06093102 is referenced by 542 patents and cites 8 patents.

A gaming machine has a display which displays a symbols in an array format of n rows and m columns of symbol positions. A game control controls images displayed on the display and is arranged to pay a prize when a predetermined combination of symbols is displayed in a predetermined arrangement of symbol positions including one and only one symbol position in each column of the array. The number of said predetermined arrangements in the gaming machine for any one game is a value which is the product k.sub.1 . . . .times. . . . k.sub.i . . . .times. . . . k.sub.m, where k.sub.i represents a number of symbol positions which have been selected by the player in an i.sup.th column of the n rows by m columns of symbol positions on the display (0<i.ltoreq.m and k.sub.i .ltoreq.n). At least one symbol position is selected from each column, and the number of predetermined arrangements represents the number of possible combinations of the selected symbol positions which have one symbol position in each column of the display means.

Title
Multiline gaming machine
Application Number
8/809658
Publication Number
6093102
Application Date
March 15, 1997
Publication Date
July 25, 2000
Inventor
Nicholas Luke Bennett
Manly Vale
AU
Agent
Rosenman & Colin
Assignee
Aristocrat Leisure
AU
IPC
G07F 17/34
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