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Steven G LeMay, James W Stockdale, Dwayne R Nelson: Method and apparatus for providing entertainment content on a gaming machine. IGT, Beyer Weaver & Thomas, September 13, 2005: US06942574 (339 worldwide citation)

A gaming machine with devices able to output entertainment content (e.g. movies, TV programming, audio programs and advertising) from entertainment content sources located within the gaming machine or outside of the gaming machine is described. A player utilizing the gaming machine may access, indep ...


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Robert Anthony Luciano Jr, Loren Travis Nelson: Shared progressive gaming system and method. Sierra Design Group, Russ F Marsden, May 3, 2005: US06887154 (311 worldwide citation)

A progressive system (local and wide) where a primary and secondary progressive meter is maintained is disclosed. When a progressive win event occurs, there are two payouts: the first payout (defined by the primary meter) is paid to the player triggering the progressive payout event; the second payo ...


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Joseph R Hedrick, Binh T Nguyen: Player tracking communication mechanisms in a gaming machine. IGT, Beyer Weaver & Thomas, June 21, 2005: US06908387 (284 worldwide citation)

A disclosed a player tracking unit provides a display, one or more illumination devices adjacent to the display and a logic device designed to control illumination of the illumination devices in a manner that visually conveys gaming information to an individual viewing the devices. A speaker may be ...


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Joseph E Kaminkow, David H Muir, Gregg J Palmer: Gaming device having resultant wild symbols. IGT, Bell Boyd & Lloyd, June 14, 2005: US06905406 (249 worldwide citation)

A gaming device including a plurality of reels or cards having several symbols. The symbols include at least two complimentary wild symbols that form resultant wild symbols on related reels or cards. In one embodiment, the resultant wild symbol is similar to a wild symbol and acts as a substitute fo ...


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Paulina Glavich, Karen M Cregan, Anthony J Baerlocher: Gaming device having a re-triggering symbol bonus scheme with a bonus symbol accumulator. IGT, Bell Boyd & Lloyd, October 18, 2005: US06955600 (248 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a gaming device having a bonus scheme wherein an accumulator accumulates bonus re-triggering symbols until a pre-determined number of bonus re-triggering symbols are obtained by the player in the bonus game. The accumulated bonus re-triggering symbols are preferably th ...


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Daniel M Marks, Anthony M Singer, Howard M Marks: Slot machine game having a plurality of ways for a user to obtain payouts based on selection of one or more symbols (power pays). IGT, Bell Boyd & Lloyd, November 1, 2005: US06960133 (244 worldwide citation)

A method of playing a slot machine game in which a player wagers upon one or more symbols and then collect awards for combinations of two or more symbols wagered upon appearing in adjacent to each other in the symbol matrix. The slot machine game may also provide a symbol repositioning feature in wh ...


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Richard E Rowe: EZ pay smart card and tickets system. IGT, Beyer Weaver & Thomas, February 8, 2005: US06852031 (243 worldwide citation)

A disclosed smart card includes a processor and memory configured to execute a number of gaming applications, such as a bonus game application, a progressive game application, a voucher application and a paytable application, and communicate with a master gaming controller on the gaming machine. Gam ...


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Anthony J Baerlocher, Ryan W Cuddy: Gaming device having a re-triggering symbol bonus scheme. IGT, Bell Boyd & Lloyd, July 5, 2005: US06913532 (223 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a gaming device having a bonus scheme wherein a combination of bonus symbols trigger a bonus game and any one of the bonus symbols in the bonus game provides a player with an award. The award may be an extension of the bonus game by providing the player with additional ...


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Binh T Nguyen, Craig A Paulsen: Player authentication for cashless gaming machine instruments. IGT, Beyer Weaver & Thomas, June 14, 2005: US06905411 (219 worldwide citation)

A method and gaming machine/system designed or configured to provide security to cashless gaming system instruments, such as EZ PAY tickets, by placing authentication information data on the ticket. Player authentication data is acquired via an interface provided by a gaming machine and the data is ...


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Steven G LeMay, Dwayne R Nelson: Frame buffer capture of actual game play. IGT, Beyer Weaver & Thomas, March 8, 2005: US06863608 (206 worldwide citation)

A gaming machine that enables the capture and output of game history frames corresponding to actual frames of a game presentation on the gaming machines where the frames are stored and retrieved from a non-volatile storage device is described. Critical game presentation data and other information fr ...