Strike the cue ball with a stick to pocket billiards balls in accordance with the agreed upon game rules
Remove the billiards balls from the playing surface by hitting the cue ball with a cue stick to knock them into the corner or side pockets. Each successful shot, without a scratch, results in another turn. Keep doing this to win the game.
8 ball - Pocket all of the solids or stripes and lastly the 8 ball
9 ball - Start with the 1 and end with the 9 ball. You may skip right to the nine ball as long as you hit the lowest numbered ball first.
Cut throat - The first person to pocket their group, (1-5, 6-10, 11-15) wins