A. In many cases, Hon'ble High Court of Karnataka upheld that no license is required to run recreational activities in your premises i.e, snooker, billiards or bowling, because of these activities are depeding skill and charismatic. However, Police will object if any illegal activities found in the same area. B. But, now a days, the Police Department demanding to get license to run recreational activity i.e, Snooker, Billiards etc under the Licensing and controling places of public amusement order, or under the Karnataka Police Act, 1963 to carry on recreational activity. OR Under the provisions of Licesnsing and Cortrolling of Places of Public Amusement Order Bangalore City 1989. C. For more information, you can visit your nearest Commissioner Office with respect to the same.