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
$920 - $1080
Normal
Mechanical Reels
1
2
0
0
#170
Unknown


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Pinside rating

This game has received 31 approved Pinsider ratings and currently has a rating of 8.253 out of 10.

8.253

Top 100 ranking

This game ranks #30 in the Pinside EM Top 100.


Rating comments

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Owners / Wishlisters / Places to play

81 Pinsiders have this game in their collections.

25 Pinsiders have this game on their wishlist.

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Price estimate

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Recent Pinsider scores

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JRC6000
on Bank-A-Ball
809
kst8cat
on Bank-A-Ball
1,286
Pinball_Kurt
on Bank-A-Ball
608
ajholz
on Bank-A-Ball
670
HighVoltageX
on Bank-A-Ball
1,205
TeaHaus
on Bank-A-Ball
2,397
DaMoib
on Bank-A-Ball
1,455
Crjfan
on Bank-A-Ball
1,435


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