09214063 is referenced by 19 patents and cites 180 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 reveal a single outcome (or other value) using a reveal staircase, in which the outcome is split into different increments each having a different value. In an implementation, the different increments may be revealed randomly or in order of their value. For example, a ten dollar payout may be revealed using four fifty cent reveals, three one dollar reveals, one two dollar reveal, and one three dollar reveal.

Title
System and method of revealing the outcomes of real world wagers through escalating reveals
Application Number
14/209873
Publication Number
9214063 (B2)
Application Date
March 13, 2014
Publication Date
December 15, 2015
Inventor
Melissa Riahei
Marina Del Rey
CA, US
Jamison Selby
Sherman Oaks
CA, US
Russell M Fine
Los Angeles
CA, US
Agent
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
Assignee
Game Play Network
CA, US
IPC
G07F 17/32
A63F 13/00
A63F 9/24
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