â€˜Six arm banditâ€™ helps raise money for Childrenâ€™s Hospice South West.
A lovely trio of coconuts â€“ not to mention pineapples, oranges and bananas â€“ popped up more than once after the Corner House in Barnstaple installed a human fruit machine.
The fun organic gambling organism was part of a fund raising day on behalf of Childrenâ€™s Hospice South West and was 50p a go.
Upon payment a rattle would be rattled, a bell rung and each of the three blindfolded human â€œreelsâ€ would pull a fruit from a box.
It proved to be great fun and helped raise around ï¿½50. Three pineapples paid out 10 pounds and came up twice, but coconuts proved the best bet for gamblers â€“ simply because no one could eat them.
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