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Richard Raven, Thomas Miner, Jay Stone: Gaming machine information, communication and display system. Bally Gaming International, Jenner & Block, July 4, 1995: US05429361 (861 worldwide citation)

An information and communication system permits communication between gaming machines and a central control system and between a player or operator and a central control system. The system includes a central data processor, a control unit for each gaming machine within the system which is in communi ...


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Raven Richard, Miner Thomas, Stone Jay: Gaming machine information, communication and display system.. Bally Mfg, March 31, 1993: EP0534718-A2 (47 worldwide citation)

An information and communication system for use with a plurality of gaming machines (10) includes a data processor (16) and a plurality of interface units (12) each associated with a corresponding one of the gaming machines (10) and a plurality of control units (14) each associated with a correspond ...


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Sek Hwan Joung: Gaming system and method employing an award evaluation for a symbol based on a total quantity of reels in a set of reels each displaying an instance of that symbol and a total quantity of instances of that symbol displayed on the reels of the set. IGT, Neal Gerber & Eisenberg, March 20, 2018: US09922497 (1 worldwide citation)

Various embodiments of the present disclosure are directed to a gaming system and method providing a reel-based game and employing an award evaluation for a symbol based on a total quantity of reels in a set of reels each displaying an instance of that symbol and a total quantity of instances of tha ...


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Daniel W Marston, Sek Hwan Joung: Gaming system and method for providing a triggering event based on a collection of units from different games. IGT, Neal Gerber & Eisenberg, May 15, 2018: US09972171

A gaming system including a secondary event configured to be triggered based on a designated quantity or threshold of events occurring in association with a play of a primary wagering game and/or one or more plays of one or more bonus games associated with the play of the primary wagering game. In c ...


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Dow K Hardy, Mark E Herrmann, John E Taylor Jr, John F Acres, Steven N Kane: Method and apparatus for providing player incentives. Scientific Games Holdings, Dority & Manning P A, October 17, 2017: US09792765

A system and method is provided for incentivizing players to visit a gambling location. In one aspect, a qualified person is invited to play an electronic game which has a plurality of outcomes, at least one of which is a winning outcome. In one embodiment, the qualified person may be required to re ...


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Dwayne R Nelson, Steven G LeMay: Gaming system and method for locating an electronic gaming machine with a mobile device. IGT, Neal Gerber & Eisenberg, March 27, 2018: US09927244

The gaming system and method of the present disclosure leverage casino patrons' mobile devices to facilitate directing the patrons exactly to their desired electronic gaming machines (EGMs). In various embodiments, the gaming system includes a central controller communicatively connected to a plural ...


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Scott A Caputo: Gaming system and method for selective participation in free game retrigger sequence. IGT, Neal Gerber & Eisenberg, May 1, 2018: US09959708

A gaming system which enables a player to selectively participate in a retriggered free game sequence. Following a free game triggering event, the gaming system initiates a free game sequence including a quantity of free games. If a free game retriggering event occurs in association with the initiat ...


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Raven Richard, Miner Thomas, Stone Jay: Systeme dinformation, de communication et daffichage pour machines a sous, Gaming machine information, communication and display system. Bally Gaming International, RICHES MCKENZIE & HERBERT, September 14, 1999: CA2078936

An information and communication system for use with aplurality of gaming machines comprising:a central data processor;a plurality of control units for communication between saidcentral data processor and said gaming machines: anda plurality of interface units for communication between aplayer or em ...


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GAMING SYSTEM AND METHOD PROVIDING AN ADDITIONAL AWARD OPPORTUNITY TRIGGERABLE BASED ON THE INITIALLY DEALT CARDS OF A PLAY OF A CARD GAME. March 2, 2017: US20170061742-A1

Various embodiments of the present disclosure are directed to a gaming system and method providing an additional award opportunity triggerable based on the initially dealt cards of a card game. Generally, for a play of the card game, the gaming system randomly determines and displays an initial hand ...


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GAMING SYSTEM AND METHOD PROVIDING A GAMING TOURNAMENT HAVING A VARIABLE AVERAGE EXPECTED POINT PAYOUT. March 23, 2017: US20170084127-A1

The present disclosure is directed to a gaming system and method providing a gaming tournament having a variable average expected point payout. Generally, during the gaming tournament, the gaming system enables each tournament player to play a tournament game at an EGM. The gaming system accumulates ...