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New Weekend Closing Times and New MTG Schedule!

We’ve got some changes to our store, regarding weekend closing times, and our MTG tournament times and specifications. These changes will be effective as of the week beginning on Monday, January 19th, 2015 (the weekend after the Fate Reforged Prerelease):

New Weekend Store Hours*
- Friday: 11:00 am to 12:00 midnight. (Previously 10:00 pm)
- Saturday: 10:00 am to 12:00 midnight. (Previously 10:00 pm)
- Sunday: 11:00 am to 9:00 pm. (Previously 6:00 pm)
*These changes are in order to accommodate our new MTG schedule below.

New MTG Tournament Schedule
- FNM (SFM Points) on Friday evenings at 6:30 pm (no change). $6.00 Standard, and $12.00 Draft, rotating weekly.
- Legacy* on Saturday afternoons at 1:00 pm. $10 Entry.
- Standard (SFM Points) on Saturdays at 6:30 pm. $6.00 Entry.
- Modern on Sundays at 3:00 pm. 15 Proxies. $10.00 Entry.
*We’ve seen a large demand for Legacy in our store, however, much of the interest has come from would be new Legacy players. As such, we’ve decided to start our Legacy tournaments as non-sanctioned, with a very large starting point of 40 proxies allowed. Systematically, the max proxy number will decrease every month, by 4 cards, until we get to 20 proxies, at which point, we’ll reevaluate the option of continuing to decrease proxies, or to keep proxies altogether.

New Prize Support Structure
- After considering the reason why our store only cut to the top 4 after 17 entry participants in the past, and coming to no explicit conclusion or justification as to why we did, I’ve decided to begin cutting to top 8 once we reach 17 entrants, as it is the standard, and it’s a format that I personally agree with. With this, our prize support structures have been rewritten, to adjust to the new playoff cuts.

Pokemon City Championships – Lauderhill 2015

Pokemon players! This Sunday, January 11th, 2015, at 10:30 am, we’ll be holding the Lauderhill City Championship tournament! Click below for the full details, and join in the fun!


Here’s a direct link for the deck registration sheet:


Happy New Years, from Tate’s Gaming

With 2015 on the doorstep, I’d like to wish anyone who reads this an absolutely wonderful New Year. 2014 has been a great year for our store, and I’m looking forward to the awesome things to come in 2015; we’ve certainly got a lot of new things on the way! To everyone who’s come in and supported our store – TCG players, RPG players, war gamers, tabletop board gamers, or anyone who came by to pick up a game or a drink – I’d like to express my deepest thanks for your support this year, and I hope you’ll continue to help make Tate’s Gaming such a cool and fun place to be. I’m sure I can speak for the rest of the staff here in expressing our appreciation as well. Thank you. You guys are the best! Onward, to 2015!!

Sal :)

We’ll be closing early tonight for New Years Eve, at 6:00 pm.

Pokemon City Championship 2015

Pokemon players! The epic battles continue with the Pokemon City Championships! Here are the details:

Sunday, January 11th
Tate’s Gaming Satelite
4588 N. University Dr.
Lauderhill, FL 33351

Registration Time- 10:30am

Tournament Organizer- Larry Altavilla

Entry Fee- Juniors/Seniors: Free
Masters: $10 (Cash Only Please)

Format- Standard Modified decks include cards from any of the following sets:, BW: Boundaries Crossed, BW: Plasma Storm, BW: Plasma Freeze, BW: Plasma Blast, BW: Legendary Treasures, XY: Kalos Starter set, XY, XY: Flashfire, XY: Furious Fist, XY: Phantom Forces and BW51 & higher promos and all of promos XY01 and Up. If card has been reprinted in one of the sets mentioned above the older version can be used (i.e. Switch, Potion, etc)..

Every player will play at least 3 rounds of age-modified, swiss-style play. After the swiss rounds, finals will be single elimination. Players must bring their own 60 card Modified decks with deck list. Blank deck list will be provided at the tournament or you can go to www.pokegym.net/decklist for one.

Prizes- Top players in JR & SR age groups will receive:

1st Place: 18 Booster Packs + Trophy
2nd Place: 10 Booster Packs
3rd & 4th Places: 4 Booster Packs

Top players in Masters age group will receive:

1st Place: 36 Booster Packs + Trophy
2nd Place: 20 Booster Packs
3rd & 4th Places: 10 Booster Packs
5th – 8th Places: 4 Booster Packs
9th – 16th Place: 2 Booster Packs

Here is a link to the Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/746104892126877/?ref_dashboard_filter=upcoming

Upcoming Events

January 2, 2015
January 9, 2015
January 16, 2015
January 23, 2015
January 29, 2015
January 29, 2015
at 6:00 pm
January 30, 2015
January 31, 2015
Pokemon League
at 11:00 am
January 31, 2015
January 31, 2015

Store Hours

MON-THURS: 11am-9pm
FRIDAY: 11am-Midnight
SATURDAY: 10am-Midnight
SUNDAY: 11am-9pm