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Slot Machines: America's Favorite Gaming Device
by Marshall Fey
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The complete and colorful story of coin-operated chance machines from the time they first became prevalent in the early 1890's up to the slot machines operated in today's casinos. Included in the exciting drama of this major industry are the pioneer, inventors, manufacturers, operators and the numerous raids that plagued the industry. This book has been used as a source book worldwide, including television documentaries.
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RENO, NV - The World Poker Tour® Multi-Level Progressive game has arrived! Games feature a combination of classic 5-reel slots and the chance to play against the top names on the World Poker Tour®World Poker Tour Mystery Progressives Developed by IGT
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-Bells ring when a player enters the progressive bonus and signage is synchronized to bonus events.
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-Game top boxes include a 19-inch touchscreen LCD with illuminated bezel to display the bonus action and jackpot amounts.
-Generic topper is optional.

Game Play
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International Game Technology (IGT)
Corporate Headquarters
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Reno, NV 89521-8986
Phone: 775-448-7777
Email: GlobalSupportCenter@IGT.com
Website: www.igt.com
The leader in slot machine manufacture, IGT produces hit after hit including popular favorites Megabucks, Wheel of Fortune, Double Diamonds, to the latest innovations. The website features details on the slots, video slots and other products that IGT is famous for. There's also a Gamefinder function which allows you to search for the locations of your favorite games. Financial and technical information for investors and slot directors is also included.
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