08272946 is referenced by 6 patents and cites 128 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
12/105990
Publication Number
8272946 (B2)
Application Date
April 18, 2008
Publication Date
September 25, 2012
Inventor
Anothony 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
Neal Gerber & Eisenberg
Assignee
IGT
NV, US
IPC
A63F 9/24
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