A shooter loses the game if he commits any of the following infractions
- Pockets the 8-ball on the same stroke as the last of his group of balls.
- Pockets the 8-ball in a pocket other than the one designated.
- Pockets the 8-ball when it is not the legal object ball.
- Knocks the 8-ball off the table.
- Receives a time out or coaching from any other person during their turn after a first warning is given, if the league is a "No Coaching" league.