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Christopher Lundy, Garret Olson: Communication protocol for gaming system configuration. IGT, Marshall Gerstein & Borun, April 26, 2005: US06884174 (141 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for communicating gaming machine settings is disclosed. In one embodiment a universal configuration communication protocol is provided for retrieving or modifying, over a network, current gaming machine setting of a remotely located gaming machine. A translation table may be i ...


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William Wells, Joseph Kaminkow: Casino gaming apparatus with multiple display. IGT, Marshall Gerstein & Borun, February 11, 2003: US06517437 (141 worldwide citation)

A gaming apparatus may comprise a cabinet having a first interior portion and a second interior portion, the cabinet further including an opening defining a viewing area. A partially reflective optical device may be supported inside the cabinet and positioned to transmit light from the first interio ...


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Andrew Pascal, Louis David Giacalone Jr, Michael Barnett: Dynamic tournament gaming method and system. IGT, Marshall Gerstein & Borun, November 16, 2004: US06817948 (139 worldwide citation)

Dynamic tournament gaming method and system, including the provision of a plurality of gaming terminals selectively interlinkable together with a host terminal so that current players of the terminals desiring to participate in group tournament play can be notified of the opportunity and provided wi ...


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Charles R Berg, Kathleen C Bolich, Scott A Caputo, Stacy A Friedman, Nathan G Leland: Method of playing a game involving questions and answers. Marshall Gerstein & Borun, March 8, 2005: US06863606 (137 worldwide citation)

A method of playing a wagering game is disclosed which simulates a knowledge base same. The method electronically selects one of the plurality of questions, displays the electronically selected question to the player in the format of the simulated knowledge base game and displays a plurality of elec ...


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Dean L DeWhitt, Clark D Nicholson, W Jeff Westerinen, Michael R Fortin, John M Parchem, Charles P Thacker: Method and apparatus to reduce power consumption and improve read/write performance of hard disk drives using non-volatile memory. Microsoft Corporation, Marshall Gerstein & Borun, July 25, 2006: US07082495 (131 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus to improve the read/write performance of a hard drive is presented. The hard drive includes solid state, non-volatile (NV) memory as a read/write cache. Data specified by the operating system is stored in the NV memory. The operating system provides a list of data to be put in ...


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William R Wells, Chauncey W Griswold, Richard L Wilder, Harold E Mattice: Electronic gaming machine with enclosed seating unit. IGT, Marshall Gerstein & Borun, March 11, 2003: US06530842 (131 worldwide citation)

An electronic gambling unit for allowing a user to play a video gambling game, may generally include a seating unit having an enclosure defining an at least partially enclosed space, the enclosure being sized to at least partially enclose the user when the user is seated in the seating unit and a di ...


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Amir Mortazawi, Lora S Schulwitz: Phased array systems and phased array front-end devices. The Regents of the University of Michigan, Marshall Gerstein & Borun, June 1, 2010: US07728772 (130 worldwide citation)

Disclosed herein is a front-end device for a phased array system. The front-end device includes an array of horn antennas, a first set of transmission lines coupled to the horn antenna array for a first polarization, a second set of transmission lines coupled to the horn antenna array for a second p ...


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Lee E Cannon: Method and apparatus for competitive bonus games with a player as the house. IGT, Marshall Gerstein & Borun, October 5, 2004: US06800026 (130 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to gaming systems and methods where enablement for play of a bonus game is linked to play of a primary game. A player may qualify for the bonus game by preselected criteria associated with play of the primary game. At least one player is enabled to play the bonus game a ...


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Terrence L Blevins, Mark J Nixon, Wilhelm K Wojsznis: Diagnostics in a process control system which uses multi-variable control techniques. Fisher Rosemont Systems, Marshall Gerstein & Borun, September 2, 2003: US06615090 (129 worldwide citation)

A diagnostic tool automatically collects and stores data indicative of a variability parameter, a mode parameter, a status parameter and a limit parameter for a multi-variable function block associated with one or more devices or loops within a process control system, processes the collected data to ...


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Mark J Nixon, Marion A Keyes IV, Trevor D Schleiss, John A Gudaz, Terrence L Blevins: Method and apparatus for performing a function in a plant using process performance monitoring with process equipment monitoring and control. Fisher Rosemount Systems, Marshall Gerstein & Borun, April 17, 2007: US07206646 (127 worldwide citation)

A process control system uses a data collection and distribution system and an asset utilization suite to collect data or information pertaining to the assets of a process plant from various sources or functional areas of the plant including, for example, the process control functional areas, the ma ...