Bank-A-Ball (Gottlieb, 1965)

Bank-A-Ball

Bank-A-Ball

'Bank-A-Ball' was the first pinball machine produced with flipper return lanes, which are wireforms that allow the ball to roll behind the slingshot and towards a waiting flipper. According to the book All About Pinball, Paradise and its add-a-ball version Pleasure Isle were the first games designed to have return lanes. However, Gottlieb rescheduled the production of Bank-A-Ball so that it could be released first.

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Design team

Game Design: Ed Krynski
Mechanics: Ed Krynski
Artwork: Roy Parker
Animation: Ed Krynski



Game details

1507
D. Gottlieb & Co.
September 1965
Electro mechanical
3,400 produced
Unknown
Normal
Mechanical Reels
1
2
0
0
#170
Unknown


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Pinside rating

This game has received 15 approved Pinsider ratings and currently has a rating of 8.175 out of 10.

8.175

Top 100 ranking

This game ranks #21 in the Pinside EM Top 100.


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1,284
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1,626
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1,344
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1,305
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1,022


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