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 Interactive event outcome reveal techniques implemented in wager-based video games and non wager-based video games patent thumbnailInteractive 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 patent thumbnailGaming 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 patent thumbnailGaming 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 patent thumbnailResource 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 patent thumbnailMonitoring 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 patent thumbnailSystems 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 patent thumbnailElectronic 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 patent thumbnailParties 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 patent thumbnailCollaborative 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 patent thumbnailMethod 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 system, device and method involving a sports event having incremental outcomes

A gaming system, device and method are disclosed herein. The system, in an embodiment, is operable upon a wager input and involves competing symbols associated with a sports event having a series of incremental outcomes.
Warr Gaming, Llc

Gaming machine, game providing method, and non-transitory computer readable medium

When a predetermined condition is satisfied, the gaming machine 1 replaces some of the plurality of reels 61 displayed on the display unit 27 with a special reel 62 having a symbol arrangement different from the reels 61 from when the reels 61 start to spin to when the game result is formed.. .
Konami Gaming, Incorporated

Systems and methods for providing skill-based selection of prizes for games of chance

Systems and methods include a gaming device configured to receive a monetary value and a user interface configured to enable a player to select a wager for a game of chance and enable the player to initiate a cash out operation. The gaming device also includes a processor programmed to add the monetary value to a credit balance for the player, deduct the selected wager from the credit balance, and decrease the credit balance in response to the cash out operation.
Gaming Arts, Llc

Gaming system, gaming device and method having secondary symbols associated with primary symbols

A gaming system including a plurality of generated primary symbols and at least one generated secondary symbol. If any generated primary symbol is associated with any generated secondary symbol, the gaming system provides an award based on the generated primary symbol being associated with the generated secondary symbol..
Igt

Electromechanical hybrid gaming system

Systems in accordance with embodiments of the invention operate an electromechanical hybrid gaming system including a real world engine configured to provide a randomly generated payout for a gambling game; an electromechanical game system connected to an entertainment game user interface and constructed to manage the multi-player electromechanical table game that changes a game state, wherein outcomes of the electromechanical table game are based upon actions performed by a plurality of players; and a game world engine connected to the electromechanical game system and the real world engine, the game world engine constructed to communicate gameplay gambling event occurrences based upon the sensed actions by one of the players during the skillful execution of the electromechanical table game.. .
Gamblit Gaming, Llc

Game modifier usable between game stages for gaming device

Embodiments of the present invention are directed to the use of game modifiers between game stages of a game played on a gaming device. According to some embodiments, a gaming device is configured to play a multi-stage game of chance.
King Show Games, Inc.

Apparatus, awarding progressive or jackpot prizes

gaming methods and apparatus are described for providing a plurality of progressive prizes for a gaming system. Separate progressive prizes are maintained for each of a plurality of different wager options for a game playable on the gaming system.
Aristocrat Technologies Australia Pty Limited

Graphic capture in a mobile loyalty network

Devices and methods for generating and/or communicating using optically formatted image data are provided. One method includes receiving first gaming information from a first wager-based gaming device via a local area network.
Igt

In-casino mobile gaming

Described embodiments enable casino patrons to play casino games with cash wagers using mobile devices while located at the casino. A player funds the game by providing cash or credit at a funding kiosk.
Caesars Entertainment Operating Company, Inc.

Gaming device and system for use with capped awards

Embodiments of the present invention set forth systems, apparatuses and methods for enhancing game play of gaming devices with capped awards. Accordingly, a gaming device with capped awards is configured to enhance game play by minimizing or eliminating perceived lost value when an award is capped.
King Show Games, Inc.

Additive card interleaved wagering system

An electronic gaming machine constructed to receive credits from a plurality of users, is disclosed, comprising an interactive controller and a process controller operatively connecting the interactive controller to a wager server, which generate a multi-user interactive application, allow for the purchase of virtual avatars, generate goal values, and accept user input through a user interface to award application elements and adjust the characteristics of the virtual avatars.. .
Gamblit Gaming, Llc

Systems, methods and devices for monitoring game activities

Systems, methods, devices, and computer readable media for monitoring card game activities at gaming tables, such as for example, counting the number of card hands at gaming tables. The devices may include a sensor array network to detect game events; a microcontroller for running logic level code for checking sensors of the sensors of the sensor array network for pre-defined thresholds defining the detected game events and in response generating game event data; and a connection cable for coupling to a server device for transmitting the game event data.
Arb Labs Inc

Automatically identifying potentially fraudulent gaming accounts

In example embodiments, a method of mitigating the effects of fraudulent usage of game accounts is disclosed. One or more values stored in one or more fields of a row of a database table maintained by the game networking system are received.
Zynga Inc.

System and providing remote wagering games in a live table game system

Systems and methods for conducting multiple remote wagering games in a live table game system or similar system wherein the gaming symbols which are randomly generated as a result of a live table game are used to resolve the live table game and simulate play and resolve wagering outcomes of one or more remote wagering games which differ from the live table game.. .
Igt

System and allowing a player to play gaming machines having step-based changes and multiple pattern features

The invention is directed to a gaming system and method of providing a game. The system is configured to display a plurality of symbol positions displayed on a grid.
Konami Gaming, Inc.

Enhanced electronic gaming machine with x-ray vision display

An electronic gaming machine to play an interactive game where a players eye gaze acts as x-ray vision. A graphics processor generates an interactive game environment and defines a viewing area as its subset.
Igt Canada Solutions Ulc

Electronic devices and systems for conducting a wagering game

A gaming machine and system for conducting a game includes receipt of an ante wager designating either a first game hand or a second game hand for resolution of the ante wager. A first game hand of unexposed playing cards is dealt, and optionally exposed in stages with each stage interceded by an election received from players to either place an additional wager on the same game hand designed by the ante wager or check by proceeding to a subsequent stage without placing an additional wager.
Ags Llc

Method and system for gaming

A gaming machine comprises a display and a game control to control images of symbols to be displayed on the display. Symbols are stored for positioning in an array.
Bally Technologies Anz Pty Ltd

Gaming providing enhanced wagering opportunities

A gaming system including a central server linked to a plurality of gaming machines. In one embodiment, the gaming system provides players with one or more enhanced wagering opportunities.
Igt

Gaming object with orientation sensor for interacting with a display and methods for use therewith

A gaming object includes an orientation sensor that generates orientation data in response to the orientation of the gaming object. An actuator that generates interaction data in response to an action of a user.
Broadcom Corporation

Game console and gaming object with motion prediction modeling and methods for use therewith

A game console includes a receiver that receives motion data in response to motion of a gaming object. A trajectory generation module generates trajectory data based on the motion data and based on a motion prediction model.
Broadcom Corporation

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.

Intelligent motion capture element

Intelligent motion capture element that includes sensor personalities that optimize the sensor for specific movements and/or pieces of equipment and/or clothing and may be retrofitted onto existing equipment or interchanged therebetween and automatically detected for example to switch personalities. May be used for low power applications and accurate data capture for use in healthcare compliance, sporting, gaming, military, virtual reality, industrial, retail loss tracking, security, baby and elderly monitoring and other applications for example obtained from a motion capture element and relayed to a database via a mobile phone.
Blast Motion Inc.

Network and video/audio gaming and virtual reality

A wireless network and video/audio system and method for gaming and virtual reality are provided. The system and method intelligently harnesses the computing power of network of local-devices and the cloud to make powerful computing possible, anywhere..
Gridraster, Inc.

Systems, apparatuses and methods enhancing gaming outcome opportunities

Embodiments of the present invention set forth systems, apparatuses and methods for providing game features. In a game of chance involving at least one outcome, a plurality of alternative outcomes can be derived for a gaming event, such as when one of the outcomes will provide a payout at or above a certain level.
King Show Games, Inc.

Gaming device having card game

Embodiments of the present invention are directed to an apparatus, system, computer readable storage media, and/or method that involve or otherwise facilitate a card game or secondary card game played on a gaming device. The card game may be structured to use similar rules to a blackjack-styled card game.
King Show Games, Inc.

Allocation of variable award in gaming devices

Embodiments of the present invention set forth systems, apparatuses and methods for allocating variable awards in gaming devices. Accordingly, a gaming device can be configured to provide a variable award that is allocated over a variety of selectable play options.
King Show Games, Inc.

Gaming providing a game which populates symbols along a path

In various embodiments, the present disclosure relates generally to a game including a path of different symbol display positions. The gaming system generates one or more symbols (and/or one or more awards) at one or more of the symbol display positions of a matrix or grid.
Igt

Table game

The present invention involves live gaming tables where players make one or more wagers on the outcome of a game played according to a predetermined set of rules. The table game is characterized by having a progressive prize that may be won through the play of a plurality of different bonus games.
Rolled Up Gaming Partners

Method and system for gaming revenue

A method and system comprises integrating a contest framework into a game. The contest framework at least comprises means for communicating with a transactional server, a plurality of listeners being configured to monitor interactions during a play of the game for communication to the transactional server, and means for displaying notifications from the transactional server.
Jackpot Rising Inc.

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.. .
Nguyen Gaming Llc

System and measuring gaming player behavior

Embodiments of the present invention are directed to analyzing recorded game information to determine information about a player's behavior. This is accomplished by analyzing the player's actions following a positive increase in credits within credit meter data.
Patent Investment & Licensing Company

Configuring gaming system options based on player skill

A regulated gaming system includes game-logic circuitry, an electronic display device, and an electronic input device detecting a physical item associated with a monetary value to establish a credit balance. The gaming system performs a casino wagering game initiated by an input indicative of a wager covered by the credit balance.
Bally Gaming, Inc.

Gaming system and a gaming

A gaming system includes a player interface and a game controller. The player interface includes a display for displaying a display matrix and a game play mechanism.
Aristocrat Technologies Australia Pty Limited

Gaming machine, gaming machine display and method

A device and method are set forth which includes an electronic, video display including l-shaped sub-displays mated to define a frame surrounding an opening which accommodates a physical object such as the view of a second display. The second display may be a mechanical component extending through the opening to operate for example a pointer operating with the video display to provide a function for a game.
Bally Gaming, Inc.

Bingo-type wagering game during play of keno or as a distinct game

A method and system for operating a wagering event includes one to four outcomes on random number correspondence to numbers in a four by four array of predefined numbers. To win any wager, an active random number must appear in a preselected corner frame.

Gaming system, a sound controller, and a gaming

A method of gaming comprising: outputting a plurality of different game accompanying sounds individually during at least part of play of one or more games; and outputting two or more sounds together in response to at least one game event occurring.. .
Aristocrat Technologies Australia Pty Limited

Generating a score related to play on gaming devices

Embodiments of the present invention are directed to generating and displaying a score related to the results of wagering by a player on an electronic gaming machine. In one embodiment, a method for generating a score related to play on at least one electronic gaming device includes tracking the amount wagered on the gaming device, tracking the amount awarded by the gaming device, and generating a score related to the tracked amounts..
Patent Investment & Licensing Company

Gaming device having advance game information analyzer

This concept is directed to methods of operating a gaming device to analyze game information that is part of a gaming event having a player interaction in advance of the player interaction to make a determination about the game play. These methods may be used for a variety of gaming devices such as slot machines, video keno devices, video poker machines, electronic table games, internet gaming terminals, etc.
Patent Investment & Licensing Company

Gaming system including a gaming table and a plurality of user input devices

Intelligent gaming tables and methods of providing game play through the gaming tables are described herein. The gaming table includes a table having a table surface, a plurality of player stations, and a common display configured to display gaming content to a plurality of players.
Igt

Overlapping antenna arrays for gaming

A system and method of locating gaming tokens on a gaming table. Two sets of overlapping antennas are arranged in intersecting directions.
Magnet Consulting, Inc.

Apparatus for loading rounds from magazines bundled on a multi-magazine manifold

An apparatus that facilitates repeatedly aligning and loading a magazine into a magazine-well of a firearm, where the firearm is a barreled weapon, including replicas, novelty firearms, mock firearms, gaming firearms such as paint ball guns, computerized guns, toys guns, pressurized gas propelled guns, and virtual guns that are digital representation. The apparatus includes multi-magazine manifold which can hold a plurality of magazines (clips), where the multi-magazine manifold is mounted to one or more vertical slides that automatically align a magazine with the magazine well.

Games played with robots

A robotic gaming system is provided that includes a plurality of modular wall sections placed on playing surface. At least one robot is controlled by a player to navigate on the playing surface and interact with a plurality of scoring elements on the walls.

Gaming providing a game including roaming wild symbols

In various embodiments, the present disclosure relates generally to gaming systems and methods for providing one or more games employing roaming wild symbols.. .
Igt

Gaming system and method enabling a player to earn a play of a bonus game using one device and to redeem the earned play for an enhanced play of the bonus game on another device

Various embodiments of the present disclosure provide a gaming system and method enabling a player to earn a play of a bonus game using one device and to redeem the earned play for an enhanced play of the bonus game on another device. Generally, various embodiments of the gaming system of the present disclosure enable a player to earn one or more plays of a bonus game through game play on a first device, and to either: (a) redeem an earned play on the first device for a play of a first version of the bonus game, or (b) redeem an earned play on a second different device for a play of a second different version of the bonus game.
Igt

Gaming device with a secure interface

A system for an electronic gambling device output has been developed. The system includes, a first computing device with slot machine game logic circuitry that generates an output signal that is content tested and approved by a gaming regulatory authority for output by the slot machine.

Gaming providing a group event eligibility sequence and a group event

A gaming system including one or more group event eligibility sequences. Each group event eligibility sequence is associated with a set duration.
Igt

Gaming providing randomly determined progressive award reset values

A gaming system including one or more progressive awards. Each progressive award is associated with a plurality of different progressive award reset values.
Igt

Virtualized magnetic player card

A method of implementing a player tracking system in a gaming network includes receiving a virtual player tracking card identifier and a virtual player tracking card password, authenticating the identifier and the password; receiving a virtual player tracking card pin, identifying a gaming machine that transmitted the virtual player tracking card pin, and crediting an account associated with the virtual player tracking card pin based on game play on the gaming machine.. .
Igt

System for tracking a player of gaming devices

A system for tracking a player of gambling game devices has been developed. The system includes a gambling game that accepts a wager from a player and generates an outcome and a player tracking system.

Multisession hybrid games

An electromechanical gaming machine for providing a multisession hybrid game containing a gambling game providing a game of chance and an entertainment game providing a game of skill, where the entertainment game utilizes a multisession module constructed to: load game state data from a database accessible to the multisession module, where game state data is information from a prior entertainment game gameplay session associated with a player and capable of being utilized to configure an entertainment game gameplay session; initiate a current entertainment game gameplay session for the player using the game state data retrieved by the multisession module, where the current entertainment game gameplay session builds upon the player's interactions with the multisession hybrid game in the prior entertainment game gameplay session; and store game state data in the database based upon information concerning the current entertainment game gameplay session associated with the player.. .
Gamblit Gaming, Llc

Gaming machine having a dual chute

The present invention provides a gaming machine including a cabinet housing which houses a receiver and a dispenser. An opening extends through the housing.
Bally Gaming, Inc.

Gate control method, authentication device, and gate control system

A gate control system includes an authentication device and a gate control device. The authentication device specifies a card number of a credit card of a user of a gaming facility, performs a credit inquiry of the credit card using the card number, and transmits permission information indicating that the gate should be opened to the gate control device when a result of the credit inquiry indicates that using the credit card is approved.
Techfirm Inc.

Die rolling and identification apparatus and gaming machine

A die rolling and identification apparatus having a die container with a die shaker, an opening connector and a die slide and containing a least one die, the opening connector is between the die shaker and the die slide to enable the die to move between the die shaker and the die slide through the opening connector; a motor and a plurality of gears connected to the motor. The plurality of gears turn the die container, the die slide has a slide lower surface and slide upper surface, the slide lower surface and the slide upper surface are substantially parallel such that the die slides in the die slide without rolling, the die shaken in the die shaker are stopped in a prescribed position in the die slide and the die are read by light sensors disposed on a surface of the die slide..
Sinofame Global Limited

Apparatus and playing a hybrid card game

A gaming apparatus and method are disclosed wherein a gaming surface having distinct betting locations is provided in order to assist in the play of a hybrid version of blackjack and poker games having a side bet. The gaming surface includes a main betting spot for the blackjack game and a separate raised betting platform for the side bet to keep the bets from being comingled.

Fitness-based game mechanics

Embodiments provide techniques for rewarding users within a computer game for performing fitness activity. One embodiment determines a physical world fitness gaming objectives for a first user.
Disney Enterprises, Inc.

Video transmission device, terminal, video transmission system, control method, program, and information storage medium

Provided are a video transmission device, a terminal, a video transmission system, a control method, a program, and an information storage medium that contribute to reduced time and effort for a user during communication of information on a video managed by a video delivery system that delivers the video using a terminal different from the video transmission device that sends the video to be delivered by live streaming. A video transmission section sends, to a video delivery system that delivers videos by live streaming, a video to be delivered by the video delivery system.
Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc.

Skill-based progressive pool 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 skill-based progressive pool and generates a skill threshold for the skill-based progressive pool and awards skill-based 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

Hockey themed hybrid game

An electromechanical gaming machine in a distributed system constructed to receive real credits from a player to execute a wager and provide a hockey-themed d entertainment game in which a user controls a controllable element using a game world clock. Events within the entertainment portion of the hockey themed entertainment game can trigger wagers in a real world game of chance.
Gamblit Gaming, Llc

System for promoting play on electric gaming devices and engagement with casino personnel

A method for promoting play on electronic gaming devices and for promoting engagement with casino personnel comprising in which a code is displayed on a sign. When the code is received in a text from an identified player, drawing entries are associated with the player as a function of play on the gaming devices.
Patent Investment & Licensing Company

Gaming machine with symbol replacement

A first set of symbols associated with respective positions of reels may be selected as an outcome event of a reel-based game. The first set of symbols may include one or more trigger symbols.
Pridefield Limited

Gaming machine, control machine, and program for gaming machine

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

Networked bingo with supplementary win features

A gaming server device may conduct a networked bingo game with client devices, each client device associated with a respective bingo ticket. Conducting the game may involve: (i) randomly selecting symbols from the symbol set, (ii) marking the selected symbols on any bingo tickets that contain the selected symbols, and (iii) repeating the random selecting and marking until one or more of the bingo tickets are marked with a winning pattern.
Pridefield Limited

Cassette verification for cash-dispensing machines

In one embodiment, a cash-dispensing machine, having one or more, single-denomination cash cassettes, such as a kiosk for a casino or other gaming enterprise or a bill-breaking machine, performs a cassette-verification operation in which the machine dispenses bills to a user, and the user inserts those bills back into the machine. The machine verifies that the total number and total monetary value of the inserted bills match the total number and expected total monetary value of the dispensed bills.
Global Payments Gaming Services Inc.

Distribution and custom display of graphical components

A gui component can be automatically displayed or customized, such as through location redeployment; color changes, shape changes, transcoding, or other modifications. In some implementations, gui component customization can include cross-platform gui component distribution.
Evasyst, Inc.

Apparatus and measuring, ranking, and increasing knowledge

The invention includes an apparatus and method for providing an entertaining environment that balances the “work” and “fun” attributes of an activity so as to promote knowledge accumulation and learning in anyone of a plurality of fields of interest while providing a method of centralized knowledge measurement and sharing of generic game configurations as well as custom player designed gaming configurations that can be age, gender, and skill level specific. Such apparatus and method includes game boards, handheld electronic devices, computer software and wide-area-network centralized access for information exchange between players.

Device for playing poker type game

A method of playing a poker type and a gaming machine. In the game after a base wager is made, four cards are dealt to a player and a dealer.
Ags Llc

Card game

An apparatus for playing a card game, the apparatus including a plurality of playing cards and a gaming table 2, the gaming table 2 including a community area 12, a dealer area 10 and a player area 14.. .

Ball and paddle skill competition wagering system

An electronic gaming machine constructed to receive credits from a plurality of users uses an interactive controller to generate an interactive application of an entertainment game using a ball and a paddle on a fixed arc, detect a user interaction with the user interface and communicate a user interaction data to a process controller, receive from the process controller a random outcome, display the random outcome; and a process controller operatively connecting the interactive controller to a chance-based controller, wherein the process controller is constructed to receive a plurality of random outcomes, create a distribution of the plurality of random outcomes, associate each of the plurality of random outcomes with a user interaction, determine if the random outcome should be revealed using the user interaction data, communicate to the interactive controller, the random outcome, and update the distribution of the plurality of random outcomes.. .
Gamblit Gaming, Llc

Method of gaming, a game controller and a gaming system

A method of gaming comprising: conducting a game requiring a player to make a choice between at least one optimal action and at least one sub-optimal action having a lower return to player than the optimal action such that the difference between the sub-optimal action and the optimal action represents a lost return to player; receiving a player choice of an action; and conducting a trial for an award in which the probability of success is controlled to provide an expected return to player from the trial that compensates the player for the lost return to player in response to determining that the choice is a sub-optimal action.. .
Aristocrat Technologies Australia Pty Limited

Video gaming device having a completing wagers

The present invention is a method for completing wagers and purchases from a gaming device when a player presses or selects the cash out feature on the device. The present invention provides for a more convenient method for players to make additional gaming wagers and purchases directly from a gaming device.
Igt

Methods of operating a wager recognition system

A gaming table apparatus has a gaming table with a gaming table support surface. At least two token sensors are provided, which are electrically connected in series to a token sensor controller.
Bally Gaming, Inc.

Casino game download system and use

Certain embodiments provide systems and methods for multi-tiered gaming data download. The system includes a gaming device for local play of a game.
Aristocrat Technologies Australia Pty Limited

System and providing off-site online based gaming

A system and method for allowing wagers to be made on a game and awarding a payout as a function of an outcome of the game is provided. The game may played by a game server, located at a gaming facility, which is located at a predefined geographic location.

Method of gaming, a game controller and a gaming system

A method of gaming in a gaming system comprise selecting a plurality of symbols for display on a display of the gaming system at a plurality of display positions, each display position comprising a plurality of borders, each display position having a least one common border with at least two other display positions. The method involves determining with the gaming system, whether there are one or more groups of at least three symbols corresponding to a designated winning symbol combination displayed at respective ones of a plurality of display positions linked in a contiguous group, the determination being based on the display positions sharing a common border.
Aristocrat Technologies Australia Pty Limited

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

Baccarat progressive system

A system enables a method of executing a game of baccarat with a side bet event. The system includes a gaming table with at least two distinct player positions.

Baccarat progressive system

A system enables a method of executing a game of baccarat with a side bet event. The system includes a gaming table with at least two distinct player positions.

Color side bets in baccarat

A method, gaming machine, and online gaming system for playing a game of baccarat with a color side bet that the number of cards of a selected suit color in either the player hand or the banker hand will exceed the number of similarly colored cards in the other hand. After the regular baccarat hand is played, the banker hand and the player hand are compared with respect to the number of cards of the selected color and the outcome of the color side bet is determined based on which hand contains more cards of the selected color.
Caesars Enterprise Services, Llc

Gaming system having system wide tournament features

A multi-mode gaming terminal comprising, a wager input device, a primary display for displaying a primary wagering game. And at least one controller operative to: (i) detect a selection between a cash mode of operation and a tournament mode of operation; (ii) if the cash mode is selected, execute the primary wagering game configured with a first payback return; (iii) if the tournament mode is selected, execute the primary wagering game in a tournament mode configured with a second payback return and a tournament return, wherein on each tournament eligible play of the primary wagering game resulting in a winning outcome, a predetermined number of tournament points are awarded and added to a tournament entry; and (iv) upon the occurrence of a triggering event, entering the tournament entry into at least one tournament..
Bally Gaming, Inc.

Method and triggering a bonus

Embodiments of the present invention are directed to a bonus game that is common to a bank of electronic gaming devices. One or more pools accrue with each wager placed.
Patent Investment & Licensing Company

Method for displaying gaming result

Embodiments of the invention include a gaming device that has a video display. When the player initiates the game, an animation is shown.
Patent Investment & Licensing Company

Gaming machine

A gaming machine which relieves the monotony of the game is provided. The game machine executes the processes of: (1a) randomly determining symbols for a normal mode, which will be rearranged on the display device based on a predetermined symbol random determination table; (1b) rearranging and displaying the symbols determined in the process (1a) on the display device; (1c) in cases where the symbols rearranged on the display device form a specific symbol combination, randomly determining symbols for a high-probability mode, which will be rearranged on the display device based on a symbol random determination table which specifies a higher probability of rearrangement for a predetermined symbol than that specified in the symbol random determination table used in a previous game; (1d) rearranging and displaying the symbols determined in the process (1c) on the display device; (1e) repeating the processes of (1c) and (1d)..
Aruze Gaming (hong Kong) Limited

Gaming machine

A gaming machine which makes it possible to avoid monotonous game play is provided. A gaming machine executes: (1a) a symbol random determination process of randomly selecting a symbol to be rearranged from symbols on a predetermined reel, based on a predetermined symbol random determination table; (1b) a process of selecting one of the symbol random determination tables, with reference to the symbol selected in the symbol random determination process and the symbol random determination table selection table; and (1c) a symbol random determination process of randomly selecting a symbol to be rearranged from symbols on a reel which is to be rearranged after the predetermined reel, based on the symbol random determination table selected in the process (1b)..
Aruze Gaming (hong Kong) Limited

Automatic volume adjusting interleaved wagering system

An electronic gaming machine using an automatic volume adjustment module, an interactive controller, a process controller, and a chance-based controller to provide an interactive application that triggers wagers on a chance-based controller based on user interactions within the interactive application and allows the electronic gaming machine to make adjustments to the interactive application sound level to achieve a desired sound level based on ambient sound and the settings of the electronic gaming machine.. .
Gamblit Gaming, Llc

Method and communicating information about networked gaming machines to prospective players

On a network of electronic gaming machines, data regarding the performance of the machines or the players of the machines is collected and processed to make predictions of future jackpots and recommendations of games to play. The predictions and recommendations are delivered via at least one virtual persona that communicates with players or potential players via displays in a casino or on a web browser, via smartphone.
Patent Investment & Licensing Company

Multi-platform electronic payment transaction risk profiling

Technologies for enhancing payment transactions include a payment gateway computing system. The payment gateway computing system receives authorization request messages from point of sale systems of one or more betting-related merchants.
Vantiv, Llc

Method and providing secure and anonymous cash-out and cash-in values in a gaming system

A method, apparatus, article of manufacture, and a memory structure for transferring a monetary value from a first gaming station to a second gaming station by use of biometric data are disclosed. Each station includes a biometric sensor that provides biometric data that is used in the transfer of the payout..
Gaming Technology Group, Inc.

Dead reckoning in a gaming environment

Client position in a multi-client game is determined using dead reckoning. Clients send information to a server over a network.
Sony Interactive Entertainment America Llc

Game program

A gaming system includes a non-transitory computer readable medium for storing a game program; and a computer connected to the non-transitory computer readable medium. The computer is configured to execute the game program for building a competition game space to be shared by a plurality of users including a first user and a second user through a network.
Colopl, Inc.

Gaming device with rotatably placed cameras

A method to identify positions of fingers of a hand is described. The method includes capturing images of a first hand using a plurality of cameras that are part of a wearable device.
Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc.

Resource allocation to game titles in a remote gaming environment

Embodiments of the present invention monitor and dynamically allocate computing resources to a game service. A game service provides a remote gaming environments to which users connect over a wide area network, such as the internet.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Apparatus and a game with expanding symbol matrix

The present invention relates to an electronic gaming machine and method for a game of play for use in a gaming establishment, or on a general purpose computing device for offering games with multiple outcomes. The outcome of game play is displayed as a symbol matrix on a display device.
Novomatic Ag

Electronic gaming devices for playing a card game having multiple wagering opportunities

A method of playing and presenting a game, such as at an electronic gaming device, offers players the opportunity for multi-tier wagering and side or proposition bets. In one embodiment a card game offers an ante, secondary, tertiary and quaternary wagering options on a player hand against a dealer hand and proposition bets on the player and/or dealer hands.
Ags Llc

Gaming device having a second separate bonusing event

A gaming system wherein a second game is triggered once a specific event occurs in a first game.. .
Mgt Gaming, Inc.

System and advertising distribution through mobile social gaming

A system and method is disclosed for advertising through a social network by immersion of participants in a sponsored mobile game. A game application for the sponsored game is developed on a server and deployed on consumer devices connected to the server.
Blue Calypso, Llc

Reserve credits for use on gaming device

Embodiments of the present invention are directed to methods and apparatus in which a player plays one of a plurality of networked gaming devices. Game awards below a predefined level are tracked and stored on the network.
Patent Investment & Licensing Company

Game world exchange for hybrid gaming

A distributed gaming system for providing a game world exchange for a hybrid game. The system includes collecting game play metrics about amounts of real world credits paid out, and amounts of entertainment game world elements accrued, while players play a plurality of a first type and a plurality of a second type of entertainment game and using the game play metrics to determine game world exchange rates for entertainment game world elements between the first type and second type of entertainment game..
Gamblit Gaming, Llc

Products and processes for gaming with points

Methods of tracking points among participants in various wagers. An indication of a wager may be received, including point distributions, participants, an event, etc.
Cfph, Llc

Gaming device and providing wagering for additional symbol functionality and package betting

A gaming device which includes a plurality of different predefined wager packages. Each predefined wager package is associated with a wager amount or value and includes one or more of a plurality of different game play features.
Igt

Gaming machine

In a gaming machine including a symbol region where reels having symbols are arranged in predetermined arrangement. The symbols are displayed in an arranged manner in longitudinal and transverse directions.
Konami Gaming, Inc.

An electronic gaming machine and gaming method

An electronic gaming machine comprises a display for displaying game symbols for playing a first game of chance, and an electronic game controller for controlling the display of the game symbols on the display. In response to a trigger event in the first game, a second game of chance is displayed, where the appearance of one or more special symbols causes the award of one or more tokens associated with one or more token values.
Ainsworth Game Technology Limited

Electronic gaming machine and gaming method

An electronic gaming machine includes a display for displaying a game including game symbols arranged into an array of predetermined game positions. An electronic game controller designates at least one of the predetermined game positions as a special game position in the array such that a special symbol appearing in the special game position in a play of the game causes the electronic game controller to award a game enhancing element to the player.
Ainsworth Game Technology Limited

Bet sensing apparatuses and methods

A bet sensor for sensing values of gaming tokens may include a bet placement surface configured and oriented to support a stack of gaming tokens thereon and an image sensor located and oriented to capture an image of a lateral side surface of at least one gaming token located on the bet placement surface. The image may depict the lateral side surface in a radial format.
Bally Gaming, Inc.

Wearable interactive gaming device

The present invention relates to wearable interactive gaming device and a method for enabling interactive gaming. The wearable interactive gaming device includes at least one wearable unit wearable on a player.

Portable computer gaming control station

A portable gaming control station for holding a keyboard and mouse is disclosed, according to certain embodiments. The portable gaming control station comprises a rectangular tub with a mouse mat area, a keyboard compartment, a cable management compartment, and a built-in powered usb hub, according to certain embodiments..
Corsair Memory, Inc.

Infrared gaming system and use

An infrared gaming system and method of use are disclosed. The gaming device comprises a body having an aperture for mounting on a human body, three or more infrared emitters disposed on an outward facing side of the body, and one or more omnidirectional infrared receivers.
Laser Tag Pro, Inc.

Interactive gaming systems and methods

Provided is an interactive gaming system and method the system includes a mobile computing device operating a gaming application and an achievement engine communicatively coupled to the mobile computing device, wherein the achievement engine receives and stores data related to use of the gaming application. An electronic offer redeemable in a physical store is generated by the achievement engine and sent to the mobile computing device in response to a user completing a predetermined event in the gaming application operating.
Wal-mart Stores, Inc.

Web explorer for gaming platform interface

A method is provided, including the following method operations: rendering, by a client device, game title icons in a gaming platform interface to a display device, the game title icons identifying video games that are accessible through the gaming platform interface using the client device; receiving, by the client device, user selection data indicating selection of a game title icon and identifying a corresponding video game for exploration of related internet content; generating a search query based on the identified video game, transmitting the search query over the network to a search engine, and receiving results of the search query over the network from the search engine, the results identifying internet content items related to the video game; generating preview images of at least some of the internet content items; rendering the preview images in association with the identified video game via the gaming platform interface.. .
Sony Interactive Entertainment America Llc

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.

Lottery tool

A lottery tool that is a rectangular chip with a plurality of holes which may overlay a grid of numbers on a lottery gaming slip, allowing a user to select numbers for the lottery game. The lottery tool has a randomly generated pattern of 5-10 holes and is used by randomly placing the tool over the gaming slip, by direct placement, by dropping the tool onto the betting slip, or by spinning the tool on a hub.

Methods and devices for playing a card game having multiple wagering opportunities

A method of playing and presenting a game offers players the opportunity for multi-tier wagering and side or proposition bets. In one embodiment a card game offers an ante, secondary, tertiary and quaternary wagering options on a player hand against a dealer hand and proposition bets on the player and/or dealer hands.
Ags, Llc

Shoe insert for monitoring of biomechanics and motion

Systems and methods for a self-contained shoe insole device to monitor biomechanics and motion are disclosed. The systems and methods allow monitoring for orthopedic diagnostics, fitness tracking, and social/gaming activities using a shoe insole device with multiple sensor locations for pressure, acceleration, rotation rate, all forms of inertial data in three axes, position/location, heart rate, and other physical attributes.
Motion Metrix Corporation

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.
Berggram Development Oy

Second player electronic wagering system

F) the processor configured to accept wagers from both the first player input controls and the second player input controls and to resolve wagers from the first player input controls and the second player input controls based upon game outcomes on the gaming apparatus.. .

Gaming system, gaming device and displaying multiple concurrent games using dynamic focal points

The gaming system disclosed herein changes the focal point of a display device at different points in time to assist the player in focusing on different simultaneously or concurrently played games at different points in time. Specifically, the gaming system displays a plurality of simultaneously or concurrently played games on a display device.
Igt

Method of gaming, a gaming system and a game controller

A method of gaming comprising conducting one or more paid game rounds initiated in response to the payment of a wager by a player and a series of one or more free game rounds initiated in response to a free game series trigger event, the method comprising: in each paid game round, selecting a set of paid game round symbols for display to the player, determining a paid game round outcome based on the selected symbols, and incrementing a jackpot by a paid game jackpot increment; in each free game round, selecting a set of free game round symbols for display to the player, determining a free game round outcome based on the selected symbols, and incrementing the jackpot by a free game jackpot increment; and awarding the jackpot on the occurrence of a jackpot award event.. .
Aristocrat Technologies Australia Pty Limited

Managing cashless wagering game systems

A gaming system is configured to transfer wagering credits usable for wagering from a first cashless wagering system to a second cashless wagering system, the gaming system including a first and a second gaming machine and controller(s) configured to perform acts including depositing wagering credits associated with the first gaming machine into the first cashless wagering system, accessing, via a first system access technique, the first cashless wagering system and debiting, in a first transaction, the wagering credits from the first cashless wagering system. The controller(s) being further configured to credit, in the first transaction, the wagering credits from the first cashless wagering system to a second, different cashless wagering system, the second cashless wagering system being accessed via a second, different system access technique, wherein the first and second cashless wagering systems are communicably coupled over a network and disburse the wagering credits from the second cashless wagering system for game play on the second gaming machine associated with the second cashless wagering system..
Bally Gaming, Inc.

Online gaming using microdenominations

Disclosed herein are representative embodiments of methods, apparatus, and systems for facilitating online gaming (e.g., internet gaming) for games of chance involving real-money wagers. Particular embodiments concern low-stakes, microstake gaming and gaming platforms and/or game servers for supporting such games.
Rush Street Interactive, Llc

Method and system for dispatching casino personnel and tracking interactions with players

The present embodiment includes a dispatch system and method in which a casino agent is equipped with mobile computing devices that receive a dispatch notification. The notification includes the identity of an electronic gaming device at which an identified player has started a gaming session and the identity of the player.
Patent Investment & Licensing Company

Electronic gaming machine and gaming method

The present invention provides an electronic gaming machine comprising a display for displaying a game. The game comprises game symbols and an array of first symbol positions in which the game symbols are able to be displayed and predetermined winning combinations of randomly selected game symbols award prizes to a player.
Ainsworth Game Technology Limited

Mechanical activity detecting skill competition wagering system

An electronic gaming machine constructed to receive credits from a plurality of users, that includes, a pressure-sensitive physical circuit connected to an indicator light; an interactive controller that generates a user interface of an interactive application; detects a user interaction using the pressure-sensitive physical circuit; communicates a first user interaction data to a process controller; receives an order of user interactions; displays, to the plurality of users using the user interface, the order of user interactions; and a process controller that receives, user interaction data; receives, from a second interactive controller, a second user interaction data; creates the order of user interactions based on the comparison of the first user interaction data and the second user interaction data; and communicates to the interactive controller, the order of user interactions.. .
Gamblit Gaming, Llc

Portable gaming system

A portable gaming system includes an electronic device. The electronic device may store data pertaining to a game.

Gaming system and related method

An exemplary gaming system, in one implementation, provides active interaction between one or more players and the gaming system. Such an exemplary gaming system includes a receptacle with one or more holes to receive first gaming objects thrown at it.

Methods and systems for a dual function gaming device

In an aspect, provided are systems, methods and electronic vapor devices. In an aspect, a first device can receive a second device.
Lunatech, Llc

Systems and methods for touch screens associated with a display

Systems and methods for using a touch screen are provided herein. In some exemplary embodiments, the touch screen is used as a backup remote to a display and can be used as a 3d pointing device.
Hillcrest Laboratories, Inc.

Method and electronic gaming

A system and method for providing a card game is provided. Players are provided an option to enter one or more tournaments (for real monies or play monies).
Jack Ten Suited

Systems, apparatuses and methods for enhancing gaming experiences

Systems, apparatuses and methods for enhancing winning result opportunities in poker gaming activities. Embodiments involve identifying award-enhancing opportunities using dice to determine award-enhancing opportunities based on the dice results for a poker game played on a gaming device.
King Show Games, Inc.

Method and providing advice regarding gaming strategies

Methods for providing gaming advice are provided. For example, regarding a blackjack game, one or more first player cards are identified for a first player and one or more second player cards are identified for a second player.
Cantor Index, Llc

Multi-player gaming machine

The present invention relates to a multiplayer gaming machine, that is made up of the conventional structure of a type “b” machine, the invention wherein the machine incorporates a server connected to wireless communication means, such that the machine itself is capable of offering users to download an application into their mobile telephones or the like, in which, once users are registered in the system, they can access the game cycle taking place in the main physical machine and play from their own mobile devices, such that several users can play the game simultaneously in one and the same game cycle.. .
Recreativos Franco, S.a.

Head to head systems

An electromechanical gaming machine including: a real world controller connected to a game world controller, and constructed to: accept a gambling game trigger; provide a randomly generated payout of credits; the game world controller connected to the real world controller and connected by a network to an entertainment software controller executing a multiplayer entertainment game, the game world controller constructed to: receive a plurality of players' actions taken; and trigger the wager in the gambling game based on the actions, the game world controller utilizing a head to head gambling controller constructed to: detect a latch event and enter the plurality of players into a gambling session; parameterize wager terms of the wager made; trigger the wager in the gambling game during the session; distribute the payout of credits; determine the payout of resources utilized by the plurality of players; and distribute the payout of resources.. .
Gamblit Gaming, Llc

Outcome determination gaming device

Embodiments of this concept are directed to a method of operating a gaming device to determine game outcomes by using a range of game numbers for winning game outcomes. That is, the gaming device includes a range of numbers associated with a generic winning outcome or each winning outcome to ensure that a winning outcome or specific winning outcome will hit within the specified range.
Patent Investment & Licensing Company

Skill normalized hybrid game

An electromechanical gaming machine to operate a skill normalized hybrid game. One embodiment includes a skill normalized hybrid game, including: a gambling game; an entertainment game; a game world engine constructed to manage the entertainment game and communicate gameplay gambling event occurrences based upon a player's skillful execution of the entertainment game that trigger randomly generated payouts for the gambling game to the gambling game; and a skill normalization module constructed to: receive player performance measurements for at least one player from the game world engine; assign a handicap to the at least one player based at least in part upon the performance measurements for the at least one player from the game world engine; and send information concerning handicaps to the game world engine that configures the game world engine to implement each assigned handicap within the skill normalized hybrid game..
Gamblit Gaming, Llc

Methods of receiving electronic wagers in a wagering game via a handheld electronic wager input device

A gaming system for conducting a multi-player wagering game includes a multi-touch table surface that is touched by a handheld electronic wager input device (ewid) carried by a player for placing wagers on a wagering game displayed on the multi-touch table surface. Each ewid carried by a player has an associated unique identification code, which is linked to the respective player's account.
Bally Gaming, Inc.

Gaming chips and table game security system

gaming chips are provided with embedded radio frequency identification (“rfid”) tags incorporated into a gaming chip for identifying and tracking the gaming chips within a casino, and even upon a gaming table. The gaming chips have a body in the shape of a disc which has a loss tangent of 0.0078 or less, and more preferably of 0.007 or less.

Gaming system and a gaming

Disclosed is a gaming system comprising a display and a game controller, the game controller being arranged to identify a player from received player identification data, receive associated player game data of the identified player, and control the display of one or more characteristics of, or associated with, an avatar such that the player is provided with a graphical representation of the player game data. A method of gaming is also disclosed..
Aristocrat Technologies Australia Pty Limited

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 portioning a play area

A method and apparatus for use in gaming activities, such as in a slot machine. A first grid comprising a plurality of elements overlayed a second grid comprising a plurality of elements is presented.
King Show Games, Inc.

Electronic gaming device with external lighting functionality

Examples disclosed herein relate to a gaming device including a memory, a processor, a display, a plurality of display areas located on the display, and a plurality of external lights located at an outer area of a front surface of the electronic gaming device. The plurality of external lights forming a u-shape with a left side, a right side, and a bottom where each of the left side, the right side, and the bottom includes a first light column, a second light column, and a third light column.
Cadillac Jack, Inc.

Electronic gaming device will call tower functionality

Examples disclosed herein relate to a gaming device including a memory, a processor, a display, a plurality of display areas located on the display, and a call tower including a first plate, a second plate, a third plate, and a call tower display screen, and a processor which initiates a base game via the plurality of display areas located on the display.. .
Cadillac Jack, Inc.

Networked lottery

A network based lottery gaming system that generates or receives lottery entries as users perform certain actions. The numbers are identified with the users and collected over a period of time—the game interval.
Igt

System and multi-game, multi-play of live dealer games

A system and method for providing multiple synchronous games for multiple plays from a live table game located in a casino includes a physical game table, a physical game system for playing a live table game in connection with the physical game table to generate a single live game data sequence by a live dealer operating the physical game system, a game server to receive the single live game data sequence and generate multiple synchronous games from the single live game data sequence, and one or more electronic gaming terminals in communication with the game server, each of the one or more electronic gaming terminals having a display to display the multiple synchronous games and an input mechanism to input one or more wagers on the multiple synchronous games. The game server is configured to receive the one or more wagers on the multiple synchronous games from the one or more electronic game terminals, to provide the multiple synchronous games to the one or more electronic gaming terminals synchronously, to determine results of the multiple synchronous games, to resolve the one or more wagers on the multiple synchronous games synchronously from the one or more electronic game terminals, and to payout rewards on the multiple synchronous games to the one or more electronic game terminals..
Igt



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


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