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Champion Paul Nicholson makes a throw at the Betfair World Matchplay dart tournament.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

Fans fill the hall at the Betfair World Matchplay dart tournament.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

Fans watch a match and drink beer at the Betfair World Matchplay dart tournament.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

A fan at the Betfair World Matchplay dart tournament cheers on his favorite player.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

Many fans come to tournaments dressed in costumes that leave the crowd looking like a Halloween party.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

A fan in drag walks out of the gentlemen's restroom between matches at the Betfair World Matchplay dart tournament.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

Among the most popular attractions at the Betfair World Matchplay dart tournament is the beer.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

Fans dressed as nuns take a cigarette break outside the Betfair World Matchplay dart tournament.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

Champion Paul Nicholson was on target at the Betfair World Matchplay dart tournament.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

Rock star? No, champion Paul Nicholson, entering the hall flanked by security guards as fans cheer at the Betfair World Matchplay dart tournament.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

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2 Comments

  1. July 24, 2012, 11:00 am

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