slot machine

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slot machine

a machine, esp one for selling small articles or for gambling, activated by placing a coin or metal disc in a slot
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One of the reasons offered for restricting fruit machines was to stop children using them.
They want to see a move towards US legislation where fruit machines must work randomly.
Interest in the eight large and eight smaller casinos - whose fruit machines are limited to jackpots pounds 4,000 jackpots - is less.
THE current jackpot limit in fruit machines is pounds 2,000 with a maximum stake of 50p.
Landlady Jackie Willacy, aged 39, said there will continue to be no music or fruit machines in a bid to keep the traditional feel of the place.
A further one per cent had a problem with scratchcards and one per cent with both scratchcards and fruit machines.
LANDLORDS in Rugby have been warned to be on guard against fraudsters after a pub fruit machine paid out a jackpot in foreign coins.
Some clubs earn more than pounds 1,000 a month from members playing their fruit machines.
From fruit machines to bingo, from spread betting to horse racing, Jackpot taps into the different worlds of a national obsession which currently nets gaming operators pounds 7 billion a year.
A bar manager was today starting an 18-month jail term after admitting the theft of more than Pounds 5,000 in takings from a Leamington theatre to feed his addiction to fruit machines.
Working men's clubs, ex-servicemen's associations and Labour clubs will only be allowed fruit machines with 20 maximum payouts in the clampdown to stop children gambling.