04157829 is referenced by 223 patents and cites 6 patents.

An instant lottery game in which remote vending machines are centrally controlled by a central computer is disclosed. Each vending machine generates a pre-selected indicia which may be player-controlled. Upon the receipt of a wager of a proper amount, the central computer generates a random indicia. The number of matches between the random and pre-selected indicia are determined and the prize amount based upon the number of matches and the wager amount is computed. The vending machine immediately pays out the prize amount if it is less than a pre-determined value and issues a validation ticket if the prize amount is more than said pre-determined value.

Title
Instant lottery game employing vending machines which are centrally controlled by computers
Application Number
544923
Publication Number
4157829
Application Date
October 22, 1976
Publication Date
June 12, 1979
Inventor
Carl Alexoff
Cherry Hill
NJ, US
Max Goldman
Cherry Hill
NJ, US
Agent
Ostrolenk Faber Gerb & Soffen
Assignee
System Operations
NJ, US
IPC
A63F 9/00
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