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This pinball wizard has people flipping for his new Pinball Long Island in Patchogue.
What’s not to be excited about? The South Shore village is now home to the largest collection of pinball machines anywhere in New York state.
So says owner Joshua Guskin, a pinball fanatic who has collected, restored and sold classic and modern pinball machines for nearly two decades.
He opened his new arcade at 44 W. Main St. on Saturday.
“Patchogue is the perfect spot for Pinball Long Island,” he said, pointing to all the shops and restaurants. He announced plans for the space in July.
“Pinball Long Island finally came together and opening up our doors has been a dream come true,” he said.
The entry fee is $20, or $10 for kids under 10.
Once inside, players get unlimited access to more than 100 machines — including an array of vintage machines — and they can stay for as long as they like.
“I hope everyone can come down and enjoy themselves just as much as I enjoyed creating this place,” Guskin said.
Top: Joshua Guskin with his wife, Marissa (L) and staffer Deanna Denenkamp (R) at Saturday’s opening of Pinball Long island in Patchogue. The Main Street arcade boasts over 100 pinball machines.