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Ball

A slang term in Hong Kong for $1 million. The term is most common in Hong Kong securities exchanges and other trading platforms. See also: Hong Kong dollar.
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Undoubtedly, the man to whom all professional snooker players should be grateful is the player who gets the ball rolling, Joe Davis, once entertainingly described by a national newspaper as 'The Emperor of Pot.' It was Davis's vision and persistence which led to the establishment of the World Championship in 1927, a tournament he won on an astonishing 15 occasions.
"I'm sure it will take a long time to make an impact on the real world, but at least this gets the ball rolling."
The bet365 Charlie Hall Chase gets the ball rolling at Wetherby tomorrow and although Edredon Bleu is unlikely to be bidding for a repeat in the williamhill.co.uk Haldon Gold Cup at Exeter, an exciting contest should be on the cards nonetheless.
This gene "seems to be the one that gets the ball rolling," says Douglas Cotanche of Children's Hospital in Boston, who studies hair cell regeneration in birds.
Daniel Sturridge gets the ball rolling with the first goal of six against Aston Villa MICHAEL STEELE