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 System for trade-in bonus patent thumbnailSystem for trade-in bonus
Embodiments of the present invention are directed to gaming systems that allow customers to wager, or “trade-in” an object of value or winning situation for a chance to win an even more valuable award. The chance for valuable award may be a bonus game or chance to win a bonus game.
Patent Investment & Licensing Company


 Binding mobile transfers of mobile payments in a gaming system patent thumbnailBinding mobile transfers of mobile payments in a gaming system
Mobile transfers of mobile payments are bound by an electronic gaming machine (egm) in a gaming system. The egm receives, from the mobile device, a unique mobile device identifier and a cash out request to receive winnings resulting from one or more game wins of an event, wherein the event is a gaming event resulting from the placement of the one or more wagers at the egm.
Igt


 Method of gaming, a gaming system and a game controller patent thumbnailMethod of gaming, a gaming system and a game controller
A method of gaming comprising: selecting in at least one game round a plurality of symbols for display to a player in a set of display positions; modifying the displayed symbols copying each symbol in an original subset of the display positions to at least one clone subset of the display positions which is identical to or laterally displaced from the original subset, in response to determining that a subset of the symbols should be cloned; and determining an outcome based on the modified symbols.. .
Aristocrat Technologies Australia Pty Limited


 Method of gaming, a gaming system and a game controller patent thumbnailMethod of gaming, a gaming system and a game controller
A method of gaming comprising: conducting an initial play round comprising: selecting and displaying a first set of normal symbols at a plurality of display positions; displaying at least one special symbol at a display position; determining a game outcome based on each at least one special symbol and the first set of normal symbols, and conducting one or more further play rounds until an end condition is met, each further play round comprising: retaining the at least one special symbol from the previous play round; selecting a new display position at random for each retained special symbol; selecting and displaying a further set of normal symbols at a plurality of display positions; and determining a further game outcome based on the new display position of each special symbol and the further set of normal symbols.. .
Aristocrat Technologies Australia Pty Limited


 Network based sweepstakes gaming system incorporating an alternative  contestant entry patent thumbnailNetwork based sweepstakes gaming system incorporating an alternative contestant entry
According to some embodiments, a computer based and web enabled sweepstakes system that utilizes automation methods and tools to define a sweepstakes specification and to download the specification to one or more internet based web servers is disclosed. The web servers will permit a sweepstakes contestant to enter personal information into a sweepstakes central database using a web page entry form.
Sca Promotions


 Gaming device having a haptic-enabled trigger patent thumbnailGaming device having a haptic-enabled trigger
A haptic peripheral comprising a housing, a user input element, a position sensor coupled to the user input element, and an actuator located within the housing and coupled to the user input element. The position sensor is configured to detect a position of the user input element and is configured to send the position to a processor.
Immersion Corporation


 Systems and methods for haptic remote control gaming patent thumbnailSystems and methods for haptic remote control gaming
Systems and methods for haptic remote control gaming are disclosed. In one embodiment a portable multifunction device receives information from a remotely controllable device.
Immersion Corporation


 Camera-based multi-touch interaction apparatus, system and method patent thumbnailCamera-based multi-touch interaction apparatus, system and method
An apparatus, system and method controls and interacts within an interaction volume within a height over the coordinate plane of a computer such as a computer screen, interactive whiteboard, horizontal interaction surface, video/web-conference system, document camera, rear-projection screen, digital signage surface, television screen or gaming device, to provide pointing, hovering, selecting, tapping, gesturing, scaling, drawing, writing and erasing, using one or more interacting objects, for example, fingers, hands, feet, and other objects, for example, pens, brushes, wipers and even more specialized tools. The apparatus and method be used together with, or even be integrated into, data projectors of all types and its fixtures/stands, and used together with flat screens to render display systems interactive.
Epson Norway Research And Development As


 Smart hvac manifold system patent thumbnailSmart hvac manifold system
The smart hvac manifold system provides a means of quickly and electronically handling the manual data acquisition process which would include component and or system model and serial numbers, equipment location (gps tagging), customer name, environmental conditions that effect performance and performance measurement (weather data and elevation), and supports photo, voice and text documentation. These features streamline data acquisition, allow remote support, and minimizing transcription errors and preventing data-gaming when servicing equipment, commissioning or retro commissioning the system..

 Gaming device, gaming system, non-transitory storage medium having stored therein gaming program, and swing input determination method patent thumbnailGaming device, gaming system, non-transitory storage medium having stored therein gaming program, and swing input determination method
A body device of a gaming system includes a controller communication unit that acquires operation data including at least acceleration data from each of a plurality of controllers including acceleration sensors and a cpu that determines that a swing input has been performed on the basis of the acceleration data, for each of the controllers, and executes gaming processing on the basis of swing input determination. When it is determined that the swing input has been performed for one of the controllers and the other controller is in a swing state, the cpu determines that the swing input has been performed for the other controller at the same time as one controller and executes simultaneous swing gaming processing..
Nintendo Co., Ltd.


Gaming headset with adjustable contact pressure

The invention relates to a headset comprising at least one headband and at least one earpiece, the headband comprising a headband structure, wherein the headband structure is divided in at least one soft, flexible section and at least one stiff, non-flexible section, at least one sliding spring element, at least one handle element attached to the at least one sliding spring element and at least one guiding element, guiding the relative movement between the headband structure and the at least one sliding spring element.. .
Sennheiser Communications A/s

Multichannel head-trackable microphone

A production work flow optimized multichannel virtual reality microphone that has its own rendering software allowing for the recording, rendering, and playing back of immersive, head-trackable positional audio for 360 video, gaming, and virtual reality applications. The multichannel microphone used to record multiple binaural sound perspectives, has eight microphones coupled to a rotatable disc frictionally mounted on the outside of a truncated spherical shell, an internal, detachable clamp for attaching the shell to a vertical pole stand, and easily accessible microphone output connections configured as four stereo microphone pairs, spaced closely to an average set of human ears.

Jackpot method and system

An electronic device or entertainment gaming machine comprising: at least one betting terminal having a software program or plurality of software programs that allow at least a second player to place a bet on a jackpot if a first player declines the right to place a bet on the jackpot, wherein the second player is at a betting terminal that is apart from the conventional casino table game and the first player is playing at a conventional casino table game and is granted a right of first refusal to place a bet on jackpot by virtue of the first player's bet on the conventional casino table game, wherein the outcome of the jackpot is determined according to a combination of cards or dice in the conventional casino table game.. .
Igt

Systems and methods for video game competition wagering

Video game competition wagering in a hybrid game including a host game and a guest game is disclosed. A wager associated with a player in the host game is received.
Spina Technology Ltd.

Bonus jackpots in enriched game play environment

An electronic gaming machine for a providing a jackpot bonus in a gaming system a jackpot bonus element is generated in an entertainment game portion of a hybrid game and a gambling game in a gambling game portion of the hybrid game is triggered when a player initiates an encounter in the entertainment game with the bonus element. It is then determined if the player wins the gambling game triggered by the player's encounter with the bonus element in the entertainment game a payout is provided to the player when it is determined that the player has won the gambling game..
Gamblit Gaming, Llc

Dynamic updating of content based on gaming-application context

A gaming system and its operations include, for instance, providing, for presentation via one or more electronic display devices, first digital content for a first application. The first application is independent from a second application that concurrently presents second digital content.
Bally Gaming, Inc.

System and conducting games of chance with enhanced payouts based on cash in amount

A system and method of conducting games of chance with enhanced payouts based on a cash in or initial investment amount is disclosed. In response to a player's initial investment or cash in amount, a payout schedule is selected.

Connected interleaved wagering system

An electronic gaming machine including, an application controller, providing skill-based entertainment games, distributing application telemetry, receiving a wager outcome, and providing a display of the received wager outcome; a wager controller receiving a wager request, determining a wager outcome, and distributing the wager outcome; and an application controller operatively connecting the interactive controller and the wager controller, distributing application telemetry, distributing the wager request, receiving the wager outcome, receiving, second application telemetry; and distributing the wager outcome.. .
Gamblit Gaming, Llc

Wide area roulette display system with group arena play

A system enables group play for table games of craps and/or roulette comprising. The gaming table surface enables play of craps or roulette.

User registration

An agent that may assist a service provider of gaming services with registering/signing up users, with accepting funds/money from a user and depositing these funds in a gaming account of the user for the user to play games with, and/or with receiving requests from a user to withdrawal funds from the user's account and paying the user the withdrawn funds. The agent may also assist a user in obtaining a report of an account of the user, the account being associated with a service provider that provides gaming services..
Cfph, Llc

Dynamic quality of service management in multiplayer gaming

Embodiments of the present invention provide a method, system and computer program product for dynamic quality of service (qos) management for multi-player gaming. In an embodiment of the invention, a method for dynamic qos management for multi-player gaming is provided.
Lenovo Enterprise Solutions (singapore) Pte. Ltd

Actionable push notifications for computer-implemented games

A online gaming system provides for presentation on a user device of actionable game-related push notifications. The push notification is presented outside of a game interface and includes both contextual information about a particular game event and one or more action elements.
Zynga Inc.

Cross platform controller

A gaming controller that includes: a left analog controller on a face of the controller; a right analog controller on the face of the controller; a speaker at the center of the controller; a microphone on the face of the controller; and mechanisms to enable cross platform integration of the controller. The gaming controller may further include a speaker and directional control buttons on the face of the controller.

Gaming incorporating social group features

A gaming apparatus, method and system enables communication between members of a social group using machines belonging to the system. Members of a social group are thereby enable to share benefits from members' participation or winnings, by altering operation of gaming machines in use by member of the social group.

Systems and methods of providing a gaming system accessible via a global computer network

A machine comprising: a reward campaign engine; a plurality of user configurations, stored on a memory, wherein each user configuration comprises: an index to a plurality of games wherein the index comprises a game access status for each game; and a user credit balance; a user interface enabling a user to play the games whose game access status is unlocked at any time and not enabling the user to play the games whose game access status is locked wherein the outcome of the games affects the user credit balance; and an event, triggered by the reward campaign engine, wherein the occurrence of the event modifies the user configuration.. .
High 5 Games, Llc

Method of gaming, a gaming system and a game controller

This is disclosed an electronic method of gaming. The method comprises selecting a symbol for display at each display position of a plurality of sets of display positions (710), modifying the displayed symbols by interchanging a first set of symbols displayed at a first set of display positions with a second set of symbols displayed at a second set of display positions (740), and determining whether to make an award based on the symbols displayed at the plurality of sets of display positions as modified 750.
Aristocrat Technologies Australia Pty Limited

Printing and dispensing system for an electronic gaming device that provides an undisplayed outcome

An electronic gaming system has been developed. The system includes an electronic gaming device that receives a wager and generates an outcome of the wager.

Asynchronous persistent group bonus game

An asynchronous persistent group bonus game system, method and apparatus may have a plurality of gaming machines including a first processor and a bonus server having a second processor. The first processor may be configured to: determine when a bonus game session event is triggered, transmit a bonus game session request to the second processor, and receive an end session notification from the second processor.
Nguyen Gaming Llc

Gaming machine with rear projection feature

A gaming machine has a front and a rear. One or more player interface devices such as a primary game display, buttons and the like, are located at the front for engaging by a player of the gaming machine.

Illuminated frame system

An illuminated frame system for framing a display unit, such as a screen and the like, comprises a frame on which lighting means, preferably in the form of leds, are arranged. An illuminated frame system of this kind may advantageously be used in gaming devices which have at least one screen..
Novomatic Ag

Easy chair drivers seat

A video gaming station for mounting a game controller that enables the player to comfortably sit in a home furnishing, such as a couch or an easy chair, while playing a game. The game controller is preferably a steering wheel or yoke type controller, such as used in motor vehicle racing games.

Identifying an individual's abilities, skills and interests through gaming data analytics

Personal characteristic may be identified by receiving, at a server, game data indicative of a plurality of games, determining a first comparative game performance associated with a first game of the plurality of games, deriving a personal character from the first comparative game performance, and providing an indication of the personal characteristic. Each game of the plurality of games is designed to assess at least one personal characteristic.
Identifor, Inc.

System for providing access to game progress data

A game distribution platform includes a game submission interface through which a developer can submit a game. In some embodiments, when a developer submits a game using a game submission interface, the game distribution platform generates a loader for the game.
Amazon Technologies, Inc.

Portable gaming and entertainment system

A portable gaming and entertainment system (or “environment”) for use with a game console and related components that allows the user thereof to easily, safely and conveniently transport the system. The system comprises a case having a lid pivotally attached to a base.
G.a.e.m.s., Inc.

Multi-image interactive gaming device

An image capture device, including: a housing; a first camera defined along a front surface of the housing; a first camera controller configured to control the first camera to capture images of an interactive environment during user interactivity at a first exposure setting, the captured images from the first camera being analyzed to detect a dynamic range of the interactive environment and to track a user; a second camera defined along the front surface of the housing; a second camera controller configured to control the second camera to capture images of the interactive environment during the user interactivity at a second exposure setting based on the detected dynamic range, the second exposure setting being lower than the first exposure setting and configured to enable capture of objects that are the brightest objects in the interactive environment, the captured images from the second camera being analyzed to track an illuminated object.. .
Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc.

Dice with curved, but non-spherical surfaces, certain of which feature nonuniform display probabilities

The current document is directed to gaming dice, including physical dice and virtual dice represented on an electronic display or viewing screen. Certain of the currently disclosed gaming dice have approximately ovoid, prolate spheroid, or ellipsoid shapes that are modified to include planar surfaces.

Multi-flex printed circuit board for wearable system

Disclosed is a printed circuit board (pcb) design for a multi-flex pcb system aimed at wearable devices that is capable of meeting requirements such as ultra-thin thickness profile of the board (thereby allowing 360 degree of bendability) and less manufacturing cost, as desired by consumer electronics, such as wearable motion controlled mobile gaming devices. The pcb design suggests two thickness levels for the multi-flex pcb system.
Titanium Falcon Inc.

Maze chase hybrid gaming system

An electromechanical gaming system for a maze chase hybrid game, including an entertainment system engine constructed to: provide an entertainment game; display a first icon in a user interface of the entertainment game; communicate an indication when the first icon is consumed; display a second icon, different in appearance from the first icon; communicate the second icon is consumed; a real world engine constructed to: receive the wager of real credits; and communicate the wager outcome of real credits; and the game world engine connected to the entertainment system engine and the real world engine using a communication link, and constructed to: receive the indication when the first icon is consumed; communicate the wager of real credits; receive the indication when the second icon is consumed; and communicate the random outcome of in-game objects.. .
Gamblit Gaming, Llc

Method for locating and identifying players on a network of gaming machines

Embodiments of the present invention are directed to a method for locating and identifying players on a network of gaming machines. A player's name or a gaming machine number is searched on a mobile computing device that is operatively connected to the network.
Patent Investment & Licensing Company

Dual-meter hybrid gaming apparatus, system and method

A variety of embodiments are described for determining two or more game payouts in a game based on both skill and chance. In one embodiment, a gaming device or gaming server determines a skill level of a player as the player plays a game, and then determines a chance payout based on a random number generator and a skill payout based on the skill level of the player..
Uplay1

Gaming machine

A gaming machine comprises a terminal device which runs a game, and a storage device which stores a point value generated in games run in the terminal device and a game play count. The gaming machine stores, in a game play count storage area, a total game play count incremented in each game; accumulatively stores a portion of a total point value in a first storage area; accumulatively stores the remaining portion of the total point value in a second storage area of the storage device; adds the point value stored in the first storage area to the point value stored in the second storage area, when the total game play count reaches a certain value; and awards a benefit to the terminal device, when a total point value stored in the second storage area reaches a certain value..
Aruze Gaming (hong Kong) Limited

System and providing loyalty-based virtual objects across various media including gaming devices

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.
Bally Gaming, Inc.

Attendant device and gaming machine

The present invention provides a reception device, which comprises an operation device which is used to perform a variety of operations, a camera device which is used to take dynamic images for the operation area of the operation device, and a control device determining whether there is an abnormal state in the operation area according to the dynamic images taken by the camera device, and if it is determined that there is an abnormal state, performing a control to cause the operation device to perform an operation corresponding to the abnormal state.. .
Aruze Gaming (hong Kong) Limited

System and detecting and analyzing video data relating to the course of a game on a gambling table in casinos

The invention relates to a system for detecting and analyzing video data (vd1 to vd3) relating to the course of a game on at least one gaming table (2) in casinos, wherein the gaming table (2) has a playing field (3) including a plurality of playing field sections (3.1 to 3.3), wherein the course of a game on the gaming table (2) is detected from at least two different side perspectives via at least a first and second camera units (6, 7) arranged on the edge of the gaming table (2), and from the bird's eye view via at least a third camera unit (8) arranged above the gaming table (2), in each case in the form of video data (vd1 to vd3), wherein the detected video data (vd1 to vd3) are transmitted to a video analysis unit (vae) and are analyzed in the video analysis unit (vae) by means of at least one analysis routine (ar), and that a game database, which displays the course of a game at the gaming table (2) in real time, are generated from this.. .
Dallmeier Electronic Gmbh & Co. Kg

Speech recognition device and gaming machine

The utterance recognition device 5 comprises camera devices 511 and 512 taking dynamic images including the corners of mouth of respective personage for a plurality of personages, a microphone device 513 acquiring a voice of an utterance of the respective personages, a main unit 101 determining a personage who performs an utterance from the plurality of personages according to a motion of the corners of mouth of respective personage taken by the camera devices 511 and 512 when the microphone device 513 acquires a voice.. .
Aruze Gaming (hong Kong) Limited

Gaming system, control gaming system, and program for gaming machine, for providing a game with a bonus opportunity

A gaming system provides a center control unit and a plurality of gaming stations. The center control unit is provides a main game to a plurality of players.
Konami Gaming, Inc.

Providing a secondary service for a client application which is associated with a primary service

A secondary service provides a second, or collateral, service in connection with a client application associated with a first service. The secondary service receives user input from the client application and forwards the user input to at least one second server for the collateral service.

Attendant device and gaming machine

The present invention provides a reception device, which comprises an operation device which is used to perform a variety of operations, a camera device which is used to take dynamic images for the peripheral area of the operation device, and a control device analyzing the action of the personage presented in the peripheral area according to the dynamic images of the peripheral area taken by the camera device and performing a control to cause the operation device to perform the operation corresponding to the analysis result.. .
Aruze Gaming (hong Kong) Limited

Attendant device, gaming machine, and dealer-alternate device

The present invention provides a reception device, which comprises an operation device performing a variety of operations, an obstacle checking device checking the obstacle in the monitoring area which includes the motion range of the operation device, and a control device simulating the operation path of the operation device in advance before the operation device performs an action and during the process of performing the action, and if there is an obstacle in the simulated operation path, a control is performed to cause the operation device to perform the operation corresponding to the abnormal state.. .
Aruze Gaming (hong Kong) Limited

Distributed generation of a coupon

Coupons are electronically delivered by a coupon generating subsystem to a plurality of mobile devices via gaming sessions experienced on the mobile devices. A memory of the coupon generating subsystem stores a set of rules associated with delivery of the coupons from the coupon generating subsystem to the mobile devices, wherein the set of rules include a payout table that determines the value of coupons that are delivered.
Tapcentive, Inc.

Virtual input system

For a user having a user input actuator, a virtual interface device, such as for a gaming machine, for determining actuation of a virtual input by the input actuator is disclosed. The device comprises a position sensing device for determining a location of the user input actuator and a controller coupled to the position sensing device, the controller determining whether a portion of the user input actuator is within a virtual input location in space defining the virtual input..
Iii Holdings 1, Llc

Method and system for tracking race participants

Embodiments of the invention provide a method and system that allows for gnss tracking of race participants in a race. Wireless enabled gnss receivers monitor the position of race participants during a race and transmit position back to a central aggregating unit using a tdma radio frame structure.
Sportss Information Services Limited

Platform for gestural gaming device

Systems and methods are described for playing a game using a gestural gaming device. In an embodiment, the gestural gaming device includes a processor, a sensor, a communications transceiver, and a plurality of lighting elements.

System, player presentation in virtual reality gaming

A gaming system includes an input interface, an output interface and processing circuitry. A data stream defining a vr environment is transmitted by the processing circuitry to a vr headset.
Bally Gaming, Inc.

User registration

An agent that may assist a service provider of gaming services with registering/signing up users, with accepting funds/money from a user and depositing these funds in a gaming account of the user for the user to play games with, and/or with receiving requests from a user to withdrawal funds from the user's account and paying the user the withdrawn funds. The agent may also assist a user in obtaining a report of an account of the user, the account being associated with a service provider that provides gaming services..
Cfph, Llc

Separable url gaming system

A system and method for enabling one network to use the functionality of another network is provided. The system comprises a first network system having a first network functionality and a second network system having a second network functionality.
Bally Gaming, Inc.

Augmented reality and physical games

Augmented reality and physical game techniques are described. In one or more implementations, an indication is received by a computing device of a location of a physical gaming piece of a game.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Gaming machine

The present invention provides a gaming machine which comprises a roulette wheel causing a roulette ball to contact a guiding wall and perform a circling motion under an action of a centrifugal force, and then the roulette ball drops toward the central part when the centrifugal force weakens and is stopped at a certain pocket, a delivering device which delivers the roulette ball and causes the roulette ball to perform a circling motion in the roulette wheel, and a roulette ball holding device including a holding component which is used to hold the roulette ball removably at a delivering position, and the delivering position is a position where the roulette ball is delivered by the delivering device.. .
Aruze Gaming (hong Kong) Limited

Playing card shufflers and related methods

An apparatus is for shuffling a plurality of playing cards used in gaming. The apparatus includes a card support adapted to support the unshuffled cards on-edge.
Bally Gaming, Inc.

Military-based gaming system

A deck of cards includes eighty four playing cards. Each playing card has a front surface and a back surface.

Easy fold locking mechanisms

The present disclosure relates to a gaming-table support locking apparatus including a first hinge bar, a second hinge bar, and a tab connector. The first hinge bar is connected to a first bar of a gaming-table and includes a tab notch.
Medal Sports (taiwan) Corporation

Single radio switching between multiple wireless links

A computing device (such as a computer gaming console) uses only a single radio to concurrently communicate with a wireless network access point and wireless client devices such as game controllers or peripherals. To establish and maintain both a high-throughput link with the access point, and a low-latency link with the client device(s), the single wi-fi radio of the computing device is configured to periodically switch between a channel used for the high-throughput link and a different channel that is used for the low-latency link—thus implementing a combination of frequency division multiplexing (fdm) and time division multiplexing (tdm).
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Single radio serving multiple wireless links

A computing device (such as a computer gaming console) uses only a single radio to concurrently communicate with a wireless network access point and wireless client devices such as game controllers or peripherals. To establish and maintain both a high-throughput link with the access point, and a low-latency link with the client device(s), the single wi-fi radio of the computing device is configured to periodically switch between a channel used for the high-throughput link and a different channel that is used for the low-latency link-thus implementing a combination of frequency division multiplexing (fdm) and time division multiplexing (tdm).
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Method of calibration for a video gaming system

A method of calibration a video game system can include removing an optical filter that filters out visible light from a field of view of a camera to allow the camera to view visible light. The method can also include displaying a calibration image on a display screen located within the field of view of the camera, processing the video output feed from the camera with a computer processor to identify the calibration image, and calculating with the processor coordinates that represent corners of the display screen in the field of view of the camera once the calibration image is identified..
Performance Designed Products Llc

Systems, apparatuses and methods for awarding gaming payouts

Methods, apparatuses, and systems for awarding gaming payouts in slot games are provided. Embodiments are directed to initiating a reelspin and moving at least one modifying symbol to a new symbol location.
King Show Games, Inc.

Gaming system and method providing a multi-hand card game with modifiers available based on the initially-dealt cards of the hands

Various embodiments of the present disclosure are directed to a gaming system and method providing a multi-hand card game with modifiers available based on initially-dealt cards of the hands. Generally, for a play of the card game, the gaming system randomly determines two or more initial hands of cards and displays at least one card of each initial hand face-up.
Igt

Method and device for presenting and playing card-type games

In a method of presenting a game, a player places an ante wager, a secondary wager and one or more optional bonus or side bets via an input receiving device of a gaming table. Three cards are dealt to the player and a dealer, and thereafter two pairs of community cards are dealt.
Ags Llc

Gaming system and using the same

A system and method for conducting a casino game based on a number of same-suited cards. Players place a mandatory 9-card wager on red or black synonymous with diamonds/hearts and spades/clubs, respectively.
Turbo Gaming, Llc

Gaming methods, systems, and devices for implementing dice game having re-roll feature

Embodiments of the present invention set forth systems, apparatuses and methods for implementing a dice game having a re-roll feature on a gaming device. Accordingly, a gaming device can be configured to roll multiple virtual dice on a game display and determine if the result of the dice roll satisfies a predefined criterion.
King Show Games, Inc.

Achievement-based payout schedule unlock techniques implemented in wager-based gaming networks

Various aspects are described for utilizing achievement-based paytable unlock techniques in one or more hybrid wager-based gaming environments. Additionally, various embodiments of wager-based math models are described herein which may be used for conducting wager-related activities in one or more types of wager-based games..
Synergy Blue, Llc

System and positionally accurate gaming content

A system is disclosed for providing access to first interactive content or second interactive content by a user of a portable computing device based upon a determined location of the portable computing device. The system includes a host server, a content server storing data representing the first interactive content and the second interactive content, and a communication network in communication with the host server and the content server.
Bally Gaming, Inc.

System and cross platform persistent gaming sessions using a mobile device

Various embodiments directed to systems and methods that enable cross platform persistent gaming sessions using a mobile device in a mobile device-enhanced system are disclosed herein. In one embodiment, a method for reformatting original graphical content designed for presentation on a gaming machine for presentation on a mobile computing device for which the original graphical content was not originally designed may include transmitting display information associated with a display on the mobile computing device to the gaming machine.
Bally Gaming, Inc.

Systems for flexible gaming environments

A hybrid gaming system comprised of a terminal including an entertainment software controller coupled to a subscriber interface provider operator control access, wherein the entertainment software controller receives credit and provides an entertainment game; a real world controller provides a gambling game; and the subscriber interface which receives coupling requests; determines that the request is approved; and allows an operator to couple the game world controller to the entertainment software controller, when the a subscriber interface that the request is approved.. .
Gamblit Gaming, Llc

Wagering game apparatuses, methods and systems for slot games with a "21" theme and video three card poker featuring multiple pay lines with progressive jackpots

Methods, systems and apparatuses of and for playing electronic or electro-mechanical wager gaming devices, including a player interface, of and for playing a “slot machine”, “rotary reel”, or “video poker” type game based at least in part upon card-deck games such as but not limited to blackjack and/or poker. The methods, systems and apparatuses include a plurality of configurations with multiple rule sets and payout lines to facilitate the inducement and build game player excitement..

Hybrid gaming system, apparatus and method

An apparatus, system and for providing a game to online game players over a network that combines physical gaming values produced at a location with electronical game values generated by the server, comprising receiving one or more electronic indications of the physical game values over a network from the location for use in playing the game, generating one or more electronic game values for use in playing the game, providing the one or more electronic game values to an online game player of the online game players over the network, providing the one or more electronic representations of the physical game values to the online game player over the network, and determining, by the processor, a final game result based on at least the one or more electronic representations and the one or more electronic game values.. .
Uplay1

System and awarding bonus features in a video carousel

A video carousel bonus feature system is disclosed that includes gaming presentations for a plurality of players, one or more game processors, and a plurality of base game cabinets that each contain base game presentations that display base games. The system also includes a video carousel with a plurality of video monitors, wherein each of the plurality of video monitors is positioned above a base game cabinet, wherein a visual representation of one or more bonus features is displayed independently on each video monitor of the video carousel.
Bally Gaming, Inc.

Mobile control for electronic gaming machine and tables

Disclosed is a system and method for enhanced mobile control of electronic gaming machines and tables. In one aspect, statistical information is provided to a player in convenient and useful formats.
Bally Gaming, Inc.

Method and device for implementing wagering games requiring player input

A gaming table includes input sensors which are configured to receive multiple inputs from a player. The sensors are linked to a gaming table controller and are configured to receive different types of inputs from players at different times.
Ags, Llc

Virtual hybrid texture mapping

A gaming device is configured to provide virtual hybrid texture mapping, which provides a type of virtual placeholder that can be filled in using cloud computing resources. The virtual placeholders are filled in to create more detailed textures whose calculated are offloaded to a cloud computing service provider data center's cluster..
Vmware, Inc.

Tracking and player-to-game matching system for online gaming

A video game method has steps for receiving, at a network-connected server providing video games, a request from a first player to enter a particular game, determining by software executing on a processor on the network-connected server, from a non-transitory medium, instances of the particular game already in progress, accessing stored information regarding friends of the first player, determining if one or more friends of the first player are engaged in one or more of the games already in progress, and directing the first player to a particular one of the games already in progress wherein one or more friends of the first player are engaged.. .
Roblox Corporation

Zoom controls for virtual environment user interfaces

Zoom controls for virtual environment user interfaces are provided herein. In one embodiment a computing system includes a processor and memory configured to provide a virtual gaming environment.
Hothead Games Inc.

Method of operating a video gaming system

A method of operating a video game system can include applying an optical filter in a field of view of a camera to filter out visible light and allow the camera to view non-visible light directed at a display screen positioned within the field of view of the camera. The method can also include processing the video output feed from the camera with a computer processor to identify a location of a non-visible light dot within the field of view of the camera that is projected onto the display screen by a light targeting peripheral unit.
Performance Designed Products Llc

Video gaming system and operation

A video game system can include a console, a camera and a light targeting peripheral (ltp), where the lpt can direct non-visible light (e.g., infrared (ir) light) onto a display screen. The camera is positioned so that is can view the display screen, and can locate a non-visible light dot on the display screen during video game play.
Performance Designed Products Llc

Distributing information in a wagering game system

A gaming device and its example operations include detecting, via a secondary gaming controller, an electronic request for funding a second casino wagering game (“second game”) concurrently presented with a first casino wagering game (“first game”) via an electronic display device associated with a wagering game machine. The first game includes first content that originates from a first content source.
Bally Gaming, Inc.

Latency enhanced note recognition method in gaming

The present invention relates to the field of audio recognition, in particular to computer implemented note recognition methods in a gaming application. Furthermore, the present invention relates to improving latency of such audio recognition methods.

Gaming system and method providing a multi-play game having a persistent moving modifier

Various embodiments of the present disclosure are directed to a gaming system and method providing a multi-hand poker game having a persistent moving modifier. Generally, when a modifier triggering event occurs in association with a play of the multi-hand poker game, the gaming system activates a corresponding modifier, associates the active modifier with one of the hands of the multi-hand poker game, and uses the active modifier to modify any award for that hand.

Gaming increasing the likelihood of obtaining a designated outcome for a play of a game

Various embodiments of the present disclosure are directed to a gaming system and method for increasing the likelihood of obtaining a designated outcome for a play of a game. In certain embodiments, when a triggering event occurs in association with a play of a game, the gaming system increases the likelihood of obtaining a designated outcome for that play of the game.

Unified platform for a plurality of titles and gaming devices

A unified platform supports a plurality of game titles and diverse gaming devices to provide publishers and developers with a software development kit (sdk) including application programming interfaces (apis) for creating multiplayer tournaments. Developers use the sdk to create tournament definitions and permission levels for tournament organizers.

Gaming machine with symbol locking

A reel-based game may be executed behalf of a client machine. The game may involve spinning a plurality of reels to determine outcome events.

Gaming machine with symbol propagation

An embodiment may involve selecting a set of symbols associated with an outcome event of a reel-based game. The reel-based game may be executed on behalf of a client machine, and selecting the set of symbols may involve spinning a plurality of reels to determine the outcome event.

Gaming machine with symbol accumulation

An embodiment may involve selecting a first bonus set of symbols associated with respective positions of each of a plurality of reels as a first bonus outcome event of the bonus game. The embodiment may further involve incrementing a bonus counter by a number of instances of a predetermined symbol, in the bonus symbol set, that do not contribute to any winning combination.

Gaming system and a gaming

A gaming system that is arranged to facilitate selection of one or more win lines by a player is described. The gaming system comprises a weight allocator for allocating a weight to a wager, the allocated weight being dependent on a number of win lines selected by the player.

Gaming machine management system

A gaming machine management system including a gaming machine, a host machine and a controller is disclosed. The gaming machine includes a control panel and a wireless communication module coupling with the control panel.

Distributed anonymous payment wagering system

A distributed anonymous payment interleaved wagering system is disclosed, including an interactive processing device constructed to receive a request for processing a payment; communicate interactive processing device data and a request for an anonymous payment identifier; receive the anonymous payment identifier; lock the interactive processing device for a period of time; communicate anonymous payment identifier; receive gaming session data; unlock the interactive processing device; the process controller or wager controller constructed to: create an anonymous payment identifier; associate the anonymous payment identifier with the interactive processing device data; communicate the anonymous payment identifier; create a gaming session based on the anonymous payment data, the anonymous payment identifier, and the interactive processing device data; communicate gaming session data; the interactive payment controller constructed to: receive a value bearing item; communicate tito data and anonymous payment identifier; the payment controller constructed to: communicate tito data, anonymous payment data and anonymous payment identifier.. .

Tablets for augmenting services of electronic terminals and electronic gaming machines (egms) and methods of using thereof

In some embodiments, the present invention provides for a method, including: providing a first component including a first game-operating device, operationally interconnecting the first component to a second component to form a second game-operating device; where the first game-operating device is a stand-alone operating device, and where the second component is a dedicated auxiliary device, delivering from the second component at least one auxiliary service which has not been previously provided by the first component, where the at least one auxiliary service selected from the group including: a card reading service, an online connection service, a responsible gaming service, a player tracking and loyalty service, a multimedia service, a side game service, a user identification service, and an identity protection service.. .

Gaming system with gaming machines having associated secondary game boards

A gaming system comprises gaming machines which are configured to generate gaming information and present games, such as primary games, to players, and game boards which also generate gaming information for use in presenting games, such as secondary games, to players. The game boards may be used to present the secondary games to players via player presentation devices such as a player's mobile phone, tablet, pda, computer or the like..

Gaming machine with symbol restriction

A gaming machine may award a number of spins of a plurality of reels in an instance of the bonus game. A symbol counter may be set to an initial value.

System, virtual reality gaming with selectable viewpoints and context-sensitive wager interfaces

A gaming system includes an input interface, an output interface and processing circuitry. A data stream defining a vr environment is transmitted by the processing circuitry to a vr headset.

Gaming center allowing switching between games based upon historical results

A gaming system comprising a plurality of betting terminals and a computer server comprising: a plurality of betting terminals for selecting and playing one or more live casino game(s) being played at a plurality of tables; each of the plurality of betting terminals has at least one first portion of a first screen for displaying the one or more live-casino game(s) to said player wherein the one or more live casino game(s) is a game offered in at least one casino resort, wherein a results history for each table is displayed in at least one first portion of a first screen to provide a results history display, and a switching mechanism for selecting, switching and playing one or more casino slot machine game(s) adapted to allow the player to switch between the live casino games according to at least the results history display for each table.. .

Unified platform for a plurality of titles and gaming devices

A unified platform supports a plurality of game titles and diverse gaming devices to provide publishers and developers with a software development kit (sdk) including application programming interfaces (apis) for creating multiplayer tournaments. Developers use the sdk to create tournament definitions and permission levels for tournament organizers.

System and personalized avatar generation, especially for computer games

A system and method for generating a 3d personalized avatar including a computerized server, a computerized client device, a bidirectional communications channel between the server and the client device, a memory in the client device, storing 3d scan data of at least part of a user's body, a memory in the server stores the 3d scan data received from the client device. A plurality of 3d model data sets are stored in the server memory.

Cloud gaming device handover

Methods and systems to identify options of secondary client devices for a device handover of game play include establishing a session of game play of a game for a primary client device by executing the game on a server for streaming video frames to the primary client device. A request is received to generate a profile of one or more secondary client devices that are identified to be local to the primary client device.

Non-contact body and head based monitoring of brain electrical activity

Apparatus and methods for monitoring electrical activity within the brain of a person (“brainwaves”) employing electrodes or other sensors placed proximate to portions of the body below the head to develop raw signals without physically touching the body and penetrating hair and clothing. Additionally, apparatus and methods for monitoring electrical activity within the brain of a person (“brainwaves”) employing non-contacting sensors placed proximate to portions of the head to develop raw signals.

Card game with fixed rules

Disclosed herein is a gaming table with detectors for tracking a game.. .
Cfph, Llc

Method, device, and computer-readable medium for wagering on a skills-based digital gaming competition with an out-of-game peer wagering module

A method for wagering on a skills-based digital gaming competition, the method executing on a computing device including storage storing a peer-wagering module that is external and distinct from at least one game stored on the storage device or another storage device, the method including: receiving potential game and competitor player data; receiving game competition selection information from the player that includes at least one selected game instance and at least one wager amount; receiving game instance match id data generated by the transactional server, wherein the game instance match id data includes at least one of: credential data associated with the player, player wager amount or a board, level, or difficulty setting associated with the selected game instance; and transmitting the game instance match id data and game initiation data to the game, thereby activating the at least one selected game instance on the computing device.. .

Gaming system and method providing a multi-play game having randomly-increasable and randomly-distributable persistent modifiers

In various embodiments, the persistent modifiers are persistent multipliers. Generally, in certain such embodiments, the multi-play game has a plurality of separate outcome-generating elements and is associated with a plurality of separate multiplier banks.
Igt

Slot machine game and system with improved jackpot feature

A system for awarding a progressive prize includes a bank of gaming machines accepting different bets per play as selected by a player. A random number is selected from a predetermined fixed range of numbers that does not change during play of a gaming machine.
Aristocrat Technologies Australia Pty Limited

Methods and devices for anonymous competition

Methods and devices are presented for facilitating anonymous gameplay in multi-state, multiplayer games, such as poker. A gaming server may allow players to anonymously join instances of a game.
Cork Group Trading Ltd.

Automated money laundering detection, notification, and reporting techniques implemented at casino gaming networks

Various aspects described or referenced herein are directed to different methods, systems, and computer program products for implementing automated money laundering detection, notification, and reporting techniques implemented at casino gaming networks.. .
Fresh Idea Global Limited

Interactive gaming among a plurality of players systems and methods

A system for interactive gaming among a plurality of players includes a host computer system and a plurality of player terminals communicably coupled to the host computer system or gaming platform via a network. The plurality of player terminals may be located at a plurality of licensed gaming locations.
Ag 18, Llc

Gaming machine and gaming method

The invention provides a gaming machine comprising a display for displaying a game comprising game symbols arranged into an array of predetermined game positions. A plurality of character symbols are offered for selection by the player.
Ainsworth Game Technology Limited

Enhanced viewer-directed motion picture screening

A method of curating an audience for a viewer-directed motion picture screening event includes: providing a management module executing on at least one hardware processor, the management module being configured to coordinate a motion picture screening event initiated in response to at least one viewer request; enrolling users and at least one motion picture screening facility in a user-directed motion picture screening service; executing a gaming application on the hardware processor, the gaming application being configured to track a number of attendees in the audience for the event invited to join the motion picture screening event by each of the users enrolled with the motion picture screening service; and designating at least a given one of the users as a winner of the gaming application as a function of the given one of the users having invited a highest number of attendees in the audience for the event.. .
Cinemob, Inc.

User save data migration based on location information

Methods and systems for assigning a data center in a second geo location for migrating data in anticipation of receiving a request from a user account from the second geo location includes receiving an indication of a change in geo location of a user from a first geo location to the second geo location. Save data for the user is identified at the first geo location.
Sony Interactive Entertainment America Llc

Sequencing and locations of selected virtual objects to trigger targeted game actions

A system, a machine-readable storage medium storing instructions, and a computer-implemented method are described herein for a game action trigger module (gatm) for trigger game actions. The gatm generates a virtual gaming environment comprising a concurrent display of a tile board and a game world separate from the tile board.
Zynga Inc.

Universal rotating and locking tablet case

A rotatable case for holding an electronic device during video conferencing or gaming. The case includes a device-surrounding frame, a main body component with a lower planar surface, a rotatable bottom, an upper surface, one or connecting sidewalls and a groove in which an axially tilting rod can be locked in place.

Multi-functional playing card randomization system

A convertible gaming system that can be switched for different methods between fully automatic play with no live dealer and semi-automatic play with a live dealer and electronic wagering from player input controls. The system may include a table top; multiple independent player input positions; and a processor.

Multi-player games based on identification cards

A system and a process are provided for a game based on six or more players using scannable identification (id) cards to compete in a game with all the users physically co-located. The games utilize scannable identification cards uniquely assigned to individual users in a game.

Gaming machine, control machine, and program for gaming machine

A gaming machine provides an operation unit, a display unit, and a control unit. The operation unit is configured to receive an operation of the player.

Method of selecting electronic game

A gaming machine configured to play one of a plurality of games. The gaming machine includes a display that has a first display area to display a carousel of first representations of a number of the games, and a second display area to display a matrix of second representations of the number of the games.

Optimizing drawing prize awards

A promotional game is conducted over participants' cell phones. During a play period, a participant advances on a virtual game board using cell phone commands.

Interactive gaming among a plurality of players systems and methods

A system for interactive gaming among a plurality of players includes a host computer system and a plurality of player terminals communicably coupled to the host computer system or gaming platform via a network. The plurality of player terminals may be located at a plurality of licensed gaming locations.

Multi-mode multi-jurisdiction skill wagering interleaved game

A gaming system is provided. The gaming system enables a player to engage in various types of gaming depending on the jurisdiction in which the player is located.

Event-based gaming operations for gaming device

Embodiments of the present invention are directed to gaming devices and gaming systems that are configured to implement event-based gaming operations. Here, a gaming device includes a game event list that has game outcomes associated with each entry in the game event list.

Live online gaming

The disclosure relates to methods of, and apparatus for, online communication between a studio (401) and a plurality of remote users (4041-n), for example in a live online gaming environment, particular examples relating to casino games such as baccarat, roulette and blackjack, in which remotely located players communicate with a live casino providing an online video feed.. .

Position-changing elements on a video screen in a wagering game event

A gaming event is executed on electronic gaming media. A wager is accepted by a processor and a random selection of both virtual symbols and moves is provided to a player by a display screen on a wagering device.

Gaming machine and gaming method

The invention provides a gaming machine comprising a display for displaying a game in which game symbols are randomly displayed in an array of game positions. A game controller designates at least one of the game positions as a special game position in the array and randomly determines a bonus prize associated with the special game position.

Systems and methods for providing electronic gaming pieces

Systems and methods are provided for providing playing cards. An exemplary method may include retrieving data related to a selection of a set of numbers for bingo and determining matching bingo patterns on a predetermined number of cards from a library of bingo cards against the set of selected numbers.

Means for enhancing game play of gaming device

Embodiments of the present concept provide gaming devices and gaming systems that are configured to implement means for enhancing game play. Here, various embodiments of this concept use game insertion techniques to enhance the game play experience for players.

Gaming interruption and reconnection management

A method, system and computer program product for managing interruption and reconnection of a game session in a computer based gaming system having a computerized gaming machine devised for executing a game and being communicatively connected to a remote data storage, wherein: the execution of a game comprises at least one instance of determining a set of associated game session data; an identity code is reserved for identification of each execution instance of a game; each determined set of associated game session data is associated with said identity code and stored in the remote data storage; and if an interruption occurs in the execution of a game, then the identity code for the current game execution instance is associated with a status indicator indicating that said game execution has been interrupted.. .

Producing three-dimensional representation based on images of an object

An example method of generating three-dimensional objects based on two-dimensional images of at least part of the object may include: receiving, from a mobile computing device, a notification indicating that a plurality of images depicting an object have been uploaded to a first storage location; transmitting, to a rendering application, a rendering request specifying the first storage location; receiving, from the rendering application, a rendering response indicating that a polygonal mesh representing the images of the object has been stored at a second storage location; transmitting, to an interactive video gaming device, a notification of comprising an identifier of the third second storage location; and making a file comprising the polygonal mesh available for download by the interactive video gaming device.. .

System and providing tactile feedback for users of virtual reality content viewers

A gaming system and method for integrating tactile feedback into a virtual reality environment as viewed by a virtual reality viewer is disclosed. A physical object, which may be a physical button panel, such as a button panel printed on paper, dice, playing cards, coins or chips, a floor or any other tangible object, has a view thereof incorporated into the virtual reality environment.

Method and system for matchmaking connections within a gaming social network

Techniques for recommending and establishing connections between users within a gaming social network, designed for connecting users having common gaming interests or characteristics. Embodiments include methods for recommending connections from members of an out-of-game social network, the gaming social network, and gaming activity participants; evaluating user profile information and user characteristics in a gaming social network and gaming activity in a game networking system to determine an appropriate set of connections for a selected user; and presenting graphical user interface content and configurations to enable the suggestion, review, and accepting of recommended connections in the gaming social network..

User-controlled, on-demand gaming channel

A vip gaming service is provided through one or more servers providing games to players as members of the service, with one or more interactive interfaces executing on a web server, whereby players connected to the web server may select and configure games to play. Players connected to the server and logged in to the service are enabled by an interactive interface to purchase an ability to privatize an instance of playing a game, if a game developer has enabled the game to be hosted on a private server, and wherein privatizing the game selected as a vip game enables the purchasing player to control entry of other players into the game in a specific instance of play, to alter circumstances and interactions in playing the game in the specific instance of play, and to lead the other players in the instance of playing the game..

Method and enhancing a gaming experience

A method includes communicatively coupling a physical object with a body. One or more of the body or the physical object has connectivity to a computer having a processor.

Method and adapting to gaming venue states

A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a method for detecting that a gaming system has presented a first of a plurality of gaming venue states of a game, presenting a first of a plurality of screen shots at a display responsive to detecting the first gaming venue state, detecting that the gaming system has transitioned to a presentation of a second of the plurality of venue states, and presenting a second of the plurality of screen shots at the display responsive to detecting the second gaming venue state. Additional embodiments are disclosed..

Interactive event outcome reveal techniques implemented in wager-based video games and non wager-based video games

Various techniques are disclosed for implementing different types interactive event outcome reveal techniques during play of wager-based games and/or non-wager-based games conducted at an electronic gaming device of a gaming network.. .
Synergy Blue, Llc

Gaming selective accumulation of free game modifier or application of free game modifier

A gaming system which includes a game sequence, such as a free game sequence, which enables a player to selectively apply modifiers after viewing the results of games. For a game associated with an available modifier, following the display of the results of that game, the gaming system enables the player to either utilize the available modifier for that game or accumulate another modifier to be potentially utilized for another game.
Igt

Gaming system having exchangeable bonus token accumulation-redemption feature

A gaming terminal is utilized for playing a wagering game. The gaming terminal includes a wager-input device and a display for displaying the wagering game.
Bally Gaming, Inc.

Resource management gambling hybrid gaming system

A resource management entertainment game including a terminal, a player acquires and consumes resources to achieve a goal. An entertainment system engine of the gambling hybrid game provides player selection of wager denomination, the resource management entertainment game and determines when an interaction with a game element occurs in the game.
Gamblit Gaming, Llc

Monitoring of interactive gaming systems

A system for interactive gaming among a plurality of players includes a host computer system and a plurality of player terminals communicably coupled to the host computer system or gaming platform via a network. The plurality of player terminals may be located at a plurality of licensed gaming locations.
Ag 18, Llc

Systems and methods for providing private sound from a wagering gaming machine via modulated ultrasound

An electronic wagering gaming machine system is provided, comprising a display, one or more input controls, one or more ultrasound emitters and at least one sensor configured to detect the location of a person in proximity to the display. Control circuitry is configured to execute wagering game software that receives input commands entered via the input control(s), to display graphics output from the wagering game software responsive to the input commands, and to generate public and private sound signals in an audible frequency range.
Igt Canada Solutions Ulc

Electronic gaming system adapted for simultaneous use of multiple users

An electronic gaming system adapted for the use of multiple users is connectable to a casino management system, is connected to the casino management system via a game interface card, performs data exchange according to an internal casino management system protocol, and allows data exchange between the game interface card and a game server according to a public gaming machine communication protocol. Through a network connection interface of the game server, the electronic gaming system may be used by a plurality of players through wireless connection, and is connected to a mobile member database for logging and comparing member data.

Parties from chat

A gaming system runs on a server executing software, and provides a first interactive interface to a first player, enabling the first player to establish a chat session as a chat leader, to invite a plurality of other players to the chat session, to select a game provided by the system from the at least one game server, and to launch the game with the chat leader and the other players in the chat session as players in the game, and provides a second interactive interface to players in the chat session as a result of invitation, the second interactive interface enabling the players in the chat session other than the leader to participate in the chat session, and to play the game selected and launched by the chat leader, who becomes a lead player in the game.. .
Roblox Corporation

Collaborative online gaming system and method

A system, method, and computer program product for collaborative online gaming, including at least one of providing a central repository master browser system; providing an experience calibrated match-making service; providing a dynamic multiplayer server component auto deployment and aggregation system; providing a lobby centric simultaneous and collaborative client game play launching feature; and providing a video game screen over-layer technology giving users access to a control interface while inside a video game being played.. .
Electronic Arts Inc.

Method and presenting gamer performance at a social network

A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, receiving at a computer device a plurality of stimulus signals generated by one or more gaming accessory devices of a gamer controlling a gaming application, generating a plurality of gaming stimulations based on the plurality of stimulus signals, generating a plurality of gaming action results from the gaming application responsive to the plurality of gaming stimulations, combining the plurality of gaming action results and the plurality of gaming stimulations to generate a plurality of hardware statistics associated with the gamer, and transmitting to a social network the plurality of hardware statistics associated with the gamer.. .
Steelseries Aps

Means for controlling payback percentage of gaming device

Embodiments of the present concept provide means to control the payback percentage of games being played on gaming devices. In one example, a gaming device includes a processor configured to initiate a payback-controlling event and determine a game outcome to display on the game display in response to a gaming event being initiated.
Patent Investment & Licensing Company

Gaming device for updating game play in real-time

A device for playing a skill-based game that modifies the visual representation of the game play using game enhancement elements. A game processor automatically generates game enhancement elements using game data of the skill-based game and computes a game skill level.
Igt Canada Solutions Ulc

Seven-card gaming methods with flush ranking

A seven-card wagering game includes a player and a dealer each receiving a seven-card hand after the player places an ante wager. A specialty deck may be used, which specialty deck may include five wild cards and twelve value cards (e.g., three through ace) in each of four suits.
Bally Gaming, Inc.

Wagering game with special-event eligibility feature based on passive game play

According to one aspect of the invention, a gaming system and method for providing passive participation in at least one wagering game are disclosed. Funds are received to obtain a period of eligibility for an award associated with the wagering game.
Bally Gaming, Inc.

Systems and methods for automated jackpot processing

Systems and methods are disclosed for processing jackpot events occurring at electronic gaming devices of a casino environment. Upon a player hitting a jackpot, tax documentation can be automatically populated with the player's information, such as social security number and mailing address.
Sightline Interactive Llc

Casino messaging system and game

A method and gaming system for promoting play on electronic gaming devices and for communicating with players of the electronic gaming devices. Some players are identified in records in a player-tracking system, and are awarded player-tracking points corresponding to play.
Patent Investment & Licensing Company

Systems and methods for crediting wagering activity

Systems and methods are disclosed for provisionally crediting a financial account of a gaming environment based on player funds received by gaming devices in the form of wagers. The financial account can be maintained at a financial institution.
Sightline Interactive Llc

Game of chance with player performance based prize levels and method

A process is presented to improve the method of playing bingo. The process allows player interaction to determine potential bonus prize amounts.
F&s Concepts, Inc.

Anti-sandbagging in head-to-head gaming for enriched game play environment

An electromechanical gaming machine constructed to operate an anti-sandbagging system in a hybrid game having an entertainment game and a gambling game. One embodiment includes an entertainment controller, a game world controller, a real world controller and an anti-sandbagging module.
Gamblit Gaming, Llc

Anti-cheating system

An electromechanical gaming machine for applying an anti-cheating system including a real world controller constructed to provide a gambling game; an entertainment software controller constructed to execute an entertainment game; a game world controller constructed to manage the entertainment software controller and communicate gameplay gambling event occurrences based upon a player's skillful execution of the entertainment game that trigger the wager for the gambling game to the gambling game; and the anti-cheating module constructed to: establish a penalty threshold, receive player information for the player where the player information is related to the anti-cheating measure; apply a punitive measure if the penalty threshold is met.. .
Gamblit Gaming, Llc

System to dispatch casino agents to an electronic gaming machine in response to a predefined event at the electronic gaming machine

Embodiments of the present invention are directed to a method for dispatching a person to an electronic gaming machine in response to a predefined event at the electronic gaming machine. A listing of casino agents who may be dispatched is stored on in a database.
Patent Investment & Licensing Company

System and cross platform persistent gaming sessions using a mobile device

Various embodiments directed to systems and methods that enable cross platform persistent gaming sessions using a mobile device in a mobile device-enhanced system are disclosed herein. In one embodiment, a method may include enabling a cross platform gaming session in a system that includes a gaming machine that presents a game, and a computing device distinct from the gaming machine, both in communication with one another.
Bally Gaming, Inc.

System and method to provide user-configurable preferences and/or options for team play on a single gaming machine

A method and system to provide user-configurable preferences and/or options for team play on a single gaming machine is disclosed. According to one embodiment, a computer-implemented gaming system comprises a memory device having stored thereon a gaming application that enables multiplayer, turn-based gameplay among one or more players.
Bally Gaming, Inc.

Wide screen gaming apparatus

A gaming apparatus includes a display unit and has a display support structure that extends substantially vertically from a horizontal support base. The display unit includes a flat-panel display screen having a width (w) and a height (h) wherein w/h is at least 16/10 the display unit is rotatable about a horizontal axis located in a plane substantially parallel to the display screen wherein, a player's angle of viewing the display unit may be adjusted by vertical translation of the display unit on the display support structure, over a vertical range of motion, and by rotation of the display unit about the horizontal axis.
Igt

Gaming facilitating a game involving specialty functionality

Various embodiments concern a method for facilitating a gaming activity having specialty functionality comprising providing a grid formed by a plurality of elements and marking elements of the plurality with markings selected from a plurality of marking-types, the plurality of marking-types including a feature marking-type. A plurality of feature indicators can be positioned in the grid.
King Show Games, Inc.

System and synchronizing indicators associated with a plurality of gaming machines

A system and method for synchronizing indicators of electronic gaming machines. The system providing a plurality of electronic gaming machines each having a control array and at least one electronic display operatively connected thereto, at least one lighting device operatively connected to the plurality of gaming machines and control circuitry, including a programmable processor, operatively connected to the lighting device.
Incredible Technologies, Inc.

Paper sheet processing apparatus and paper sheet processing system

Provided is a paper sheet processing system capable of preventing a large number of wrong paper bills put in a paper sheet processing apparatus at one time from being exchanged with clean money. A bill processing apparatus sends information on a total amount of the bills supplied to the bill processing apparatus incorporated in a gaming machine and the number of games played by a player counted by a counter to a management server.
Universal Entertainment Corporation

Three-dimensional model creation and rendering with improved virtual reality experience

A cloud network server system, a method, and a software program product for compiling and presenting a three-dimensional (3d) model are provided. An end 3d model is composed from at least two pre-existing 3d models stored in the cloud network server system by combining the pre-existing 3d models.
Umbra Software Oy

Game stream fuzz testing and automation

A system and method of fuzz testing an on-line gaming system includes a host test bench system capable of generating a protocol template that can be used for identifying primitives in the data communications between a client device and the online gaming servers. The protocol template can then be used to identify primitives in initial communications between the client device and the online gaming servers and perform generation fuzz testing of those initial communications.
Sony Interactive Entertainment America Llc

Systems, methods and devices for dynamic power management of devices using game theory

Dynamic power management of integrated devices can be accomplished using game theory. In an example, power demands for individual devices (e.g., cpu, gpu, communications, etc.) can be controlled by governors.
Intel Corporation

Entertainment server and associated social networking services

Certain exemplary embodiments relate to entertainment systems that interact with users so as to provide for social networking and/or other services. In certain exemplary embodiments, an entertainment system is configured to provide jukebox-related and entertainment system mediated services that are accessible from within and from the outside of the location, coordinating social networking services among and between patrons within and outside of the location and also providing for advertisement opportunities.
Touchtunes Music Corporation

Amenity monument for aircraft cabins

Preferred embodiments relate to an amenity monument installed in the middle of a cabin space that absorbs “dead-space” in a seating layout while simultaneously providing features and amenities that are desirable to passengers. In preferred embodiments, this may substantially enhance the array of seating options and configurations available to an aircraft interior designer.
B/e Aerospace, Inc.

Transmitting sensor data created in a game environment to a set of processors outside the game environment based on predefined event determinations

A system that determines whether a first set of processors connected to gaming items may access a gaming environment based on predefined data sets using unique identifiers and alerts users of a second set of processors about activity within the gaming environment.. .

Detecting lag switch cheating in game

Detecting lag switch cheating in a gaming network is disclosed. Data packets are received from a client.
Sony Interactive Entertainment America Llc

System and offline configuring of a gaming accessory

A device for online gaming includes a gaming accessory provisioned with a configuration that includes a group of settings of operating parameters for the gaming accessory. The group of settings corresponds to selections from first equipment of a user via an accessory management application.
Steelseries Aps

Mobile device gaming application for a puzzle mode

The present disclosure relates to computer-implemented methods, computer-readable media, and computer systems for gameplay operations related to a puzzle-based game. In one example, a method can include identifying a puzzle for use in a jigsaw puzzle application, the puzzle comprising a set of puzzle pieces forming a puzzle image.
Kingsisle Entertainment Incorporated

System and providing interactive content to a user

Systems and methods are set forth which provide seamless connectivity between an enterprise and a user's mobile device and a fixed terminal such as a gaming terminal. The connectivity can follow the user through several different communication channels and can enable different content, including interactive content, to be provided based upon the communication channel currently invoked which can be attributed to the user's location as either within a venue and at a terminal or roaming about remote from the terminal and venue.
Bally Gaming, Inc.

Lottery gaming reducing debt of an individual

A lottery gaming system and method for reducing debt of an individual is provided. The lottery gaming system and method for reducing debt of an individual may include a website for registering the individual and designating a pre-qualified debt associated with a creditor and an approved charitable organization to participate in the lottery game.
Dominic Family Trust

Game system, player tracking device, gaming machine, and program

Provided is a game system in which when a bonus game or the like is conducted, linkage presentation using player tracking devices (pts terminals) is performed over a plurality of gaming machines. Upon the occurrence of winning in the bonus game, a bonus server 11 transmits a bonus winning notification to a gaming machine in a bank in which a gaming machine having won therein is included.
Universal Entertaiment Corporation

Analysis system

An analysis system includes: a storage device for storing a bet amount and a payout amount which are transmitted from a gaming machine; and an information processing device being operable to calculate a winning ratio based on the bet amount and the payout amount which are stored in the storage device, and the information processing device detects that abnormality has been caused on the gaming machine, when a winning ratio after increasing the bet amount is greater than or equal to a threshold value.. .

Imaging system

An imaging system includes: a gaming machine provided in a facility and including an imager; an imaging device provided in the facility and operable to image the gaming machine; and an information processing device communicable with the gaming machine and the imaging device. The imager images a person existing in front of the gaming machine.

Player tracking device and gaming machine

Provided is a player tracking device which is operable, even when an ic card is taken into a gaming machine while a player is playing a game, to read or write information from or to another ic card or the like through a simplified touch operation. The player tracking device includes: a card unit for storing information pertinent to a play outcome on the gaming machine in an ic card through wireless communication; and a touch unit for reading information from another ic card through the wireless communication..
Universal Entertainment Corporation

Verifying a gaming device is in communications with a gaming server by passing an indicator between the gaming device and a verification device

A system includes a verification server and a gaming server, which provides gaming activities and possibly other services to a player through a gaming device. The system further includes a verification device in communications with the verification server.
Cfph, Llc

Automated servicing electronic gaming machines

Embodiments of the present invention are directed to a method for creating an electronic log for documenting entries into electronic gaming machines on a network. The network is monitored by a network computing device.
Patent Investment & Licensing Company

Functional identifiers on wireless devices for gaming/wagering/lottery applications and methods of using same

A user interface and a method of using the user interface are provided for conducting a business-related action and/or transaction for at least one remote product or service, by providing user interaction with a functional component on a wireless gaming device. Functional components are identified via functional identifiers, such as a company's mark, including logos, trademarks, brands, names, and etc.
Cell Lotto, Inc.

Apparatus and a game with blockading game symbols

An apparatus and method for a game of play for use in a casino establishment, or on a general purpose computing device for offering games with multiple outcomes and including blockading game elements or symbols. A base game, or an outcome on a base game that triggers a sub-game or a bonus game involves forming winning combinations from combinations of symbols in a matrix using only accessible symbol positions.
Novomatic Ag

Systems and methods for providing user information to game console

Gamer friend devices can be detected by a gaming console and the gaming console user can be prompted to add the friend devices to a friend list, which automatically logs the friends on its the console without requiring them to manually log in. The gaming console may also be automatically configured with profile information of the friends..
Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.

Client side processing of character interactions in a remote gaming environment

Embodiments of the present invention split game processing and rendering between a client and a game server. A rendered video game image is received from a game server and combined with a rendered image generated by the game client to form a single video game image that is presented to a user.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Immersive gaming

Various systems and methods for providing immersive gaming are provided herein. A portable computing system for providing an immersive experience comprises a display; a graphics unit to present the immersive experience to a user on the display; a communication subsystem to determine a resource level of a resource coupled to the portable computing system; wherein the graphics unit is to present a representation of the resource level to the user in the immersive experience; wherein the communication subsystem is to: detect that the resource was replaced with a replacement resource, the replacement caused by a real-world interaction with the resource by the user; and determine a replacement resource level of the replacement resource; and wherein the graphics unit is to present a representation of the replacement resource level in the immersive experience on the display..
Intel Corporation

Dice rolling system

A dice rolling system includes an electronic gaming unit that may be manipulated to play electronic games. A pair of dice is provided and each of the pair of dice may be tossed during game play.

Systems dynamically choosing pay tables, related methods

gaming table systems configured to at least partially automatically administer wagering games may include a gaming table with player positions having wagering areas for accepting wagers. An automatic card-handling device configured to output subsets of cards may be supported by the gaming table.
Bally Gaming, Inc.

Across-match analytics in peer-to-peer gaming tournaments

First game state data captured from a first client and characterizing in-game information of a first match of a peer-to-peer digital gaming tournament is received. Second game state data captured from a second client and characterizing in-game information of a second match of the peer-to-peer digital gaming tournament is received.
Skillz Inc.

Gaming device and methods of allowing a player to play a gaming device having selectable awards

A gaming machine for providing a slot game to a player is described herein. The gaming machine includes a display device and a controller for displaying a game to a player.
Konami Gaming, Inc.

Wagering game and method having additional reel matrices sharing a common reel

Disclosed are a game, gaming device, system and method for play of a reel-based feature game including a base matrix of reel indicia, one or more additional matrices of reel indicia and an expanding reel which replaces a portion of the base matrix and each of the additional reel matrices to simultaneously produce outcomes in each of the matrices.. .
Bally Gaming, Inc.

Electronic system for playing of reel-type games

There is disclosed an electronic gaming system (100) comprising one or more player interfaces (6, 7, 17), and a main video display screen (1). The system enables players to simultaneously play a plurality of reel-type games and to place bets on lines of the games.
Igt

Gaming device with personality

Embodiments of the present invention are directed to gaming devices that provide audio-visual animated characters in response to game play. The character has a personality that may be encouraging, taunting or another quality.
Patent Investment & Licensing Company

Contextual search for gaming video

Techniques and architectures of a system may provide, among other things, a contextual help video based, at least in part, on the state of play of a user of a video game or the state of other types of interactive media content. For example, such video may be useful for self-learning using contextual video that provides useful information to the player (or a user of interactive media content).
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Gaming peripheral with built-in audio support

Various embodiments described herein are directed toward gaming peripherals with built-in audio support. The gaming peripheral may include a plurality of input mechanisms configured to control a video game.
Performance Designed Products Llc

Metrics-based gaming operations

Methods and systems for metrics-based gaming operations are provided. Information concerning game play for each play may be received and stored.
Sony Interactive Entertainment America Llc

Tracking and recommendation system for online gaming

A method includes steps of admitting a first player and a second player to play an on-line video game implemented in a virtual environment, establishing a definition of proximity for any two objects or avatars in the virtual environment, tracking location in the video game for each player avatar or object controlled by a player, noting an event each time the two players are in proximity, as defined by the proximity definition, recording time period that the two players are in proximity for each event, and issuing to one or both players a friend suggestion for the other player, based on proximity events and time in proximity.. .
Roblox Corporation

Managing game metrics and authorizations

Various metrics as may be deployed in an active, passive, or hybrid validation architecture are disclosed. A computing device configured to monitor network game activity may identify an inconsistency between user game data and a particular game metric governing a particular aspect of the network gaming environment.
Sony Interactive Entertainment America Llc

Method and system for inter-headset communications via data over in-game audio

A gaming headset receives a plurality of audio channels during play of a particular game. The plurality of audio channels comprises game audio channels that convey audio for the game, and a chat audio channel that conveys chat audio.
Voyetra Turtle Beach, Inc.

Synchronized gaming and programming

To encourage viewer participation, games, contests and social interactions are able to be synchronized with programming such as television shows or commercials utilizing a second screen such as a cell phone, ipad® or laptop computer. The programming is able to be television programming, internet programming (e.g.
Winview, Inc.

Virtual transportation machine

Now it is time to extend the capability of internet to “virtual existence”; make a rapid change to “the 3d world”, both in real and animation environment; start the new era of “the instant travels”; “stop the wasted time” with many hours of travelling with cars and replace (reduce) the cars with the best alternative: “task-ins cubicle”. Task-ins-cubicle is “a round room”, equipped with monitors, cameras, speakers, and microphones inside and outside, equipped inside with a control console, internet connection, and with possibly seating or laying arrangement.

Multitenancy gaming services platform

Systems and methods for providing multitenancy gaming platform services are presented. In one embodiment a method for providing multitenancy gaming platform services comprises receiving, at a server computer, a request from one of a plurality of applications for an operation associated with a service, the request including a token, data related to an application, and a target user identifier.
Zynga Inc.

Gaming machine

The present invention provides a gaming machine which may increase the upper limit of the normal payout in the condition of keeping the payout rate. The slot machine 1 comprises a control panel 30 receiving a first bet which is used to start to conduct a first game, and a touch panel 114 receiving a second bet which is used to start conduct a second game.
Aruze Gaming (hong Kong) Limited

Gaming system, a gaming and an additional game controller

A method of gaming comprising: determining which of a plurality of gaming devices, each operable for independent play of one or more games, are eligible for an additional game; initiating an additional game; and determining in response to initiation of the additional game, which eligible gaming devices will participate in the initiated additional game, the determination including a random determination in respect of at least one of the eligible gaming devices to determine whether the respective eligible gaming device will participate in the additional game.. .
Aristocrat Technologies Australia Pty Limited

Method and providing a bonus to a player based on a credit balance

An apparatus and method allow a value of a credit balance on a gaming device to be determined. If the value is not less than a predetermined threshold, a benefit is provided to the player of the gaming device.
Igt

Systems, devices, and methods for operating an electronic game

Methods, game play servers and computer-readable storage media are provided. The method includes receiving data from a wagering system indicating that a player has placed a wager, and a result of the wager including an amount won, incrementing a queued cash win value with the amount won by the player as indicated in the data, generating first game play data representing new game outcomes and cash wins based upon the queued cash win value and previously stored data, generating second game play data that impacts a future game's outcome and cash wins based upon the queued cash win value, decrementing the queued cash win value with an amount awarded and displayed, sending the first generated game play data, storing the second generated game play data, and sending a request to the wagering system to update a gaming account associated to indicate that the awarded amount is payable..
Bet Iot, Llc

System and augmented reality gaming

Disclosed is a method for enabling a mobile augmented reality (ar) table betting system to facilitate game play with a table game and one or more players each using a mobile device. The method includes: enabling a player to register at an available betting spot on the table game using the player's mobile device; providing a dealer display that presents information to a dealer as game events occur on the player's associated mobile device; enabling a player to access funds from an electronic wallet associated with the player to place an initial bet at the table game; commencing game play at the table game; enabling a player to place an subsequent bet or game decision at the table game using the player's mobile device; in response to a winning table game outcome, transferring funds to the player; and in response to a losing table game outcome, transferring funds from the player..
Bally Gaming, Inc.

Using a mobile device for facilitating cashless wagering in a gaming system

Use of a mobile device for facilitating cashless wagering in a gaming system. An electronic gaming machine (egm) receives account information of a user from the mobile device associated with the user.
Igt

Human body mounted electronic device support systems with adjustable monitor viewing apparatus

Embodiments of a wearable human body mounted electronic device support system are disclosed. The system provides the convenience of controlling a computing or gaming device while in a variety postures and movements including sitting, standing, and freely ambulating about a room.

Reverse propulsion aerial gaming systems, methods, and devices

An optical-based aerial gaming system comprises: a multirotor unmanned flying device comprising: a main body; a plurality of propulsion units, a wireless receiver configured to receive data via radio communication; a wireless transmitter configured to send data via radio communication; one or more light generators configured to project laser or infrared light from the unmanned flying device; and one or more light sensors configured to detect laser or infrared light projected by a separate unmanned flying device; and a remote control unit comprising: a wireless transmitter configured to send data via radio communication; and a wireless receiver configured to receive data via radio communication, wherein the unmanned flying device is configured to transmit to the remote control unit, using the wireless transmitter of the unmanned flying device, at least a portion of encoded data of the detected laser or infrared light.. .
Rooftop Group International Pte. Ltd.

Method for structured gaming on an external activity.

A method for providing users gaming advice based upon the structure of a game based upon an external activity, where the external activity operates independently of the game. The user provides parameters and receives gaming advice allowing the user to increase their odds of winning by picking high-value picks, even when the high-value picks appear to have poor traditional odds..
Supported Intelligence, Llc

Gaming device with independent gesture-sensitive areas

A system that incorporates the subject disclosure may include, for example, a processor coupled to a memory storing instructions and to a near field sensor. Execution of the instructions can cause the processor to perform operations including defining a zone corresponding to a portion of an accessory comprising the sensor, detecting a gesture of an object in the zone by sensing the object with the sensor, determining that the gesture is a new gesture not previously associated with the zone and not previously associated with a gaming action controlling presentations produced by a gaming application, associating the gesture with the zone and with the gaming action, subsequently detecting the gesture in the zone, obtaining the gaming action associated with the gesture, and transmitting the gaming action to the gaming application.
Steelseries Aps

Rfid-enabled systems for facilitating table games

A gaming table provides for use of rfid technology to track chip movement on a table game and to infer an association between a wager and a player position based on a chip identifier of a chip placed on a particular position of the table. In some embodiments, previous position history of the chip is also taken into account in determining a player position associated with a wager..
Walker Digital Table Systems, Llc

Location based restrictions on networked gaming

A system and method for peer-to-peer gaming is described. One embodiment includes a system for peer-to-peer gaming, the system comprising an at least one gaming client, wherein the at least one gaming client is configured to accept a selection of an at least one gaming option from a player, and allow the player to play a game based on the selection of the at least one gaming option; an administration server, wherein the administration server is configured to receive the selection of the at least one gaming option from the at least one gaming client, and initiate the game for the player based on the selection of the at least one gaming option; and an at least one gaming server, wherein the at least one gaming sever is configured to run the game and transmit data about the game to the administration server..
Ag 18, Llc

Gaming system, gaming device and providing group event with individual group event eligibility timers

A gaming system and method which provides a community group event to a plurality of players at a plurality of the gaming devices in the gaming system. Each gaming device participating in the group event is associated with an individual group event eligibility timer.
Igt

Gwc production monitoring interleaved wagering system

An electronic gaming machine using a game world credit monitoring module, an interactive controller, a process controller, and a wager controller to provide an interactive application that triggers wagers on the wager controller based on user interactions within the interactive application and allows the electronic gaming machine to make adjustments to the interactive application difficulty level to achieve a desired rtp based on game world credit generation within the interactive application.. .
Gamblit Gaming, Llc

Method of gaming, a gaming system and a game controller

A method of gaming comprising: (a) determining a minimum prize value to be awarded for a current game outcome based on a previous game outcome; (b) generating the current game outcome; (c) determining a provisional prize value based on the current game outcome; (d) comparing the provisional prize value with the minimum prize value; and (e) setting a current prize value at the minimum prize value upon the provisional prize value being less than the minimum prize value or at the provisional prize value upon the provisional prize value being greater than or equal to the minimum prize value.. .
Aristocrat Technologies Australia Pty Limited

Linked progressive jackpot system

A gaming machine 10 has a display 14 and a game controller arranged to control images of symbols displayed on the display 14. The game controller is arranged to play a game 16 in which at least one random event is caused to be displayed on the display 14.
Aristocrat Technologies Australia Pty Limited

System and monetizing winnings from virtual gaming

Methods and systems for encouraging on-line gaming. An on-line competition is conducted amongst a first plurality of contestants using a device operatively coupled to a computer system via an internet connection.

System and augmented reality gaming using a mobile device

Disclosed is a method and system for preventing replay attacks for mobile promotions associated with promotion devices. Upon the occurrence of a promotion winning event such as a designated outcome of a game played on the promotion device the user, via a software application accessible to their mobile device, forwards images of the event to a server over a network.
Bally Gaming, Inc.

Remote live table gaming terminals and systems

Remote live table gaming systems can include player terminal(s), electronic gaming table(s), and/or a remote server. Electronic devices can function as remote player terminals, and can have an outer housing, a controller located therewithin, input and output component(s), and a communications interface to an outside gaming network having other functionally similar gaming device(s), gaming table(s), and a remote server.
Igt

System and connecting gaming devices to a network for remote play

A gaming system receives a password over a network from a user of a remote device for a gaming system for a gambling game. The gaming system authenticates the user using the password.
Zynga Inc.

Gaming providing a symbol matrix with a moveable symbol display window

In various embodiments, the present disclosure generally relates to gaming systems and methods which utilize a symbol matrix or symbol field in conjunction with a movable symbol display window to randomly select different subsets of symbols from the symbol matrix and provide different awards to players based on such selected symbol subsets.. .
Igt

System and augmented reality using a user-specific card

Disclosed is a method of displaying augmented reality gaming information associated with a user-specific card using mobile device in an augmented reality gaming system. In one embodiment, the method includes: enabling a user to view a live image of a user-specific card through a display of a mobile device; acquiring user-specific identification information from the user-specific card; sending the user-specific identification information via a network to a server; retrieving user-specific specific information from the server using the mobile device; and displaying the user-specific information in conjunction with the user-specific card when viewing the user-specific card through the display of the mobile device using augmented reality..
Bally Gaming, Inc.

Information providing system and information providing apparatus

[object] to provide avoidance of a situation in which a player becomes addicted to a game. [solution] an information providing system includes: an input device that receives an input of game value consumption plan information based on a setting operation performed by a player; a gaming machine enabling a game to be played; and an information processing device communicable with the gaming machine.
Universal Entertainment Corporation

Roulette gaming system

The present disclosure relates to a roulette wheel apparatus, and in particular to a ball launcher for use in a gaming system such as a roulette wheel apparatus and roulette wheel apparatus comprising the ball launcher. According to a first aspect, the ball launcher comprises a pair of launch tubes adapted to be connected to the airflow generator and defining different launching directions, wherein the ball gate for gating the ball into one of the launch tubes includes a ball shuttle adapted to be moveable from a ball-receiving station to each one of said pair of launch tubes to transport the ball from the ball-receiving station to one of said launch tubes..
Gryphon Invest Ag

Gaming system and a gaming

A gaming system comprising a display, an object selector arranged to select at least one object to be placed in each container of a set of a plurality of containers displayed on the display and an outcome generator arranged to determine a game outcome based on at least one characteristic of the object or objects placed in at least part of each container of the set of containers.. .
Aristocrat Technologies Australia Pty, Ltd.

Dynamic motion solver methods and systems

The simulation of motion for articulated assemblies is important within a range of industries from computer gaming, virtual reality through to android/robot developments and exoskeletons/prosthesis for individuals. However, even low complexity systems with only a small number of moving parts are computationally intractable with respect to analytic solutions.
Xarkin Software

Movement space mapping for control sticks in user input devices

User input devices, such as gaming controllers, are provided herein. In one example, a user input device includes a control stick mechanism configured to receive user manipulation in one or more axes.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Matching sponsored game content to location by genre and playability

Technologies are generally described for matching sponsored game content to location by genre and playability. In some examples, a search system for finding real-environment matched gaming content for a user based at least partially on analyzed properties of potential locations may employ game script/flow information and match against local features from map data to screen content for which a game plot can be executed across appropriate areas and transitions or other physical requirements.
Empire Technology Development Llc

Statistical modifiers for de-randomization in an augmented reality gaming environment

Systems and methods for calculating scores for de-randomization of contests in an augmented reality gaming environment whereby statistical modifiers are applied to virtual scores for events whereby events comprise one or more players involved in the plurality of events, determining one or more scores for the selected one or more players and modifying the score with statistical modifiers.. .

Mechanical center calibration of control sticks in user input devices

User input devices, such as gaming controllers, are provided herein. In one example, a user input device includes a control stick mechanism configured to receive user manipulation in one or more axes.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Gaming controller button performance

Aspects of the present invention are directed to techniques for improving the manufacturing control mechanisms—specifically game controllers—for computerized electronic devices. According to one aspect of the present invention, a button assembly is provided that eliminates the need for dampers or gaskets for shock absorption by implementing the hammer and pad using novel and advantageous geometries.
Nvidia Corporation

Foldable electronic gaming or mobile communication device for insertion into hip pocket

A mobile communication device which comprises a first member with first surface having a first curvature and a second surface having a second curvature; a second member having first surface with a third curvature and a second surface with a fourth curvature. A hinge pivotally connects the first and second members with one another such that they are movable between opened and closed configurations.

Game of chance systems and methods

In various embodiments, players may compete in a gaming context.. .
Cfph, Llc

Peer-to-peer wagering platform

Data characterizing historical skills-based gaming metrics for a first user and historical skills-based gaming metrics for at least one second user is accessed. Using the accessed data and a set of rules, a targeted advertisement to present to the first user is determined.
Skillz Inc.

Gaming machine mounting apparatus and system for supporting an overhead display

A system and apparatus for mounting an overhead display device to gaming machines. The system and apparatus featuring mounting elements securable to a display device at a selected distance and mounting hardpoints on one or a plurality of gaming machines.
Incredible Technologies, Inc.

Physical playing card gaming systems and related methods

A physical playing card gaming system includes a gaming table including at least one dealer position and at least one player position. The system includes a physical playing card handling device that is configured to read at least one of a card rank and card suit of physical playing cards.
Bally Gaming, Inc.

Utilizing a social network account to provide additional functionality to a gaming network account

A method to provide additional gaming network functionality links a user's gaming network identity with the user's social network identity. Linkage of the user's gaming network and social network identities establishes a two way communication link by which a gaming (social) network service can obtain information from, and send information to, a social (gaming) network service on behalf of the user.
Apple Inc.

Systems and methods for indicating positions of selected symbols in a target sequence

A system, a machine-readable storage medium storing instructions, and a computer-implemented method are described herein to display positions of symbols in a target sequence. In various embodiments, a sequence generator generates a target sequence of symbols to be identified by a player in a virtual gaming environment.
Zynga Inc.

Gaming via peer-to-peer networks

A method includes discovering, via a device, a peer-to-peer gaming service of a peer-to-peer network offered by a peer device, wherein the peer-to-peer gaming service facilitates a user of the device to select, access, and play a plurality of specific networked games of the peer device, wherein the specific networked games are not already installed on the device, selecting, via the device, a networked game from the plurality of specific networked games of the peer device, and downloading a program by the device, wherein the program is configured to execute the selected networked game on a processor of the device, wherein downloading the program comprises downloading the program from a third party computing arrangement and receiving from the peer device, authentication for access to the third party computing arrangement, wherein the authentication limits the downloaded program for play of the networked game with only the peer device.. .
Core Wireless Licensing S.a.r.l.

System and enhanced immersion gaming room

A method and system for a gaming system which uses a plurality of display devices to emit gaming content onto the walls of an immersion room and allows a plurality of players to interact with a gaming application through hand-held controllers. The method includes generating graphical data and audio data by running a gaming application or a video application with a server.

Gaming system and a gaming

A gaming system for play of a base game, and arranged to detect a trigger condition during the base game. A feature game is implemented when a feature game frequency criterion is met.
Aristocrat Technologies Australia Pty Limited

Gaming system and methods of gaming

A method for providing a jackpot controlled by a computer implemented jackpot controller. The method includes (a) on commencement of the jackpot, the jackpot controller setting a start-up jackpot prize value, the start-up prize value being the sum of a base amount and a predefined average increment amount for the jackpot, (b) incrementing the jackpot prize value by the jackpot controller using contributions from at least one participating gaming device until a jackpot trigger is determined; and (c) in response to the jackpot controller determining the jackpot trigger, awarding the jackpot prize and re-setting the jackpot prize value to the base amount..
Aristocrat Technologies Australia Pty Limited

Transparent prize combined proposition wagering system

An electronic gaming machine constructed to receive credits from a user is disclosed: the gaming machine comprises of an interactive controller allowing user interactivity through a displayed user interface and a process controller that creates a progressive pool and generates a transparency threshold for the progressive pool and awards transparent prizes using a chance-based controller when the threshold has been reached, and communicates the prize parameter to the interactive controller for display on the user interface.. .
Gamblit Gaming, Llc

Electronic fund transfer for mobile gaming

In one embodiment, a system and method to transfer money may include a mobile device associated with a player, a location server designed to: track a device position of the mobile device and track a vessel position, and a mobile gaming management server designed to: receive a fund transfer request from a gaming server for the mobile device, the fund transfer request including a fund amount; determine if the fund amount can be transferred to the mobile device based on the device position and the vessel position; and transfer the fund amount to the mobile device if it is determined that the fund amount can be transferred to the mobile device.. .

System and methods of providing player services with gaming devices

A system for use in providing gaming property services to a player via a gaming device is provided. The system includes a gaming property server, a gaming machine, and gaming tracking device.
Konami Gaming, Inc.

Gesture based gaming controls for an immersive gaming terminal

A gaming system and method is described. The gaming system includes an immersive gaming terminal, at least one motion sensing sensor, at least one game of chance and at least one game of skill.

Esports amateur competitors' league franchise opportunity

A method to provide a source of funding to nonprofits comprising: payment of franchise fee by franchisee; hosting an online gaming tournaments by the franchisee wherein a portion of the franchise fee is used to pay for prizes; and hosting qualifying tournaments for the online gaming tournament by the franchisee, wherein for a predetermined number of qualifying tournaments one cash prize slot is generated; wherein a first portion of the fees are used for cash prize slots and a second portion used for funding of the nonprofits.. .

Systems, methods, and computer program products for processing a package for shipping with a common carrier on a wireless computing device

Various embodiments of present invention provide systems, methods, and computer-program products containing executable code for processing a package for shipping with a common carrier. Various embodiments include a wireless computing device that may be one of several types of devices such as smartphones, mobile telephones, mobile computers, portable digital assistants, laptop computers, gaming devices, electronic tablets, or other types of similar devices.
United Parcel Service Of America, Inc.

Optical stereoscopic display screen for naked eye viewing

The present invention provides a glasses-free optical 3d stereoscopic display screen comprising an optical element assembly wherein the optical element assembly utilizes refraction effects to generate one of the following viewing modes: positive parallax hyperstereo viewing mode, positive parallax hypostereo viewing mode, negative parallax hyperstereo viewing mode, and negative parallax hypostereo viewing mode, which can causes a viewer to perceive 3d stereoscopic vision of a 2d image content shown on a conventional display screen, such as movie, tv, computer, tablet, gaming console, billboard, mobile device, etc. Screens..

Gaming device, non-transitory storage medium, gaming method, and gaming system

The game processor consumes paints of a plurality of colors to execute an attack in the game, reflects an effect of the attack in the game, and decreases possession paints according to consumption of the paints. The game processor consumes the paints of the plurality of colors according to consumption ratios determined for the attack to be executed and executes the attack.
Nintendo Co., Ltd.

Setting up gaming sessions to reduce waiting time

A method for setting up a multiplayer gaming session, the method including: initiating a multiplayer gaming session by a host computing device; generating a list of games and selecting a game from the list of games on the host computing device; determining a list of invitees; generating a group of game configuration options for the selected game by the host computing device; sending a preliminary invitation to the multiplayer gaming session to each invitee of the list of invitees; launching the selected game on an invitee computing device of each invitee of the list of invitees; selecting game configuration options from the generated group of game configuration options; sending a final invitation to the multiplayer gaming session to each invitee of the list of invitees.. .
Sony Interactive Entertainment America Llc

Game selection and invitation process

Setting up a multiplayer gaming session, including: initiating a multiplayer gaming session; selecting at least one invitee; retrieving a list of games for each invitee of the selected at least one invitee; combining the list of games for each invitee into a merged list of games; sorting the merged list of games by most commonly owned; selecting a game from the merged list of games for the multiplayer gaming session; and sending an invitation to the multiplayer gaming session to each invitee of the selected at least one invitee.. .
Sony Interactive Entertainment America Llc

Non-commission pai gow poker games, devices, systems and methods thereo

Methods of playing commission-free pai gow poker games are disclosed. The commission-free pai gow poker games have multiple features, including a novel push mechanise and a novel copy-fostering mechanism, that provide a gaming establishment with an adequate house edge without the need to charge a commission on player wins.



Gaming topics:
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  • Mirror Layer
  • Social Network
  • Display Panel
  • Secondary Wager
  • Control Unit
  • Transverse
  • Interactive
  • Smart Phone
  • Search Algorithm
  • Social Networking
  • Networking
  • Input Device
  • Enhancement
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