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Jay S Walker, Bruce Schneier, James A Jorasch: Method and apparatus for a cryptographically assisted commercial network system designed to facilitate buyer-driven conditional purchase offers. Walker Asset Management Partnership, Jeffrey L Brandt, Morgan & Finnegan, August 11, 1998: US05794207 (1682 worldwide citation)

The present invention is a method and apparatus for effectuating bilateral buyer-driven commerce. The present invention allows prospective buyers of goods and services to communicate a binding purchase offer globally to potential sellers, for sellers conveniently to search for relevant buyer purchas ...


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Jay S Walker, James A Jorasch, Thomas M Sparico: Method and system for adapting gaming devices to playing preferences. Walker Digital, Steven M Santisi, Dean Alderucci, August 29, 2000: US06110041 (928 worldwide citation)

A slot machine networked to a central server receives preference data corresponding to a player from the central server and configures the game to match the received preference data. The player inserts his player tracking card into the slot machine, which transmits player identification data to the ...


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Jay S Walker, Bruce Schneier, James A Jorasch: Method and apparatus for a cryptographically-assisted commercial network system designed to facilitate and support expert-based commerce. Walker Asset Management Partnership, Jeffrey L Brandt, Morgan & Finnegan, January 19, 1999: US05862223 (842 worldwide citation)

The present invention is an expert matching method and apparatus for managing communications between an expert having particular qualifications and an end user seeking a solution to an expert request. In a preferred embodiment, the apparatus of the present invention includes a controller having a da ...


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Jay S Walker, James A Jorasch: Database driven online distributed tournament system. Walker Assest Management Parnership, Jeffrey L Brandt, Morgan & Finnegan, July 14, 1998: US05779549 (793 worldwide citation)

A method and a system for a distributed electronic tournament system in which many remotely located players participate in a tournament through input/output devices connected to a central controller which manages the tournament. The method includes the steps of (a) uniquely identifying a player comm ...


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Jay S Walker, James A Jorasch, Thomas M Sparico: Remote gaming device. Walker Asset Management Partnership, Dean Alderucci, Jeffrey L Brandt, December 14, 1999: US06001016 (743 worldwide citation)

A method and system for remote play of a gaming device, such as a slot machine. A player enters play preferences at a remote wagering terminal. The remote wagering terminal transmits the play preferences to a slot network server that stores the play preferences. Based upon the play preferences, the ...


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Jay S Walker, James A Jorasch: Method and apparatus for directing a game with user-selected elements. Walker Digital, Dean P Alderucci, George M MacDonald, January 16, 2001: US06174235 (682 worldwide citation)

An electronic gaming device defines a set of all possible elements of a game. For example, in a slot machine-type game, the set of possible elements includes the symbols for cherries, bell, bar, orange, plum and seven. The gaming device further generates a set of location assignments for each of the ...


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Jay S Walker, James A Jorasch, Magdalena Mik: Gaming device and method of operation thereof. Walker Digital, Dean Alderucci, Kurt M Maschoff, May 30, 2000: US06068552 (664 worldwide citation)

A gaming device such as a video based slot machine provides a player the ability to modify at least one parameter of the slot machine. The slot machine then modifies other parameters to ensure a desired house advantage. Odds, payout schedules and wager amounts may be customized by a player, and the ...


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Jay S Walker, James A Jorasch, Thomas M Sparico: Automated play gaming device. Walker Asset Management Partnership, Dean Alderucci, Steve M Santisi, January 11, 2000: US06012983 (640 worldwide citation)

A method and device for automated, repetitive play of a gaming device, such as a slot machine. A player enters player identifying information and player parameter selections at a gaming device. The gaming device stores the player parameter selections and proceeds to initiate automated play of the ga ...


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Jay S Walker, James A Jorasch, Magdalena Mik: Method and apparatus for team play of slot machines. Walker Digital, Dean Alderucci, Nandu A Talwalkar, November 7, 2000: US06142872 (564 worldwide citation)

Slot machines for enabling team play by a plurality of slot machine players are disclosed. The game results of each team player are combined in a predefined manner to obtain a team game result. The game results of each player may be combined on a "per-spin" basis, or collected for each team player o ...


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Jay S Walker, Thomas M Sparico, James A Jorasch: Gaming device for a flat rate play session and a method of operating same. Walker Digital, Scott B Allison, Dean Alderucci, June 20, 2000: US06077163 (473 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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