Patents Assigned to Bally Manufacturing Corp.
  • Patent number: 4184683
    Abstract: An amusement apparatus including a plurality of coaxially mounted rotatable drums, each bearing on its periphery a variety of symbols. A motor is provided for rotating the drums during a playing cycle and solenoid operated panels are provided for arresting rotation of the drums whereby each drum displays a symbol in a viewing area. An electrical circuit is provided, which in advance of the playing cycle, permits the player to select a specific symbol at which a drum will stop. Also, an electrical circuit may be provided to prevent rotation of a drum during the next playing cycle thereby holding the drum at a selected symbol.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 22, 1978
    Date of Patent: January 22, 1980
    Assignee: Bally Manufacturing Corp.
    Inventor: Donald E. Hooker