Gavin Miller

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A new place to play pinball in Vernon Hills opening soon!

Congratulations to Skill Shots Pinball in gaining unanimous approval from the Village of Vernon Hills to go ahead with their plan to open a pinball arcade! Gavin’s Game Service customers and friends Neil Bryson and Jeff Hooper are in the works of achieving their dream of opening a place to play pinball to the public along …

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What a busy spring! Pinball Shows anyone?

These past few months has found us at Gavins Game Service on the road a lot! We have been traveling around the midwest to a variety of shows related to & involving pinball! In the beginning of March we set up games at the Ohio Pinball Show in Akron OH. This show is known as …

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Rest in peace Steve Kordek

As reported on NPR earlier today, “Mr. Pinball” Steve Kordek passed away at the age of 100. I had the pleasure to meet Steve and have had several discussions with him over the years at the Pinball Expo in Chicago. Even all the way up to the last time I spoke with him he was …

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We are donating a game for a fundraiser! YMCA Camp Jorn Pancake Breakfast

It’s that time of year again for the 48th annual YMCA Camp Jorn Pancake Breakfast, and just like last year, Gavin’s Game Service is donating a game to their raffle! We are setting up a full size 2005 Golden Tee machine by Incredible Technologies Inc. as one of many wonderful prizes to be won. Come …

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Happy Holidays! We will be closed until January 9th, 2012

It’s that time of year again where the christmas trees are being decorated, the holly is being hung, the menorah is being lit, the cold winds are blowing, and family is coming into town… to play pinball! We have just completed our last service call for 2011, and now we are taking some time off …

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Gavin Miller takes 1st place in pinball tournament

The 2011 season of the Northwest Indiana Pinball League came to a close last night, and our very own Gavin Miller took first place in the A division of finals!  The final tournament took place at Tyler’s Tender Railroad Restaurant & Arcade  in Schererville, IN, and tournament format was head to head, best of three …

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Stern Seawitch now on location

On Friday, we installed a fully restored a Stern classic, Seawitch at Bottom Lounge in Chicago IL. This vintage, aquatic themed machine dates from 1980, features 4 flippers, 3 banks of drop targets, 3 pop bumpers, a spinner, and has green LED displays installed. for pictures/more info visit http://www.ipdb.org/machine.cgi?id=2089 In addition to this machine there …

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Golden Tee Live 2012!

We just updated our Golden Tee machine at the Gale Street Inn to the latest version available.  Come out and try your skill at the 5 new courses. View Larger Map

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