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Gregory P Manning, Geoffrey M Gelman, Mark A Miller: Lot-to-lot roulette combination. CFPH, David E Boundy, May 15, 2012: US08177628 (211 worldwide citation)

In various embodiments a single reel on a gaming device contains multiple symbols.


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Jay S Walker, James A Jorasch, Geoffrey M Gelman, Magdalena M Fincham, Steven M Santisi, Norman C Gilman, Thomas M Sparico: System and method for communicating game session information. Walker Digital, Magdalena M Fincham, Fincham Downs, June 26, 2012: US08206210 (206 worldwide citation)

According to one or more embodiments of the present invention, a contract is established for a session comprising two or more plays of at least one gaming device. Information about the game play session, such as outcomes generated at the at least one gaming device, is communicated to a player device ...


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Jay S Walker, James A Jorasch, Peter Kim, Geoffrey M Gelman, Peter J Vogel: Method and apparatus for playing a card game including a mortgaging option. Walker Digital, Michael D Downs, February 25, 2003: US06523829 (190 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus of playing a card game such as Blackjack provides a player with at least one additional option for playing the card game. For example, a Blackjack player who has made an initial bet and was dealt an unfavorable starting hand may be provided with at least one additional option, ...


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Jay S Walker, James A Jorasch, Geoffrey M Gelman, Stephen C Tulley, Scott T Friesen, Russell P Sammon, Magdalena M Fincham: Methods and systems for facilitating play at a gaming device by means of third party offers. Walker Digital, Magdalena M Fincham, August 22, 2006: US07094149 (183 worldwide citation)

In accordance with embodiments of the present invention an offer is presented to a player (e.g., at a gaming device or a table game in a casino). The offer defines a benefit to be provided in exchange for the player's commitment to an obligation defined by the offer. The offer may be provided once i ...


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Jay S Walker, James A Jorasch, Geoffrey M Gelman: Method and apparatus for facilitating entry into bonus rounds. IGT, K&L Gates, March 27, 2012: US08142272 (169 worldwide citation)

The present invention allows gaming devices to set or modify game parameters through the use of random events such as spinning slot machine reels and/or random number generators. In one embodiment, a player may purchase an entry into a bonus round of a bonus game, without first having to qualify for ...


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Jay S Walker, James A Jorasch, Peter Kim, Geoffrey M Gelman, Peter J Vogel: Method and apparatus for playing a card game including a bust insurance option. Walker Digital, Steven M Santisi, January 20, 2004: US06679497 (151 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus of playing a card game such as Blackjack provides a player with at least one additional option for playing the card game. For example, a Blackjack player who has made an initial bet and was dealt an unfavorable starting hand may be provided with at least one additional option, ...


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Jay S Walker, James A Jorasch, Geoffrey M Gelman, Magdalena M Fincham, Steven M Santisi, Norman C Gilman, Thomas M Sparico: Gaming device for a flat rate play session and a method of operating same. Walker Digital, Magdalena M Fincham, November 28, 2006: US07140964 (147 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed generally to a method and apparatus for operating a gaming device having a flat rate play session costing a flat rate price. The flat rate play session spans multiple plays on the gaming device over a pre-established duration. The gaming device identifies price para ...


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Jay S Walker, James A Jorasch, Peter Kim, Geoffrey M Gelman, Peter J Vogel: Method and apparatus for playing a card game including a bust insurance option. Walker Digital, Steven M Santisi, April 1, 2003: US06540230 (147 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus of playing a card game such as Blackjack provides a player with at least one additional option for playing the card game. For example, a Blackjack player who has made an initial bet and was dealt an unfavorable starting hand may be provided with at least one additional option, ...


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Jay S Walker, James A Jorasch, Geoffrey M Gelman, Norman C Gilman, Scott T Friesen, Steven M Santisi: Method and apparatus for planning and customizing a gaming experience. IGT, K&L Gates, July 13, 2010: US07753789 (143 worldwide citation)

The invention includes a system and method for planning and customizing a gaming vacation. Initially, a central controller receives preference and configuration data from a user at a user terminal. A preparation code is then determined and associated with the configuration data. The configuration da ...


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Jay S Walker, James A Jorasch, Magdalena M Fincham, Geoffrey M Gelman: Apparatus and method for facilitating team play of slot machines. Walker Digital, Michael D Downs, March 30, 2004: US06712699 (142 worldwide citation)

A method for team play of slot machines, including determining a first result corresponding to a first player on a team, determining a second result corresponding to a second player, determining whether the second player is on the team, and determining a result based on the first result and the seco ...