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The present invention relates to a method and apparatus for providing the player of an electronically-controlled gaming device with greater control of selected parameters of the game. The value or frequency of occurrence of selected game elements or combinations of elements may be ranked or re-ranked from preset orders and/or values by a player of the gaming device to accommodate individual preferences as to winning elements or combinations of elements. The association and size of award payouts with certain elements or combinations may be varied. The microprocessor or other programmed controller for the gaming device automatically adjusts other parameters of the game in response to player input or adjustment of selected parameters to maintain a selected house advantage for the gaming device.

Title
Method and apparatus for player selection of an electronic game payout
Application Number
9/650866
Publication Number
6712693 (B1)
Application Date
August 28, 2000
Publication Date
March 30, 2004
Inventor
Mark Hettinger
Las Vegas
NV, US
Agent
Marshall Gerstein & Borun
US
Assignee
IGT
NV, US
IPC
A63F 9/24
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