Results: Buffalo Pinball Open, Leagues and Wrestlemania Launch Tournament

It’s been a busy few weeks for Buffalo Pinball. Let’s take a look back at what’s been going on:

April 18: Buffalo Pinball Open

Winners of the Buffalo Pinball Open (L to R): Joe Lane, third; Bruce Nightingale, first; Bret Wallace, second.

Winners of the Buffalo Pinball Open (L to R): Joe Lane, third; Bruce Nightingale, first; Bret Wallace, second.

The third annual Buffalo Pinball Open took place April 18 with 20 players participating in the double elimination tournament. In the end, Bruce Nightingale took first place, Bret Wallace took second and Joe Lane took third. Complete final standings are available on the IFPA website.

April 13: Inaugural Ladies League Night

Buffalo Pinball Ladies League night #1

Buffalo Pinball Ladies League night #1

Our first Ladies League kicked off on April 13 at Pocketeer where they played Iron Man, Space Shuttle, World Poker Tour and Wizard of Oz. Current points/standings are as follows:

  1. Martha: 24
  2. Emily: 23
  3. Laura: 16
  4. Peggy: 15
  5. Lauren: 13
  6. Cheryl: 11
  7. Rupal: 10

Spread the word about the leaugue to female friends that you think may be interested. The next Ladies League night is May 11 at Pocketeer–new players are always welcome!

April 11: Top Four A and B Division Finishers Advance to League Finals

Regular season play has concluded for the 2014-15 Buffalo Pinball League, with the top four in each division advancing to the finals on May 9. League members who did not make the finals may are invited to participate in a side tournament that night–the winner will earn free entry to the 2015-16 league! Full final standings for regular season play are available on the league standings page.

Payouts for top four winners of the finals are:

A Division
1st = $300
2nd = $150
3rd = $75
4th = $37
B Division
1st = $150
2nd = $75
3rd = $37
4th = $18

April 10: Wrestlemania Launch Party Tournament

Wrestlemania launch tournament winners (L to R): Bruce Nightingale, second place; Nick Lane, first place; Jeff Wirth, third place.

Wrestlemania launch tournament winners (L to R): Bruce Nightingale, second place; Nick Lane, first place; Jeff Wirth, third place.

Nick Lane took the top score in our launch party tournament for Stern’s Wrestlemania pinball at Pocketeer Billiards and Bar–and took home the sweet Hulk Hogan trophy. Bruce Nightingale earned second place and Jeff Wirth finished third.

In all, we had 20 players come down and take a shot at the game in a fun night of pinball. Final standings are up on the IFPA website.

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