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John L Wain: Entertainment machines. Barcrest, June 22, 1982: US04335809 (589 worldwide citation)

A coin-freed player-operable entertainment machine is connected via a transmission link, such as a telephone line, to a remote control device. The link may be used to tramsmit program information to a control system of the machine so that the game to be played with the machine can be changed as desi ...


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Wain John Laurence: Entertainment machines. Barcrest, March 14, 1990: GB2222712-A (413 worldwide citation)

A coin-operated machine, particularly of the fruit machine kind, can be used to play a main game in which symbol combinations are selected for example by the rotation of reels (1, 2, 3). Monetary awards corresponding to attained winning combination are monitored with a counter (16) which has a maxim ...


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Wain John Laurence: Entertainment machines. Barcrest, April 23, 1987: GB2181589-A (356 worldwide citation)

A coin- or token-operated entertainment machine such as a fruit machine produces a symbol combination e.g. by random rotation of symbol-bearing reels (8) and a win indication is given if the combination is of a predetermined winning nature. There is also a jackpot feature whereby prize value is tran ...


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Randall Dov Liam: Entertainment machine system. Barcrest, August 19, 1998: GB2322217-A (295 worldwide citation)

A games system comprises a plurality of entertainment machines 1 linked to a common display device 21, which may be a set of reels 22 or a selector wheel (17, figure 1), and an award is made available at one or more of the individual machines 1 in dependence on a display attained on the common displ ...


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Wain John Laurence: Entertainment machines. Barcrest, June 10, 1987: GB2183882-A (293 worldwide citation)

A coin-operated entertainment machine selects and displays a combination of symbols for example by rotation of symbol-bearing reels behind a window (12). Multiple opportunities are given for selecting symbol combinations during play of a game, and a score is allocated to each attained combination. T ...


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Randall Dov Liam: An entertainment machine. Barcrest, February 17, 1999: GB2328311-A (233 worldwide citation)

An entertainment machine 1 that selects a combination of symbols and displays them at a win zone 11, a win indication including an evaluation of a win award in relation to a stake made 20, is characterised by the provision of player controls 6a, 6b operable to select independently, from specified ra ...


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Randall Dov Liam: Entertainment machine with trail. Barcrest, August 4, 1999: GB2333880-A (172 worldwide citation)

An entertainment machine has a main display, eg reels 9, Figure 1, a supplementary game-playing display region 15 with a trail 17, a number of award zones 22-26, Figure 2 associated with the trail, and a zone selector for selecting the zones to make available awards therefrom. As described, certain ...


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Entertainment machines. Barcrest, October 13, 1982: GB2096376-A (166 worldwide citation)

A coin-operated entertainment machine such as a fruit machine is operated by a player to produce a displayed combination of symbols. When a winning combination is obtained a mechanism (10) is operated to give an appropriate payout, although first the player may be given the opportunity of changing t ...


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Wain John Laurence, Bellis Robert David: Entertainment machines. Barcrest, October 19, 1983: GB2117952-A (143 worldwide citation)

A coin- or token-operated entertainment machine, particularly a fruit machine having rotatable reels (or simulated rotatable reels), has a number of display zones (6 to 10). On play of a game, a combination of symbols (15) is produced at one such display zone, the aim being to attain a predetermined ...


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Entertainment machines. Barcrest, October 27, 1982: GB2097160-A (137 worldwide citation)

A coin-operated entertainment machine, particularly a fruit machine, has a vdu screen on which symbols are displayed at a number of separate regions (9,10,11). Player-operable control buttons (4,5,6) are provided for use in replacing the symbol at one region (9 to 11) with a symbol displayed elsewhe ...