Books have been said on this item, and the controversy and interchanges about where the "hot" slot machines are placed in the casino are still happening – over sixty yrs after slot games were 1st placed in gambling dens.

The classic rule is that the best slot machine games were put just inside the main entryway of the casino; so that casino fanatics going by would be able to see jackpot winners and be tempted to come inside … play. Our resolution is that this is not so anymore.

The great majority of the mega casinos nowadays are titanic complexes … now you can’t see inside from the sidewalk, so there is no longer a reason to situate the ‘loose’ one armed bandits near to any entrances.

Another standard rule is that loose slots are put on the major aisles inside the casinos, again so that more potential gamblers could see winning jackpots and be galvanized to play. Importantly however, we find that this also isn’t a universal rule any more.

What casinos found over the years is that people walking down the busy aisles were frequently on the way to somewhere else. If they played one armed bandits at all, they would simply put in their loose change because they happened to be walking by. Win or lose, they would very often not stop to keep playing. And the very last thing a casino wants is for someone to win a jackpot by playing only a few coins and then not stay to put it all back in!

Today, casinos are constantly changing their perspective about where to place the loose one armed bandits.