The game has adopted the American standard size billiard tables: a length of 3.6 meters x 1.85 meters and a height of 0,85 m. To play Russian billiards tables are made: length of 3 to 4 meters long and 1,5 to 3 meters. Differs from the Russian billiards pool well plate on the pool table. As a rule, tables for Russian billiards and American flooring consists of stone slabs. Today, American manufacturing in the game of billiards uses for this purpose, metal and plastic. In As a basis for a billiard table games in the Russian pyramid is laminated particle board (chipboard), and in the best case – Italian natural slate ''. As a coating on the pool to play Russian pyramid using natural woolen cloth, and American pool table long ago moved to the synthetic surface on which the ball is rolling without encountering a counter-resistance.

Pool table for a game of pool has a board of elastic rubber, which throws the ball on bolsheee distance than in the Russian pyramid. Russian billiards endowed with a very hard rubber. The main difference table for a game of American Pool is the size of his pockets. At the national table for billiards pockets width: 72-76 mm, the width of the table pulnogo pockets – 88,9 mm. On the tables for Russian billiards pockets sharp edge on American tables are rounded.

In Much has changed markup of the American table. In fact, from the layout of tables for Russian billiards remain only two points – the central point and the one which put the pyramid, ie, all balls except the cue ball. Point called 'house' is located on the table for a game of American billiards on a longitudinal line at a distance of 73.6 cm from the short side of the table. At this distance across the table for a game of billiards held the line 'home'. From the point of 'House' held a semicircle with a radius of 29.2 cm to the intersections with the line 'home'. Thus formed at the intersection of the line the two points needed for a game of billiards called 'snooker', and the area of a semicircle – it's the place where put the cue when playing billiards referred to as 'in hand'. There is also a point which is located on the longitudinal center line at a distance of 32.4 cm from the lateral side of a billiard table. At this point set red ball 'cue' in the game of pool. Enjoy a game of billiards!