08678919 cites 20 patents.

A controller of gaming machines that permit wagering on wagering games includes a first memory location that stores a first time-based schedule of gaming actions to be taken by the gaming machines that are located remote from the controller. A second memory location stores identities of first gaming machines. One of the first and second memory locations stores a pointer that links the other of the first and second memory locations and associates the first gaming machines with the first schedule so that one of the first schedule and first gaming machines can be modified independent of and without modifying the other of the first schedule and the first gaming machines. A data transmitter transmits instructions corresponding to the gaming actions defined by the first schedule to the first gaming machines.

Title
Scheduling of reconfigurable gaming machines
Application Number
11/991392
Publication Number
8678919 (B2)
Application Date
August 25, 2006
Publication Date
March 25, 2014
Inventor
Terry D Warkentin
Carson City
NV, US
Suzanne J Ruebusch
Cincinnati
OH, US
Timothy J Holman
Chicago
IL, US
Christopher J Frattinger
Sparks
NV, US
Robert T Davis
Carson City
NV, US
Christopher W Blackburn
Reno
NV, US
Agent
Nixon Peabody
Assignee
WMS Gaming
IL, US
IPC
G06Q 10/00
G06F 3/048
A63F 13/12
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