Early history of slot machines fascinating? You betcha!

FeyPalinThe early history of the slot machine is currently on display at a free exhibition in San Francisco. Initially, the machines were referred to as “amusement devices”, and the Henry Ford of slots was one Charles Fey, who we can only assume (because we did no research whatsoever) was a distant relative of comedienne Tina Fey. Hey, it could be true – one of Charles’ early creations was a game called Klondike, and one of Tina’s most amusing creations was a woman who could see Klondike from her porch. Read more.