08308567 is referenced by 3 patents and cites 150 patents.

A gaming network includes a discovery service, gaming machines and services providers. The discovery service receives service information from the service providers and publishes the service information to gaming machines and other entities on the gaming network. The discovery service and service providers may be implemented as web services with a gaming services framework. The gaming services framework comprises a set of services, protocols, XML schemas, and methods for providing gaming system functionality in a distributed, network based architecture that includes gaming machines and servers. Systems and methods provide a service-oriented framework for gaming and property management based upon internetworking technology and web services concepts.

Title
Discovery service in a service-oriented gaming network environment
Application Number
10/794423
Publication Number
8308567 (B2)
Application Date
March 5, 2004
Publication Date
November 13, 2012
Inventor
Terry D Warkentin
Carson City
NV, US
Vikram Swamy
Chicago
IL, US
Thomas A Gentles
Algonquin
IL, US
Rory L Block
Carson City
NV, US
Christopher W Blackburn
Reno
NV, US
Agent
Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner P A
Assignee
WMS Gaming
IL, US
IPC
A63F 9/24
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