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A bit of history (this is one of the questions of the quiz)

Gambling machine - special equipment installed in a gambling establishment and used for gambling games with cash winnings without participation in these games of representatives of the gambling establishment.

The very first prototype slot machine was invented in 1887 in England, the inventor is Charles Fay. According to different sources it is believed that it was made in 1891, I do not know why but it is the right answer.

And as early as In 1905, the famous Liberty Bell was created in the United States. Mechanical slot machine had 3 reels with 5 symbols on them. The machine worked on five cents coins, and the maximum winnings were only 50 cents. From that point on, the availability of the game began to increase, which affected the increase in players around the world.

Sitman and Pitt of the remarkable city of Brooklyn, New York, created in the same year, 1891, the first poker machine that was the predecessor of the modern slot machine. It contained five reels and could hold a total of 50 cards. This machine was very popular in its time.

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