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How Claw Machines Are Rigged

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Danielle Andrew

Editorial Intern

clockAug 31 2015, 16:34 UTC
2110 How Claw Machines Are Rigged
Claw machine. Pavel L Photo and Video/Shutterstock.

It's official: Claw machines are rigged. But we all pretty much assumed that anyway, right? Like a lot of fairground and arcade games, the odds are ever in the house's favor. They're not games of skill, but simply pot luck.

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But... that doesn't stop us from trying anyway.

Take a look at this video by VOX and YouTube user Matt3756 explaining how the claw machine makers rig the machines to make a solid profit off your frustration and stubbornness.


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