Keith spotted these a few weeks ago and was kind enough to
link me over to them and I am glad he did. This is the knid of history that
we really need to capture, since it is a wonderful part of the unknown legacy
of these games.
These were posted for sale in New Albany, which is
essentially Louisville Kentucky
Now what do you do if you’re a operator/owner and the games
are being outlawed and banned, you’re loosing your investment, loosing income,
loosing your market, being fined – etc. One “Crackdown” after another and
you’re sick of it!
Well, the U.S. is also changing in many other ways: The
economy has grown considerably, the population along with it. A Baby Boom
is underway, kids are everywhere and a lot of people with a lot more
disposable income are walking the streets. The American Dream is in full
swing and New is Cool. Arcades and bowling alleys, once a venue for men
only, are opening up to families now.
Whole new markets awaiting to be tapped, Hell even Bally is
releasing the Ohio Dime games with Carnival and Clown themes. If you are
thinking, you are looking the inevitable right in the face:
The “Days-of-the-Bingos” are just about finished, so what do