Well-Armed Bandits

Hardy, Quentin
May 2008
Forbes Asia;5/19/2008, Vol. 4 Issue 9, p54
The article reports on the technological upgradation of slot machines. Slots haven't evolved much since they started going digital in the early 1990s. The biggest change the slots industry has ever seen is coming soon, thanks to a tiny part on the back of every machine: the networking port. Much the way Ethernet changed PCs from standalone terminals to local networks, the full-scale networking of the slot machine will reshape the largest profit stream in the casino business.


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