1
Dean Wright, Stephen Cowan: Method or apparatus for determining performance data in a gaming system. Paltronics Australasia, Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox P L L C, January 18, 2011: US07871326 (5 worldwide citation)

A method, performed by a gaming machine, of displaying performance data. The method includes recording data indicative of the receipt of gaming credit units from a user, wherein the gaming credit units are used as consideration for participation in a chance-based gaming activity provided via the gam ...


2
Stephen Cowan, Dean Wright: Gaming apparatus. Paltronics Australasia, Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox P L L C, July 10, 2012: US08216048 (5 worldwide citation)

Gaming apparatus including a plurality of gaming machines (2) for providing respective players with a respective primary game and for providing primary game information to a gaming server (11) in communication with each of the gaming machines. The gaming server is responsive to the primary game info ...


3
Stephen Cowan, Dean Wright: Apparatus and method for awarding a prize. Paltronics Australasia, Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox P L L C, November 23, 2010: US07837555 (3 worldwide citation)

Apparatus (1) and associated methods are disclosed for determining the award of a plurality of prizes having respective prize values. The apparatus includes memory (2) for storing data indicative of a current prize value; an input device (3) being responsive to input signals from a respective plural ...


4
Peter Jensen, Ali Jomaa, Dean Wright, Stephen Cowan: System and method for providing a plurality of games. Paltronics Australasia, Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox P L L C, May 3, 2011: US07934984 (1 worldwide citation)

A system for providing a plurality of games is disclosed in which a plurality of user-operable terminals (1) provide respective players with a primary game, and generate primary game information messages relating to the primary game. A second game controller (2) receives the primary game messages an ...


5
Dean Wright, Stephen Cowan: Method and apparatus to award at least one jackpot prize. Paltronics Australasia, Garrett IP L L C, September 23, 2014: US08840463 (1 worldwide citation)

An embodiment of the method commences with some initialization steps 10 and 11, which include defining parameters for first and second jackpots. A loop commences at steps 12 and 13 at which current values of the first and second jackpot prize pools are calculated. At step 14 the CPU 2 determines whe ...


6
Stephen Cowan, Dean Wright: Apparatus and method for determining the award of a prize. Paltronics Australasia, Brooks Kushman P C, June 24, 2014: US08758124

Apparatus (1) is disclosed for determining the award of a prize. The apparatus includes memory (2) for storing prize data indicative of a prize value for the prize. An input device (4) is responsive to input signals from a respective plurality of gaming terminals (6) for providing an increment signa ...


7
Dean Wright, Stephen Cowan, Ali Jomaa: Apparatus and method for determining the award of a plurality of prizes. Paltronics Australasia, Brooks Kushman P C, November 15, 2016: US09495834

Apparatus is disclosed for determining the award of a set of prizes where each prize in the set has a respective prize value. The apparatus includes memory for storing prize data indicative of the prize values in the set. An input device is responsive to input signals from a respective plurality of ...


8
Stephen Cowan, Dean Wright, Alan Minski: Apparatus and method for controlling prize funds won by a user in a gaming system. Paltronics Australia, Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox P L L C, May 19, 2015: US09033789

Apparatus and methods for controlling prize funds won by a user in a gaming system are disclosed. The apparatus includes a credit meter memory (1) for storing data indicative of an amount of credit available to a user to be played on a primary game, a won funds meter (2) for storing data indicative ...


9
Dean Wright, Stephen Cowan: Secondary game system for a gaming terminal network. Paltronics Australasia, Pearne & Gordon, January 13, 2015: US08932127

An embodiment of the inventive method commences with the provision of a plurality of secondary games, which may be default secondary games and/or user-initiated secondary games. The latter may have aspects that are dependent upon data entered by the initiating user into their gaming terminal 5. The ...


10
Dean Wright, Stephen Cowan: Secondary game system, a gaming system and a method of providing at least one secondary game in a gaming system. Paltronics Australasia, Pearne & Gordon, March 20, 2012: US08137186

A secondary game system for a gaming terminal network, including at least one secondary game controller for providing at least one secondary game; a communications device for receiving secondary game registration request messages and secondary game deregistration request messages from a gaming termi ...