Business: Nickel Games

While members of the American National Livestock Association were parching in El Paso last week another convention in Chicago was setting records for liquor consumption, big buying and fun. This was fitting, for the National Association of Coin Operated Machine Manufacturers is most precisely in the fun business. In the spacious, hearty Hotel Sherman, no manufacturers exhibited about 1,000 coin machines on an acre of ball room, for which they paid $1.50 a sq. ft., and in private show rooms most of which were equipped with bars. To their convivial customers they sold...

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