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John Acres: Method apparatus for promoting play on a network of gaming devices. Acres Gaming Incorporated, Marger Johnson & McCollom PC, November 20, 2001: US06319125 (792 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for controlling a bonusing promotion system using a bonus server interconnected to a plurality of gaming devices is described. A percentage of a wager played on each gaming device is accumulated into a bonus pool stored on the bonus server. The bonus pool is compared to a thre ...


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John Link, Kiran Brahmandam: System and method for providing loyalty-based virtual objects across various media including gaming devices. Bally Gaming, Philip J Anderson, August 29, 2017: US09747750

Gaming systems and methods are set forth designed to promote user loyalty with an enterprise. The user obtains a virtual object such as a virtual dog and earns the ability to acquire accessories or upgrades for their virtual dog through interaction with the enterprise. Certain accessories or upgrade ...


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System and Method for Providing Loyalty-Based Virtual Objects Across Various Media Including Gaming Devices. November 16, 2017: US20170330418-A1

Gaming systems and methods are set forth designed to promote user loyalty with an enterprise. The user obtains a virtual object such as a virtual dog and earns the ability to acquire accessories or upgrades for their virtual dog through interaction with the enterprise. Certain accessories or upgrade ...