Shuffleboard -- first called shoveboard and then, inexplicably, shovelboard -- orginated in England, where there is a record of its being played in 1532. Shuffleboard first came to the United States around the time of the Civil War.
In shuffleboard for a two player game, the player who scores 11 points first wins....
A weight which lands on the near line or between the lines scores 1 point. More?
Curling is essentially shuffleboard on ice. It is a popular sport in Canada.
It is called shuffleboard wax and it contains sand and saw dust. !
Shuffleboard is a rudimentary game, so it does not have an actual specific purpose. !