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An off-line remote lottery system which enables players to purchase instant-type lottery game outcomes from a randomized prize datastream in a central computer and view the outcomes on remotely disposed gaming computers which do not require an on-line connection to the central computer during play, the central computer storing identification data for a plurality of gaming computers and being configured for randomly assigning outcomes from the randomized prize datastream to the gaming computers in response to purchase requests by players for a requested number of outcomes in each purchase request, each gaming computer including a game program in memory for execution on the gaming computer to generate games which yield the purchased outcomes or aggregate net payoff of the purchased outcomes, and a redemption function for generating a redemption request to cash-out winnings, the system enabling outcome purchase and redemption of winnings to be effectuated directly with the central computer over a telephone network, or via a plurality of agent terminals located at various lottery retailers.

Title
Off-line remote lottery system
Application Number
497080
Publication Number
6024640
Application Date
May 19, 1997
Publication Date
February 15, 2000
Inventor
Bruce Schneier
Oak Park
IL, US
Jay Walker
Ridgefield
CT, US
Agent
Morgan & Finnegan
Assignee
Walker Asset Management Partnership
CT, US
IPC
A63F 9/22
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