technology. Choose from Straight Pool, 8-ball or 9-ball.
FlyOrDie 3D Pool
This site has a first-rate selection of browser-based 3D pool games. A convenient practice mode allows you to adjust to the 3D controls, but there is also an option to play in 2D. The multiplayer rooms are always well-populated.
GameDesire Multiplayer Pool
8-ball pool and snooker rooms that are very active. GameDesire also has tournaments and player rankings. The site is available in several different languages.
The Pool Club
The Pool Club offers a stand-alone multiplayer pool program that is very realistic. It has an amazing range of features, including 2D and 3D perspectives, and cue error in shots.
The Snooker Club
This is where you will find the snooker version of The Pool Club's feature packed pool software.
WorldWinner has multiplayer 8-ball pool that includes cash prize competitions. You will have to set up a WorldWinner account to play.