Issue No. 02 - April-June (2011 vol. 33)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MAHC.2011.33
Cristina Turdean , University of Delaware
<p>The last 30 years marked the unprecedented expansion of the casino industry and advances in gambling technology, particularly the slot machine. The development of the digital slot machine demonstrates the ways in which the culture of the casino floor and the specifics of the mechanical machine shaped the evolution of its digital successor.</p>
History of computing, gambling technology, slot machines, casinos, computer applications, organizational impact of computers, computing and information systems management
C. Turdean, "Casinos and the Digitization of the Slot Machine, 1950–1989," in IEEE Annals of the History of Computing, vol. 33, no. , pp. 46-59, 2011.