The Original Pokie Machines

Pokie machines have come a long way from the original machine that was manufactured and developed in Australia in 1953. A company called Aristocrat saw the potential of the pokie machines from the success of the original Liberty Bell developed by Charles Fey. Aristocrat a leisure industry giant in Australia developed the Clubman pokie machines which took off instantly and were available to play all over Australia. These pokie machines offered three reels and one, three or five paylines. It wasn't until the 1980's that the first video pokie machines began to show their faces in Australia and from then on the popularity grew and grew and is still growing daily.

An Institution in Australia: Online Pokie Machines

In less than a decade the pokie machines have become an institution in Australia; you can't walk in to a pub or log on to a website without finding pokie machines. The online pokie machines are constantly developing and improving to keep in line with the constantly changing technology. From the original basic pokie machines you can now find online pokie machines with multiple paylines, 5 reels and many different themes to choose from. There are also progressive online pokie machines which offer fantastic jackpots in addition to the regular wins that can be achieved.

Pokie Machines Offer Auto Play Option

In Australia the pokie machines are so popular because of the great leisure and entertainment factor that they offer. When you choose to play online pokie machines you are playing for yourself against the casino. There is no chance of fraud as all pokie machines are powered by random number generators and when and how you win is pure luck. Many online pokie machines offer you the auto play option where you can set how many spins you want the game to run and when to stop, i.e. if there is a winning line, bonus game, free spins and so on. The auto play feature allows you play online pokie machines and carry on with something else at the same time which could be chatting with like minded players from Australia or even working or cooking. Online pokie machines can be played from the comfort of your own home so there is no need even to dress up, what could be better for the Australian player? A bottle of beer, a good online pokie game, comfort and some good food and all accompanied by the chance to win some handsome amounts of money.