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Methods of playing games and gaming devices useful with playing games comprise a standard gaming unit, e.g., three reels, and a discernible additional payout indicator. The additional payout indicator comprises a value selector and a multiplier, wherein the multiplier comprises a pinball-type game. According to a preferred embodiment the multiplier also comprises a rotatable reel into which the pinball drops in order to determine one of a plurality of values. The points attained during the pinball-type game play are utilized in the calculation of the multiplier value.

Title
Method of playing game and gaming device with at least one additional payout indicator
Application Number
8/722379
Publication Number
5882261
Application Date
September 30, 1996
Publication Date
March 16, 1999
Inventor
William R Adams
Las Vegas
NV, US
Agent
Galgano & Burke
Assignee
Anchor Gaming
NV, US
IPC
A63F 7/02
G07F 17/34
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