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Sources: Slot Machines Go Big … and Ginormous

Fair Oaks Rancho Cordovan (Calif.), “River City ‘Rock,'” April 27, 1977.

King of the Slots: William “Si” Redd, Jack Harpster, Praeger, 2010.

Lemons, Cherries and Bell-Fruit Gum, Richard M. Bueschel, Denver: Royal Bell Books, 1995.

Nevada State Journal, “Enjoyment Necessary Ingredient in Coin-Operated Machine Field,” April 20, 1969.

Nevada State Journal, “Meet the Bally Distributing Company Main Office, Sales, Warehouse and Factory Staff in Reno, Nevada,” Feb. 27, 1972.

Nevada State Journal, “Million Dollar Jackpot: Bally Prepares to Market Giant Slot With Fantastic Pay-off,” July 8, 1973.

Nevada State Journal, “Winnings Provide Yule Trip,” Dec. 9, 1977.

Orange County Register (Santa Ana, Calif.), “What a Jackpot! Two Pump $84 Into Slot, Win $473,645,” Aug. 6, 1981.

Record-Argus (Greenville, Pa.), “Biggest Slot Machine Payoff,” Aug. 10, 1980.

Reno Evening Gazette (Nev.), “Jackpot Brightens Honeymoon,” Jan. 6, 1975.

The Portsmouth Times (Ohio), “Giant Slot Machine to Offer $1 Million Payoff,” July 14, 1973.