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Robert P Barrie, Jon Bengtson: Multiple progressive gaming system that freezes payouts at start of game. IGT, Townsend & Townsend, June 6, 1989: US04837728 (761 worldwide citation)

A rapidly incrementing multiple progressive gaming system. One or more gaming controllers are coupled to a progressive controller. Coin drop and win information at each gaming controller is provided to and accumulated by the progressive controller. Meter amounts generated at the progressive controll ...


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Joseph W Canon: Progressive jackpot gaming system with enhanced accumulator. Mikohn, Robin Blecker Daley & Driscoll, September 6, 1994: US05344144 (729 worldwide citation)

An accumulator for a multiple jackpot gaming system wherein the accumulator has the facility for date stamping jackpot-wins, recording the identification of devices and changes being made by such devices to its data and/or programming, allocating coins-in to one or more jackpot groups and/or to one ...


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Seymour Troy, Kenneth E Mullenix: Automatic lottery system. Kane Dalsimer Kane Sullivan and Kurucz, January 15, 1985: US04494197 (657 worldwide citation)

A wagering system having a central processor and a plurality of playing consoles remote therefrom with said console capable of providing data inputs to the central processor, with such data inputs including identification of the playing console, the player, amount played, and games selected which ma ...


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Joseph D H Sidley: Computerized gaming system. Bacon & Thomas, May 15, 1990: US04926327 (616 worldwide citation)

A computerized gaming apparatus is disclosed in which a card game, such as poker, is electronically simulated on a plurality of individual player consoles. Each of the player consoles is interconnected with a central computer unit which simulates and controls the game, and at the same time, tabulate ...


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Kerry E Thacher, Gary H Sumka, Mohamed A Barakat, John S Hancharyk, John A Klayh: Tournament data system with game score communication between remote player terminal and central computer. John A Klayh, Antonelli Terry Stout & Kraus, January 21, 1992: US05083271 (604 worldwide citation)

A tournament system for electronic games in which scores achieved on the games are transmitted to one or a hierarchy of computers in which a winner is determined. At least one computer stores a player code associated with player credits. The players insert credit cards into the games which read the ...


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Robert M Best: Dialog between TV movies and human viewers. Graybeal & Uhlir, December 8, 1981: US04305131 (552 worldwide citation)

A video amusement system by which one or more viewers influence the course of a motion picture as if each viewer were a participant in a real-life drama or dialog. A speech-recognition unit recognizes a few spoken words such as "yes" and "run" spoken by a viewer at branch points in the movie, thus s ...


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Preston E Blair, Frank S Preston: TV animation interactively controlled by the viewer. September 22, 1987: US04695953 (497 worldwide citation)

The motion picture branching method is superseded by an animation method which enables rapid and repeated switching of multiple tracks of different camera-originated animation of the same character during continuous action in a scene, and enables branching at the termination of an action to multiple ...


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Joseph D H Sidley: System for interactively playing poker with a plurality of players. Bacon & Thomas, July 26, 1988: US04760527 (490 worldwide citation)

An electronic system for playing a card game of poker is disclosed which permits interactive wagering among a plurality of players. The system incorporates a central processing unit and a plurality of individual player consoles, each having a display device and an input device. The display shows eac ...


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Michael Gauselmann: Method for the determination of a shared jackpot winning. Atronic Casino Technology Distribution, Horst M Kasper, July 18, 2000: US06089980 (482 worldwide citation)

A method of a shared jackpot system of a gambling apparatus unit is provided, where the gambling apparatus unit comprises a plurality of coin-operated gambling machines. The gambling machines are linked to each other and jointly fill a jackpot. A predetermined part of the gambling bet of each gambli ...


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Ralph V Mann: System and method for teaching physical skills. Allen Dyer Doppelt Franjola & Milbrath, February 2, 1993: US05184295 (393 worldwide citation)

A system and method for teaching a student physical skills includes a processing module for producing and display a model of the student. The processing module includes a computing module for generating the model. The model has the exact physical dimensions of the student and superiorly performs the ...