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John F Acres, Alec Ginsburg, David Wiebenson: Method for operating networked gaming devices. Acres Gaming, Marger Johnson et al, August 12, 1997: US05655961 (1433 worldwide citation)

A system for monitoring and configuring gaming devices interconnected over a high-speed network is disclosed. The system can support a file server, one or more floor controllers, one or more pit terminals, and other terminals all interconnected over the network. Each gaming device includes an electr ...


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Steven A Weiss: Progressive gaming system tailored for use in multiple remote sites: apparatus and method. Casino Data Systems, Bernhard Kreten, March 18, 1997: US05611730 (762 worldwide citation)

A progressive gaming system (10) which enables slot machines (100) at a variety of independent non-restricted gaming locations (casino sites) (80) to contribute to and compete for a set of common jackpots. The system (10) provides a secure and reliable real-time progressive system that is capable of ...


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Thomas Alfred, Gomez Benjamin T, Wilson Jr Robert J, Delott Roger A: Bonus game for a gaming machine. Wms Gaming, September 29, 1999: EP0945837-A2 (669 worldwide citation)

A bonus game for a slot machine operable in a basic mode and a bonus mode. The bonus game is entered upon the occurrence of a special start-bonus game outcome in the basic mode. In the bonus game, a player selects, one at a time, from an array of windows each associated with a bonus game outcome. Cr ...


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Demar Lawrence E, Frohm Erica: Gaming machine with bonus mode. Wms Gaming, October 28, 1998: EP0874337-A1 (606 worldwide citation)

A gaming machine is operated by a programmed micro-processor in which the first mode of operation, a basic gambling game, is implemented such as video poker or reel-type slot machine play. If bonus symbols are selected in the basic mode, a bonus mode is triggered. In the bonus mode the same or a dif ...


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Pressland Roy, Watts Ronald Arthur: Gaming or amusement-with-prizes machines. Jpm, October 3, 1984: GB2137392-A (472 worldwide citation)

The machine has a main display matrix (5) of symbols, preferably numbers, and a random selector device (10,11) similar to the reels of a fruit machine. When played, numbers selected by this device are illuminated on the matrix, and if they are in certain combinations such as rows, columns or diagona ...


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Wain John Laurence: Entertainment machines. Barcrest, March 14, 1990: GB2222712-A (413 worldwide citation)

A coin-operated machine, particularly of the fruit machine kind, can be used to play a main game in which symbol combinations are selected for example by the rotation of reels (1, 2, 3). Monetary awards corresponding to attained winning combination are monitored with a counter (16) which has a maxim ...


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Claypole Alan, Gregory Lee: Game machine. Maygay Machines, June 23, 1993: GB2262642-A (392 worldwide citation)

A game machine of the fruit-machine type has a reels display (3), typically comprising three rotatable reels with fruit symbols, and a video display screen (15) with associated video game controls (20). Elements of a trail system (21) are progressively illuminable by certain outcomes of a game playe ...


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Slomiany Scott, Sylla Craig: Slot machine with pattern-driven award feature. Wms Gaming, March 8, 2000: EP0984408-A2 (374 worldwide citation)

A pattern-based award system for a slot machine. In one embodiment, a basic payoff is made if a symbol group displayed on the slot machine includes a basic winning combination and a supplemental payoff is made if the basic winning combination matches a target pattern. In another embodiment, an enhan ...


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Thomas Alfred, Gomez Benjamin T: Slot machine with collection-based award feature. Wms Gaming, March 8, 2000: EP0984409-A2 (360 worldwide citation)

A collection-based award system for a slot machine operable in a bonus round. The bonus round consists of a fixed number of spins of the reels of the slot machine. The outcome of each spin in the bonus round is represented by the display of a symbol group including various collection symbols and sta ...


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Wain John Laurence: Entertainment machines. Barcrest, April 23, 1987: GB2181589-A (356 worldwide citation)

A coin- or token-operated entertainment machine such as a fruit machine produces a symbol combination e.g. by random rotation of symbol-bearing reels (8) and a win indication is given if the combination is of a predetermined winning nature. There is also a jackpot feature whereby prize value is tran ...