Pennsylvania's state-owned slot machines failed : LUSENET : TimeBomb 2000 (Y2000) : One Thread

7:35PM, December 31, 1999, Philadelphia, PA USA.

Many of Pennsylvania's state-owned slot machines failed at local horse racing tracks. The state has admitted that the failures are due to the Y2K bug and are blaming a vendor who gave an erroneous Y2K compliance report. Local radio news broadcasts are warning those who plan to party at the tracks this evening will have to wait in line at the few machines which are operating. Nothing else seems amiss, but the party hasn't really started yet. Mike

Zone 2000

-- spider (, January 01, 2000


Yeah, AND?!? So what?

-- Crono (, January 01, 2000.

I guess this is supposed to be a joke..

At least something failed.

-- bryce (, January 01, 2000.

these slot players can always assuage their gambling jones by doing some day trading.

-- lenny (, January 01, 2000.

There's a little more information in this post than meets the eye. If you exclude power and telecom, little else has been put to the test. An erroneous compliance report may be a big chapter over the next few months.

-- Dave (, January 01, 2000.

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