A look at the origin of pokies
Are you a poker player and you will like to get involved in the casino like it they do at Las Vegas Nevada? You do not need to buy a ticket and scurry off to the US. You only need to look out for a casino house where poker is played right there in Australia. There are more than 200,000 slot machines available for you if you are die hard player of poker. If you do not have much interest in the online version of poker, you can always walk into any of the casinos in any region of Australia to have a feel of what goes on. It is believed that the first pokies machine emerged from United States of America and Charles Fay is believed to have invented it. At the time the game was called the liberty bell a very simple kind of a game. On its introduction the game immediately became popular in America but it was illegal. By 1900′s the game had reached the Australian shores. In 1953 Aristocrat Company developed their own game called Clubman and the person who designed it is known as Joe Heywood. Later in 1955 the game was replaced by Clubmaster. This led to the legalization of gaming machines a year later and that is how pokies became popular.
The first video slots were introduced in the mid 1980′s which further increased pokies popularity. Today almost every casino has video slots. The term “pokies” is thought to have originated from Australia. Casinos in Australia used the name pokies in order to advertise it. As the days goes by the popularity of the game keeps on increasing and every where you go you will find the game of pokies. It is a very interesting game and people all over the world love it. You need to try it because these days you need not to go to casinos in order to play it they are available online.