Bingo Pinballs

This page was created on 6-06-2012

 

 

Bally’s Magic Line Bingo Pinballs first appeared in 1954 with Variety and ended in 1978 with Galaxy

 

Wow! _ Quite a span of years and quite a span of bingos, including several different Magic Line concepts, even covering the 2-Card Miss America Bingos.

 

Now the patent for this mechanism below was released in April of 1960 and that likely means is was proposed much early and actually covered the 54’ and 55 bingos, like Gay Time, Gayety, and Big Time along with Variety.

 

 

 

 

The name game-name of the first pin in this series was really apropos, literally heralding in the first of many new changes that truly changed up the machines and truly involved the player into the game _ Variety!

 

Variety allowed you to adjust the first 3 lines up-and-down “2 positions” vertically, Big Time allowed you to adjust all 5 lines, and Gay Time and Gayety reverted back to only 3 adjustable lines, since they also offered the Magic Pockets feature.

 

 

“ You don’t know how many times I hit the 11,7,5 / 11,7,5,23 on my Big Time ”

 

“To this day: Big Time is my favorite bingo pinball”

 

 

 

~ Even being able to move only 3 of these lines is Powerful ~

 

 

 

 

~

 

 

 

After the Vertical movement, having this feature twisted horizontally and added into the 2-Card bingos was Awesome!

 

~ Check out this post from Vic and Mark W. _ Very Very Cool ~

 

http://danny.cdyn.com/misc103h.htm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Associated Links

 

http://danny.cdyn.com/magiclines2.htm

This Magic Lines Patent

 

 

 

 

 

~

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bingo pinball, in-line games, in-line, woodrails, 3-in-line, 4-in-line, 3 card, 3-card, 4 card, 4-card, woodrail, cdyn, phil hooper, danny leach, vic camp, hugh kown, jeff Lawton, bingo, antique pinball, nickel machine, nickel, nickel pinball, bally pinball, united pinball, united bingo, bally bingo, Dixieland, beach club, surf club, hifi, triple play, illegal pinball, outlawed pinball, Johnson act, gambling machines, gambling pinball, horserace games, sirmo, seebeen, igt, gaa, g.a.a, bingo games, bingo pin, high score, danny.cdyn.com, Raymond watts, ray Maloney, si redd, don hooker, reflex unit, bingos, no flippers, flipperless pinball, danny, leach, 5 cent pinball, 5 cent bingo, bingo card, backglass, playing field, 25 holes, 28 holes, 20 holes, coin box, replay meter, gay time, big time, showtime, gayety, Malibu beach, magic squares, ok games, ok game, ohio game, bally hole, Chicago pinball, miss reno, miss queen, miss bowling, miss bowling turbo, continental, 6 card games, 6 card bingo, add a card, add a ball, payout pinball, payout machines, sea fair, bonanza, miss Tahiti, caravan, starlet, rio, manhattan, ticker tape, wallstreet, sun valley, mixers, relays, coinbox, hoppers, dime machines, dan, leach, jeugo, maquinas, maquinas bingo, bingo, old binger, bingo king, backbox, pingeek, Lawton, mr. Bingo, dr. bingo, Allentown, Yorktown, york show, atei,