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Bo LIU
Yaolong Zhu, Bo Liu: Method and apparatus for dynamically measuring the full flying state of a slider. Data Storage Institute, Jenkens & Gilchrist PC, January 25, 2005: US06847459 (1 worldwide citation)

A method for dynamically measuring the spatial position and orientation of a slider used in a magnetic disk drive operates by directing one or more beams of light through a microscope to an interface between the slider and the magnetic disk. The light beam reflected from the slider-disk interface is ...


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Chris Blackburn
Rory Lee Block, Christopher W Blackburn, Chin Hui Jan, Erhard Walter Rathsack, Richard T Schwartz, James P Simmermon, Terry Dean Warkentin: Restricted-access progressive game for a gaming machine. Jenkens & Gilchrist PC, February 1, 2007: US20070026941-A1

A method of operating a progressive wagering game comprises conducting multiple sessions of a wagering game at a gaming terminal by receiving wagers from first and second players and providing access to a restricted-access progressive game to only the first player. The progressive game has a progres ...


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Chris Blackburn
Rory Lee Block, Christopher W Blackburn, Chih Hui Jan, Erhard Walter Rathsack, Richard T Schwartz, James P Simmermon, Terry Dean Warkentin: Gaming system using single player-identification card for performing multiple functions. Jenkens & Gilchrist PC, June 14, 2007: US20070135211-A1

A gaming terminal comprises an input device for receiving a player card during a wagering game. The input device has a reading component(s) for reading at least two different media on the game card. The gaming terminal includes a display for displaying a randomly selected game outcome and informatio ...


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Chris Blackburn
Rory Lee Block, Christopher W Blackburn, Chih Hui Jan, Erhard Walter Rathsack, Richard T Schwartz, James P Simmermon, Terry Dean Warkentin: Gaming network for use in a restricted-access progressive game. Wms Gaming, Jenkens & Gilchrist PC, March 15, 2007: US20070060319-A1

A gaming system for playing a restricted-access progressive game comprises a database containing data, including a list of players having access to the restricted-access progressive game. The system includes a gaming terminal with a connection port for coupling the gaming terminal to the data-base. ...


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Damon E Gura: Gaming machine with variable probability of obtaining bonus game payouts. WMS Gaming, Jenkens & Gilchrist, December 12, 2000: US06159097 (977 worldwide citation)

A gaming machine includes a basic game and a bonus game. The basic game is controlled by a processor in response to a wager amount and includes a plurality of different start-bonus outcomes. The bonus game is activated by the start-bonus outcomes which cause the processor to shift operation from the ...


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Erica A Frohm, John J Giobbi, Joel R Jaffe: Video gaming device having multiple stacking features. WMS Gaming, Jenkens & Gilchrist, December 12, 2000: US06159095 (885 worldwide citation)

An electronic video gaming machine for playing multiple games is set forth. The gaming machine includes a first set of game elements for playing a game having a plurality of possible game outcomes. A first game outcome is selected from a plurality of possible game outcomes including at least one pre ...


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Scott Slomiany, William A Grupp: Dual-award bonus game for a gaming machine. WMS Gaming, Jenkens & Gilchrist, December 12, 2000: US06159098 (867 worldwide citation)

A bonus game for a gaming machine with two types of awards. The bonus game includes a plurality of selection elements, a number of which are associated with an award of coin(s) or credit(s) and a number of which are associated with an end-bonus penalty. The game is played by selecting a number of th ...


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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, February 20, 2001: US06190255 (854 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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John J Giobbi, Joel R Jaffe: Bonus game for gaming machine with payout percentage varying as function of wager. WMS Gaming, Jenkens & Gilchrist, December 5, 2000: US06155925 (764 worldwide citation)

A gaming machine for playing a basic game and bonus game is set forth. The basic game is generated by a processor in response to a wager amount selected in multiples, called credits, of a minimum wager up to a maximum wager. The basic game includes a basic game pay schedule and at least one start-bo ...


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Jason C Gilmore, Michael P Casey: Gaming machine with concealed image bonus feature. WMS Gaming, Jenkens & Gilchrist, February 19, 2002: US06347996 (664 worldwide citation)

A gaming machine controlled by a processor in response to a wager, comprises a basic game and a bonus feature. The basic game includes a plurality of basic game outcomes. The plurality of basic game outcomes include a start-bonus outcome. The bonus feature is triggered by the start-bonus outcome and ...



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