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Raymond Heidel, Richard E Snider: Touch screen video gaming machine. Bally Gaming International, Jenner & Block, August 30, 1994: US05342047 (1016 worldwide citation)

In video lottery terminals that employ touch screens to permit a number of different games to be played on the same machine, the play of certain games can be improved by using electromechanical game buttons in conjunction with touch screen controls.


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Raymond Heidel: Gaming machine having electronic circuit for generating game results with non-uniform probabilities. Bally Gaming International, Jenner & Block, June 11, 1996: US05524888 (563 worldwide citation)

A gaming machine uses a time-based method for generating game results having nonuniform probability. The gaming machine employs an addressable memory in cooperation with a counter and a clock. The clock generates a very fast series of pulses, and includes a digital-to-analog converter. The counter h ...


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Robert M Dickenson, Raymond Heidel: Gaming apparatus with bi-directional reels. Bally Gaming International, Jenner & Block, October 12, 1993: US05251898 (72 worldwide citation)

A gaming apparatus with bi-directional, rotatable symbol bearing reels is disclosed. The gaming apparatus includes a microprocessor which generates a direction signal to control the rotation of each of the reels via a reel control mechanism. The reel control mechanism employs stepper motors or the l ...


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Raymond Heidel, Akiyoshi Isoi: Dual cash box note and ticket validator. JCM American Corporation, David B Abel, Squire Sanders & Dempsey, May 10, 2005: US06889849 (66 worldwide citation)

A bill acceptor system for accepting bills, vouchers, scrip, tickets and/or currency into an electronic gaming machine or alternative type of customer service device. The system includes a validator assembly capable of identifying acceptable notes and discriminating between currency and non-currency ...


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Raymond Heidel, Walerian Kojro, Herbert Hausmann, Kenneth B Turnbaugh: Slot machine reel mounting assembly. Bally Manufacturing Corporation, Jenner & Block, April 7, 1992: US05102136 (27 worldwide citation)

A reel mounting assembly for a slot machine is disclosed. The reel mounting assembly includes a frame for supporting a reel. An actuator is provided to adjust the position of the reel when the reel is inserted into the slot machine. The reel mounting assembly includes a base plate having two rows of ...


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Raymond Heidel, Walerian Kojro, Herbert Hausmann, Kenneth B Turnbaugh: Slot machine reel mounting assembly. Bally Manufacturing Corporation, Jenner & Block, May 11, 1993: US05209477 (20 worldwide citation)

A reel mounting assembly for a slot machine is disclosed. The reel mounting assembly includes a frame for supporting a reel. An actuator is provided to adjust the position of the reel when the reel is inserted into the slot machine. The reel mounting assembly includes a base plate having two rows of ...


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Raymond Heidel, Gwen D Mathis: Gaming table validator assembly. JCM American Corporation, Squire Sanders & Dempsey L, June 8, 2004: US06745887 (16 worldwide citation)

A bill acceptor assembly for accepting bills, vouchers, scrip, tickets and/or currency at a gaming table. The bill acceptor assembly includes a validator assembly capable of accepting a stack of individual notes in a receiving slot mounted to the gaming table, processing the notes one at a time, and ...


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Raymond Heidel, Albert J Hanis, Thomas N Taxon: Gaming machine coin hopper coin sensor. Bally Gaming International, Jenner & Block, May 14, 1996: US05516293 (14 worldwide citation)

A coin hopper having an optical-electrical coin sensor with a light source and a light detector is provided. The coin hopper includes a coin transport disc, a coin trough, and a coin payout chute. The coin sensor is secured to the hopper and is proximally located to the coin payout chute. The sensor ...


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Raymond Heidel, Gwen D Mathis: Gaming table validator assembly. JCM American Corporation, Squire Sanders & Dempsey L, November 29, 2005: US06968787 (4 worldwide citation)

A bill acceptor assembly for accepting bills, vouchers, scrip, tickets and/or currency at a gaming table. The bill acceptor assembly includes a validator assembly capable of accepting a stack of individual notes in a receiving slot mounted to the gaming table, processing the notes one at a time, and ...


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Joshua Corrick, Raymond Heidel: Vending machine having direct data link to cash dispenser. JCM American Corporation, Squire Sanders & Dempsey L, October 25, 2005: US06957732 (1 worldwide citation)

A system which will allow a bill acceptor and dispenser to be incorporated into a vending machine operating on a standardized vending machine protocol to allow the vending machine to dispense change in the form of coins and/or currency according to the amount of change to be dispensed and the availa ...