A Brief History of Pokies in Australia

In Australia, Slots have been given the nick-name Pokies and it’s the most popular gambling game on the Aussie continent. But where did the Pokies come from? And how did they gain their popularity?

The Infographic depicts an entertaining history of this gripping musical machine, dating all the way back to 1881 when the first coin-operated Pokie was invented. As you make your way down the infograph you’ll notice that the Pokies have been around for ages and have used different symbols which are displayed in their reels.

These symbols were adopted from playing cards and various images of fruit, which are all still used on the Pokies to this day. Brought to you by Casino-Mate.com

A Brief History of Pokies in Australia

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