07160186 is referenced by 149 patents and cites 102 patents.

A gaming device having a bonus game with an adjacent selection feature. In one embodiment of the present invention, the gaming device provides a plurality of adjacent player selectable selections. An award is associated with each player selectable selection. The award associated with each selectable selection is not initially displayed or revealed to the player. The player selectable selections are arranged or grouped into a plurality of associated or related selection sets. In one embodiment, each selection set has a different number of player selectable selections. In one embodiment, the related plurality of selection sets are arranged adjacent to each other to enable each player selectable selection in one set to be adjacent to at least one player selectable selection from another selection set. The player's pick in each selection set limits the available selections in the subsequent selection sets.

Title
Gaming device having an adjacent selection bonus scheme
Application Number
10/845708
Publication Number
7160186 (B2)
Application Date
May 14, 2004
Publication Date
January 9, 2007
Inventor
Cari L Blomquist
Reno
NV, US
Joseph E Kaminkow
Reno
NV, US
Anthony J Baerlocher
Reno
NV, US
Ryan W Cuddy
Reno
NV, US
Agent
Bell Boyd & Lloyd
Assignee
IGT
NV, US
IPC
A63F 9/24
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