07427233 is referenced by 69 patents and cites 97 patents.

The present invention allows gaming devices to set or modify game parameters through the use of random events such as spinning slot machine reels or random number generators. In some embodiments, game parameters may be established with various initial values, and then, by spinning the gaming devices' reels, for example, random reel values lining up on the payline may be used as new game parameter values. Parameter values may be used to control or initialize almost any aspect of the gaming device play experience, ranging from the types of symbols seen on the reels, to the appearance or behavior of game characters, to the rate at which “complementary” points are awarded.

Title
Method and apparatus for setting game parameters
Application Number
10/784845
Publication Number
7427233 (B2)
Application Date
February 23, 2004
Publication Date
September 23, 2008
Inventor
Steven M Santisi
Ridgefield
CT, US
Daniel E Tedesco
Huntington
CT, US
Geoffrey M Gelman
Stamford
CT, US
Victor M Garcia
New Haven
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 9/24
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