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    Five Things You Didn’t Know About Slot Machines


    From mechanical machines to electronic gaming, slot machines remain a favorite way to win among novice and professional gamers alike! Slot machines have seen a surge in popularity since their introduction in the 1800's. Gamers love the flashing lights and melodic sounds of winning a jackpot in these thrilling games. Lady Luck® Caruthersville is proud to present a wide range of slot machines with over 500 machines on our gaming floor!

    In anticipation of unveiling our new slot machines, we're here to give you some fun trivia that you may not know about this game. Brush up on our lessons and visit our casino to try your luck at our slot and video poker machines.

    Five Surprising Slot Machine Facts

    1. There are more slot machines in Japan than anywhere else on the globe! Japan has one slot machine for every 27 people, with the United States following behind with over 800,000 slot machines in the country.
    2. There are many myths about slot machines. Superstitious players may believe that machines closer to the entrance of the casino pay more, as well as the games played during certain times of the day. However, these myths aren't true. Every player has the same chance of winning the jackpot, especially with Lady Luck® on your side!
    3. The biggest slot machine payout was $39.7 million at the Excalibur Hotel in Las Vegas. The winner, a 25-year-old software engineer, had only put $100 in the machine!
    4. The average slot machine weighs just under 300 pounds. Each machine consists of an average of 1,200 individual parts. A random number generator is set off with each gameplay to determine the outcome.
    5. The first slot machine was invented by Charles Fey in 1887 with fruit flavored gum as a prize, as demonstrated by the fruit symbols on many of the machines themselves. The iconic bell symbol originates from the Bell Fruit Gum Company,

    Slot Machines Abound At Lady Luck Caruthersville

    Lady Luck is home to hundreds of slot machines and video poker, so players have even more of a chance to win big! Our popular games include favorites like Rumble Rumble™, China Mystery™, Sparkling Riches™, and Wonder 4 Jackpot™.

    Our brand new Aristocrat slot machines include popular themes like Birds of Pay™, Silver Wolf™, Dream Rose™, and Hong Kong Fortunes™. We’ve even got the hottest new themes from Ainsworth like Firestorm Buffalo Rumble 2™ and Firestorm Mammoth Wilds™. And don’t miss our Aristocrat Lightning Link™ slot machines, coming soon!

    Redeem your vouchers and break your bills at our convenient kiosks located around the gaming floor. Lady Luck also presents a Ticket In Ticket Out service for speedy and exciting gameplay. Join the Fan Club® for more opportunities to enter promotions!

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