In New York City, pinball was illegal until 1976

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Pinball machines are seen in many different casinos

By: Emily Spillar, Editor

In 1940, New York City banned pinball, because they thought it was more of a game of chance, then a game of skill. In 1976, they finally released this ban when they realized it was the opposite.