06918832 is referenced by 149 patents and cites 29 patents.

The present invention relates to a gaming device feature which involves one or more symbols which travel from location to location on one or more reels. The travel can occur at any time during a primary game or bonus round, however it preferably occurs to accompany an outcome such as a value award. This travel feature provides players with engaging entertainment and increases player enjoyment.

Title
Gaming device with traveling reel symbols
Application Number
10/409727
Publication Number
6918832 (B2)
Application Date
April 8, 2003
Publication Date
July 19, 2005
Inventor
Bayard S Webb
Sparks
NV, US
Lance R Peterson
Reno
NV, US
Joseph E Kaminkow
Reno
NV, US
Cari L Blomquist
Reno
NV, US
Anthony J Baerlocher
Reno
NV, US
Agent
Bell Boyd & Lloyd
Assignee
IGT
NV, US
IPC
G07F 017/34
G07F 017/34
A63F 013/10
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