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:
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.
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Harpoon Harry, CBD
Anzac Day food specials will accompany the two-up games throughout the day. That’s really all you need, right?
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Felons Brewing Co., Fortitude Valley
Open from 12 pm, Felons will be serving up barbecue treats and pouring brewery fresh beer!
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Prahran RSL, Prahran
Fancy a banquet lunch and a live band? Head on down to the Reahran RSL for a punt.
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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.
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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!
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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.
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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?
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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.
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Cazalys Palmerston Club
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Semaphore Port Adelaide RSL
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