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Curtis J Crawford: Slot machine with symbol save feature. Sigma Game, Brian D Ogonowsky, Skjerven Morrill MacPherson Franklin & Friel, December 7, 1999: US05997401 (773 worldwide citation)

A method for operating a rotating reel type slot machine, or a video machine which depicts rotating reels, is described herein which allows a player to save in memory one or more symbols from one or more previous games and use those symbols in a current game to obtain a winning combination. The disp ...


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Robert J Piechowiak, Curtis J Crawford: Bonus award feature in linked gaming machines having a common feature controller. Sigma Game, Brian D Ogonowsky, Skjerven Morrill MacPherson Franklin & Friel, January 11, 2000: US06012982 (679 worldwide citation)

A system of linked gaming machines is disclosed where each of the linked gaming machines is connected to a common controller. In a normal mode of play, each of the linked gaming machines operates like a conventional machine where the generation of certain combinations of symbols provide awards to th ...


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Robert J Piechowiak, Curtis J Crawford: Bonus award feature in a gaming machine. Sigma Game, Brian D Ogonowsky, Skjerven Morrill MacPherson, January 2, 2001: US06168523 (549 worldwide citation)

A system of linked gaming machines has each of the linked gaming machines connected to a common controller. In a normal mode of play, each of the linked gaming machines operates like a conventional machine where the generation of certain combinations of symbols provide awards to the individual playe ...


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Robert J Piechowiak, Curtis J Crawford: Linked gaming machines having a common feature controller. Sigma Game, Brian D Ogonowsky, William L Paradice III, Skjerven Morrill MacPherson Franklin & Friel, December 3, 1996: US05580309 (524 worldwide citation)

The preferred embodiment of the present invention operates on a system of interconnected gaming machines and selectively provides one or more active features to all of the gaming machines linked to the system. The enablement of the feature may be based on the combined results from previous plays on ...


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Curtis J Crawford, James P Jackson: Slot machine with symbol save feature. Sigma Game, Brian D Ogonowsky, Skjerven Morrill MacPherson, August 7, 2001: US06270412 (503 worldwide citation)

A method for operating a rotating reel type slot machine, or a video machine which depicts rotating reels, is described herein which allows a player to save in memory one or more symbols from one or more previous games and use those symbols in a current game to obtain a winning combination. In one e ...


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Thomas J Sanduski: Video poker game with multiplier card. Sigma Game, Brian D Ogonowsky, Skjerven Morrill MacPherson, November 21, 2000: US06149521 (428 worldwide citation)

A video poker gaming machine is described where a base amount for a poker hand is multiplied by the value of a multiplier card. In one embodiment, the poker hand is four-of-a-kind and the multiplier card is the kicker card.


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Julian A Carey, William D Collins III, Ban Poh Loh, Gary D Sasser: Surface mountable LED package. LumiLeds Lighting U S, Brian D Ogonowsky, Skjerven Morrill MacPherson, August 14, 2001: US06274924 (323 worldwide citation)

An LED package includes a heat-sinking slug that is inserted into an insert-molded leadframe. The slug may include an optional reflector cup. Within this cup, the LED and a thermally conducting sub-mount may be attached. Wire bonds extend from the LEDs to metal leads. The metal leads are electricall ...


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Christopher H Lowery: Non-incandescent lightbulb package using light emitting diodes. LumiLeds Lighting U S, Brian D Ogonowsky, Rachel V Leiterman, Skjerven Morrill MacPherson, January 7, 2003: US06504301 (290 worldwide citation)

An LED package and a method of fabricating the LED package utilize a prefabricated fluorescent member that contains a fluorescent material that can be separately tested for optical properties before assembly to ensure the proper performance of the LED package with respect to the color of the output ...


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Takashi Hagiwara: Amusement device and selectively enhanced display for the same. Sigma, Brian D Ogonowsky, William L Paradice III, Skjerven Morrill MacPherson Franklin & Friel, December 3, 1996: US05580055 (279 worldwide citation)

The intensity and enjoyment of a gaming device with a rotary body structure containing one or more symbol-carrying rotary reels is enhanced by selectively highlighting special symbols on the rotary reels in unique ways. The selective highlighting of these special symbols is achieved in ways includin ...


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Boyd Fowler, Abbas El Gamal: CMOS image sensor with pixel level A/D conversion. Stanford University, Brian D Ogonowsky, Skjerven Morrill MacPherson Franklin & Friel, October 24, 1995: US05461425 (253 worldwide citation)

An image sensor formed using a CMOS process is described herein which includes a pixel array core of phototransistors whose conductivities are related to the magnitude of light impinging upon the phototransistors. The analog signals generated by the phototransistors are converted to a serial bit str ...