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Jay S Walker, James A Jorasch, Thomas M Sparico: Method and system for adapting gaming devices to playing preferences. Walker Digital, Steven M Santisi, Dean Alderucci, August 29, 2000: US06110041 (1024 worldwide citation)

A slot machine networked to a central server receives preference data corresponding to a player from the central server and configures the game to match the received preference data. The player inserts his player tracking card into the slot machine, which transmits player identification data to the ...


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Jay S Walker, James A Jorasch, Thomas M Sparico: Remote gaming device. Walker Asset Management Partnership, Dean Alderucci, Jeffrey L Brandt, December 14, 1999: US06001016 (815 worldwide citation)

A method and system for remote play of a gaming device, such as a slot machine. A player enters play preferences at a remote wagering terminal. The remote wagering terminal transmits the play preferences to a slot network server that stores the play preferences. Based upon the play preferences, the ...


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Bruce Schneier, Jay S Walker, James Jorasch: Remote-auditing of computer generated outcomes, authenticated billing and access control, and software metering system using cryptographic and other protocols. Walker Asset Management, Dean Alderucci, Morgan & Finnegan, October 19, 1999: US05970143 (741 worldwide citation)

A computer device and method for encoding a message corresponding to an outcome of a computer game, and a computer device and method for decoding the message to detect a fraudulent outcome. The computer device used to generate the encoded message includes (1) a memory device containing encoding cont ...


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Jay S Walker, James A Jorasch, Magdalena Mik: Gaming device and method of operation thereof. Walker Digital, Dean Alderucci, Kurt M Maschoff, May 30, 2000: US06068552 (720 worldwide citation)

A gaming device such as a video based slot machine provides a player the ability to modify at least one parameter of the slot machine. The slot machine then modifies other parameters to ensure a desired house advantage. Odds, payout schedules and wager amounts may be customized by a player, and the ...


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Jay S Walker, James A Jorasch, Thomas M Sparico: Automated play gaming device. Walker Asset Management Partnership, Dean Alderucci, Steve M Santisi, January 11, 2000: US06012983 (708 worldwide citation)

A method and device for automated, repetitive play of a gaming device, such as a slot machine. A player enters player identifying information and player parameter selections at a gaming device. The gaming device stores the player parameter selections and proceeds to initiate automated play of the ga ...


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Jay S Walker, James A Jorasch, Magdalena Mik: Method and apparatus for team play of slot machines. Walker Digital, Dean Alderucci, Nandu A Talwalkar, November 7, 2000: US06142872 (613 worldwide citation)

Slot machines for enabling team play by a plurality of slot machine players are disclosed. The game results of each team player are combined in a predefined manner to obtain a team game result. The game results of each player may be combined on a "per-spin" basis, or collected for each team player o ...


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Jay S Walker, Thomas M Sparico, James A Jorasch: Gaming device for a flat rate play session and a method of operating same. Walker Digital, Scott B Allison, Dean Alderucci, June 20, 2000: US06077163 (532 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed generally to a method and apparatus for operating a gaming device having a flat rate play session costing a flat rate price. The flat rate play session spans multiple plays on the gaming device over a pre-established duration. The gaming device identifies price para ...


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Bruce Schneier, Jay S Walker, James A Jorasch: Method and apparatus for securing electronic games. Walker Digital, Dean Alderucci, Patrick J Buckley, August 8, 2000: US06099408 (503 worldwide citation)

A system for playing electronic games includes a game server and one or more player terminals. Game results are based on a random number generated in each of the game server and the player terminals. The game server and the player terminals cooperate to ensure that the random numbers are generated i ...


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Jay S Walker, Sanjay K Jindal, Toby Weir Jones: Method and apparatus for processing customized group reward offers. Walker Asset Management Partnership, Dean Alderucci, Kurt M Maschoff, October 3, 2000: US06128599 (473 worldwide citation)

The present invention is an apparatus for providing and managing a customized reward offer to an affinity group sponsor based on the aggregate performance of members of the group. The apparatus includes a processor configured to accesses historical aggregate data associated with the affinity group. ...


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Jay S Walker, James A Jorasch, Thomas M Sparico: Electronic gaming system offering premium entertainment services for enhanced player retention. Walker Digital, Patrick J Buckley, Dean Alderucci, September 5, 2000: US06113495 (472 worldwide citation)

An electronic gaming system is disclosed that allows a player of an electronic gaming device, such as a slot machine or an arcade video game, to access premium entertainment services, such as premium web sites, pay-per-view services and shared-revenue telephone services, such as 900 or 976 services, ...