Coin-Based Slot Machines are Going Extinct – Here’s Why

Even after IGT released the first ticket-in-ticket-out (TITO) slot machines in 2000, coin-based slots continued to dominate casino floors. That’s changed greatly, though, with very few coin-operated slots found on Las Vegas gaming floors today. The LA Times reports that of Vegas’ $50.5 billion in slots revenue last year, less than 3% of it came …

Arcade-Style Gambling Coming to New Jersey

With so much talk in the gaming world these days about skill-based slots and eSports tournaments, it seems that New Jersey has snuck one by everybody by announcing the addition of arcade-style gambling next month. Three Caesars Entertainment casinos in Atlantic City – Caesars, Harrah’s and Bally’s – will offer Danger Arena, a first-person shooter …

How Will Casino Esports Tournaments Affect Slots?

Land-based casinos have been doing things differently these days because casino games don’t attract as many young players. And Gamblit Gaming thinks that they have a solution: esports tournaments. Esports have gained lots of popularity among young people, who enjoy using their skill to win tournament prize money. Gamblit thinks that if they can bring …

Wynn Casino Will Oppose Boston Area Slots Parlor

Wynn Resorts is busy laying the foundation for their future Boston area casino. But a new problem is on the horizon for Wynn in the form of a proposed single slots parlor. An international developer wants to build a slots parlor in Revere – a Boston suburb – and they plan to fight a Massachusetts …

Germany Has No Problem Getting Millennials to Play Slots

Much has been made about how American millennials aren’t playing slot machines. But according to a YouGuv survey, German millennials are the exact opposite because they love slots. Commissioned by Deutscher Spielbankenverband (DSbV), YouGuv’s research shows that 33% of the country’s 80.6 million residents have placed a casino bet at least once in their lifetime. …

Builder Wins Online Slots Jackpot Worth £1.6m

The online slots world is filled with tales of big jackpot wins, and we now have Scott Clydesdale’s story to add to the mix. Clydesdale, a builder from the UK, was betting £1 per spin when he hit a massive online slots jackpot worth £1.6 million. The 40-year-old had only been playing slots for 23 …