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A cash accounting and surveillance system for games, whereby operation of a number of player operated gaming devices may be monitored for purposes of detecting abnormal operation and/or cheating and for providing automatic accounting information for record keeping and pilferage detection purposes. The system utilizes a node concept with each node having a non-volatile data storage capability and a communications capability for communicating with each of a plurality of gaming devices coupled to the node. The exemplary embodiment disclosed operates in conjunction with slot machines having mechanically rotatable reels and a microprocessor control system for randomizing the reel stopping payouts and other machine functions. Alternate embodiments are disclosed.

Title
Cash accounting and surveillance system for games
Application Number
6/116669
Publication Number
4283709
Application Date
January 29, 1980
Publication Date
August 11, 1981
Inventor
James L Nelson
Reno
NV, US
David E Williams
San Francisco
CA, US
Andres R Lucero
Reno
NV, US
Agent
Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman
Assignee
Summit Systems
NV, US
IPC
H04G 9/00
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