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An on-line wagering system with programmable game entry cards including cards having on-card data storage for value tokens and data uniquely related to the player. The player cards are operable as payment means in which the tokens are spent and as play validation and play entry means in lieu of mark sense slips and printed validation receipts. Demographic player data uniquely related to the owner of the card is stored on the card and possibly in the central wagering system memory. This allows correlation of play entries with player demographics. A plurality of agent terminals in data communication with the central data processor interface between the central processor and the player cards. The agent terminals preferably also accept traditional mark sense entry slips and produce printed verification receipts, upon request.

Title
On-line wagering system with programmable game entry cards
Application Number
7/98544
Publication Number
4764666
Application Date
September 18, 1987
Publication Date
August 16, 1988
Inventor
Daniel R Bergeron
Pawtucket
RI, US
Agent
Steele Gould & Fried
Assignee
GTECH Corporation
RI, US
IPC
G06K 5/00
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