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There's Been A Riot At A Darts Competition; Yes, A Darts Competition

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A darts competition in Melbourne, Australia, erupted into violence Saturday as costumed spectators threw plastic chairs and tables.

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Crowds had gathered at Etihad Stadium for the Invitational Darts Challenge final between Dutchman Michael 'Mighty Mike' van Gerwen and Australia's Simon 'The Wizard' Whitlock, the BBC reported.

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But play was halted when the crowd began hoisting plastic chairs into the air.

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"It was an absolute mess, drunken idiots that were getting bored and looking for a bit of excitement," one eyewitness told The Age newspaper.

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The spectators, dressed in costumes, hurled the chairs at one another, as security guards struggled to control the situation.

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The plastic chairs were picture flying into the air.

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Piles of chairs soon built up among the boisterous crowd.

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Police had to be called to control the unruly spectators.

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The eventual winner, van Gerwen, looked disgusted with the crowd's behavior, an eyewitness told The Age.

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