07780531 is referenced by 64 patents and cites 264 patents.

A gaming system includes at least one community display, a first gaming machine, and a second gaming machine. The at least one community display displays a communal game that includes a plurality of elements. At least some of the plurality of elements have a communal value associated therewith. The first and second gaming machines have a respective first and second video display for displaying the plurality of elements. At least some of the plurality of elements have a first and second player value associated therewith. The first and second gaming machines determine the first and second player values by applying a respective first and second value-enhancement parameter to the communal values associated with at least some of the plurality of elements. The first value-enhancement parameter is different than the second value-enhancement parameter.

Title
Gaming machine having a community game with side wagering
Application Number
11/223296
Publication Number
7780531 (B2)
Application Date
September 9, 2005
Publication Date
August 24, 2010
Inventor
Jeremy M Hornik
Chicago
IL, US
Peter R Anderson
Glenview
IL, US
Larry J Pacey
Chicago
IL, US
Allon G Englman
Chicago
IL, US
Agent
Nixon Peabody
Assignee
WMS Gaming
IL, US
IPC
A63F 9/24
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