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Cowan Stephen, Wright Dean: A method or apparatus for allocating a player’s contribution in a gaming apparatus between a plurality of games. Paltronics Australasia, Cowan Stephen, Wright Dean, SHELSTON IP, September 9, 2005: WO/2005/083599 (165 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for allocating a player’s contribution in a gaming apparatus between a plurality of games is disclosed. The method includes the steps of receiving a contribution from a user, splitting the contribution into a number of parts in accordance with a predetermined ratio, allocating ...


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Wright Dean, Cowan Stephen: A method and apparatus for providing a plurality of games. Paltronics Australasia, Wright Dean, Cowan Stephen, SHELSTON IP, November 17, 2005: WO/2005/107899 (10 worldwide citation)

The gaming system (101) comprises a number of gaming machines (103) in communication with an auxiliary game controller (105) via a network (107). Each gaming machine (103) comprises a screen (111) for displaying a second game, also referred to as a base game, that the terminal (103) offers, and a se ...


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Wright Dean, Cowan Stephen: A method or apparatus for allocating a player’s contribution in a gaming apparatus between a plurality of games. Paltronics Australasia, Wright Dean, Cowan Stephen, SHELSTON IP, November 17, 2005: WO/2005/107913 (7 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for allocating a player's contribution in a gaming apparatus between a plurality of games is disclosed. The plurality of games includes a first game, provided by a gaming machine, and a second game, provided by a second game controller. The method includes the steps of receivi ...


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Wright Dean, Cowan Stephen, Minski Alan: Method and apparatus for awarding a prize. Paltronics Australasia, Wright Dean, Cowan Stephen, Minski Alan, SHELSTON IP, November 17, 2005: WO/2005/107914 (5 worldwide citation)

A method for awarding a prize is disclosed. The method includes the steps of determining (5) a trigger value T (preferably related to an operating parameter such as a turnover meter or the number of games played) from within a predetermined range of values (Lmin ... Lmax); generating (6) a number n ...


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Cowan Stephen, Wright Dean: An apparatus and method for awarding a prize. Paltronics Australasia, Cowan Stephen, Wright Dean, SHELSTON IP, January 27, 2005: WO/2005/008514 (5 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 ...


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Wright Dean, Cowan Stephen: A method or apparatus for determining performance data in a gaming system. Paltronics Australasia, Wright Dean, Cowan Stephen, SHELSTON IP, November 17, 2005: WO/2005/107901 (3 worldwide citation)

A preferred embodiment of the invention provides a method comprising the steps of: a) recording the receipt of one or more gaming credit units from a user in a credit record; b) updating the credit record when credit is used; c) recording the cumulative value of any prize awarded to a user in a cumu ...


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Jomaa Ali, Cowan Stephen, Wright Dean, Van, Gorp Paul: An apparatus and method for allocating a prize. Paltronics Australasia, Jomaa Ali, Cowan Stephen, Wright Dean, Van, Gorp Paul, SHELSTON IP, May 12, 2005: WO/2005/042123 (3 worldwide citation)

An auxiliary controller (2) communicates with the primary controller (1) via a wide area network (3). Routers (43, 44) provide an interface between the wide area network (3) and the primary controller (1) and the auxiliary controllers (2) respectively. The bandwidth of communications across the wide ...


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Jensen Peter, Wright Dean, Cowan Stephen, Jomaa Ali: A system and method for providing a plurality of games. Paltronics Australasia, Jensen Peter, Wright Dean, Cowan Stephen, Jomaa Ali, SHELSTON IP, November 17, 2005: WO/2005/107912 (3 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 ...


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Wright Dean, Cowan Stephen: A system and method for implementing a plurality of games. Paltronics Australasia, Wright Dean, Cowan Stephen, SHELSTON IP, September 21, 2006: WO/2006/096925 (3 worldwide citation)

The gaming machine (1) includes a output device (10) that outputs to a central controller (2) machine performance information such as the time since last play, total drop, total return to a player, return to a player over a period of tim technical aspect's of the machine and the like. The controller ...


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Wright Dean, Cowan Stephen: A secondary game system, a gaming system and a method of providing at least one secondary game in a gaming system. Paltronics Australasia, Wright Dean, Cowan Stephen, SHELSTON IP, May 15, 2008: WO/2008/055291 (1 worldwide citation)

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 ...