cut-throat

What is cut-throat?

cut-throat meaning a casual pool game played with three people. Each person is assigned five balls to protect (1 through 5, 6 through 10, or 11 through 15). The objective of the game is to pocket your opponents’ balls. The last person with one or more balls remaining on the table wins the game.

 

reference: billiards.colostate.edu: Glossary of Pool and Billiards Terms and Phrases