08974284 is referenced by 27 patents and cites 131 patents.

The invention relates to systems and methods of selecting and placing real-world wagers responsive to one or more wager triggers, obtaining outcomes of the real-world wagers, facilitating user interactions with various interactive media, and revealing the outcomes of the real-world wagers through the interactive media to give an appearance that the outcomes of the real-world wagers resulted from the user interactions even though the outcomes resulted from the real-world wagers and were determined before the user interactions. The system may trigger a wager opportunity based on external information. The external information may include, without limitation, social profile information, location information, partner-provided information, content consumption information, timing information, and/or other information that may be used to trigger a wager opportunity. The triggered wager may include a real-world wager or other wager such as a virtual or simulated wager.

Title
System and method of providing wagering opportunities based on external triggers
Application Number
14/209705
Publication Number
8974284 (B2)
Application Date
March 13, 2014
Publication Date
March 10, 2015
Inventor
David M Marshall
Los Angeles
CA, US
Russell M Fine
Los Angeles
CA, US
Melissa Riahei
Marina Del Rey
CA, US
Jamison Selby
Sherman Oaks
CA, US
Agent
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman
Assignee
Game Play Network
CA, US
IPC
A63F 9/24
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