05851149 is referenced by 823 patents and cites 46 patents.

The Distributed Gaming System provides a user with remote location gaming, for example from within a hotel room. Using the room's television and a remote control, the user, such as a hotel guest, is able to play games similar to those available on a Video Lottery Terminal. The games are displayed on a TV through the use of a TV set-top box. The set top box connects the TV to a network of computer systems through which the Gaming System is distributed and managed. Game access is obtained using a payment swipe device. A special feature of system is the progressive jackpots that are available to game players; these jackpots are at the hotel, jurisdiction, and global levels.

Title
Distributed gaming system
Application Number
8/511877
Publication Number
5851149
Application Date
August 4, 1995
Publication Date
December 22, 1998
Inventor
Bruce Reid
Bedford
CA
Pamela Little
Eastern Passage
CA
Gary Hammond
Lower Sackville
CA
David Carrigan
Bedford
CA
Ross MacDougall
Halifax
CA
John Xidos
Sidney River
CA
Agent
Roylance Abrams Berdo & Goodman
Assignee
Tech Link International Entertainment
CA
IPC
A63F 9/24
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