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Volumes have been set forth on this issue, and the controversy and face-offs about where the "hot" slot machine games are installed in a casino are still on-going – more than 60 yrs after slot games were 1st added to the gaming floor in gambling dens.

The quintessential rule is that the superior slot machine games were put just inside the main door of the casino; so that potential players going by would see jackpot winners … be possessed to come inside … play. Our viewpoint is that this is not so anymore.

Practically all of the mega casinos presently are immense complexes … it’s no longer possible to see inside from the sidewalk, so there’s no longer a reason to place the ‘loose’ slot games in close proximity to any exits.

An additional classic rule is that loose one armed bandits are positioned on the major aisles inside the casinos, again so that more people could see winning jackpots and be influenced to play. Nonetheless, we find that this also isn’t a universal rule any more.

What casinos found over the years is that people walking down the busy aisles were frequently on the way to somewhere else. If they played slot machine games at all, they would simply put in their loose change because they happened to be walking by. Win or lose, they would very often not stop to keep playing. And the very last thing a casino wants is for someone to win a jackpot by playing only a few coins and then not stay to put it all back in!

Today, casinos are constantly changing their perspective about where to place the loose slot machines.