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Erica A Frohm, John J Giobbi, Joel R Jaffe: Video gaming device having multiple stacking features. WMS Gaming, Jenkens & Gilchrist, December 12, 2000: US06159095 (943 worldwide citation)

An electronic video gaming machine for playing multiple games is set forth. The gaming machine includes a first set of game elements for playing a game having a plurality of possible game outcomes. A first game outcome is selected from a plurality of possible game outcomes including at least one pre ...


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John J Giobbi, Joel R Jaffe: Bonus game for gaming machine with payout percentage varying as function of wager. WMS Gaming, Jenkens & Gilchrist, December 5, 2000: US06155925 (799 worldwide citation)

A gaming machine for playing a basic game and bonus game is set forth. The basic game is generated by a processor in response to a wager amount selected in multiples, called credits, of a minimum wager up to a maximum wager. The basic game includes a basic game pay schedule and at least one start-bo ...


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Lawrence E DeMar, Erica Frohm, William A Grupp, Joel R Jaffe, Scott Slomiany, Robert J Wilson Jr, Alfred Thomas: Gaming machines with board game theme. WMS Gaming, Jenkens & Gilchrist, November 13, 2001: US06315660 (594 worldwide citation)

Gaming machines are disclosed having a basic mode defining a plurality of reels and a bonus mode defining a plurality of stations about a game board (e.g., MONOPOLY board) traversable by a token identifier. The disclosure describes a plurality of play features for the basic and/or bonus modes includ ...


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Damon E Gura, Joel R Jaffe, Ismaelito B Raneses: Gaming machine with animated reel symbols for payoff. WMS Gaming, Jenkens & Gilchrist, August 7, 2001: US06270411 (567 worldwide citation)

A gaming machine comprising a presentation element controlled by a processor in response to a wager amount. The presentation element is capable of presenting a basic game screen and a start animation outcome that activates an animation feature. The animation feature represents an animation game bein ...


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Peter Anderson, Michael P Casey, Erica A Frohm, Jason C Gilmore, Damon E Gura, Darryl W Hughes, Joel R Jaffe, Ian M Simmons: Gaming machine with sorting feature. WMS Gaming, Jenkens & Gilchrist, April 2, 2002: US06364766 (510 worldwide citation)

A gaming machine comprises at least one visual display (mechanical or video) and a game of chance controlled by a processor in response to a wager. The game of chance includes a primary game and a sorting feature. The sorting feature is triggered by certain start-feature outcomes of the primary game ...


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Joel R Jaffe: Gaming machine with unified image on multiple video displays. WMS Gaming, Jenkens & Gilchrist, July 3, 2001: US06254481 (449 worldwide citation)

A gaming machine comprising a first video-type display, a second video-type display and a controller. The second display is positioned adjacent the first display. A controller generates a unified image of a game of chance on the first and second displays. The unified image includes a first portion o ...


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Joel R Jaffe, Damon E Gura, Erica Frohm: Bonus games for gaming machines with strategy options. WMS Gaming, Jenkens & Gilchrist, September 3, 2002: US06443837 (423 worldwide citation)

A gaming machine bonus feature involving the selection of strategy options. The player selects strategy options, one at a time, in successive game stages. Each of the strategy options is associated with a game activity having a number of possible outcomes. After selection of the strategy options, a ...


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Joel R Jaffe, Stephen Yuen: Gaming machine with multiple payoff modes and award presentation schemes. WMS Gaming, Jenkens & Gilchrist, March 19, 2002: US06358147 (377 worldwide citation)

A slot machine with multiple payoff modes and award presentations. The payoff modes in one embodiment are associated with a basic game and include a first and second payoff mode, the second payoff mode defining a “SUPER SCATTER” feature. Game outcomes are selected in the first and second payoff mode ...


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Peter Anderson, Taron A Bell, Michael P Casey, Joel R Jaffe, Laura R Ledesma, Michael W Mastropietro, Eric Michael Pryzby, Shawn A Smith: Gaming machine with interlinked arrangements of puzzle elements. WMS Gaming, Jenkens & Gilchrist, August 6, 2002: US06428412 (370 worldwide citation)

A gaming machine is controlled by a processor in response to a wager and comprises a puzzle feature optionally triggered by a start-feature outcome of a basic game. The puzzle feature includes a plurality of arrangements of randomly-selected puzzle elements for generating respective payouts. At leas ...


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Joel R Jaffe: Gaming machine with moving symbols on symbol array. WMS Gaming, Jenkens & Gilchrist, February 11, 2003: US06517432 (325 worldwide citation)

A gaming machine comprises a visual display and a bonus feature of a wagering game. The visual display shows an array of symbols in visual association with at least one pay line. The array includes a special symbol and a stop-game symbol. The game feature includes a plurality of rounds. During each ...