06527638 is referenced by 467 patents and cites 36 patents.

A remote gaming system whereby a player can gamble against a wagering establishment or state-run lottery from a remote location on a personal computer or portable computer device where it is unnecessary to establish an on-line connection with a host computer associated with the wagering establishment, the gaming computer having associated gaming software for providing at least one wagering opportunity and enabling the player to obtain gambling credit and cash-out any resulting winnings, the host computer enabling the player to purchase and redeem gambling credit at the remote location in one embodiment of the invention using cryptographic protocols such as through a series of authenticatable message exchanges between the player and the wagering establishment, the gaming computer and the host computer directly on-line, or the gaming computer having a detachable tamper-resistant or tamper-evident credit module associated therewith or for use with a personal computer being provided to the player with preinstalled or preloaded gambling credit, the gaming system also enabling participation in future events of which the outcome is uncertain such as, for example, a lottery whereby the player makes selections on a gaming computer at a remote location.

Title
Secure improved remote gaming system
Application Number
8/766576
Publication Number
6527638 (B1)
Application Date
December 12, 1996
Publication Date
March 4, 2003
Inventor
Bruce Schneier
Oak Park
IL, US
Jay Walker
Ridgefield
CT, US
Agent
Dean P Alderucci
US
Assignee
Walker Digital
CT, US
IPC
G06F 17/00
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