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Jay S Walker, James A Jorasch, Sanjay K Jindal, Thomas M Sparico: Method and system for allowing viewers to purchase program products. Walker Digital, Jeffrey L Brandt, October 10, 2000: US06131086 (29 worldwide citation)

To allow viewers to easily purchase products shown in entertainment programs, the viewers call an operator terminal. The operator terminal is networked to a central controller, which is also networked to remote terminals. Remote terminal operators enter data about props used in programs, copies of w ...


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Jay S Walker, James A Jorasch, Thomas M Sparico: Remote gaming device. Walker Digital, Carson C K Fincham, June 27, 2006: US07066815 (28 worldwide citation)

A method and system for remote play of a gaming device, such as a slot machine. A player enters play preferences at a remote wagering terminal. The remote wagering terminal transmits the play preferences to a slot network server that stores the play preferences. Based upon the play preferences, the ...


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Jay S Walker, James A Jorasch, Geoffrey M Gelman, Jose A Suarez, Thomas M Sparico: System and method for remote automated play of a gaming device. Walker Digital, January 13, 2009: US07476153 (26 worldwide citation)

A method according to one or more embodiments of the present invention provides for initiating an automated session, in which the automated session comprises a plurality of games, and receiving a first signal including a video representation of the automated session. The method also includes transmi ...


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Jay S Walker, James A Jorasch, Geoffrey M Gelman, Magdalena M Fincham, Steven M Santisi, Norman C Gilman, Thomas M Sparico: System and method for communicating game session information. IGT, K&L Gates, January 25, 2011: US07874914 (25 worldwide citation)

According to one or more embodiments of the present invention, a contract is established for a session comprising two or more plays of at least one gaming device. Information about the game play session, such as outcomes generated at the at least one gaming device, is communicated to a player device ...


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Jay S Walker, James A Jorasch, Thomas M Sparico: Method and apparatus for value-based queuing of telephone calls. Walker Digital, Dean P Alderucci, April 24, 2001: US06222920 (25 worldwide citation)

A priority call queuing system allows the called site to exercise control over the position in a phone queue of an incoming call, based upon an economic value assigned to the incoming call. When the incoming call is received, an interactive voice response unit interrogates the caller and determines ...


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Jay S Walker, Thomas M Sparico, James A Jorasch: Method and apparatus for operating lotteries and for generating and processing lottery entries. Walker Digital, Dean P Alderucci, June 21, 2005: US06908382 (25 worldwide citation)

A system and process for generating, distributing, and processing lottery tickets guaranteed to win a drawing-based prize. Tickets are appropriately priced, and are validated at point of sale by a central server in which the ticket information is stored. Subsequent to each lottery drawing, the winni ...


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Jay S Walker, James A Jorasch, Thomas M Sparico, Stephen C Tulley, Michael D Downs: Methods and apparatus for advertising in gaming device. Walker Digital, February 3, 2009: US07485040 (22 worldwide citation)

In accordance with one embodiment of the present invention, a method provides for determining data associated with a player of a gaming device; determining whether the data meets at least one established criterion; and providing an offer to the player if the data meets the at least one established c ...


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Jay S Walker, Thomas M Sparico, James A Jorasch: Method and apparatus for the secure storage of audio signals. Walker Digital, Michael D Downs, Magdalena M Fincham, January 17, 2006: US06988205 (22 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for recording audio so that the recording can be authenticated as to both content and time of recording is provided. The system may be implemented as a central server that is accessed via one or more telephone lines, or as a stand-alone unit. The system operates by encrypting ...


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Jay S Walker, Thomas M Sparico: Method and system for attaching customized indexes to periodicals. Walker Digital, Dean P Alderucci, April 23, 2002: US06377963 (22 worldwide citation)

The present invention solves the problems of the prior art by providing customized content-sensitive indexes, created for each reader from previously supplied user profiles. Information is provided in advance by the user for the creation of a sophisticated index scanning all articles in a given publ ...


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Jay S Walker, James A Jorasch, Thomas M Sparico: Method and handheld apparatus for facilitating remote play of a slot machine. Walker Digital, September 15, 2009: US07588495 (21 worldwide citation)

A method according to at least one embodiment of the present invention comprises receiving an indication of play of a slot machine associated with a remote player. At least one handheld device that is associated with the remote player is determined, and a signal is transmitted to the at least one ha ...