Gambling in Japan
Gambling in Japan is generally banned by the Criminal Code chapter 23; however, there are several exceptions, including betting on horse racing and certain motor sports.Public sports, lottery, and tot...
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How to pick a winning slot machine!
The best way to win in is by preparing your session before you enter. If you follow a few simple rules and avoid a few bad choices you will reduce your losses and bump up your winnings. Let’s take a l...
Pachinko
Pachinko (パチンコ) is a type of mechanical game originating in Japan and is used as both a form of recreational arcade game and much more frequently as a gambling device, filling a Japanese gambling ...
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Slot machine
A slot machine (American English), informally fruit machine (British English), puggy (Scottish English slang), the slots (Canadian and American English), poker machine (or pokies in slang) (Australian...
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Strictly Slots
Strictly Slots is a monthly magazine aimed at slot machine and video poker players. The magazine focuses on upcoming, new slot machines and video poker games, as well as casino amenities. Strictly Slo...
How to pick a winning slot machine!
The best way to win in is by preparing your session before you enter. If you follow a few simple rules and avoid a few bad choices you will reduce your losses and bump up your winnings. Let’s take a l...
United States state slot machine ownership regulations
This is a list of potential restrictions and regulations on private ownership of slot machines in the United States on a state by state basis.
United States state slot machine ownership regulations - Wikipedia
Isoroku Yamamoto
Isoroku Yamamoto (山本 五十六, Yamamoto Isoroku, April 4, 1884 – April 18, 1943) was a Japanese Marshal Admiral and the commander-in-chief of the Combined Fleet during World War II until his death....
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Hand pay
A hand pay (or handpay) is a condition where a slot machine cannot pay the patron in the typical manner, requiring the casino staff (such as the floor attendant or cashier) to pay the customer out man...
Crazed Fruit
Crazed Fruit (狂った果実, Kurutta kajitsu), also known as Juvenile Jungle, is a 1956 Japanese Sun Tribe film directed by Kō Nakahira. It is an adaptation of the novel of the same name by Shintaro ...
Payazzo
Payazzo (or pajatso) is a traditional Finnish gambling arcade game, dating back to the 1920s, when it was introduced into Finland from Germany. The object of payazzo is to flick a coin into one of th...
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Hirotaka Ishihara
Hirotaka Ishihara (石原 宏高, Ishihara Hirotaka, born June 19, 1964) is a Japanese politician of the Liberal Democratic Party, a member of the House of Representatives in the Diet (national legisl...
Akio Kashiwagi
Akio Kashiwagi (柏木昭男, Kashiwagi Akio) a.k.a. 'The Warrior' (1938 - January 3, 1992) was a wealthy Tokyo-based real estate investor who was known for the large amounts of money he wagered at La...
Progressive jackpot
A progressive jackpot is a jackpot for a gaming machine (usually a slot machine or video poker machine) where the value of the jackpot increases a small amount each game (unless the player wins the ja...
Video Lottery Terminal
A video lottery terminal or VLT is a gaming machine that allows gamblers to bet on the outcome of a video game.A VLT is similar to a slot machine, in that each terminal is a stand-alone device contain...
Paragon SWP
Paragon is the name of Games Warehouse Limited's interactive SWP machine (Skill With Prizes) found in pubs across Great Britain. Currently in its third incarnation, Paragon offers pubgoers entertainme...
Bakuto
Bakuto (博徒) were itinerant gamblers in Japan from the 18th century to the mid-20th century. They were one of the forerunners of the modern Japanese crime gangs known as yakuza.
Bakuto plied their...
Tokyo gubernatorial election, 2003
Gubernatorial elections were held in Tokyo on 13 April 2003. Incumbent governor Shintaro Ishihara was re-elected with the support of the Liberal Democratic Party, which was riding a nationwide wave of...
Tokyo gubernatorial election, 2003 - Wikipedia
Slot machines by country
Slot machine terminology, characteristics and regulations vary around the world.
In Australia "poker machines" or "pokies" are officially termed Gaming Machines. Australian-style gaming machines f...
Slot machines by country - Wikipedia
Yoshizumi Ishihara
Yoshizumi Ishihara (石原 良純, Ishihara Yoshizumi, born 15 January 1962) is a Japanese weather forecaster, TV personality, and actor. Born in Zushi, Kanagawa, he is the second son of Tokyo governo...
Yujiro Ishihara
Yujiro Ishihara (石原 裕次郎, Ishihara Yūjirō, December 28, 1934 – July 17, 1987) was a Japanese actor and singer born in Kobe. His elder brother is Shintaro Ishihara, an author, politician, and th...
Yujiro Ishihara - Wikipedia
Season of the Sun
Season of the Sun (太陽の季節, Taiyō no Kisetsu) is a Japanese novel written in 1955 by Shintaro Ishihara, who later became a politician and was governor of Tokyo for 13 years from 1999-2012. It is...
Season of the Sun - Wikipedia
Space Battleship Yamato: Resurrection
Space Battleship Yamato: Resurrection (宇宙戦艦ヤマト 復活篇 Uchū Senkan Yamato: Fukkatsu Hen) is a 2009 Japanese animated science fiction action film, and the first part of a planned series of films which are...
Space Battleship Yamato: Resurrection - Wikipedia
Pay table
A pay table is the name for the list of payouts on a slot machine or a video poker machine. The table shows for each combination of symbols and the number of coins bet, how many coins the bettor will ...
Ticket-in, ticket-out
Ticket-in, ticket-out (TITO) is a technology used in more modern slot machines. Originally developed by International Game Technology (IGT) and Casino Data Systems (CDS) under the name EZ Pay, a TITO...