Pub slot machine jackpot sparks brawl with pool cues and barstools – Yorkshire Live

Peter Price was involved in the affray at the Hastings House pub
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A fight between a group of men inside a Yorkshire pub started after one of them won a jackpot of £90 on a games machine.
Trouble escalated when one of the men threw a barstool before he was chased and hit with a pool cue outside the Hastings House pub in Hull.
HullLive reports Peter Price, 23, of Cotswold Grove in the city, admitted an offence of affray and attended Hull Crown Court to be sentenced.
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Prosecutor Bede Porter told the court Price was with a friend and others at the pub when one of the men won £90 and the group turned nasty. Price's friend and another man became involved in a confrontation and a barmaid asked Price to get the two men out of the pub after the situation escalated into a fight.
Price then got involved and pushed the man who was fighting with his friend. A number of punches were thrown and Price threw a bar stool at the man across the pub.
Mr Porter said: "A pub regular attempted to separate the fight and was partially successful but the verbal argument continued and the fight recommenced, spilling out into the street."
Price and his friend were then abusive to a group of passers by and the man who had been attacked by him ran out and hit him around the head with a pool cue before police were alerted. Price was given first aid and was arrested on February 25.
The court heard he had previous convictions for offences including possession of a blade and criminal damage. Michael Forrest, mitigating, said that Price accepted he had become angry and had reacted poorly to the aggression of another man.
Recorder Taryn Turner said Price was a "willing and enthusiastic participant" in the violence and added: "An amount of alcohol had been taken on board by everyone. Beer's in, wit's out.
"You involved yourself in something which, on the face of it, was nothing to do with you. You have come within a whisker of going to prison.
"The court might have taken a different view if it had been sentencing you for both these matters. You are skating on thin ice. You must behave yourself."
Price was given 100 hours unpaid work for the affray and was ordered to pay £250 in costs.
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