09070252 is referenced by 21 patents and cites 159 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. Alternatively or additionally, the system may provide mock reveals that are not driven by wagering mechanics. For example, the system may provide reveals that are tied to promotions provided by a partner promotions provider, virtual items (e.g., certain in-game items) that the system is promoting to sell, and/or other item that is not tied to a real-world wager. The system may provide such mock reveals to facilitate promotional campaigns, retain users, and/or otherwise make the gaming experience more enjoyable for the user.

Title
System and method of revealing sponsored and other items through mock reveals
Application Number
14/209879
Publication Number
9070252 (B2)
Application Date
March 13, 2014
Publication Date
June 30, 2015
Inventor
David M Marshall
Los Angeles
CA, US
Russell M Fine
Los Angeles
CA, US
Jamison Selby
Sherman Oaks
CA, US
Melissa Riahei
Marina Del Ray
CA, US
Agent
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman
Assignee
Game Play Network
CA, US
IPC
A63F 13/00
G07F 17/32
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