07387571 is referenced by 91 patents and cites 138 patents.

The invention includes a system and method for providing linked play via gaming and other devices. In some embodiments, a casino server registers a group for linked play and a group objective and format are established. The linked play commences according to the group format on the gaming devices while the casino server, or another device, concurrently facilitates interaction between the group members operating the gaming devices. The linked play is terminated according to the group format and a determination is made by the casino server whether the group objective has been achieved. Prizes are awarded via the gaming devices if the group objective was achieved.

Title
Method and apparatus for linked play gaming
Application Number
11/422778
Publication Number
7387571 (B2)
Application Date
June 7, 2006
Publication Date
June 17, 2008
Inventor
Steven M Santisi
Ridgefield
CT, US
Geoffrey M Gelman
Stamford
CT, US
Stephen C Tulley
Fairfield
CT, US
Daniel E Tedesco
Huntington
CT, US
James A Jorasch
Stamford
CT, US
Jay S Walker
Ridgefield
CT, US
Agent
Walker Digital Management
Assignee
Walker Digital
CT, US
IPC
A63F 13/00
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