Australia edit In Australia "Poker Machines" or "pokies" 39 are officially termed "gaming machines". There are 13 possible payouts ranging from 1:1 to 2,400:1. This allowed the system to control the level of payout by stopping the drums at positionsit had determined. Or, they can appear only during the bonus rounds. It can be calculated that over a sufficiently long period, such as 1,000,000 spins, that the machine will return an average of 950,000 to its players, who have inserted 1,000,000 during that time. For from just two identical symbols, all the way up to five in a row this slot will reward you for all those combinations! Russia edit In Russia, slot clubs appeared quite late, only in 1992. It has footage from the Ridley Scott movie of the same name and a great soundtrack - well worth a play. The American Mensa Guide to Casino Gambling: Winning Ways (Stirling, 1999) ISBrochowski, John. Developed a gambling machine in 1891 which was a precursor to the modern slot machine. Retrieved June 23, 2016. Carousel refers to a grouping of slot machines, usually in a circle or oval formation.