The slot machine was found in 1887 by Charles Frey from San Francisco. The name “slot machine” is used for American game machines. In the United Kingdom, these machines are called “fruit machines”. In Australia, these machines are known as “poker machines” or “Pokies”.
The slot was used for years as an activity to keep the Gamblers in Las Vegas busy. At that time, the machine only took coins, and usually not for very large denominations. Women stay busy, usually don’t spend too much money, while their husbands play Jack Black, Roulette, and a crap table.
At that time, most of these gambling was carried out in Las Vegas, Monaco, or small islands that allow casino gambling. Slot gambling is not a big part of public life in most countries except for Las Vegas. Most people with gambling problems are locked up to Las Vegas and surrounding areas and not many people really heard about gambling addiction and ‘true danger.
In 1979, gambling was passed in New Jersey, and Atlantic City became Las Vegas on the east coast. In the mid to the end of the eighties, the video style poker game was developed and the slot addiction became a little more absorbed.
o In this article, there are casinos in all states except two. Most of these states allow gambling slot machines and no access to table games.
o Statistics show that slot gambling is the most popular form of gambling and responsible for around 70 percent of all casino revenues.
o Statistics from research conducted in Canada have shown that 58-62 percent of slot income comes from gambling addicts.
o 98 percent of all gambling addicts living in South Dakota are addicted to slots.
o The military places slots at their base, and according to the New York Times, the government has taken more than 120 million dollars in the income of slot machines.
o One study shows that there are 1.2 million slot machine addicts in the state of California.
O Britain Raya allows gambling fruit machines for children. These children and adolescents are involved in crime, truancy, and drugs and alcohol.
o In Asia, the casino in Macau is responsible for a large surge in the addiction to gambling slot machines. Vietnam and Singapore planned to open the casino in 2009.
O Asians has a strong tendency to gambling because their history does not see gambling as a bad thing, but how to make money.
This is of course a very frightening statistic, and it can only get worse because the addiction to gambling slot machines continues to absorb our society in the US and the whole world.
The public is very stupid about the inner work of slot machines. People don’t realize true opportunities in electronic gaming machines and they don’t realize that the possibility is really stacked against them.
Many gamblers are addicted slots also believe in certain myths about slot machines. Some of these denied myths are as follows:
o Contrary to confidence, the slot machine does not stop at the winner or lose stop with the same probability.
o The slot machine is not “because of pay” because the engine is cold for a while, and it must be ready to immediately pay the jackpot.
o Every random rotating slot machine, and passing a random number generator. There are many random numbers for jackpots than more general hands. Therefore, winning the jackpot is very, very difficult.
o Contrary to myths, it doesn’t matter if someone uses a player card or not. It does not affect the results of the game.
o Although some machines may have 90 percent payments, maybe weeks before actually paying the jackpot.
o Just because of the person before you pump a lot of money into the slot machine, it doesn’t mean that “you” will be about the jackpot.