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About 8 Ball Pool
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8 Ball Pool is an online and mobile-based billiard-themed pool simulation sports game maintained and operated by Miniclip, a games company based in Switzerland, Portugal, Italy and England. As of June 2015, 8 Ball Pool was ranked number one of one-hundred in Miniclip's Top 100 List. 8 Ball Pool offers free content and is able to be played from any computer device and runs in any ordinary flash-enabled browser fluently. 8 Ball Pool is the largest multiplayer game of its genre, netting thousands of players daily. As of February 2013, the game had eighteen million active players.

According to the header of one of Miniclip Corporate's pages, there is currently ~70 million users active on Miniclip. Miniclip was additionally ranked one of the most ten valuable startups in Europe by the Business Insider.

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  • 8 Ball Pool has existed since 2010.
  • In 2008, Miniclip released 8 Ball Quick Fire Pool, a game which would be come what is now known as 8 Ball Pool.
  • 8 Ball Pool can be played in seventeen different languages.
  • There is three different playable versions of 8 Ball Pool including on Facebook, Miniclip's website and on mobile devices.
  • 8 Ball Pool has passed 10 billion game plays.
  • 8 Ball Pool has been downloaded over one hundred million times.
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About Miniclip
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Miniclip is a global leader in digital games. The company develops, publishes and distributes highly engaging games to an audience of 70 million monthly active users, across mobile, social and online platforms.

Founded in 2001, the company has successfully grown a huge organic global audience in over 195 countries and across six continents. Miniclip has a unique understanding of the digital games space and has developed a strong portfolio of over 45 high-quality mobile games, with a further catalogue of 1,000 online games, extensive worldwide distribution and an internationally recognised brand name.

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  • Miniclip is a globally recognised casual games brand with millions of daily active users across six continents.
  • The Miniclip Team consists of 140 people, drawn from 18 nationalities, across four offices in Switzerland (headquarters), Portugal, Italy and the United Kingdom.
  • Miniclip has a portfolio of 45 high quality mobile games, with a further catalogue of 1,000 online games.
  • The Company’s mobile games have been downloaded 500+ million times.
  • Leading mobile franchises include 8 Ball Pool™,™, Soccer Stars™ and Rail Rush™.
  • Miniclip is a Top 10 Facebook Developer with among the highest retention and sharing metrics on the platform.
  • Miniclip’s passionate community of gamers interacts not only via the website and mobile but also on Miniclip's Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn pages and their YouTube channel.
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