What are the reels in slots?

 

The origins of slot machines are traceable to the late 19th Century. However, mechanic and inventor Charles Fey has historically been credited with inventing the first coin-operated slot with an automatic pay-out, to be given a general release anywhere in the world. It is thought that earlier versions of slots were developed by New York-based company Sittman and Pitt in 1891, but they did not see the light of day until after 1894 – play here.

Whoever was first to create slot machines, all the designs had one thing in common, and this was the design of the slot platform, which introduced the world to slot reels and symbols. Reels are spinning mechanisms that hold all the slot symbols and each reel must be capable of spinning independently, but at the same time as the other reels.

Early Slots

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