Slot machines or fruit machines as they are called in England have been there for more than hundred years. This is due to the fact that the excitement that they generate with the player. With the game, there is opportunity of hitting the life changing jackpot.

The first slot machine was the liberty bell that was invented by Charles who is a German immigrant who used to work as a mechanic in 1899. All the slot machines at online and land based casinos have come in some way from the original liberty bell machine. slotmachinehist

The liberty bell slot machine had three spinning reels. Diamond, spade and heart symbols were painted around each reel and there is the image of a Liberty Bell. A spin that results in three liberty bells in a row gave the huge payoff. A grand total of fifty cents or ten nickels.