Monty Python's Completely Useless Web SiteLe Professeur Choron!NOTCOT.ORG.Big break! Giant pool table is 30 feet long and uses 6lb bowling ballsBy Daily Mail Reporter Updated: 03:15 GMT, 22 January 2011 Most people would rather have a swimming pool in their back garden than an actual pool table. But this is the enormous billiards table, believed to be the largest in world, that an American man built in his yard. Former cage fighter Steve Wienecke used five truck loads of gravel and spent 250 hours to build the one-and-a-half feet high felt-covered pool table. Rack and roll: Steve Wienecke throws a ten-pin bowling ball he uses as a cue-ball on the giant pool table he built in his back garden in Missouri Cue-less: Mr Wienecke throws a heavy bowling ball instead of using a traditional cue in the game of giant pool he invented Players in the game, dubbed 'Knokkers', hurl 6lb ten-pin bowling balls at coloured balls to pot them in giant pockets. Everything on the table is four times the normal size and players are not allowed to move their feet once they have thrown the cue ball. 'Long arms are definitely an advantage.