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A system and method for maintaining player's game state (award credits or game pieces) in a gaming environment is disclosed. In particular, the player may restore the game state from previously played games either from the same game device or from another game device. The invention also provides for award redemption of the award credits (or game pieces) earned by a player during game play.

Title
Apparatus and method for maintaining game state
Application Number
9/742679
Publication Number
6923721 (B2)
Application Date
December 20, 2000
Publication Date
August 2, 2005
Inventor
Robert W Crowder Jr
Las Vegas
NV, US
Robert A Luciano
Reno
NV, US
Agent
Russ F Marsden
Assignee
Sierra Design Group
NV, US
IPC
A63F 005/00
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