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A gaming machine includes main and secondary displays. The secondary display is disposed apart from the primary display and is used for presenting primary, secondary, or even tertiary information. The main display is controlled electronically by a gaming machine controller, which main display presents the results of a play on the gaming machine. In the case of a slot machine, the main display may be the glass display through which the spinning reels of a game play are viewed. In a video poker gaming machine, the main display is usually a cathode ray tube ("CRT") which displays a video game image to the player and other information directly associated with the game play. The secondary display may be provided at various locations on the gaming machine such as in a top glass portion of the gaming machine or a belly glass portion of the gaming machine, which belly glass portion is located below a main display portion of the gaming machine. The secondary display itself may be a liquid crystal display, a cathode ray tube, a field emission display, a plasma display, a digital micromirror device (DMD), etc. The secondary display is mounted on a secondary display support. The secondary display support is attached to the gaming machine chassis by a hinge in order to move the secondary display for access to maintenance.

Title
Gaming machine having secondary display for providing video content
Application Number
8/910924
Publication Number
6135884
Application Date
August 8, 1997
Publication Date
October 24, 2000
Inventor
Don C Stephan
Carson City
NV, US
Chauncey W Griswold
Reno
NV, US
Jean Pierre Legras
Reno
NV, US
Robert A Luciano Jr
Reno
NV, US
Joseph R Hedrick
Reno
NV, US
Agent
Beyer Weaver & Thomas
Assignee
International Game Technology
NV, US
IPC
G07F 17/34
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