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Greg A Benoy, Binh T Nguyen, Craig A Paulsen: Point of play registration on a gaming machine. IGT, Beyer Weaver & Thomas, May 24, 2005: US06896618 (274 worldwide citation)

A disclosed gaming machine is used to provide a method of registering a player to a loyalty program such as a player tracking program at the gaming machine. At the gaming machine, the player or a casino service representative may enter identification information such as a name, an address and biomet ...


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Joseph R Hedrick, Binh T Nguyen: Player tracking communication mechanisms in a gaming machine. IGT, Beyer Weaver & Thomas, June 21, 2005: US06908387 (262 worldwide citation)

A disclosed a player tracking unit provides a display, one or more illumination devices adjacent to the display and a logic device designed to control illumination of the illumination devices in a manner that visually conveys gaming information to an individual viewing the devices. A speaker may be ...


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Joseph R Hedrick, Binh T Nguyen, Mike Kinsley: Player tracking communication mechanisms in a gaming machine. IGT, Beyer Weaver & Thomas, September 26, 2006: US07112138 (215 worldwide citation)

A disclosed a player tracking unit provides a multimedia interface with a display and an interface to one or more sound projection devices and a multimedia board for processing digitally formatted program files for output on the multimedia interface. The player tracking unit may provide menus of aud ...


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Binh T Nguyen, Craig A Paulsen: Player authentication for cashless gaming machine instruments. IGT, Beyer Weaver & Thomas, June 14, 2005: US06905411 (193 worldwide citation)

A method and gaming machine/system designed or configured to provide security to cashless gaming system instruments, such as EZ PAY tickets, by placing authentication information data on the ticket. Player authentication data is acquired via an interface provided by a gaming machine and the data is ...


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Binh T Nguyen, Michael M Oberberger, Gregory Hopkins Parrott: Secured virtual network in a gaming environment. IGT, Beyer Weaver & Thomas, January 23, 2007: US07168089 (177 worldwide citation)

A disclosed gaming machine may securely communicate with devices over a public network such as the Internet. The gaming machine utilizes a combination of symmetric and asymmetric encryption that allows a single gaming machine to securely communicate with a remote server using a public network. The s ...


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David Hugh Muir, Binh T Nguyen: Method and apparatus for registering a mobile device with a gaming machine. IGT, Weaver Austin Villeneuve & Sampson, November 3, 2009: US07611409 (169 worldwide citation)

Disclosed are methods, apparatus, and systems, including computer program products, implementing techniques for securing a gaming machine for a player of the gaming machine using a mobile device such as a cell phone associated with the player. A player input requests securing of the gaming machine. ...


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Binh T Nguyen, Craig A Paulsen: Apparatus and method for gaming tournament network. IGT, Weaver Austin Villeneuve & Sampson, July 13, 2010: US07753790 (159 worldwide citation)

A gaming system may include a number of gaming units and a host computer operatively coupled to the gaming units, and be configured to allow a gaming tournament to be conducted. Each of the gaming units may comprise a video display unit, a microphone, a camera, a speaker and a gaming unit controller ...


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Binh T Nguyen, Michael M Oberberger, Greg Parrott, Bryan D Wolf: Secured virtual network in a gaming environment. IGT, Weaver Austin Villeneuve & Sampson, April 7, 2009: US07515718 (149 worldwide citation)

A disclosed gaming machine may securely communicate with devices over a public network such as the Internet. The gaming machine utilizes a combination of symmetric and asymmetric encryption that allows a single gaming machine to securely communicate with a remote server using a public network. The s ...


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Binh T Nguyen, Craig A Paulsen: Apparatus and method for a gaming tournament network. IGT, Marshall Gerstein & Borun, June 21, 2005: US06908390 (141 worldwide citation)

A gaming system may include a number of gaming units and a host computer operatively coupled to the gaming units, and be configured to allow a gaming tournament to be conducted. Each of the gaming units may comprise a video display unit, a microphone, a camera, a speaker and a gaming unit controller ...


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Binh T Nguyen: Name your prize game playing methodology. IGT, Beyer Weaver & Thomas, February 22, 2005: US06857959 (134 worldwide citation)

A disclosed gaming machine has a memory storing a list of one or more prizes, a prize display for viewing prize information, and a prize selection mechanism that allows a user playing a game on the gaming machine to select one or more prizes specific to one or more outcomes of the game played on the ...



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