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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 (308 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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Craig A Paulsen, Logan L Pease, William K Bertram, Wes F Carmean, Joseph R Hedrick, Ward W Chilton: System, method and apparatus for generating large jackpots on live game card tables. IGT, Townsend and Townsend Khourie and Crew, February 28, 1995: US05393067 (245 worldwide citation)

A system to generate large (e.g. $1 million) jackpots for live card games such as blackjack is disclosed. Multiple live card tables are placed in one or more gaming establishments. A coin acceptor is assigned to each player position on the tables and includes a sensor for determining the presence of ...


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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 (243 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, Craig A Paulsen: Player authentication for cashless gaming machine instruments. IGT, Beyer Weaver & Thomas, June 14, 2005: US06905411 (219 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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Craig A Paulsen, Jamal Benbrahim, Greg A Benoy: Game service interfaces for player tracking touch screen display. IGT, Beyer Weaver & Thomas, March 30, 2004: US06712698 (198 worldwide citation)

A disclosed a player tracking unit provides a touch screen display with a touch screen controller integrated into the touch screen sensor assembly. Game service interfaces may be presented on the touch screen display that allow a user to obtain one or more game services. The game service interfaces ...


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Bryan Wolf, Craig A Paulsen: Gaming apparatus with player tracking capabilities. IGT, Marshall Gerstein & Borun, May 4, 2004: US06729956 (191 worldwide citation)

A gaming apparatus may comprise a display apparatus capable of generating video images, a value input device capable of allowing the player to deposit a medium of value, and a controller operatively coupled to the display apparatus and value input device. The controller includes a processor and a me ...


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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 (160 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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Craig A Paulsen: Electronic prize fulfillment for a gaming system. IGT, George H Gerstman, Seyfarth Shaw, August 26, 2003: US06609978 (137 worldwide citation)

A gaming system and method facilitating electronic fulfillment of prizes is provided. A electronic message is sent from a gaming terminal or casino, in response to winning at least certain prizes, such as non-monetary prizes, to a fulfillment entity. Fulfillment entities which are not a part of or c ...


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David R Lark, Craig A Paulsen, Richard E Rowe: Interactive game playing preferences. IGT, Weaver Austin Villeneuve & Sampson, May 25, 2010: US07722453 (122 worldwide citation)

A disclosed gaming machine may be customized for game play according to one or more preferences using preference information that is not correlated to an identity of a player. Therefore, the gaming machine may be configured to one or more player preferences without requiring the player to reveal the ...


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Binh T Nguyen, Craig A Paulsen: Method and system for gaming and brand association. IGT, Bell Boyd & Lloyd, November 25, 2008: US07455586 (97 worldwide citation)

A gaming method includes receiving a first wager from a player, displaying a first image representing a game, determining a first outcome associated with the game, and determining a first payout according to the first outcome and a first paytable. The gaming method also includes determining if a bra ...