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Friday, February 28, 2014

Slot machines running wild

SLOT machines are meant to be checked every four years, unless they break down sooner, according to the applicable regulations. But since the order was made, the four-yearly checks have not been carried out in the Canaries. It means up to 12,000 machines could be running outside the “win” parameters set by the internal chips.

Slot machines running wild

Unlike so many journalists writing about the resorts, Pamela has not only actually been to Tenerife, she lived on the island for 16 years, for the majority of that time in a rural valley immersed in the local culture in a way that few outsiders have been privileged to do and gaining a wealth of knowledge about the island, its people, their customs, fiestas and celebrations that she is now able to share via this site. Fluent in Spanish, she also translated and reported for the various English-language newspapers.

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