06190254 is referenced by 528 patents and cites 12 patents.

A slot machine

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provides a plurality of rotatable reels

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carrying symbols

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is arranged to pay a prize on the occurrence of a predetermined symbol or combination of symbols. As well as the predetermined prize winning combinations listed on the artwork

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of top box

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a special symbol display

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is provided within the artwork panel to display a special symbol for use in determining additional winning combinations. Typically, the special symbol will be used as a wildcard symbol such that when a game is played any occurrence of the currently displayed wildcard symbol in the game display will count as any other symbol when determining if any winning combinations have occurred.

Title
Slot machine game with dynamic special symbols
Application Number
9/125485
Publication Number
6190254 (B1)
Application Date
August 18, 1998
Publication Date
February 20, 2001
Inventor
Nicholas Luke Bennett
Manly Vale
US
Agent
Rosenman & Colin LL
US
Assignee
Aristarat Leisure
US
IPC
G07F 17/34
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