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Response to GodlessBiker (Reply #35)

Thu Aug 23, 2012, 08:32 AM

37. The old non-electronic machines weren't based on Algorithms as they are today.

They were a simple form of ramdom generation via machanical means.

In other words, if you had the time, you could "count cards" on the machine, but like anything, it took a really good memory and an eye for patterns.

The creators of these machines would periodically "reset" them to try and discourage "counters" but not everyone was dilligent about resetting them.

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