Created on 10-11-2015
hosts these pages, contributes to them, and reviews and comments –
_ The Bingo King _
I have been visiting Phil's site for some 15 years now and I am
constantly surprised on just how much information and detail he has
recorded and shared about these machines _ Don't let his main page fool
you, there are 100s of pages hiding behind that, holding a technically
library unequaled anywhere!
No one knows more about these games than Mr. Hooper!
- Some History -
Bingo Trivia: Phil Hooper announces the
launch of his website on rec.games.pinball _ Year 2000
announce: bingo web
24 2000, 3:00 am
as usual, it's not
done, but I might as well throw it out there and see what, if anything,
people want to know about. On
the bright side,
a lot of the flyers and award cards
are there for the taking.
eventually the site
should have enough info to allow anyone with a voltmeter, a jumper wire,
and some duct tape
to get a bingo
running and keep it running.
Over time, we'll
cover how the things actually work in gory detail, and throw in some of the
amusing operator "enhancements"
we've seen that are
guaranteed to benefit the player (yeah, right).
p.s. if anyone has
seen the pile of machines in salt lake city, drop me an email
Being on Phil's servers offers me a unique perspective and
easily lets me see that not only has he posted an Amazing Collection of Bingo-Detail,
but he freely nurtures the games and supports as many others as he can!
I have a lot of respect for this Man! - He not only took a
personal interest in these games, but he then stepped-up and created a
legacy - Openly sharing his passion, knowledge, and resources with the
Episode 33 - Phil Hooper
April 13th, 2015
Episode 33 of 216 episodes
An interview with Phil
Hooper, creator and maintainer of http://bingo.cdyn.com, the Internet's
premier source for technical information on Bally and United bingos. Phil
conducted this interview on 4/5/15 via email.
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