07381134 is referenced by 67 patents and cites 115 patents.

An apparatus and method for a free spins game including a plurality of reels, an outcome and a plurality of sections associated with the outcome. The gaming device or player activates the reels to indicate a designated symbol combination including at least two section indicator symbols. When a designated symbol combination including the section indicator symbols is indicated on the reels, the gaming device obtains the corresponding section. The gaming device or player continues to activate the reels until there are no free spins remaining in the game or until all of the sections are obtained. The gaming device then provides the outcome to the player.

Title
Gaming device having a multi-function free game bonus
Application Number
10/650024
Publication Number
7381134 (B2)
Application Date
August 27, 2003
Publication Date
June 3, 2008
Inventor
Anthony J Baerlocher
Reno
NV, US
Paulina Rodgers
Reno
NV, US
James A Vasquez
Carson City
NV, US
Robert F Bigelow Jr
Reno
NV, US
Ryan W Cuddy
Reno
NV, US
Agent
Bell Boyd & Lloyd
Assignee
IGT
NV, US
IPC
A63F 9/24
A63F 13/00
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