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UK     Robot Bash Tournament
December 30th 2015
Broadstone, Dorset, UK. Doors open at 10:30am, tournament at 12pm.


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UK     Festive Pinball Gathering
December 11th - 13th 2015
Special When Lit, Unit 5, Loyal Trade Business Park, Stephenson Road, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP2 7NS, UK. Friday: Practice, Saturday: Festive Classics, Sunday: main tournament.

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UK     Christmas Cracker Tournament
December 6th 2015
Shepshed, Leicestershire, UK. Entry £10, practice from noon, tournament begins 1:30pm. Profits go to charity.

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USA     Romanian Pinball Open
December 5th 2015
The Pub Bucharest, Bd. Regina Elisabeta 9, Bucharest, Romania. Maximum 50 players.
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UK     Shine Charity Pinball Tournament
November 28th & 29th 2015
The Pipeline, 94 Middlesex Street, London E1 7DA, UK. Qualifying combination of both days, top 8 to play-offs on Sunday.


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UK     As Yet Unnamed Pinball Tournament 2 (Still Unnamed)
November 22nd 2015
New location: Arcade Club, Ela Mill, Cork Street, Bury, Greater Manchester, BL9 7BW, UK. Maximum of 50 players.


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USA     IAAPA Attractions Expo
November 16th - 20th 2015
Orange County Convention Center, 9990 International Drive, Orlando, FL 32819, USA.

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USA     Chicagoland Show
November 13th - 15th 2015
The Pheasant Run Resort, 4051 E. Main St. on RT. 64, (North Ave.), St Charles, IL 60174, USA.

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USA     Hungarian Pinball Open
November 13th - 15th 2015
Pbal Gallery - Flippergaléria, Radnóti Miklós utca 18., Budapest 1137, Hungary.
Show report available

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Netherlands     DPO Expo
November 7th & 8th 2015
De Voorste Venne, Afrikalaan 100, 5152 MD Drunen, near Tilburg, Netherlands. Main, Classic, Team, Ladies and Youth tournaments, plus special guest speakers.
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Denmark     K-15 Open
October 30th - November 1st 2015
Private gameroom in Helsinki, Finland. E-mail for more details.


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France     Festi'Flip
October 24th & 25th 2015
Palais des Spectacles, 31 Boulevard Jules Janin, Saint-Étienne, France.



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Poland     Polish Pinball Open
October 24th & 25th 2015
Port Łódź, ul. Pabianicka 245, 93-457 Łódź, Poland.
Open, Classic and Team tournaments. Max 128 players.



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Denmark     Danish Pinball Open
October 24th 2015
The Pinlab, Marktenderiet, Copenhagen, Denmark.


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Belgium     Open Pinball Antwerp
October 17th 2015
Eskapade, Kapelsestraat 233, 2950 Kapellen, Belgium.


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USA     31st Pinball Expo
October 14th - 18th 2015
Westin Chicago North Shore, Wheeling, Illinois 60090, USA.
Stern pinball factory tour, seminars, banquet, tournaments, vendors, large games room, exhibits and much more.
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UK     Autumn Coin-Op Show
October 14th & 15th 2015
Chelsea Football Club, Stamford Bridge, Fulham Road, London, SW6 1HS, UK.


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USA     Pinball Circus - EVENT CANCELLED
October 10th & 11th 2015
SS Billiards, 732 11th Avenue South, Hopkins, MN 55343, USA.

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UK     Play Expo
October 10th & 11th 2015
EventCity, Manchester, M17 8AS, UK.
Featuring Northern Lights Pinball with more than 100 machines
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USA     White Rose Gameroom Show
October 9th & 10th 2015
York Fairgrounds, Carlisle Ave., York, Pennsylvania 17404, USA.
$15 adults, $5 children (6-12) per day. Children under 6 free.

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Sweden     Euro Attractions Show (EAS)
October 6th - 8th 2015
The Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre, Gothenburg, Sweden.

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Belgium     European Pinball Championship
October 2nd - 4th 2015
JC Den Eglantier, Apostelstraat 13, 9100 Sint-Niklaas, Belgium.
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Canada     Fraser Valley Flipout!
September 24th - 27th 2015
Nitro Amusements, 33237 1st Ave., Mission City, BC V2V 1G7, Canada. Qualifying 10am - midnight Thursday-Saturday. Finals Sunday 10am - 8pm.


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Australia     Newcastle Pinfest
September 19th & 20th 2015
Caves Beachside Hotel, 27 Mawson Cl., Caves Beach, NSW 2281, Australia. 9:30am-6pm Saturday, 9:30am-3pm Sunday.

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Canada     Ottawa Pinball and Gameroom Show
September 19th & 20th 2015
Maker Space North, 250 City Centre, Bay 216, Ottawa, ON K1R 6K7, Canada. Entry $10 per day ($5 for 12 years and under). Includes the O-Town Throw-Down tournament.




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Austria     Austrian Pinball Open
September 19th & 20th 2015
Hall of Pinball-Fame, 12 Badendorf, Badendorf 8413, Austria.
Two day event - Swiss style play on day one, followed by group play and single elimination on day two. Maximum 100 players.
Show report available


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Poland     Printimus Pinball Cup
September 11th - 13th 2015
Club Printimus Pinball, Bytom ul. Bernardyńska 1, Poland.
Show report available


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USA     Cleveland Pinball & Arcade Show
September 10th - 12th 2015
6001 Rockside Rd, Independence, OH 44131, USA. Entry $20 a day or $50 for all three days.



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USA     Jersey Shore Pinball & Gameroom Show
August 29th 2015
Jersey Jack Pinball, 1645 Oak Street, Lakewood, NJ 08701, USA. Food, fun, games, prizes, goodies and games for sale, and an outdoor market.


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Poland     Plaza Park Pinball Party IV
August 22nd & 23rd 2015
ul. Wyzwolenia 5Dzwirzyno (near Kolobrzeg), Poland



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UK     UK Pinball Party
August 21st - 23rd 2015
Heighway Pinball, Unit 9 Cyfarthfa Industrial Estate, Merthyr Tydfil, CF47 8PE, Wales. The first UK show to be held in a pinball factory. Featuring the UK Pinball Open, Classic and Team Tournaments.
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USA     Monongahfest 2015 Pinball Tournament
August 15th 2015
Monongah Volunteer Fire Department Building, 134 Bridge Street, Monongah, WV 26554, USA. Doors open at 9am, qualifying 9:30am - 4pm. Entry $15 + coin drop.




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USA     Pinburgh
July 30th - August 2nd 2015
David L. Lawrence Convention Center, 1000 Fort Duquesne Blvd., Pittsburgh, PA 15222, USA.
Now part of the ReplayFX show featuring over $100,000 in total prizes and more than 700 pinball and arcade machines.
Show report available


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UK     World Cup Revisited (Part 2)
July 19th 2015
Tilt Coffee House, 4 Market Place, Leicester, LE1 5GF, UK. Maximum of 32 players.


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USA     California Extreme
July 18th & 19th 2015
Hyatt Regency Santa Clara, 5101 Great America Parkway, Santa Clara, California 95054, USA. Entry: $60 weekend, $40 Saturday, $30 Sunday, children half price.


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USA     Midsummer Madness Pinball Tournament
July 18th 2015
Corfu, NY, USA. (Private residence, details on registration)
Maximum of 26 players, entry $15 for A Division, $10 for B.



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Spain     Torneo de Pinball Ciudad de Salamanca
July 11th & 12th 2015
Carbajosa de la Sagra, Salamanca, Spain. Maximum 30 places available.



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USA     Pintastic New England
July 10th & 11th 2015
Sturbridge Host Hotel & Conference Center, 366 Main Street, Sturbridge, MA 01566, USA.
Open Friday noon-9pm, Saturday 9am-8pm.




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UK     Welsh Pinball Cup
July 4th & 5th 2015
Croesyceiliog, Cwmbran, Wales. Incorporating the Dave Rolfe Memorial Shield.


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UK     East Anglian Pinball Show (Ely)
June 27th & 28th 2015
Bar62, Ely, Cambridgeshire, CB7 4PE, UK. Featuring the UK Pinball Cup on the Sunday.


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USA     Pinapalooza
June 27th & 28th 2015
3097 Bailey Rd., Bloomfield, NY 14469, USA. Two days of pinball and camping. Qualifying: Saaturday noon - 10pm & Sunday 9am to noon.


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UK     North East Retro Gaming (NERG)
June 20th & 21st 2015
Gateshead International Stadium, Neilson Rd, Gateshead, NE10 0EF, UK. Win a Back to the Future pinball machine.

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UK     3rd Villena Pinball Party
June 20th 2015
Tapería La Plaza, Avda. de la Constitución, 135, 03400 Villena (Alicante), Spain.



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USA     Southern-Fried Gameroom Expo
June 19th - 21st 2015
Atlanta Marriott Century Center, 2000 Century Blvd NE, Atlanta, GA 30345, USA. More than 200 arcade, pinball & console games. Open Fri: 4pm-12am, Sat: 10am-12am, Sun 10am-4pm.

Show report available


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USA     Rocky Mountain Pinball Showdown
June 12th - 14th 2015
Denver Marriott South at Park Meadows, 10345 Park Meadows Dr., Lone Tree, CO 80124, USA.

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Germany     German Pinball Open
June 12th - 14th 2015
Musical Theatre in Bremen, Germany.

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Australia     Cramers Pinball Tournament June
June 11th 2015
1 Cramer St., Preston, VIC 3072, Australia. $10 entry.
Registration from 5:30pm, tournament begins at 7pm.



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USA     NW Pinball & Arcade Show
June 5th - 7th 2015
Tacoma Convention Center, 1500 Broadway, Tacoma, WA 98402, USA.
Show report available



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Germany     Bavarian Pinball Open
May 30th 2015
Donauwoerth, Bavaria, Germany.
Swiss-style play, max. 80 players, registration Feb 1st-15th.



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Sweden     IFPA World Championship
May 22nd - 24th 2015
Pinballseye, Borås, Sweden.
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UK     London Pinball Championship
May 16th & 17th 2015
The Pipeline, 94 Middlesex Street, London E1 7DA. Main and side tournaments.
Show report available


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Poland     Kula Cup
May 16th 2015
Kula Bowling & Club, ul Krakowska 20, 35-111 Rzeszów, Poland. Doors open at 10:30am, tournament begins at noon.



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Sweden     Swedish Open
May 15th - 17th 2015
Pinballseye, Borås, Sweden.


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USA     Ann Arbor Pinball Showcase Festival
May 15th - 17th 2015
8891 Spicer Rd., Brighton, MI 48116, USA.
200+games. Prices: TBA

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USA     19th Annual Pin-A-Go-Go
May 15th - 17th 2015
Dixon Fairgrounds, 655 South First Street, Dixon, CA 95620, USA.  Benefits the Girls & Boys Club of Sacramento & Dixon Teen Center.

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Spain     7th Torneo Madrileño de Pinballs
May 9th - 10th 2015
Vallecas, Madrid, Spain. Registration begins 9pm CET on April 14th. Maximum 60 places.

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UK     Play Blackpool
May 2nd - 4th 2015
Norbreck Castle Exhibition Centre, Queen's Promenade, Blackpool, Lancashire FY2 9AA, UK

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USA     Pinball At The 'Zoo
April 23rd - 25th 2015
Kalamazoo County Fairgrounds, 2900 Lake Street, Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA. Open, kids and classic tournaments and more. Adults - $15 per day, kids (5-13) - $8, kids 4 and under - free.



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Spain     8th Campeonato de Pinball Ciudad de Silla
April 18th & 19th 2015
Av. de Alicante, Silla, Valencia, Spain. Entry €50 including T-shirt and meal. Limit of 32 players.


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Austria     Auf Die Kugeln Fertig Los
April 18th & 19th 2015
Hall of Pinball-Fame, Badendorf 12B, 8413 Badendorf, Austria. €25 pre-registration fee until March 20th, then €30. Maximum of 70 players.




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Netherlands     Dutch Pinball Masters
April 18th & 19th 2015
NFV Clubhouse, Veenendaal, Netherlands.
Show report available


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USA     Zapcon - Arcade and Pinball Con
April 18th & 19th 2015
Mesa Convention Center, 263 N. Center St, Mesa, AZ 85201, USA.



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USA     Buffalo Pinball Open
April 18th 2015
Buffalo, NY, USA. Max. 20 players, entry $30, doors open at noon, play begins 1pm. Registration opens noon 14th February.



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UK     David Mainwarings 49th Birthday Party Tournament
April 12th 2015
Special When Lit, Unit 5, Loyal Trade Business Park, Stephenson Road, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP2 7NS, UK
Maximum 40 players, head-to-head followed by group play.


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USA     Midwest Gaming Classic
April 11th & 12th 2015
Sheraton Milwaukee Brookfield Hotel, 375 South Moorland Rd., Brookfield, WI 53005, USA.



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USA     Wrestlemania Launch Party
April 11th 2015
Pocketeer Billiards and Bar, 2444 Clinton St., Buffalo, USA.
7pm until midnight, unlimited entries, $3 each.



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USA     Chicagoland Show
April 10th - 12th 2015
The Pheasant Run Resort, 4051 E. Main St. on RT. 64, (North Ave.), St Charles, IL 60174, USA.

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USA     Michigan Pinball Expo
April 9th - 12th 2015
The Oakland Center At Oakland University, 2200 N. Squirrel Road, Rochester, Michigan 48309, USA. Over 125 machines, guest speakers, and big prizes to be won.




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UK     8bitflip
April 4th & 5th 2015
Northwich, Cheshire, UK. Combined pinball and video games competitive weekend. Four pinball tournaments planned.

Show report available


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USA     Pinball Circus
April 4th & 5th 2015
SS Billiards, 732 11th Avenue South, Hopkins, MN 55343, USA.

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Poland     PSF Cup
March 28th 2015
Club Printimus Pinball, Bytom ul. Bernardyńska 1, Poland.



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USA     Texas Pinball Festival
March 27th - 29th 2015
Embassy Suites Dallas-Frisco, 7600 John Q. Hammons Drive, Frisco, TX 75034, USA.
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USA     Amusement Expo
March 24th - 26th 2015
Las Vegas Convention Center, 3150 Paradise Road, Las Vegas, NV 89109, USA.



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USA     11th Ohio Pinball Show
March 19th - 21st 2015
Eastwood Expo Center, 5555 Youngstown Warren Road, Niles, OH 44446 , USA. Note: new location.
$20 a day entry for adults, or $45 for all three days. Kids - $5 a day, children 11 and below - free.





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Italy     Enada Primavera & Spring Pinball Tournament
March 18th - 20th 2015
Rimini Expo Centre, Via Emilia, 155 47921 Rimini, Italy.
Spring Pinball Tournament Wednesday 19th - Friday 21st.



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USA     PAPA 18
March 11th - 15th 2015
PAPA World Headquarters, 100 Keystone Dr., Scott Township, Carnegie, PA 15106, USA.
Show report available

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USA     Louisville Arcade Expo
March 6th - 8th 2015
Ramada Plaza, 9700 Bluegrass Pkwy (near the I-64/Hurstbourne Parkway interchange), Louisville, KY 40299 , USA.



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USA     Florida Arcade & Pinball Exposition
February 20th - 22nd 2015
The Arena at the Don Taft University Center, Nova Southeastern University, 3301 College Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314, USA. Note the new, larger location.


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USA     Tilted Hearts Pinball Tournament
February 14th 2015
Garibaldi's Pizza, 3530 Walker Avenue, Memphis, TN 38111, USA. Double-elimination, best-of-three. Starts at 3pm, $5 entry.




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Switzerland     Swiss Open
February 7th & 8th 2015
PinballEd, Kollbrunn, Switzerland. €50 entry.
Show report available


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Switzerland     IFPA ECS Final
February 6th & 7th 2015
PinballEd, Kollbrunn, Switzerland.
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Poland     Hubert's 18th Happy Birthday Party
January 31st 2015
Printimus Pinball, Bernardyńska 1, 41-902 Bytom, Poland.
Maximum 50 players, starts at 10am.

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UK     IFPA UK Championship Series Final & Tournament
January 31st & February 1st 2015
Shepshed, Leicestershire, UK. Plus the UKCS Hangover tournament on Sunday


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USA     Winter Classic
January 24th 2015
5663 W. El Caminito Drive, Glendale, AZ 85302, USA.
Bring a pre-dot-matrix machine for free entry, otherwise $20.
Set-up at 3pm, warm-up 4pm, tournament starts 5pm.


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UK     The 12 Hour High Score Shoot Out Not at the O.K. Corral but in Didcot Tournament
January 18th 2015
Didcot, Oxfordshire, OX11 8TX. £10 entry fee including food and drinks. Three four-hour sessions to get the most high scores.


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USA     Arcade Expo
January 16th - 18th 2015
Museum of Pinball, 700 South Hathaway Banning, CA 92220, USA. Open Fri 2pm-12am, Sat 10am-2am, Sun 10am-5pm. Seminars, workshops, movies, and nearly 700 pinballs & arcade games available to play.

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UK     Full Throttle Launch Party
January 16th 2015
The Pipeline, 94 Middlesex Street, London E1 7DA. Press event during the day, public party with Red Line band in the evening.

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UK     EAG International
January 13th - 15th 2015
ExCel London Exhibition Centre, ExCeL London One, Western Gateway, Royal Victoria Dock, London, E16 1XL.

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Germany     IMA
January 13th - 16th 2015 - CANCELED
Hall 8 Messegelände Düsseldorf, Messe Düsseldorf GmbH, Messeplatz, 40474 Düsseldorf

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