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Slots and Pokies are some of the oldest games of chance in the modern world. They had their origins in early 20 th century, and have attracted a large audience since then. Here is an overview of the history of slot machines and how they have developed over the years.
The first version ever of slot machines was observed in 1891. Pittman and Sachs has created a machine with five drums, each showing the symbols of poker hands. When players have won these games, the machine does not pay, indeed, the housing of the bar would provide players with their drinks.
It would be four years before Charles Fey would create a version of slot machines with which we are more aware today. The machine provides players with cash prizes when he revealed matching symbols. The popularity of these games caught on very quickly, up to anti-gambling groups issued a ban on slot machines in the 20th century.
The ban only lasted a few years, and it was not long before they became popular again in the slots casino. It ‘was during the 1950′s that slot machines began to become popular around the world. In 1953, the Australian gaming company Aristocrat took note of the new trend and has decided to produce its own brand of electronic gaming machines known as pokies. The company’s first machine was called the ‘Club-man’. Read the rest of this entry »