The Best Pinball in Wilmington NC

Your #1 Recreational & Competitive Pinball Source

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Eric "Zootie" Sutton

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Stern & Chicago Gaming Pinball Tech

Zootie started playing competitive pinball in 2016.  He moved to Wilmington in 2017 and brought along his personal stash of pinball machines.  He currently owns and operates five machines at Cape Fear Spirits & Beer and has a couple more at home. 

In January 2023, he was ranked 1719th in the world and qualified for the 2022 IFPA NC State Finals in Charlotte while being ranked 27th in the state of North Carolina.

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Cape Fear Flipper Club

The CFFC started as an enthusiasts club in 2018 in Wilmington, NC.

In a short time the club has organized over 130 events and registered more than 100 players locally into the IFPA and Stern Army.  

Now the CFFC has dedicated travel team and host a weekly strikes tournament every Tuesday night at Cape Fear Spirits & Beer starting at 6pm located at 139 N Front St Wilmington NC.

Annual Membership is required for the CFFC.

Custom Pinball Swag

Everyone loves to show support by wearing the best in pinball merchandise.  For hoodies, t-shirts, mugs, towels, and other gear, visit

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Proceeds from every purchase of custom pinball merch goes to help support the Cape Fear Flipper Club's competitive travel team.

Stern Insider Connected

All Stern pinball machines on location are equipped with Insider Connected.  

Simply register for a FREE account at and scan your QR code each time you play to earn achievements, track progress and high scores and much, much more!

Compete today with Live Leaderboards & Monthly Challenges

All machines at Cape Fear Spirits & Beer are $1/play and accept quarters and dollar bills.

Cape Fear Flipper Club Rules & Info

IFPA-Sanctioned tournament play every Tuesday Night at Cape Fear Spirits & Beer. Registration 5:30pm.  Start time 6pm.
All players and experience levels welcome

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International Flipper & Pinball Association

The objective of the International Flipper Pinball Association (IFPA) is to serve as the governing body for pinball as a competitive sport, through the sanctioning and organizing of events at the Local, State, National and International levels.

Visit and register for the IFPA here:

Cape Fear Spirits & Beer

Cape Fear Spirits & Beer features the best selection of beer, craft cocktails and wine in Downtown Wilmington, NC. Located at 139 N Front St in Wilmington, NC.  Parking is available on street or in one of several parking garages within walking distance.

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Pinball Sales, Rentals & Repair

Are you looking to buy, sell or trade a machine?  Need some help setting up, moving or fixing your machine?  Or just have a general question about pinball?

Contact Flippin Balls Amusements today!

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