Guys love pool tables. Even if we're terrible. But pool tables are a big financial investment, and an even bigger space investment. Which is unfortunate if you have the coin, but your pad has a living room the size of Smart Car trunk.
Here's what one guy did: Create a pool table that rises from the floor when you're ready to get your game on. A simple area rug to over up the trap door will leave guests and potential sleepover companions none the wiser.