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John F Acres, Richard J Schneider: Networked gaming devices that end a bonus and concurrently initiate another bonus. Acres Gaming Incorporated, Marger Johnson & McCollom P C, April 2, 2002: US06364768 (588 worldwide citation)

A plurality of gaming machines, such as slot machines or the like, are networked together in communication with a bonus server. The bonus server identifies each machine on the network and transmits a bonus token across the network to a machine control interface within a selected one of the machines. ...


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Robert L Miodunski, Richard J Schneider, Robert J Craig: Cardless distributed video gaming system. United Games, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, November 10, 1998: US05833540 (444 worldwide citation)

A distributed players' club network comprised of a plurality of games positioned in a plurality of locations that are interconnected by a wide area network to a central computer which has files for each player who has enrolled to play in a bonus club system. The gaming machines have communication de ...


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Vincent S Manfredi, Richard J Schneider: Method for implementing scheduled return play at gaming machine networks. Acres Gaming Incorporated, Marger Johnson & McCollom PC, June 10, 2003: US06575832 (359 worldwide citation)

A method of providing incentive to play gaming devices during certain off-peak hours comprises three types of periods: an earning period over which earned credits are accumulated responsive to the level of play on the gaming device, a redeeming period where the earned credits can be played, and a re ...


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Richard J Schneider, Joseph G Hart, Joseph W Canon, Robert P Bartholomew, Michael B Shelby, Lawrence R Pitman: Dynamic threshold for pool-based bonus promotions in electronic gaming systems. Acres Gaming Incorporated, Marger Johnson & McCollom P c, March 19, 2002: US06358149 (351 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for awarding bonuses over a gaming network having a plurality of gaming machines, such as slot machines, interconnected by a network. Play is allowed to occur on a plurality of gaming machines as the bonus pool, common to the gaming machines over the network is incremented res ...


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Richard J Schneider, Miles Martin Patceg, Robert James Craig: Multiple events award system. United Games, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, June 17, 1997: US05639088 (299 worldwide citation)

A system whereby a plurality of players can play a plurality of different gaming machines. The performance of the plurality of players is recorded through multiple rounds of the game and awards are provided based upon the performance of a player over multiple rounds of the game. In the preferred emb ...


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Richard E Rowe, Richard J Schneider, Darryll Pleasant: Dynamic side wagering system for use with electronic gaming devices. IGT, Weaver Austin Villeneuve & Sampson, July 19, 2011: US07980948 (227 worldwide citation)

A technique is disclosed for facilitating side wagering activities conducted at a casino which includes a casino gaming network and a plurality of gaming machines. In at least one embodiment, a casino side wagering system may be utilized to enable casinos operators to provide side wagering opportuni ...


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Richard J Schneider, Cara L Iddings, Lawrence R Pitman: Method and apparatus for awarding a bonus on a network of electronic gaming devices during a pre-determined time period. Acres Gaming Incorporated, Marger Johnson & McCollom PC, May 2, 2006: US07037195 (123 worldwide citation)

Embodiments of the invention provide a time-based bonus system that can be pre-configured to award a certain amount of money to players of networked gaming devices over a certain time period. The amount of bonus money in a bonus pool is predetermined by a casino or other gaming network operator. Add ...


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Jacob Graham, Greg Schlottmann, Michael N Low, Anthony J Baerlocher, Richard J Schneider, Cara L Iddings: Server based gaming system having system triggered loyalty award sequences. IGT, K&L Gates, March 9, 2010: US07674180 (97 worldwide citation)

A gaming system including a central server linked to a plurality of gaming machines. In one embodiment, the gaming system provides players with one or more loyalty incentives, such as one or more loyalty awards, utilizing one or more loyalty incentive award sequences. In one embodiment, the gaming s ...


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Richard J Schneider: Networked gaming devices using bonus token to effectuate bonus awards. Acres Gaming Incorporated, Marger Johnson & McCollom PC, May 23, 2006: US07048628 (91 worldwide citation)

A plurality of gaming machines, such as slot machines or the like, are networked together in communication with a bonus server. The bonus server identifies each machine on the network and transmits a bonus token across the network to a machine control interface within a selected one of the machines. ...


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Vincent S Manfredi, Richard J Schneider, William J Turner, Robert P Bartholomew, Lawrence R Pitman: Method for implementing scheduled return play at gaming machine networks. Acres Gaming Incorporated, Marger Johnson & McCollom P C, April 12, 2005: US06878063 (88 worldwide citation)

A method of providing incentive to play gaming devices during certain off-peak hours comprises three types of periods: an earning period over which earned credits are accumulated responsive to the level of play on the gaming device, a redeeming period where the earned credits can be played, and a re ...