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Masatsugu Kobayashi: Gaming machine with a display controller for alternatively executing an effect and displaying a first game or alternatively executing the effect and a second game. Aruze, Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC, March 31, 2009: US07510476 (17 worldwide citation)

A gaming machine includes an effect display device for displaying either an effect or a first game thereon, a variable display device arranged behind the effect display device, a game controller for executing the first game utilizing the effect display device and a second game utilizing the variable ...


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Kazuo Okada, Masatsugu Kobayashi, Toshiya Ogawa, Mayumi Takeda: Gaming machine. Universal Entertainment Corporation, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt L, January 26, 2010: US07651393 (15 worldwide citation)

When a player starts playing a game by operating a MAXBET button (e.g. when the bet count is 30 bets) and determined that the currently owned credit count is insufficient to the credit count required for the MAX bet, the current game rate set in a slot machine (the credit count per bet required for ...


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Kazuo Okada, Masatsugu Kobayashi, Toshiya Ogawa, Mayumi Takeda: Gaming machine and game system. Universal Entertainment Corporation, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt L, December 13, 2011: US08075394 (10 worldwide citation)

A gaming machine has a receiving unit which externally receives game rate data and setting unit which sets a game rate based on the game rate data received by the receiving unit. In the gaming machine, processing relating to a game is performed based on the game rate set by the setting unit.


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Kazuo Okada, Masatsugu Kobayashi, Toshiya Ogawa, Mayumi Takeda: Gaming machine. Universal Entertainment Corporation, Lexyoume IP Meister PLLC, September 16, 2014: US08834270

A gaming machine includes a bet rate setting device with which a value of game medium per unit bet is set as a bet rate, a setting sound output device outputting a setting sound when the bet rate is set by the bet rate setting device, and a setting sound control device controlling the setting sound, ...


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Kazuo Okada, Masatsugu Kobayashi, Toshiya Ogawa, Mayumi Takeda: Gaming machine. Universal Entertainment Corporation, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt L, May 15, 2012: US08177626

When a player starts playing a game by operating a MAXBET button (e.g. when the bet count is 30 bets) and determined that the currently owned credit count is insufficient to the credit count required for the MAX bet, the current game rate set in a slot machine (the credit count per bet required for ...


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Masatsugu Kobayashi: Gaming machine. Rader Fishman & Grauer Pllc, March 3, 2005: US20050049032-A1

In the slot machine, the lower liquid crystal display 4 on the cabinet 2, the lower liquid crystal display 4 being arranged in front of the reels 220 in the cabinet 2, is controlled so that the lower liquid crystal display 4 conceals the reels 220 in the cabinet 2, except for a case that the free ga ...


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Masatsugu Kobayashi: Gaming machine. Rader Fishman & Grauer Pllc, March 3, 2005: US20050049046-A1

In the slot machine, the lower liquid crystal display 4 on the cabinet 2 arranged in front of the reels 220 in the cabinet 2 is controlled, and if it is determined that the shift effect is executed, the effect display by controlling light transmittance of the lower liquid crystal display 4 (that is, ...


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Masatsugu Kobayashi: Gaming machine. Aruze, Arent Fox Pllc, February 1, 2007: US20070026931-A1

A gaming machine includes: a first display; a second display; a processor controlling the first and second displays; and an operation unit for a player to input a start command. A lottery is performed to determine a stop state of symbols. When the start command is input, the first display performs a ...


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Masatsugu Kobayashi, Keika Yokoyama: Gaming machine. Aruze, Arent Fox Pllc, August 2, 2007: US20070178960-A1

A gaming machine includes: a first display area that variably displays a plurality kinds of symbols; a second display area that displays effect contents in accordance with a gaming state; and a controller that controls the first display area and the second display area, wherein the controller is ope ...


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Masatsugu KOBAYASHI: Gaming machine. Aruze, Oblon Spivak Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt PC, July 5, 2007: US20070155476-A1

In a slot machine, a number of times to execute a single game continuously is set in a game condition setting process and the required number of credits is determined based on the number of times. A lottery is drawn for the number of times, and the game is played based on the lottery result. On the ...