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Eric Burton Olsen: Progressive jackpot gaming system with secret bonus pool. Mikohn Gaming Corporation, Dorr Carson Sloan & Birney P C, November 14, 2000: US06146273 (877 worldwide citation)

A method of operating of controller-based progressive gaming system having a plurality of gaming machines wherein each gaming machine generates unit bet information indicative of a number of unit bets supplied to a machine for playing a game. The method comprises the steps of randomly selecting a bo ...


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Olaf Vancura: Gaming machines with bonusing. Mikohn Gaming Corporation, Dorr Carson Sloan & Birney P C, May 9, 2000: US06059289 (788 worldwide citation)

A method is set forth for playing a bonus game in a secondary slot machine adjacent a primary slot machine. The primary slot machine issues a bonus qualifying signal to the secondary slot machine to start play of a bonus game when a bonus qualifying event occurs. The reels of the bonus game include ...


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Olaf Vancura: Gaming machines with bonusing. Mikohn Gaming Corporation, Dorr Carson Sloan & Birney P C, March 7, 2000: US06033307 (757 worldwide citation)

A method is set forth for playing a bonus game in a secondary slot machine adjacent a primary slot machine. The primary slot machine issues a bonus qualifying signal to the secondary slot machine to start play of a bonus game when a bonus qualifying event occurs. The reels of the bonus game include ...


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Eric Burton Olsen: Controller-based linked gaming machine bonus system. Mikohn Gaming Corporation, Dorr Carson Sloan & Birney P C, April 17, 2001: US06217448 (703 worldwide citation)

A method for providing bonus jackpot payoffs during a bonus mode time period in a system of linked gaming machines interconnected to a controller. Eligible gaming machines are determined at the time the bonus time period starts. Once the bonus mode time period starts, a portion of the eligible gamin ...


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Eric Burton Olsen: Progressive jackpot game with guaranteed winner. Mikohn Gaming Corporation, Dorr Carson Sloan & Birney P C, April 3, 2001: US06210275 (616 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a progressive game that can be incorporated either as a bonus game or a stand-alone game in a progressive linked gaming machine environment. The game utilizes a plurality of progressive jackpot pools each associated with a particular game outcome (i.e., such as Quini ...


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Eric Burton Olsen: Controller-based progressive jackpot linked gaming system. Mikohn Gaming Corporation, Dorr Carson Sloan & Birney P C, August 29, 2000: US06110043 (615 worldwide citation)

A method of operating of controller-based progressive gaming system having a plurality of gaming machines wherein each gaming machine generates unit bet information indicative of a number of unit bets supplied to a machine for playing a game. The method comprises the steps of randomly selecting a bo ...


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Kenneth Allan Perrie, Olaf Vancura: Poker dice casino game method of play. Mikohn Gaming Corporation, Dorr Carson Sloan & Birney P C, January 16, 2001: US06173955 (510 worldwide citation)

A method for playing a stand-alone and a bonus casino poker dice having X dice, each of the X dice having F faces with a different symbol thereon so as to form a set {S} of symbols on each of the X dice. The method of the present invention includes the steps of placing a wager; rolling the ...


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Leland P Sidwell: System for modifying JCL parameters to optimize data storage allocations. Dorr Carson Sloan & Birney P C, October 10, 2000: US06131190 (501 worldwide citation)

A system for modifying job control language (JCL) parameters optimizes data storage allocations for datasets by collecting historical data concerning actual data storage space requirements and use patterns for each dataset. JCL statements are parsed to find references to datasets and their requested ...


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Olaf Vancura: Gaming machine with bonusing. Mikohn Gaming Corporation, Dorr Carson Sloan & Birney P C, June 4, 2002: US06398218 (501 worldwide citation)

A method is set forth for playing a bonus game in a secondary slot machine adjacent a primary slot machine. The primary slot machine issues a bonus qualifying signal to the secondary slot machine to start play of a bonus game when a bonus qualifying event occurs. The reels of the bonus game include ...


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Kenneth Allan Perrie, Olaf Vancura: Pattern reverse keno game method of play. Mikohn Gaming Corporation, Dorr Carson Sloan & Birney P C, June 4, 2002: US06398644 (398 worldwide citation)

A virtual matrix comprised of a plurality of grid elements is provided, on which a hidden pattern, comprised of a plurality of matrix entries, is randomly placed. A player views a gaming matrix having a plurality of visible positions, each visible position corresponding to one of the grid elements. ...