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A Brief History Today, slot machines are famous all around the world. These were invented in the 19th century and became a significant part of the profit. Almost 30% of earnings in the casino come from slot machines. You can find slot games online and land-based casinos. If you want to play the best slot games without leaving your home, check out prediksi togel Hongkong. With immense popularity, these machines are available all around the world. People use different names for these machines. For instance, Australian calls them pokies because of poker symbols. People in England name them as fruit…

A Brief History On February 2, 2020, we celebrate yet another Groundhog Day, a day in which Winter weary people find out if we are in for 6 more weeks of Winter or if we are facing the joy of an early Spring.  As implied by the name of the day, an actual Groundhog is “consulted” for his (or her) “prediction.”  But…. This year the animal rights organization, PETA, is recommending we immediately end this act of animal cruelty (?) and replace our beloved Marmots with (gasp!) animatronic replicas of Groundhogs!  A discussion of why this plan is “stupid” is…

A Brief History Anyone who was alive a few decades ago will remember the excitement around the space race. As a key part of the history of the Cold War, the space race was a prime example of countries competing to get there first – even when ‘there’ was the surface of the moon. The US managed to achieve this goal in 1969, with Neil Armstrong’s famous “one small step for mankind” marking a key moment in both human and space history. These days, space flight is different. The desire to get to the moon has faded, and now all…

A Brief History On January 27, 1939, one of the great American fighter planes of World War II, the Lockheed P-38 Lightning, made its first flight.  Appropriately named, the Lightning was the fastest fighter in the world at that time, being the first to exceed 400 mph in level flight.  Far from an anomaly, the P-38 was not the only important twin engine fighter plane to grace the skies during combat operation in World War II and the Korean War,  Today we look at 10 of the best 2 engine fighter aircraft from the peak of the piston powered era,…

A Brief History Nowadays, when people think of casino games, some classics like poker and roulette come to mind; however, it is the slot machine that is the most popular casino game ever made and, in many ways, defines the casino experience. Everyone is familiar with casino floors filled with slot machines, while online slots have taken the industry to a new height. Certainly, we have come a long way since the mechanical beginnings of the slot machine. Here we will look back at the formative years of the slot machine as a mechanical game that shaped the casino industry.…

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