Snooker as a sport has spent more than its fair share both in and out of the spotlight over the past few years, as the game’s popularity has ebbed and flowed. Although the sport is experiencing something of a resurgence at the moment, many familiar with the game will not necessarily have heard of a name that is nonetheless one of its true icons – Riley. This British manufacturer of tables and cues has been around for a lot longer than any of the players on the international circuit, and it has played a crucial part in many major tournaments too, supplying the world championships with tables right up to 2009. The company’s rich history can be seen in some of the products it has on sale, from genuine world championship arena and practice tables, to the more unusual likes of the snooker dining table. Once popular in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, this model of table offers a very practical solution for snooker or pool fanatics who have limited space available in their home. It’s easily converted from dining table to snooker table and back again, and its stylish looks will ensure it blends right in with your home décor.