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James A Jorasch, John M Packes Jr, Magdalena Mik: Method and apparatus for a progressive jackpot determinant. Walker Digital, Steven M Santisi, March 20, 2001: US06203010 (320 worldwide citation)

A gaming device awards the players that hit the jackpot winning combination the base value of the progressive jackpot rather than the current amount. The progressive nature of the jackpot system does not affect a player's winning amount until after the win takes place. A player who wins the pro ...


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John M Packes Jr, James A Jorasch, Jay S Walker: Electronic amusement device and method for providing payouts based on the activity of other devices. Walker Digital, Dean P Alderucci, November 20, 2001: US06319122 (283 worldwide citation)

An electronic amusement device and method is disclosed for rewarding a player of a game based on the activity of other players. The method includes the step of determining the initiation of a player gaming session in which at least one play has been concluded. Such a play might include the conclusio ...


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Jay S Walker, Daniel E Tedesco, John M Packes Jr: Method and apparatus for collecting and applying vending machine demand information. Walker Digital, Dean P Alderucci, November 27, 2001: US06324520 (129 worldwide citation)

A dispensing device, such as a vending machine, is equipped to monitor product demand and consumer traffic that passes by the machine. The dispensing device collects and analyzes product demand data to determine optimal product stocking, to offer products to undecided consumers and to offer substitu ...


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Jay S Walker, Daniel E Tedesco, James A Jorasch, John M Packes Jr, Magdalena Mik, Stephen C Tulley: System and method for conducting and playing a supplemental lottery game. Walker Digital, Dean P Alderucci, Magdalena M Fincham, December 24, 2002: US06497408 (122 worldwide citation)

A system and method is provided by which players participating in a primary lottery drawing may elect to participate in a second, or derivative lottery drawing (a “meta-game”). In one embodiment, a meta-game is conducted by first registering a plurality of lottery entries to define a group. The grou ...


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Jay S Walker, James A Jorasch, Magdalena M Fincham, Stephen C Tulley, John M Packes Jr: Systems and methods for lottery game play aggregation. Walker Digital, Michael D Downs, August 10, 2004: US06773345 (95 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods are provided for operating a lottery gaming system. In one embodiment, a player playing an electronic instant lottery game on a player device accumulates occurrences of a bonus symbol during a duration comprising at least two outcomes. The occurrences of the bonus symbol may be t ...


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John M Packes Jr, Jay S Walker, James A Jorasch, Daniel E Tedesco, Keith Bemer, John B Dickerson: Method and system for processing a rebate. Walker Digital, Magdalena M Fincham, Carson C K Fincham, February 28, 2006: US07006983 (68 worldwide citation)

A point of sale (POS) rebate method and system allows a consumer purchasing a product having an associated manufacturer's mail-in rebate to redeem the rebate at the POS. Products that have associated manufacturer rebates are recognized when the products are purchased, e.g., based on information stor ...


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Jay S Walker, Magdalena Mik, John M Packes Jr, Russell Pratt Sammon, Michiko Kobayashi: Systems and methods wherin a buyer purchases products in a plurality of product categories. Walker Digital, Carson C K Fincham, March 6, 2007: US07188080 (63 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods are provided wherein an indication of a plurality of product categories is received, each product category being associated with a plurality of products. For example, the indication of the plurality of product categories may be received from a buyer. Buyer offer information, incl ...


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Jay S Walker, Daniel E Tedesco, Stephen C Tulley, John M Packes Jr, Deirdre O Shea, Keith Bemer, James A Jorasch, Dean P Alderucci: Method and apparatus for providing cross-benefits based on a customer activity. Walker Digital, Fincham Downs, Michael Downs, November 2, 2010: US07827057 (52 worldwide citation)

In accordance with some embodiments of the present invention, a controller receives information relating to customer activity with a first vendor (e.g., via a Web page that a customer accesses). The controller further receives an indication of items the customer desires to purchase, the items having ...


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Jay S Walker, Daniel E Tedesco, James A Jorasch, John M Packes Jr, Magdalena Mik, Stephen C Tulley: System and method for conducting and playing a supplemental lottery game. Walker Digital, Michael D Downs, May 30, 2006: US07052394 (47 worldwide citation)

System and methods are provided for conducting and for playing a supplemental lottery game. In accordance with some embodiments, a system and method are provided for performing a meta-game award analysis, upon completion of a primary lottery drawing, by comparing each of the primary lottery drawing ...


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Jay S Walker, James A Jorasch, Daniel E Tedesco, Stephen C Tulley, John M Packes Jr, Russell Pratt Sammon, Geoffrey M Gelman: System and method for facilitating play of a game with user-selected elements. Walker Digital, Michael D Downs, February 28, 2006: US07004834 (45 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods are provided for facilitating play of a game with user-selected elements. According to one or more embodiments of the present invention, a set of all possible elements of a game is determined. Each of the elements of the set is associated with at least one of a plurality of locat ...