Andrew Klebanow Quoted in Global Gaming Business Magazine
by Marjorie Preston
Global Gaming Business Magazine
Gambling first became legal in Nevada in 1931, but slots have been around a lot longer than that. The original modern-style slot machine, the Liberty Bell, was introduced way back in 1899. Invented by a San Francisco auto mechanic named Charles Fey, it had three spinning reels with diamond, spade, and heart symbols, plus the image of a cracked Liberty Bell.