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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, 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, Andrew S Van Luchene: Method and apparatus for providing and processing installment plans at a terminal. Walker Digital, Dean Alderucci, Kurt M Maschoff, May 16, 2000: US06064987 (292 worldwide citation)

A central controller receives from a POS terminal a purchase price and a financial account identifier. The financial account identifier specifies a financial account, such as a credit card account. The central controller, in turn, generates one or more installment plan identifiers defining installme ...


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Jay S Walker, James A Jorasch, Thomas M Sparico: Slot machine advertising/sales system and method. Walker Digital, Kurt M Maschoff, Dean Alderucci, February 13, 2001: US06186893 (186 worldwide citation)

A network server provides control functions for gambling devices of the type which provide intermittent monetary payments to players at a point-of-play. The point-of-play includes an interactive display device for displaying messages to the player and for receiving player responses which are then tr ...


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Jay S Walker, Daniel E Tedesco, James A Jorasch, Robert R Lech: Method and apparatus for issuing and managing gift certificates. Walker Digital, Kurt M Maschoff, Dean Alderucci, February 27, 2001: US06193155 (176 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a method and apparatus for issuing and redeeming a gift certificate drawn on a credit card or other financial account. The present invention includes a first aspect directed to a merchant card authorization terminal and a second aspect directed to a credit card issue ...


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Jay S Walker, James A Jorasch: Method, apparatus and program for customizing credit accounts. Walker Digital, Kurt M Maschoff, April 16, 2002: US06374230 (169 worldwide citation)

An apparatus, method, and program for customizing credit accounts and calculating an appropriate price for this customization. Customers with existing credit accounts and parameters of their accounts, in exchange for a fee to be collected by the credit issuser. The fee may depend on the particular s ...


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Jay S Walker, James A Jorasch, Thomas M Sparico: Method for motivating players to return to a casino using premiums. Walker Digital, Kurt M Maschoff, Patrick J Buckley, Steven M Santisi, February 27, 2001: US06193608 (151 worldwide citation)

A method of motivating players to return to a casino includes receiving a request to convert a predetermined value of casino currency to cash. Upon the receipt of the request, a premium value is calculated based at least in part on the predetermined value. Subsequently, the customer is provided an i ...


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Michael R Loeb, Jay S Walker: Credit card billing method and system. Walker Asset Management Partnership, Kurt M Maschoff, Dean Alderucci, December 21, 1999: US06006205 (146 worldwide citation)

An improved credit card billing method and system is disclosed which permits multiple items purchased as part of a single transaction or order to be separately billed on a credit card in accordance with a payment schedule designed to minimize inquiries regarding the overall order by the customer. Th ...


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Jay S Walker, Sanjay K Jindal, Daniel E Tedesco: System and method for issuing security deposit guarantees based on credit card accounts. Walker Digital, Kurt M Maschoff, Dean Alderucci, March 27, 2001: US06208978 (130 worldwide citation)

A system and process for issuing a security deposit guarantee includes and involves a data storage system storing information about a credit card account having an account owner, and an agreement between the account owner and another party. Also included and involved is a data processing system coup ...


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Jay S Walker, Daniel E Tedesco, Andrew S Van Luchene, Dean Alderucci: Method and apparatus for printing a billing statement to provide supplementary product sales. Walker Digital, Dean Alderucci, Kurt M Maschoff, Nathaniel Levin, March 6, 2001: US06196458 (92 worldwide citation)

A central controller such as one operating for a credit card account issuer receives one or more billing items which are to be printed on an account holder's billing statement. The central controller determines if the billing items, which typically specify purchases, satisfy any merchant-specif ...