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When PureDepth said its Multi-Layer Display technology would be "shipping soon," it meant "really soon." Nary two months after the company made said assertion, we're now hearing that IGT (a global computerized game machine company) has secured the aforesaid technology for a number of slot machines...

June 12th 2008 at 11:41am 0 Comments
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We know, you've got a zillion ways to get your Pong on whilst lounging around in your geeked-out crib, but how in the world will you deal with the withdrawals on this year's trip to Vegas? Thanks to Bally, you may not have to suffer at all, as Nevada gambling regulators recently approved the concept...

July 29th 2007 at 2:43am 0 Comments
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We normally stick to drooling over microchip-laden gadget internals, but that doesn't mean there isn't a place in our hearts for the mechanical variety of sexy. The Girard-Perregaux Vintage 1945 Jackpot Tourbillon casino watch, which was recently unveiled at this year's Geneva SIHH show for unrepen...

April 17th 2007 at 12:25pm 0 Comments
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It looks like the glory days of walking into a casino, hacking a slot machine, and leaving a wealthy individual is over, as not only are "software glitches" leading to rewards being revoked, but now you'll have devious dutiful system administrators watching (and potentially controlling, you never kn...

March 18th 2007 at 7:58pm 0 Comments
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While we've seen quite a few instances where shifty gamblers got the boot, this time it's the slot machines participating in a mass exodus of Canadian casinos. In another tale of misguided marketing garnering awful PR, Ontario's provincial gambling operator has "pulled 87 video slot machines out of...

February 27th 2007 at 9:35am 0 Comments
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We're fully aware that getting too clever while in a casino is likely to land you behind bars, but a Pennsylvania man is now crying foul after he got the short end of the stick in an unfortunate "mishap." The retired carpenter, who had visited the Philadelphia Park casino before, dropped his two qua...

January 25th 2007 at 5:36pm 0 Comments
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Is it luck or is it skill? That's the question at the center of the debate over Tic Tac Fruit, a video game popular in many Ohio bars. Ohio Attorney General Jim Petro argues that the machine is an illegal, luck-based gambling device and has given Ohio bars until Nov. 11 to remove it from the premise...

November 6th 2006 at 12:25pm 0 Comments