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Chris Blackburn
Rory L Block, Christopher W Blackburn, Chih Hui Jan, James P Simmermon, Terry D Warkentin: Gaming terminal network with a message director. Michael J Blankstein, September 23, 2004: US20040185936-A1

A method and apparatus in a gaming network for transmitting event messages from gaming terminals to a central server and, consequently, routing each event message to an appropriate application. The system may include multiple gaming function specific servers with multiple applications on each server ...


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Chris Blackburn
Christopher W Blackburn, Rory L Block, Terry D Warkentin: Service-oriented gaming network environment. WMS Gaming, Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner Wms Gaming, February 5, 2009: US20090036217-A1

A gaming services framework includes web services extensions and comprises a set of services, protocols, XML schemas, and methods for providing gaming system functionality in a distributed, network based architecture. Systems and methods provide a service-oriented framework for gaming and property m ...


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Chris Blackburn
Thomas A Gentles, Vikram Swamy, Christopher W Blackburn, Rory L Block, Terry D Warkentin: Service-oriented gaming network environment. Schwegman Lundberg Woessner & Kluth PA, November 18, 2004: US20040229699-A1

A gaming services framework comprises a set of services, protocols, XML schemas, and methods for providing gaming system functionality in a distributed, network based architecture. Systems and methods provide a service-oriented framework for gaming and property management based upon internetworking ...


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Chris Blackburn
Mark B Gagner, Alicia Johnson, John A Beatty, Christopher W Blackburn: Asset management of downloadable gaming components in a gaming system. Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner Wms Gaming, May 14, 2009: US20090124372-A1

Systems and methods provide mechanisms for updating software assets on a gaming machine (100.1 and 100.2). The gaming software assets may include banner content, advertising content, denomination data, pay table, language data, video content, audio content, episodic game data, wagering game software ...


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Matthew P Lawlor, Timothy E Carmody: Method and system for remote delivery of retail banking services. Online Resources, June 15, 1993: US05220501 (1403 worldwide citation)

A practical system and method for the remote distribution of financial services (e.g., home banking and bill-paying) involves distributing portable terminals to a user base. The terminals include a multi-line display, keys "pointer to" lines on the display, and additional keys. Contact is establishe ...


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A Nathaniel Goldhaber, Gary Fitts: Attention brokerage. CyberGold, Nixon & Vanderhye P C, August 11, 1998: US05794210 (1300 worldwide citation)

A system provides for the immediate payment to computer and other users for paying attention to an advertisement or other "negatively priced" information distributed over a computer network such as the Internet. Called Attention Brokerage, this is the business of brokering the buying and selling of ...


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Owen Davis, Vidyut Jain: Method and apparatus for tracking client interaction with a network resource and creating client profiles and resource database. Dot Com Development, Adams & Wilks, August 18, 1998: US05796952 (1174 worldwide citation)

A method for monitoring client interaction with a resource downloaded from a server in a computer network includes the steps of using a client to specify an address of a resource located on a first server, downloading a file corresponding to the resource from the first server in response to specific ...


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Jeffrey P Bezos, Sheldon J Kaphan, Ellen L Ratajak, Thomas K Schonhoff: Internet-based customer referral system. Amazon com, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, February 22, 2000: US06029141 (1128 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is an Internet-based referral system that enables individuals and other business entities ("associates") to market products, in return for a commission, that are sold from a merchant's Web site. The system includes automated registration software that runs on the merchant's Web site to all ...


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Juergen Brendel, Charles J Kring, Zaide Liu, Christopher C Marino: World-wide-web server with delayed resource-binding for resource-based load balancing on a distributed resource multi-node network. Resonate, Stuart T Auvinen, June 30, 1998: US05774660 (1095 worldwide citation)

A multi-node server transmits world-wide-web pages to network-based browser clients. A load balancer receives all requests from clients because they use a virtual address for the entire site. The load balancer makes a connection with the client and waits for the URL from the client. The URL specifie ...


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Oral F Sekendur: Absolute optical position determination. December 22, 1998: US05852434 (1017 worldwide citation)

The present invention is a form of a digitizer and absolute position determination device for indicating the instantaneous position and movement of a stylus on a surface. It proposes the use of a data surface (e.g., paper) formatted with a position-related code for indicating X-Y coordinates capable ...



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