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Hot Tip was produced by Williams Electronics, Inc. (1967-1985) in 1977.

Williams Electronics, Inc. (1967-1985) released 215 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1959. Williams Electronics, Inc. (1967-1985) was based in United States.

Other machines made by Williams Electronics, Inc. (1967-1985) during the time period Hot Tip was produced include: Blue Chip, Space Mission, Grand Prix, Seville, Aztec EM, Liberty Bell, Argosy, Road Champion, Big Deal 1977, and Rancho


Name Hot Tip
Developer Williams Electronics, Inc. (1967-1985) (United States)
Year 1977
Type Pinball
KLOV/MOG # 2946
Sub-Type Electro-Mechanical
Class Wide Release
Genre Unknown
# Maximum Players 4
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

Hot Tip KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 0.00 (0 votes)

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VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Hot Tip Census

There are 14,906 members of the Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,530 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 165,155 machines (6,929 unique titles).

Rare - There are 2 known instances of this machine owned by Hot Tip collectors who are active members. Of these, 2 of them are original dedicated machines.

Wanted - No active members have added this machine to their wish list.

This game ranks a 1 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census ownership records.

Rarity and Popularity independently are not necessarily indications of value. [More Information]


Foto-Finder® (Books)

  1. Pinball Machines Eiden Lukas (ISBN 0764303163) Page: 61; Color photo Price guide: No
  2. Encyclopedia of Pinball, Volume 2 Bueschel (ISBN 1889933023) Page: 217; Black and white photo
  3. Pinball Compendium : 1970-1981 Shalhoub (ISBN 0764320742) Page: 109; Color photo

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