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Billiard Lighting Fixtures 101

Although billiard lighting fixtures tend to resemble the look of kitchen island lighting there are some differences. Billiard lighting needs to be direct and the light needs to be dispersed and spread out on the table. The fixtures are meant to light the table not the room. Ideal billiard lights do not blind the player…

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Our Favorite Outdoor Games For Summer

Spring is here and summertime is around the corner! After a long winter, things are finally starting to heat up, and it’s the perfect time to have friends and family over for small gatherings, graduation parties, holidays, barbecues, and more. The possibilities of fun are endless! To help you plan these gatherings and entertain your…

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Table Tennis Isn’t Just For Forrest Gump

Table Tennis is one of the most  popular sports in the world, it’s constantly bringing together players from all walks of life. It’s a great family game and is especially popular with teenagers and adults! The game of table tennis is timeless and makes years & years of fun.  It was in England, in the…

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All About Shuffleboard!

Did you know that shuffleboard dates back to 15th Century England? The now loved game was originally played by sliding a large coin down a long table.  Arthur Miller’s most famous play, “The Crucible”, chronicles the Salem Witch Trials and provides a written record of people in taverns playing shuffleboard in 1692. This solidified the…

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All About Backgammon

Fall has arrived and the Holiday Season is just around the corner! As this year has been challenging for many, including us, due to delays our vendors and suppliers are facing, we thought it best to be proactive and prepare a list of our top holiday gifts for you. We are asking our customers to…

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Wall Decor: We Furnish Fun

Tie your room together with our help! As we always say “We Furnish Fun!”. With that being said outfitting a home, school, or business game room can be tricky. However,  at Encore Billiards we have made it easy to purchase all of the necessities in one place. Not only do we carry pool tables, game…