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Lawrence E DeMar, Joel R Jaffe, Erica R Frohm, Scott Slomiany, William Grupp, Robert J Wilson Jr, Alfred Thomas: Gaming machines with board game theme. WMS Gaming, Jenkens & Gilchrist, November 19, 2002: US06482089 (197 worldwide citation)

Gaming machines are disclosed having a basic mode defining a plurality of reels and a bonus mode defining a plurality of stations about a game board (e.g., MONOPOLY board) traversable by a token identifier. The disclosure describes a plurality of play features for the basic and/or bonus modes includ ...


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Neil D Nicastro, Timothy J Durham: Fractional branching reel-type slot machine. WMS Gaming, Rockey Rifkin and Ryther, October 29, 1996: US05569084 (196 worldwide citation)

A method of implementing desired odds for a reel-type slot machine is disclosed. All of the possible reel stop combinations are assigned to unique terminal nodes in one or more fractional branching trees stored in a ROM. The tree(s) comprises a main tier, a plurality of lower tiers and a plurality o ...


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Alfred Thomas, Benjamin T Gomez, Robert J Wilson Jr, Roger A Delott: Bonus game for a gaming machine. WMS Gaming, Jenkens & Gilchrist, November 11, 2003: US06645074 (186 worldwide citation)

A bonus game for a slot machine operable in a basic mode and a bonus mode. The bonus game is entered upon the occurrence of a special start-bonus game outcome in the basic mode. In the bonus game, a player selects, one at a time, from an array of windows each associated with a bonus game outcome. Cr ...


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Lawrence E DeMar, Joel R Jaffe, Erica R Frohm, Scott Slomiany, William Grupp, Robert J Wilson Jr, Alfred Thomas: Gaming machines with board game theme. WMS Gaming, Jenkens & Gilchrist, January 14, 2003: US06506117 (184 worldwide citation)

Gaming machines are disclosed having a basic mode defining a plurality of reels and a bonus mode defining a plurality of stations about a game board (e.g., MONOPOLY board) traversable by a token identifier. The disclosure describes a plurality of play features for the basic and/or bonus modes includ ...


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Erica A Frohm, John J Giobbi: Gaming machine with high volatility index. WMS Gaming, Jenkens & Gilchrist, October 16, 2001: US06302791 (182 worldwide citation)

A gaming machine comprises a spinning reel display showing a plurality of symbols on each of a plurality of rotatable reels. The reels are rotated and stopped to place the symbols of each reel in visual association with a pay line. A winning combination of displayed symbols triggers a payoff. The di ...


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Peter R Anderson, Marwan Ansari, Jeremy Hornik, Joel R Jaffe, Craig J Sylla: Wagering game machine with three-dimensional wagering game effects. WMS Gaming, Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner P A, May 22, 2012: US08182339 (172 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods provide three-dimensional transformations on graphical images. The transformations may vary in accordance with various wagering game functions.


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Bradley A Rose: Shuffle feature for a game of chance. WMS Gaming, July 8, 2003: US06589114 (171 worldwide citation)

A game of chance is conducted on a video gaming machine controlled by a processor in response to a wager. The game includes a plurality of symbols randomly selected for placement in a displayed symbol array. A shuffle feature is triggered in response to the displayed symbols including a sequence of ...


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Wayne H Rothschild, Gregory J Tastad: Drain system for slant top video game cabinets. WMS Gaming, Rockey Rifkin and Ryther, July 11, 1995: US05431492 (166 worldwide citation)

The invention consists of a slant top cabinet for a video game where the video monitor is located beneath a door. The side edges of the door mate with gutters such that liquid spilled into the seam of the door will drain into the gutters away from the monitor. A rubber seal is attached to and surrou ...


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Jaffe Joel R, Yuen Stephen: Gaming machine with multiple payoff modes and award presentation schemes. Wms Gaming, December 27, 2000: EP1063622-A2 (166 worldwide citation)

A slot machine with multiple payoff modes and award presentations. The payoff modes in one embodiment are associated with a basic game and include a first and second payoff mode, the second payoff mode defining a "SUPER SCATTER" feature. Game outcomes are selected in the first and second payoff mode ...


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Alfred Thomas: Wagering game with multiplier for progressive fund pool. WMS Gaming, Nixon Peabody, May 22, 2012: US08182338 (164 worldwide citation)

A method for playing wagering games at which players are eligible for a progressive game includes, responsive to receiving wager inputs from players, conducting wagering games in which players are eligible to win a progressive game. The method includes funding the progressive game by a portion of th ...