07419428 is referenced by 169 patents and cites 65 patents.

A disclosed cashless instrument transaction clearinghouse includes a network interface allowing the cashless instrument transaction clearinghouse to communicate with a number of gaming properties and a processor configured to enable the validation of cashless instruments at a gaming property different from where the cashless instrument was generated. Methods are provided at the cashless instrument transaction clearinghouse and at the gaming properties that enable cashless instrument transactions across multiple gaming properties including multi-site promotions. In addition, methods are provided at the cashless instrument transaction clearinghouse that allow 1) a transfer of resources from an account at a first gaming property to an account or device at a second gaming property, 2) account information access, 3) generation of cashless transaction threads comprising a plurality of related cashless transaction, 4) awards and services based upon properties of a cashless transaction thread and 5) local resource accounts maintained at the clearinghouse.

Title
Cashless transaction clearinghouse
Application Number
10/406911
Publication Number
7419428 (B2)
Application Date
April 2, 2003
Publication Date
September 2, 2008
Inventor
Richard E Rowe
Reno
NV, US
Agent
Weaver Austin Villeneuve & Sampson
Assignee
IGT
NV, US
IPC
A63F 13/00
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