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Matthew F Kelly, Bryan M Kelly, Norman B Petermeier, John G Kroeckel, John E Link: Prize redemption system for games. RLT Acquistion, Hickman Beyer & Weaver, October 6, 1998: US05816918 (1194 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a prize redemption system for use with one or more game apparatuses. A game is provided on a game apparatus for a player to play in exchange for monetary input, and prize credits are credited to the player based on the game outcome. A prize selection menu is then displ ...


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Matthew F Kelly, Bryan M Kelly, Norman B Petermeier, John G Kroeckel, John E Link: Prize redemption system for games. RLT Acquisition, Hickman Stephens & Coleman, January 18, 2000: US06015344 (558 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a prize redemption system for use with one or more game apparatuses. A game is provided on a game apparatus for a player to play in exchange for monetary input, and prize credits are credited to the player based on the game. A prize selection menu is displayed by the g ...


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Matthew F Kelly, Bryan M Kelly, Norman B Petermeier, John G Kroeckel, John E Link: Skill based prize games for wide area networks. RLT Acquisitions, Hickman Stephens & Coleman, December 28, 1999: US06007426 (317 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a prize redemption system for use with one or more game apparatuses. The prize redemption system includes a server in communication with the game apparatuses to form a wide area network that may include the Internet. A game is provided on a game apparatus for a player ...


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Matthew F Kelly, Bryan M Kelly, Norman B Petermeier, John G Kroeckel, John E Link: Profile-driven network gaming and prize redemption system. Arcade Planet, Perkins Coie, November 11, 2003: US06645068 (213 worldwide citation)

A method and article of manufacture are provided for implementing a user profile-driven gaming and prize redeeming system. The user profile-driven gaming and prize redemption system allows for the tailoring of a user's experience of playing a computer implemented game on a network gaming system ...


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Matthew F Kelly, Bryan M Kelly, Norman B Petermeier, John G Kroeckel, John E Link: System, method and article of manufacture for providing a progressive-type prize awarding scheme in an intermittently accessed network game environment. RLT Acquisition, Perkins Coie, September 24, 2002: US06454648 (206 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a system, method, and article of manufacture for providing a progressive prize awarding and redeeming scheme in an intermittently accessed network gaming system. A host server of a network system transmits a beginning prize credit value and an increment rate which are ...


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Matthew F Kelly, Bryan M Kelly, Norman B Petermeier, John G Kroeckel, John E Link: System, method and article of manufacture for tournament play in a network gaming system. Arcade Planet, Oppenheimer Wolff & Donnelly, September 25, 2001: US06293865 (122 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a system, method and article of manufacture for determining payment for participating in a network gaming tournament. First, a plurality of networked game apparatuses are provided for allowing games to be played by a plurality of players in a tournament. An indication ...


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Matthew F Kelly, Bryan M Kelly, Norman B Petermeier, John G Kroeckel, John E Link: Prize redemption system for games executed over a wide area network. Arcade Planet, Perkins Coie, July 6, 2004: US06758755 (78 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a system for allowing redemption of prizes resulting from playing games on a plurality of game apparatuses. The system includes a plurality of game apparatuses each adapted for displaying a user interface for allowing a user to play a plurality of games. Also included ...


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Matthew F Kelly, Bryan M Kelly, Norman B Petermeier, John G Kroeckel, John E Link: Graphical user interface for providing gaming and prize redemption capabilities. Arcade Planet, Oppenheimer Wolff & Donnelly, October 23, 2001: US06306035 (75 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a graphical user interface for providing gaming and prize awarding and redeeming capabilities to a computer network system in a manner that lets a provider of the network system present and display information to a user of the network system. The graphical user interfa ...


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Bryan M Kelly, Robert W Crowder Jr, Pravinkumar Patel, Anthony E Green, John E Link, Gennady Soliterman, Jeffrey L Allen, Dennis Lockard, Jeffrey C Tallcott, Joshua D Larsen, Thomas Scott, Christopher D Barton, Sudheer Vemuri, Mettu R Reddy: Tournament gaming systems, gaming devices and methods. Bally Gaming, Brooke Quist, Marvin Hein, August 13, 2013: US08506394 (34 worldwide citation)

Various embodiments are directed to gaming systems, gaming devices, and methods for presenting tournament games. According to one embodiment, a gaming device provides a base game in a normal, non-tournament mode, and the player's eligibility to play a tournament game is also determined. An eligible ...


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Bryan M Kelly, Matthew F Kelly, John G Kroeckel, John E Link, Norman B Petermeier: Tournament qualification and characteristics in a gaming system. Bally Gaming, Steptoe & Johnson, August 21, 2012: US08246439 (30 worldwide citation)

A gaming system is disclosed that provides game.pjay in a tournament in exchange for monetary input per game played. The gaming system includes: a game server, a plurality of game units, and a tournament administration controller. Each game unit including one or more display screens, a monetary inpu ...