A gaming services framework comprises a set of services, protocols, XML schemas, and methods for providing gaming system functionality in a distributed, network based architecture that includes gaming machines and servers. Systems and methods provide a service-oriented framework for gaming and property management based upon internetworking technology and web services concepts. One aspect of the systems and methods includes a progressive service that operates to publish service details, receive registration requests from gaming machines and other clients, and provides progressive gaming services to the gaming machines and other clients.

Title
Progressive service in a service-oriented gaming network environment
Application Number
10/789957
Publication Number
20060142086
Application Date
February 26, 2004
Publication Date
June 29, 2006
Inventor
Terry D Warkentin
Carson City
NV, US
Vikram Swamy
Chicago
IL, US
Thomas A Gentles
Algonquin
IL, US
Rory L Block
Carson City
NV, US
Christopher W Blackburn
Reno
NV, US
Agent
Schwegman Lundberg Woessner & Kluth Pa
MN, US
IPC
A63F 09/24
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