07192352 is referenced by 181 patents and cites 55 patents.

A method and system for operating a video game or video game tournament (e.g., via a Web site) is disclosed. In accordance with the method and system a bonus is provided to a player playing the video game or participating in the video game tournament. In some embodiments a bonus is provided to the player if a rating associated with the player is worse than a threshold rating. In some embodiments a bonus is provided to the player if the occurrence of at least one predetermined condition is identified. Such a condition may be, for example, a condition that indicates the player will soon cease playing the video game or participating in the tournament.

Title
System and method for facilitating play of a video game via a web site
Application Number
10/159945
Publication Number
7192352 (B2)
Application Date
May 30, 2002
Publication Date
March 20, 2007
Inventor
Magdalena M Fincham
Norwalk
CT, US
Russell P Sammon
San Francisco
CA, US
James A Jorasch
Stamford
CT, US
Jay S Walker
Ridgefield
CT, US
Agent
Carson C K Fincham
Assignee
Walker Digital
CT, US
IPC
A63F 9/24
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