The game uses coins that resemble checkers, and a striker, utilized as the cue ball used in pool-games, to sink coins in the pockets. It is exceptionally addictive once you build up the abilities. This is a game that is great for people of any age. It's a great Family Fun game. STAG® is one of the most respected and frequently purchased Carrom board brands for both the occasional as well as professional player. Since 1922 STAG® manufactures in its sown manufacturing facilities in India and therefore offers high quality products at a great value.This item does not qualify for free shipping. Additional shipping costs will apply due to the size/weight of the item.