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J.J.Parker craps player (1960)

Posted: Fri Mar 16, 2018 9:07 am
by coppinpr
This has to be the most complex electro mechanical (mostly electro) slot machine ever made. It was made by J.J.Parker in 1960. It works on much the same principle as the Buckley Bones but with much greater betting options. The man's voice in the video will put you to sleep in 20 seconds but luckily there is an option to jump straight to the machine in play and then again to see the machines guts which are truly complex on one side and simple on the other (a small wooden box unit to make the sound of dice being thrown). I'd love one of these. One sold on Ebay USA recently for only $900, but did it work?

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Re: J.J.Parker craps player (1960)

Posted: Fri Mar 16, 2018 11:24 am
by radiochrissie
Yes, I would love to have one of these as well :roll: Tell you what, I’ll sort the cabinet out if you sort the rest out :shock:
Don’t you just love that dice shaking simulator :lol:

Re: J.J.Parker craps player (1960)

Posted: Fri Mar 16, 2018 12:41 pm
by coppinpr
its the "rest" that worries me :!?!:

Re: J.J.Parker craps player (1960)

Posted: Fri Mar 16, 2018 8:15 pm
by pennymachines
coppinpr wrote:
Fri Mar 16, 2018 9:07 am
The man's voice in the video will put you to sleep in 20 seconds
I thought he provided a very informative commentary.
A few years ago I posted a video of the earlier ACME version he mentions:



This I believe is pure electro-mechanical (no electronics). Ambitious machines for their day, taking advantage of newer technology to further exploit the dice handling concept pioneered in the all-mechanical Mills Dice.