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Where to play two-up around Australia

Industry punters looking to try their luck while paying homage to those who served in all wars, conflicts and peacekeeping operations this Anzac Day, look no further.

With today being the only day of the year where it’s legal to play two-up, why not follow up your dawn service with a punt or two?

Lucky for you, Finder has put together a list of all the best venues where you can drop in for a game or two:

SYDNEY

The Argyle, The Rocks 

Right where the Anzac Day Parade ends is where you’ll head to have a drink afterwards. The Argyle is opening its doors early, so there’s no hanging around. Two fires in the courtyard will keep you toasty and an all-out Aussie BBQ to keep your belly full.

Find it on Facebook: The Argyle

Harpoon Harry, CBD

Anzac Day food specials will accompany the two-up games throughout the day. That’s really all you need, right?

Find it on Facebook: Harpoon Harry

The Henson, Marrickville

Long day planned and can’t make it smack-bang on midday for a game of two up? No sweat. The Henson will be holding its two-up games from midday, so you’ve plenty of time to tuck into their acclaimed meals before getting to the arena.

Find it on Facebook: The Henson

Bank Hotel, Newtown

Drag queen Tora Hymen is hosting the Bank Hotel’s epic game of Tora two-up, so you know it’s going to be a good one. Satisfy your appetite with a BBQ roll and wash it down with an Aussie or NZ craft beer on tap.

Find it on Facebook: The Bank Hotel

BRISBANE

The Boundary Hotel, West End 

Try your hand (or luck) at two- up, on the only day of the year that you can in the Boundary’s massive 2Up arena! There will also be live entertainment from start to finish by some of Brisbane’s best live acts.

Find it on Facebook: The Boundary Hotel

Felons Brewing Co., Fortitude Valley 

Open from 12 pm, Felons will be serving up barbecue treats and pouring brewery fresh beer!

Find it on Facebook: Felons Brewing Co.

MELBOURNE

Prahran RSL, Prahran

Fancy a banquet lunch and a live band? Head on down to the Reahran RSL for a punt.

Find it on Facebook: Prahran RSL

The Palace Hotel, South Melbourne

The Palace will be slinging pie specials and cold beer to set you up for a cracker of a day.

Find it on Facebook: The Palace Hotel

CANBERRA

The Dickson Tradies & Quality Hotel, Dickson

Get a hot Digger’s breakfast followed by a happy hour around lunchtime. Plus, for the sport fans, the annual ANZAC Day AFL and NRL clashes will be broadcasted live on the mega-screen and big-screens so you won’t miss a minute!

Find it on Facebook: The Dickson Tradies 

Labor Club Belconnen, Belconnen

Relax in the lounge areas and watch the parade on large screen TVs or try your luck at a traditional game of ‘Two-Up’ from noon.

Find it on Facebook: Labor Club Belconnen

Canberra Services Club, Canberra

The Club will be hosting a Dawn service at 5am followed by Canberra’s most renowned Two Up from 1pm. Bar, food and coffee all on site. What more do you need?

Find it on Facebook: Canberra Club 

Siren Bar & Restaurant, Canberra

Open from 6am, Siren Bar & Restaurant will be serving up Gunfire breakfast with a free shot of rum if you’re wearing medals.

Find it on Facebook: Siren Bar & Restaurant

DARWIN

Cazalys Palmerston Club

Find it on Facebook: Cazalys Palmerston Club

ADELAIDE

Semaphore Port Adelaide RSL

Find it on Facebook: Semaphore Port Adelaide RSL

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