The first video poker machines were introduced to casinos in the seventies and were an instantly popular game. Since then with the rise of online
5 Reel Slots
5 reel slots were first designed by none other than Aristocrat Games in Australia. The original slot machines often called the “one-arm bandits” only had 3 slots. You’ll be absolutely amazed that the original reel slot was designed as early as 1895. Charles Fay, a San Francisco tinkerer designed “The Liberty Bell” and a few other games that featured the first slot machine reels, a slot for coins and a modest payout. Does “The Liberty Bell” ring any bells for you? It should if you’re a frequenter of casinos! The bell is featured in a lot of modern 5 reel games and video slots in modern casinos as a shout out to the original from over 120 years ago.