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Joseph E Kaminkow, David H Muir, Gregg J Palmer: Gaming device having resultant wild symbols. IGT, Bell Boyd & Lloyd, June 14, 2005: US06905406 (249 worldwide citation)

A gaming device including a plurality of reels or cards having several symbols. The symbols include at least two complimentary wild symbols that form resultant wild symbols on related reels or cards. In one embodiment, the resultant wild symbol is similar to a wild symbol and acts as a substitute fo ...


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David H Muir, Gregg J Palmer, Joseph E Kaminkow: Gaming device having extender symbols. IGT, Bell Boyd & Lloyd, January 30, 2007: US07169042 (138 worldwide citation)

A gaming device including a plurality of reels or cards having several symbols. The symbols include at least one extender symbol. In one embodiment, when the extender symbol is randomly generated on the reels, one of the symbols randomly generated on the reels changes into another of the symbols ran ...


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David H Muir: Gaming device and method providing a near miss insurance pool or fund. IGT, K&L Gates, September 8, 2009: US07585222 (70 worldwide citation)

A gaming device having a game that includes several nearly missed outcomes associated with a designated outcome, where the player is provided an award for achieving a nearly missed outcome. If the player obtains the nearly missed outcome, the award is provided from a near miss insurance pool. Theref ...


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Binh T Nguyen, Craig A Paulsen, David H Muir: Personal gaming device and method of presenting a game. IGT, Weaver Austin Villeneuve & Sampson, January 3, 2012: US08087988 (47 worldwide citation)

A mobile game device for selective display of one or more pre-purchased games of chance thereon. The game device includes a removable communication interface adapted to communicate with a central gaming system to selectively receive gaming data controlling the play and outcome of the pre-purchased g ...


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Binh T Nguyen, David H Muir, Craig A Paulsen, James W Stockdale: Virtual leash for personal gaming device. IGT, Weaver Austin Villeneuve & Sampson, October 9, 2012: US08282475 (44 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems for providing a virtual leash and command download capabilities on a hand-held personal gaming device (“PGD”) are disclosed. A host gaming system includes a game server configured to generate game seeds having data regarding predetermined game outcomes for various wager based gam ...


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David H Muir: Gaming device having dynamic paylines. IGT, K&L Gates, March 6, 2012: US08128480 (7 worldwide citation)

A gaming device including a plurality of symbol generators with a plurality of symbols on or associated with each symbol generator. At least one and preferably a plurality of the symbols are reflector symbols. A reflector symbol is a symbol that, when generated on one of the reels, causes any paylin ...


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Daniel J DeWaal, Glen Keith Russell, Alexandria Estella Ponte Sutich, Anthony J Baerlocher, David H Muir: Gaming system, gaming device and method for providing group event with individual group event eligibility timers. IGT, K&L Gates, December 6, 2011: US08070593 (7 worldwide citation)

A gaming system and method which provides a community group event to a plurality of players at a plurality of the gaming devices in the gaming system. Each gaming device participating in the group event is associated with an individual group event eligibility timer. Such individual group event eligi ...


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Binh T Nguyen, David H Muir, Craig A Paulsen, James W Stockdale: Virtual leash for personal gaming device. IGT, Foley & Lardner, January 7, 2014: US08622842 (5 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems for providing a virtual leash and command download capabilities on a hand-held personal gaming device (“PGD”) are disclosed. A host gaming system includes a game server configured to generate game seeds having data regarding predetermined game outcomes for various wager based gam ...


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David H Muir: Methods and apparatus for auctioning an item via a gaming device. IGT, K&L Gates, March 15, 2011: US07905777 (3 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for auctioning an item via a gaming device are disclosed. The methods and apparatus enable a gaming device player (e.g., a slot machine player) to select one or more auction items the player is interested in bidding on. As the player plays the gaming device, a portion of each b ...


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David H Muir: Gaming device having dynamic paylines. IGT, Neal Gerber & Eisenberg, July 16, 2013: US08485886 (2 worldwide citation)

A gaming device including a plurality of symbol generators with a plurality of symbols associated with each symbol generator. In operation, after providing the player any award based on the symbols generated on any wagered on paylines, the gaming device determines if at least one designated symbol i ...