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A primary wager is placed by a primary player regarding an outcome of a gaming event, and a secondary wager is placed by a secondary player regarding an outcome of the primary wager. Tertiary wagers may also be placed regarding an outcome of the secondary wager. The outcome of the gaming event is determined. The outcome of the primary wager is determined based on the determined outcome of the gaming event. The outcome of the secondary wager is determined based on the determined outcome of the primary wager. The outcome of the tertiary wager is determined based on the outcome of the secondary wager. Winnings and losses are paid and collected, respectively. Wagering can be local or remote. Statistics and/or odds can be generated and displayed.

Title
Method, apparatus and article for hierarchical wagering
Application Number
10/61636
Publication Number
6991544 (B2)
Application Date
February 1, 2002
Publication Date
January 31, 2006
Inventor
Richard Huizinga
Bellevue
WA, US
Richard Soltys
Bellevue
WA, US
Agent
Seed IP Law Group PLLC
Assignee
Bally Gaming International
NV, US
IPC
A63F 9/22
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