Slot Factoid is back! In the previous edition, we included some fascinating facts such as the inventor of the first slot machine and the biggest jackpot in history. Today at High 5 Blog, we’ll continue sharing some interesting and important facts about slot machines with our slot lovers.
If you live in Las Vegas and you’re a slot machine lover, then you’re lucky. Las Vegas is among one of the cities with huge amount of slot machines. The ratio is about an estimated machine for every eight people living in the city. The total number of slot machines in Vegas is about 170,000 while there are only approximately 62,000 hotel rooms.
The first jackpot was only 50 cents back in the 1894. To put this into perspective, 50 cents back then could buy you two tooth soaps or about 3 pounds of coffee. However, a progressive jackpot these days could award you up to millions of dollars.
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