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Chris Blackburn
Jeff Allen, Christopher W Blackburn, Matthew J Ward, Larry Pacey: Event-based scheduling of wagering game events. WMS Gaming, Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner P A, November 27, 2012: US08317596

Wagering game systems and methods are disclosed in which the occurrence of a triggering event causes a community game to begin. Further, the occurrence of an event may cause a wagering game or wagering game service such as a progressive game to be reconfigured.


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Chris Blackburn
Jeff Allen, Christopher W Blackburn, Matthew J Ward, Larry Pacey: Event-based scheduling of wagering game events. Wws Gaming, May 5, 2011: US20110105219-A1

Wagering game systems and methods are disclosed in which the occurrence of a triggering event causes a community game to begin. Further, the occurrence of an event may cause a wagering game or wagering game service such as a progressive game to be reconfigured.


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Jeremy M Hornik, Matthew J Ward, Peter W Flemming, Michael P Casey: Wagering game with unilateral player selection for developing a group. VMS Gaming, Nixon Peabody, January 25, 2011: US07874920 (39 worldwide citation)

A wagering game system includes a service for conducting a group-wagering game for a group of players under the control of a gaming control system and a plurality of gaming terminals, each gaming terminal connected to the service and being configured to conduct a group-wagering game in combination w ...


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Jeremy M Hornik, Matthew J Ward, Peter W Flemming, Michael P Casey: Wagering game with unilateral player selection for developing a group. WMS Gaming, Nixon Peabody, March 26, 2013: US08403758 (23 worldwide citation)

A wagering game system includes a service for conducting a group-wagering game for a group of players under the control of a gaming control system and a plurality of gaming terminals, each gaming terminal connected to the service and being configured to conduct a group-wagering game in combination w ...


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Vladimir I Arezina, Michael J Blankstein, Rory L Block, Allon G Englman, McLaurin H Files, Mark B Gagner, Brian R Gamache, Jeremy M Hornik, Joel R Jaffe, Larry J Pacey, Shridhar P Joshi, Alfred Thomas, Jamie Vann, Matthew J Ward: Wagering game system with player rewards. WMS Gaming, Nixon Peabody, October 9, 2012: US08282489 (20 worldwide citation)

According to one aspect of the present invention, a gaming system includes a method of conducting a wagering game. The method includes identifying a player as a member of certain group, and offering the player options related to the wagering game. The options are unavailable to players who are not m ...


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Matthew J Ward, Craig J Sylla, Christopher Brewer: Displaying 3D characters in gaming machines. WMS Gaming, Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner P A, January 25, 2011: US07874900 (13 worldwide citation)

Embodiments of the invention include a method of performing a bonus event in a gaming machine that produces a gaming outcome. The method for performing a bonus event includes displaying a three-dimensional character; modifying the character based on one or more user selections; and controlling the c ...


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Daniel P Fiden, Lisa M Helfer, Matthew J Ward: Wagering game with asset trading. WMS Gaming, Nixon Peabody, April 23, 2013: US08425323 (11 worldwide citation)

Method and system are disclosed for operating a wagering game terminal where players are allowed to transfer game assets that they may have accumulated to other players. The game assets may be transferred as part of an on-line auction won by one of the other players, as a gift to a preselected playe ...


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Jeremy M Hornik, Matthew J Ward, Peter W Flemming, Michael P Casey: Wagering game with award unlocking feature. WMS Gaming, Nixon Peabody, February 14, 2012: US08113947 (10 worldwide citation)

A method of playing a wagering game having a plurality of players playing at a plurality of gaming terminals, the wagering game including a basic game and a bonus game. The method includes the steps of conducting the basic game at a first gaming terminal, fulfilling a bonus game entry event at the f ...


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Mary M Burke, Nevin J Liber, Mark B Gagner, Craig J Sylla, Matthew J Ward: Hierarchical multi-tiered system for gaming related communications. WMS Gaming, Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner P A, October 4, 2011: US08029365 (7 worldwide citation)

A system, apparatus and method for gaming-related communications in a hierarchical multi-tiered system are described herein. In some embodiments, a method includes transmitting a master configuration from a central operations of a hierarchical multi-tiered system to a local gaming site having one or ...


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Paul A Jennas II, Jason L Peipelman, Joshua M Rhoades, Matthew J Ward: Methods for dynamic consistency group formation. International Business Machines Corporation, Zilka Kotab PC, October 1, 2013: US08548949 (6 worldwide citation)

A method for dynamic consistency group formation, in one embodiment, includes creating a snapshot of first data stored on a source storage system with respect to data content and data structure, copying the snapshot to a target storage system, detecting one or more write operations affecting data on ...



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