For many people the thrill of playing slot machines to see the right reels line up to give a winning combination. An inexpensive way to bring the excitement home without all the costs and risks of online gambling is purchasing your own used slot machine or used video poker machine.
There are a variety of used slot machines that can be found on the internet, from vintage Mills & Jennings machines to newer Bally, IGT, Williams and Konami machines. Depending on what you are looking for, you can choose from hundreds of used slot machines or video poker machines.
Antique slots can range in price from $699 – $5500. Manufacturers of these machines are Mills, Jennings, Watling, Pace and Bally from the early 1930’s through the late 1970’s. Antiques can come in two forms, fully mechanical and electro-mechanical. Both styles are great fun to play in your home game room because they give you true one armed bandit action. Put in a coin, pull the lever and with each win comes the clanking of coins.
Additionally, antique slots give you a centerpiece of discussion or a great show piece for your game room or just nice furniture for your home.
The price difference in antique slots are based on a few things. Obviously, the first is age and condition. Then next is how does it function? Is it fully mechanical or electro mechanical. Does it work at all? Some of the later style antiques are considered electro mechanical machines, a combination of both electronic and mechanical, where the prior machines are all mechanical.
When purchasing an antique slot machine, make sure it is functioning. If it is not functioning you should be able to purchase the machine for far less than one that is functioning. You can get your antique slots refurbished through companies like Slot Machines & More in Chandler, AZ. This can cost from $400 to $1600 depending on the amount of work needed.
Newer machines, from the early 80’s until today, are contemporary classics you can find right in a Las Vegas casino. Most of these used casino slot machines are one armed bandits but also include video poker and newer video slots with bonus rounds. Many of them will accept coins & bills or tokens depending on your state laws.
IGT is the most popular machine maker in today’s modern gaming era. Their machines include classics like Double Diamond Deluxe, Red, White & Blue, Triple Diamond and the king of all video poker machines the Game King. Bally’s classics include Blazing 7’s and the Bally Game Maker. Williams makes a lot of your newer more popular video style slots with bonus rounds such as Monopoly and Jackpot Party.
There are many different styles of contemporary used casino slot machines.
Reel style slots allow you to play both coins and bills or tokens and can be set up to spit out coins or payback coinless with a hand pay function. Either way you can enjoy the thrill of pulling the slot handle, pushing the bet max button and hearing the coins clank in the tray with these classic slot machines.
All of the newer used video slot machines are truly entertaining for home game rooms. Strike it rich with oil, lobster or even Tabasco sauce with the newer video slot machines. Typically these are going to be multi-line multi reel video slots with multiple denominations to choose from. Additionally you can play one of the many bonus rounds that are offered from pulling lobsters from the sea in Lucky Larry’s Lobstermania to fishing for cash in Williams Reel Em In video machine.
Used video poker machines are your best bet for the home game room. The Bally Game Maker offers 10 games on a video touch screen platform and the IGT Game King offers 31 to 55 games, depending on the platform, on the video touch screen. With a used video poker machine, you get the best of all the gambling worlds with slots, poker, blackjack and keno included in all of these machines. For your classic video poker player, the PE Plus IGT Video Poker is your best bet offering five classic poker games in one machine.