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Jay S Walker, James A Jorasch, Geoffrey M Gelman, Stephen C Tulley, Scott T Friesen, Russell P Sammon, Magdalena M Fincham: Methods and systems for facilitating play at a gaming device by means of third party offers. Walker Digital, Magdalena M Fincham, August 22, 2006: US07094149 (183 worldwide citation)

In accordance with embodiments of the present invention an offer is presented to a player (e.g., at a gaming device or a table game in a casino). The offer defines a benefit to be provided in exchange for the player's commitment to an obligation defined by the offer. The offer may be provided once i ...


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Jay S Walker, James A Jorasch, Russell P Sammon, Magdalena M Fincham: System and method for facilitating play of a video game via a web site. Walker Digital, Carson C K Fincham, March 20, 2007: US07192352 (181 worldwide citation)

A method and system for operating a video game or video game tournament (e.g., via a Web site) is disclosed. In accordance with the method and system a bonus is provided to a player playing the video game or participating in the video game tournament. In some embodiments a bonus is provided to the p ...


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Jay S Walker, Daniel E Tedesco, James A Jorasch, Russell P Sammon: Problem gambling detection in tabletop games. Walker Digital, Fincham Downs, Magdalena M Fincham, December 7, 2010: US07846020 (111 worldwide citation)

A gaming establishment may determine the existence of problem gamblers within its halls by monitoring player behavior with one or more sensors from an array of sensors. The player's behavior is then compared to normal behavior and/or problem gambling behavior to determine if the player is potentiall ...


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Jay S Walker, Wen Y Lin, Russell P Sammon, Norman C Gilman, Geoffrey M Gelman, Dean P Alderucci: Method, computer product, and apparatus for facilitating the provision of opinions to a shopper from a panel of peers. Walker Digital, April 28, 2009: US07526440 (109 worldwide citation)

In accordance with one or more embodiments, a system determines an image, selects a panel of participants, and outputs the image to each of the participants of the panel of participants. The image may be an image of a garment a shopper is considering purchasing, an image of the shopper wearing the g ...


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Jay S Walker, James A Jorasch, Russell P Sammon: Method and apparatus for automatically capturing and managing images. Walker Digital, Fincham Downs, Magdelena M Fincham, April 12, 2011: US07924323 (107 worldwide citation)

According to one embodiment of the invention, a camera determines whether to acquire an image (e.g., automatically), determines whether to store the acquired image, and determines how to store the acquired image.


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Jay S Walker, James A Jorasch, Geoffrey M Gelman, Russell P Sammon, Magdalena M Fincham: Method and apparatus for deriving information from a gaming device. IGT, K&L Gates, August 10, 2010: US07771271 (104 worldwide citation)

In accordance with one or more embodiments, an information deriving device is associated with at least one gaming device. The information deriving device is operable to derive information about occurrences (e.g., payouts obtained, wagers placed, reactions of player, balance of credit meter, etc.) at ...


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Jay S Walker, James A Jorasch, Russell P Sammon: Method and apparatus for bonus round play. Walker Digital, October 2, 2007: US07275990 (71 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus are provided for enabling a player to take a tour of a secondary game at a game machine. In one embodiment, a method is provided that includes offering to enable entry of a player into a bonus round of a game machine in exchange for a fee, receiving the fee from the player, and ...


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Jay S Walker, Daniel E Tedesco, James A Jorasch, Russell P Sammon: Problem gambling detection in tabletop games. Walker Digital, Fincham Downs, Magdalena M Fincham, September 20, 2011: US08021231 (62 worldwide citation)

A gaming establishment may determine the existence of problem gamblers within its halls by monitoring player behavior with one or more sensors from an array of sensors. The player's behavior is then compared to normal behavior and/or problem gambling behavior to determine if the player is potentiall ...


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Jay S Walker, Magdalena Mik, Timothy A Palmer, Russell P Sammon, Michiko Kobayashi, Geoffrey M Gelman, Miles Lasater, Andrew P Golden, Keith Bemer, Scott Wolinsky: Method and apparatus for providing a benefit during a transaction for use during a later transaction. Walker Digital, May 20, 2008: US07376580 (37 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for allowing a customer to purchase or otherwise receive a benefit during a first transaction that will be redeemed by the customer or provided to the customer at a later time or during a future transaction for the purchase, rental, lease, etc. of one or more products and/or s ...


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Jay S Walker, James A Jorasch, Magdalena M Fincham, Russell P Sammon, Scott T Friesen: Method and apparatus for outputting outcomes of a gaming device. IGT, K&L Gates, April 24, 2012: US08162735 (36 worldwide citation)

In accordance with one or more embodiments, a method for outputting an outcome for a game of a gaming device is presented, wherein the method comprises first outputting an apparent outcome for the game and then outputting an actual outcome for the game. In one or more embodiments, a benefit correspo ...