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new patent Method and offering a mobile device version of an electronic gaming machine game at the electronic gaming machine
a gaming system compatible with patron-controlled portable electronic devices, such as smart phones or tablet computers, is described. When a player surpasses predetermined game play parameters on a game of an egm, a bonus game or related game material may be “unlocked” and offered to the player for download onto the player's portable electronic device (ped).
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new patent System and providing reward-driven transaction opportunities within an event
the current invention is a system where a user can interact with advertised content on numerous platforms via a plethora of devices while watching a promotional event, with the goal of driving sales to advertisers through rewards, by combining gaming, branded entertainment, and direct response. Users will receive product information through the inclusion of a variety of state-of-the-art methods that can be utilized in order to engage users.

new patent System for processing gaming activity
embodiments of the present invention are directed to a gaming device configured to record gaming activity, a method of processing the recorded gaming activity to analyze player behavior, and a system including the gaming device. The gaming device may include a gaming display to display gaming events played on the gaming device by a player during a gaming session, a player interface panel including a plurality of gaming buttons and a game initiating button configured to initiate the gaming events, and a game processor configured to record each activity between the player and the gaming device, wherein each recorded activity is associated with a time stamp..
Patent Investment & Licensing Company


Enhanced transparent display screen for mobile device and methods of operation
enhanced transparent display screen for electronic mobile device and method of operation. The display may include a dual display screen varying in translucency.
Sk Commercial Construction, Inc.


Electronic gaming machine and providing a flip-it wagering game
an electronic gaming machine, a system, and a method provide a wagering game to a player. Four community cards are dealt to a community area of a table.
Imaginamics Llc


Gaming system and method providing adjustable odds for triggering a group bonus event
the gaming system and method disclosed herein provides that the probability that a group bonus event will be triggered for a plurality of gaming devices in the gaming system is independent of the number of players that are currently playing such gaming devices. The gaming system and method disclosed herein further provides that different players that are wagering different amounts at different rates are provided different quantities of evaluation points such that if a group bonus event is triggered, different players are provided different group bonus event awards proportional to each individual player's wagering activity..
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Gaming systems and devices to configure multigame bonuses
embodiments of the present invention set forth systems, apparatuses and methods for facilitating the configuration of multigame bonuses on independent gaming devices. Accordingly, a gaming device including a display, input device, memory, and processor can be configured to be part of a multigame bonus while not requiring a direct connection to a multigame bonus controller, or to other gaming devices involved in the multigame bonus.
King Show Games, Inc.


Gaming devices with bonus mechanic selection
embodiments of the present invention set forth systems, apparatuses and methods for implementing a selection mechanic for bonuses or features available on the gaming device. Accordingly, a gaming device can be configured to have a set of mechanical reels for play of a primary game, and a video display configured to show virtual reels in a video slot presentation.
King Show Games, Inc.


Systems and methods for enhancing gaming payouts using grid interactions
systems, apparatuses and methods for enhancing gaming payouts with interacting gaming grid events. In one embodiment, a gaming grid is populated with symbols, and a plurality of those symbols are changed to enhanced symbols that increase the payout capabilities.
King Show Games, Inc.


Gaming apparatuses and methods for enhancing payouts with auxiliary wagers
systems, apparatuses and methods for facilitating gaming payout enhancements through player purchase of a desired number of options to qualify to receive a commensurate quantity of a randomly-generated number of payout award enhancements. A player can purchase some number of payout enhancement options for a gaming event.
King Show Games, Inc.


Gaming devices with choice of collecting or surrendering award

systems, apparatuses and methods for providing options in gaming activities to take an offered award or to surrender it to play for more favorable awards. In one embodiment, a number of available awards are presented and at least one is selected for or by the player.
King Show Games, Inc.

Gaming devices with intergame enhancement value applicability

systems, apparatuses and methods for awarding an enhancement value(s) in connection with a gaming event occurring at a first time or sequence position, and applying that enhancement value to a payout result occurring at a second time or sequence position. Embodiments include applying a presently-obtained enhancement value(s) to a previously-obtained payout result(s)..
King Show Games, Inc.

Systems, apparatuses and methods for facilitating enhancement of gaming payout modifiers

systems, apparatuses and methods for enhancing gaming awards in gaming activities. At least one payout modifier is awarded, and its use is deferred.
King Show Games, Inc.

Systems and methods for enhancing gaming payouts

systems, apparatuses and methods for enhancing payouts in gaming activities. One or more payout modifiers may be presented in the game play area, where portions of the game play area identified by the one or more payout modifiers are made eligible for award enhancement for awards occurring on paylines or other pay areas that pass through or otherwise use the identified portions of the game play area that are currently eligible for the award enhancement.
King Show Games, Inc.

Systems, apparatuses and methods for enhancing progressive awards in gaming activities

gaming systems, apparatuses and methods for providing a progressive jackpot(s) with must-hit functionality and non-resetting progressive jackpots. Awards that increase in value over time, such as progressive awards/jackpots, may be enhanced by establishing conditions in which such progressive awards are guaranteed to be paid to players, and establishing conditions in which such progressive awards will continue to increase in value notwithstanding payout of such progressive awards..
King Show Games, Inc.

Bonus round items in an interleaved wagering system

an electronic gaming system including a mobile device providing an interactive controller constructed to communicate application telemetry associated with an interactive application provided by the interactive controller. The system also includes a wager controller constructed to communicate a wager result associated with a received wager request.
Gamblit Gaming, Llc

Gaming systems and methods utilizing multi-mode game elements

systems, apparatuses and methods for utilizing multi-mode symbols that interact with random game triggers to selectively activate gaming features. At least one multi-mode symbol is provided that includes at least first and second modes.
King Show Games, Inc.

Gaming devices with pattern-based award evaluations

embodiments of the present invention set forth systems, apparatuses and methods for implementing pattern-based award evaluations in gaming devices. Accordingly, a gaming device including a display having a game grid of symbols positions can be configured to store a plurality of different pay patterns associated with the symbol positions of the game grid.
King Show Games, Inc.

Gaming systems, apparatuses and methods for providing layered access payout modifiers

systems, apparatuses and methods for facilitating random payout enhancements using layered payout enhancement opportunities. The game features provide payout enhancements, such as multipliers and other modifiers, using multi-layered elements of chance.
King Show Games, Inc.

Enabling financial transactions for electronic gaming machines

a client device, a system and a method for enabling financial transactions for an electronic gaming machine is described. The client device includes an electronic gaming machine processor, a printer, a printer sharing module and a controller.
Automated Cashless Systems, Inc.

Regulated hybrid gaming system

systems of detecting unauthorized operation of a hybrid game are disclosed, including a hybrid game associated with a player, the hybrid game constructed to: communicate game operating performance data (gopd); and the a regulatory scanning and screening audit (rssa) module connected to the hybrid game via a communication link, the rssa module constructed to: receive gopd comprising scoring information for the player as a function of the player's demonstrated skill at the entertainment game of the hybrid game, and real credit information for real credit committed by the player; determine a rate of scoring information and a rate of commitment of the real credit; determine whether the player is operating the hybrid game in an unauthorized manner; and communicate a notification causing the hybrid game to suspend operation.. .
Gamblit Gaming, Llc

Enhanced electronic gaming machine with dynamic gaze display

a method of operating an electronic gaming machine includes generating an interactive game environment in accordance with game data, the interactive game environment having a viewing area may include a plurality of visible game components as a subset of the interactive game environment, displaying the viewing area with the plurality of visible game components, monitoring eye gaze of a player to collect player eye gaze data, determining a location of the eye gaze of the player relative to the viewing area using the player eye gaze data, and in response to the location of the eye gaze of the player relative to the viewing area, changing a resolution of a portion of the viewing area other than a portion of the viewing area corresponding to location of the eye gaze of the player on the viewing area. Related electronic gaming machines are also disclosed..
Igt Canada Solutions Ulc

Side recording system for gaming device

a side recording system for gaining device is intended for side recording of a gaming machine platform and mainly functions such that beginning and ending of event of gaining machine platform is monitored by a game state monitoring device to control an image acquisition device to acquire images of a game display unit and generate side-recorded videos, stored into a data storage unit, indicative of game session numbers and events; or a continuously side-recorded video can be recorded continuously, beginning and ending time points of event together with associated positions of beginning and ending time points of event corresponding to the continuously side-recorded video are recorded by an association recording unit, and an association recording table and the continuously side-recorded video are stored into the data storage unit. Thus, management staff can retrieve the required side-recorded videos rapidly to show what actually happens at once and take appropriate counter measures..

Entertainment game-based gaming device

embodiments of this concept are direct to a game that includes a combination of an entertainment game and a gambling game. This game combination provides an entertainment game that retains the playability and fun of a skill game or other non-traditional gambling game while allowing for wagers to still be placed and awards won.
Patent Investment & Licensing Company

Gaming devices with symbol blocking and respin feature

embodiments of the present invention set forth systems, apparatuses and methods for providing a symbol blocking and respin feature. Accordingly, a gaming device can be configured to receive a first game initiation signal and spin reels on the display to show a first game outcome.
King Show Games, Inc.

Gaming devices with compound evaluation techniques

embodiments of the present invention set forth systems, apparatuses and methods for utilizing compound evaluation techniques in determining awards. Accordingly, a gaming device can be configured to separately and independently evaluate different predefined sections of a game grid and then combining the evaluations to determine a final game outcome and associated award.
King Show Games, Inc.

Gaming systems, apparatuses and methods for providing a conditional replay for a subset of a game play area

systems, apparatuses and methods to facilitate a conditional replay of some portion of the game elements used in playing a wagering game. In a representative slot game embodiment, symbols are presented in a grid, and a symbol location(s) is randomly identified for symbol substitution.
King Show Games, Inc.

Gaming device having a numeric display award

a game is provided that may include a plurality of reels, each of the reels including a plurality of symbol positions; at least one reel of the plurality of reels including a number of denomination symbols; at least one reel of the plurality of reels including a number of numerical values; a set of program instructions executable to implement: accepting a wager associated with a number of pay lines; determining a game outcome including a stopping point of the plurality of reels; displaying a portion of the plurality of reels at the stopping point on a display device; and issuing an award indicated by numerical values on the same pay line as a denomination symbol.. .
High 5 Games, Llc

Systems, methods, and media for immersive roulette gaming

in accordance with some embodiments of the disclosed subject matter, methods, systems, and media for immersive roulette gaming are provided. In accordance with some embodiments of the disclosed subject matter, methods for roulette gaming are provided, the methods comprise: receiving video data from a plurality of image sensors; detecting a ball on a roulette wheel based on the video data using a hardware processor; obtaining motion data about the ball based on the video data using the hardware processor; determining whether the ball is about to fall into a pocket of the roulette wheel based on the video data using the hardware processor; and producing multiple slow-motion images of the ball in response to determining that the ball is about to fall into a pocket on the roulette wheel..
Evolution Malta Ltd

Continuous gesture recognition for gaming systems

a method for controlling a wagering gaming apparatus includes displaying a game on a display screen, receiving, from a sensor device, a plurality of location data points corresponding to a plurality of locations of an anatomical feature of the player in three-dimensional space as the anatomical feature of the player moves in the three-dimensional space, analyzing a first group of the location data points to identify a first input command, the first group of location data points comprising sequential location data points, causing a first action to be taken in the game, the first action being determined based on the first input command, and analyzing a second group of the location data points to identify a second input command, the second group of location data points comprising sequential location data points. The first group of location data points and the second group of location data points at least partially overlap..
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System and connecting gaming devices to a network for remote play

in one embodiment, a method provides for authenticating a user of a remote player device for a first host gaming device for a session of a gambling game. The method provides for determining that the user is of age to play the gambling game and for recording a state of the session of the gambling game.
Zynga Inc.

Engine, providing fantasy sports play

the present invention provides a gaming architecture apparatus, system and method suitable for providing fantasy sports play. The apparatus, system and method may provide for accessing, from at least one network-accessible remote memory store, a plurality of outcome data indicative of player performance of real world sports play correspondent to the fantasy sports play, wherein the plurality of outcome data accessed at least partially comprises historical player performance data.
Zco Acquisitions, Inc.

Amusement park game system and gaming method thereof

the present invention is an amusement park game system and gaming method thereof, mainly applied for digital pet raising simulation game, comprising a mobile device application, a wearable device, field system, and a cloud system. After a parent downloaded the application in his/her smart mobile device, it can connect the wearable device of the child, such that the parent can use the mobile device application to assign task to the wearable device for the child to perform the task and obtain game points.
Origin Media Co. Ltd.

Systems and methods that enable player matching for multi-player online games

the field of the invention relates to multi-user online gaming systems, and more particularly to systems and methods that enable a spectator's experience for online active games. In a preferred embodiment, an online multiuser game system includes a user matching system configured to match users for a game session, wherein the user matching system is enabled to match a first user with another user based at least in part on behavior data in the first user's profile..
Riot Games, Inc.

Systems and methods for dynamic point calculation using real-time scoring updates for bracket based gaming

systems, methods and devices for promoting a social gaming environment including instructions stored on a computer-readable medium that, when executed by a processor, cause the processor to change point calculations for selections of a dynamic bracket gaming environment.. .

Gaming device with haptic effect isolated to user input elements

a user input device includes a housing, a user input element adapted to be operated by a user and configured to send a signal to a processor when operated by the user, and an actuator coupled to the user input element. The actuator is configured to receive a control signal from the processor and output a haptic effect to the user input element in response to the control signal from the processor.
Immersion Corporation

Indexing methods and apparatus with competitive performance parameters

some embodiments may include a poker indexing service. For example, a multi dimensional vector of player performance and/or other data may be determined based on gaming related activity that is input or otherwise captured.
Cfph, Llc

Method and system for deployment of standalone and reactive squares games

a system and method are provided for implementing a uniquely automated, and otherwise gamified, version of a squares game. The disclosed schemes incorporate technology for hosting on, or interacting/reacting with, potential participants' mobile and personal communicating and computing devices.

Systems and gaming devices for indicating comp eligibility

a player comp system and method may include a gaming device having a processor programmed to provide a game of chance to a player. A player comp indicator provides a notification output based on a signal received from a remote computer that calculates comp eligibility points based on gameplay data and at least one comp eligibility criterion.
Gaming Arts, Llc

Gaming system and gaming

a gaming system comprising: credit input mechanism configured for player interaction to receive a credit input in the form of a physical item representing a monetary value for establishing a credit balance; an ante bet selector configured to facilitate selection by a player of an ante bet amount, in accord with said credit balance; a display having a plurality of display position groups, each display position group comprising a plurality of display positions, and the display position groups defining a plurality of rows and a plurality of columns, the number of rows defined by the display position groups being dependent on the ante bet amount selected by the player; a symbol selector configured to select a plurality of symbols from a set of symbols for display in the plurality of display position groups; an outcome evaluator configured to determine whether the displayed symbols define a winning outcome; and a prize allocator configured to allocate a prize when a winning outcome is displayed.. .
High 5 Games, Llc

Retail store scanning game and purchase system

described is a retail store electronic scanning game and purchase system that includes electronic scan devices for both children and parents. The device used by the parent can electronically purchase items through the retail store purchase utility.
Wal-mart Stores, Inc.

Gaming with earpiece 3d audio

a method of providing an enhanced gaming experience includes steps of sensing environmental audio with at least one microphone of an earpiece, combining a game sound with the environmental audio to provide a composite audio signal, and transducing the composite audio signal at the earpiece. The game sound may be positioned within a three-dimensional audio environment.
Bragi Gmbh

Gaming system

methods and systems for providing gaming services are provided. One system includes a operating system for executing a first game logic that is configured to define a game environment in response to game commands for a first user as well as for executing a second instance of game logic for the game environment for the game.
Sony Interactive Entertainment America Llc

Generation of gameplay video based on social network sharing

a method, including: executing, by a cloud gaming system, a session of a video game; recording the user's gameplay of the video game; analyzing the user's recorded gameplay to determine a region of interest, the region of interest being a region of the video game having social network sharing levels that exceed a predefined threshold; during the session of the video game, receiving a request from the client device, the request being initiated from a button of a controller device interfaced to the client device; responsive to the request, presenting, through the client device, the region of interest; generating, by the cloud gaming system, a gameplay video of the video game based on the region of interest; sharing the gameplay video of the video game over the social network to one or more additional client devices for viewing by one or more additional users.. .
Sony Interactive Entertainment America Llc

Gaming controller

a controller for interfacing with a computing device is provided, including the following: a main body; a first extension extending from a first end of the main body; a second extension extending from a second end of the main body; wherein the first extension and the second extension are configured as handles; a button positioned along the top surface of the main body, the button being configured to activate a sharing interface for sharing gameplay to a social graph.. .
Sony Interactive Entertainment America Llc

Method and monitoring and calibrating performances of gamers

a gaming system employs bioinformatics to improve gamer performance and enhance the gaming experience. The gaming system monitors biometrics of gamers using gaming accessories having sensors coupled to the gaming accessories (e.g., a mouse with pulse sensor).
Steelseries Aps

Chopsticks handling game device and gaming method

provided are a chopsticks handling game device capable of supporting not only the pinching of objects of various sizes but also a stabbing and cutting operation using the chopstick tips and a gaming method using the same. The chopsticks handling game device of the present invention includes a combination of a pair of chopsticks and a plurality of rings having different outside diameters, wherein the plurality of rings can be concentrically arranged in accordance with the size of the outside diameter.
Komy Co., Ltd.

Simulated american football game

a simulated american football game, with a particular gaming surface, and methods of play are described. The gaming surface may include an elongate “i” shaped field that may include a simulated field region bounded by two opposing simulated play regions in a same plane.

Methods and systems for playing baccarat jackpot

a method and system for playing jackpot and live baccarat games are provided. One feature of the jackpot method involves the use of card combinations that may include, e.g., at least one zero-point card.
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Method and system for heads up game tournament

a method of simulating a heads up gaming tournament utilizing at least one game server and a plurality of personal communication devices includes receiving value from a plurality of participants using the personal communication devices, providing the participants with wagering units, pairing unpaired first and second ones of the participants to play a heads up game, initiating the game by generating a game state, for example, dealing the private cards of a hold'em poker game, and transmitting the game state to the participants for display on the personal communications devices, whereupon the first participant transmits an action to the game server in response to the game state, receiving the action and updating the game state, receiving a second input in response to the first participant's action from the second participant, continuing play until the outcome of the heads up game is determined, updating the number of wagering units held by the first and second participants, repairing the participants for the next game or in the case of poker, the next deal or hand and continuing until all but one of the participants has been eliminated.. .

Gaming system and method providing a game having a sub-symbol award evaluation

various embodiments of the present disclosure provide a gaming system and method providing a game having a sub-symbol award evaluation. Generally, in various embodiments, if an outcome of a play of the game includes a set of one or more displayed designated symbols that are each associated with a same one of a plurality of different characteristics and that are collectively associated with a quantity of sub-symbols that is at least a designated quantity, the gaming system determines an award based on that particular characteristic and that particular quantity of sub-symbols.
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Gaming system and method providing a plurality of different player-selectable wager alternatives when a credit balance is less than a designated wager amount and greater than or equal to a lowest eligible credit balance

various embodiments of the present disclosure provide a gaming system and method providing a plurality of different player-selectable wager alternatives if a credit balance of a player is less than a designated wager amount (such as a cost to cover a play of a wagering game or a maximum wager amount for the play of the wagering game) and greater than or equal to a lowest eligible credit balance (such as 1 credit). Generally, selecting one of the different wager alternatives when the player's remaining credit balance is less than the designated wager amount and greater than or equal to the lowest eligible wager amount enables the player to utilize the player's remaining credit balance (or any suitable portion thereof) in a manner that is different than, separate from, and in addition to wagering on one or more plays of the wagering game..
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Enriched game play environment

systems and methods for a gaming machine are provided. A gaming machine includes a game world engine, and a real world engine.
Gamblit Gaming, Llc

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

Handheld wagering game conducting wagering games thereupon

a gaming system for conducting a wagering game includes a handheld gaming machine configured to play at least one game and a controller. The controller is configured to base eligibility of the handheld gaming machine for a game-related feature at least upon a location of the handheld gaming machine and/or a proximity of the handheld gaming machine to an external device..
Bally Gaming, Inc.

Modular wagering electronic game machine

a modular gaming system can be constructed from a standard base cabinet including a plurality of support members and an interchangeable upper modular cabinet holding one or more display monitors, wherein the upper modular cabinet is attached to the standard base cabinet. The standard base cabinet can have an attached door for accessing gaming system components.
Eclipse Gaming Systems

Mobile device applications for casinos

a wagering game system configured to perform operations to transmit to a mobile device, via a wireless communication device of the gaming system, an offer for presentation via the mobile device in response to detecting that the mobile device is located at a casino. The offer is associated with a wagering game machine within the casino.
Bally Gaming, Inc.

System and digital table for binding a mobile device to a position at the table for transactions

a system, digital table and method for binding a mobile device to a location on the digital table are disclosed. The digital table has a transparent substrate, a diffuse cloth layer having the feel of felt and suitable for backlighting with an interposed compressible layer.
Scientific Games, Inc.

Active player controls for gaming apparatus

attached to the wheel assembly above the upper track is a panel of multicolor light elements with a direction of light emission of individual light emitting elements in the light panel oriented to direct emitted light towards the receptors, the panel circumscribing the bowl and providing at least two different color light elements. At least some of the multicolor light emitting elements varying individual light intensity of individual ones of the multicolor light emitting elements to variably color the wheel assembly.

Accessing information associated with a mobile gaming device to verify the mobile gaming device is in communications with an intended server

to verify that a mobile gaming device is in communications with an intended server that provides activities and/or services to a player through the mobile gaming device and maintains information related to these activities and/or services, a verification server determines one or more pieces of the maintained information and sends the determined information to a verification device as a confirmation that the mobile gaming device is in communication with the intended server.. .
Cfph, Llc

Methods and distributed gaming over a mobile device

a system and method are provided for updating game participants. In some embodiments, the participants receive game control information via a one-way broadcast.
Winview, Inc.

Apparatus for adapting virtual gaming with real world information

a server device that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a memory and a processor. The processor can identify first and second players present at first and second physical locations, to identify first and second boundary and topographical information of the first and second physical locations, to map the first and second boundary and topographical information of the first and second physical locations to a virtual gaming space, to capture first and second position and orientation information for the first and second players, to map the first and second position and orientation information to the virtual gaming space, to generate first and second virtual players corresponding to the first and second players, and to transmit to first goggles information representative of the second virtual player for display superimposed onto a transparent viewing apparatus for viewing of the virtual gaming space.
Steelseries Aps

Universal game controller

an electronic game controller designed to be compatible with a plethora of gaming platforms/consoles and operating systems. The console in question, may be, but is not limited to, any computer based system that generates computer graphics through which a user interacts.

Oscillation and magnetic braking assembly for dice gaming system

methods, systems, and devices are described herein for controlling movement of a platform in a dice gaming system. In one aspect, a dice system may include a platform and at least one member extending from the platform.
Interblock Usa L.c.

Multi-configurable furniture system

a modular table comprising a main table body having a center portion, a mid-section which is disposed vertically underneath the main table body wherein the mid-section is adapted to provide vertical support to the main table body. An alternative embodiment of the table has a center portion of the main table body which is telescopically expandable allowing the mid-section to become vertically disposed.

Gaming system, device and method involving a primary outcome generator and a draw-based secondary outcome generator

a gaming system, device and method include, in an embodiment, computer-readable instructions executable to operate primary and secondary games. The instructions are executable to receive a plurality of wager inputs from a plurality of devices operated by a plurality of players, and the instructions are executable to control the primary and secondary games for the players.
Ilight Empreendimentos E Participacoes Ltda. - Me

Game performance determination by incremental revenue

embodiments of the present invention are directed to methods of determining the performance of a gaming device by analyzing the incremental revenue generated by the gaming device. This method may include identifying an analysis period, recording game performance data for a set of gaming devices and a test gaming device during the analysis period, and comparing the recorded data to historical gaming data for the set of gaming devices.
Patent Investment & Licensing Company

Social gaming

in one embodiment, a system, apparatus, and method for social gaming may include a gaming machine configured to play a game of chance and produce game information. A social gaming server can be configured to communicate with the gaming machine, may establish a remote gaming session between the gaming machine and a user device, and may distribute the portion of the game information to the user device..
Nguyen Gaming Llc

Gaming system and method which enables multiple players to simultaneously play multiple individual games or group games on a central display

the present disclosure provides a gaming system including a central controller, a central display which includes a plurality of display segments and a plurality player stations. The display segments are configured to each separately display one of a plurality of games, to co-act to display a plurality of games, or to co-act to display one game.
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Gaming system and method which enables multiple players to simultaneously play multiple individual games or group games on a central display

the present disclosure provides a gaming system including a central controller, a central display which includes a plurality of display segments and a plurality player stations. The display segments are configured to each separately display one of a plurality of games, to co-act to display a plurality of games, or to co-act to display one game.
Igt

Gaming machine including one or more grouped held value symbols

disclosed is a gaming system including a gaming machine. In response to a triggering event, the gaming system initiates play of a feature game including a plurality of standard symbols and value symbols, the value symbols being associated with one or more values.
Bally Gaming, Inc.

Depth and/or orientation tracker using division of focal plane polarization and/or color camera

an imager utilizes a division of focal plane polarization and color camera to measure motion, depth and orientation of objects in a scene in real-time. In various examples, structured light, polarization-controlled discrete reflectors, and/or spatially varying discrete light sources are used to provide light of controlled polarization and color from an object in a scene to a camera.
Arizona Board Of Regents On Behalf Of The University Of Arizona

Language input presets for messaging

conversation-based context rules for altering virtual reality (vr) gaming and for switching between input languages based on heuristics related to past conversations between users.. .
Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc.

Aggregate gaming funds

some embodiments include a fantasy sports games or other type of gaming options. A gaming entity may establish a fund of money that is to be exposed to a gaming market in an attempt to win money from risking the fund of money.
Cfph, Llc

Transferring awards via optical machine readable data representation images

in some embodiments, a method includes: requesting, from a player at the gaming machine, player account credentials associated with the player; receiving, at the gaming machine, the player account credentials, wherein the player account credentials are associated with a player's account on the account server and enable linking game play on the gaming machine to the player's account, and wherein the player account credentials are provided to the player's mobile phone in response to joining a players club prior to detection of the initiation event; transmitting, via the gaming machine, the player account credentials to the account server; receiving, from the account server, validation of the player account credentials based on comparing the received player account credentials with credentials stored on the account server; upon receipt of the validation, linking a wagering game session on the gaming machine with the player account.. .
Bally Gaming, Inc.

Game random number generation and auditing systems and methods

for a game of chance, a selected game value is generated. The selected game value is used to determine whether the player is a winner or a loser.

General gaming engine

an apparatus for implementing a game having a deterministic component and a non-deterministic component wherein a player uses the game through at least one player interface unit. Each player interface unit generates a player record indicating player-initiated events.
Cfph, Llc

Gaming apparatus with an autonomous value meter

disclosed is a gaming apparatus, the gaming apparatus comprises a display member configured to visually display both a player result value meter and a separate autonomous value meter; a player input module arranged to accept a player input to play a turn of a game; a random number generator arranged for output of a game output result; a processing module configured to award a win value associated with the game output result, the processing module further configured to accumulate a portion of the win value into the player result value meter, the separate autonomous value meter or both; and wherein the processing module is configured to allow the player result value meter and the separate autonomous value meter to each be capable of being utilised to provide a next input to play a next turn of the game.. .
Weike (s) Pte Ltd

Interaction context-based virtual reality

conversation-based context rules for altering virtual reality (vr) gaming and for switching between input languages based on heuristics related to past conversations between users.. .
Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc.

Electronic device

a novel electronic device including a flexible display is presented. The electronic device has a flexible display including an organic light emission diodes and a plurality of columnar bodies linked together.
Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

Interchangeable input mechanisms for control devices

various embodiments described herein are directed toward input mechanisms, for input devices, configured to receive and removably couple to interchangeable elements. Handheld input devices applicable to some embodiments may include, without limitation, computer controllers, video game console controllers, and handheld video gaming devices.
Performance Designed Products Llc

Methods and systems for processing gaming data

methods and systems for content processing are described. In one embodiment, gaming data is received from a gaming source server.
Koplar Interactive Systems International, Llc

Positioning a camera video overlay on gameplay video

a gaming console composites a camera video overlay on gameplay video for broadcasting such that the gameplay area that is rendered by the gaming console is not obscured, even when the camera video overlay is composited on the gameplay video for broadcasting. The gaming console or a companion device of the gaming console can also allow a user to specify placement of the camera video overlay on the gameplay video for broadcasting, permitting the user to choose the portion of the gameplay video for broadcasting that is obscured by the camera video overlay..
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Skill game side wagering with player incentives

a gaming system offers players the opportunity to play a skill-based challenge and bettors to place wagers based on events or outcomes in the skill-based challenge. A gaming system includes a processor, a display device, an input device and a memory device storing a plurality of instructions which, when executed by the processor, cause the processor to operate with the display device and the input device, for a play of a wagering game, to perform operations.
Igt

Hybrid electronic gaming machine with persistent skill enhancements

a gaming system offers players the opportunity to play a skill-based challenge. Following the skill-based challenge, the player plays a chance-based prize round in which the player has the opportunity to win a prize.
Igt

Network game system and method

a gaming system is provided. The gaming system displays a hand of three cards from a deck of cards to an operator of the gaming system.

Gaming system and method providing a wagering game with a bonus card feature

various embodiments of the present disclosure are directed to a gaming system and method providing a wagering game with a bonus card feature.. .
Igt

Devices, systems, and related methods for real-time monitoring and display of related data for casino gaming devices

a monitoring system for monitoring casino gaming devices through a casino network is disclosed. The monitoring includes casino gaming devices configured to generate performance data and transmit the data corresponding to the monitored usage of the casino gaming devices over a casino network, a monitoring server configured to store and manage a database including the game data received from the casino gaming devices, and an operator station configured to retrieve and display the game data on a graphical user interface having icons that display real-time operational parameters of the casino gaming devices.
Shuffle Master Gmbh & Co Kg

Methods and systems for conducting a competition within a gaming environment

methods and systems for conducting a competition within a gaming environment. Two or more players can be enabled to electronically access a gaming environment over a communication network.
Micro-gaming Ventures, Llc

Gaming methods and apparatus facilitating tournament play at gaming machines which are configurable to accept wagers

a method is directed in particular to a tournament gaming system which defines a number of first level rounds at a first level of a tournament and second level rounds at a second level of the tournament. The tournament system further defines criteria for player advancement from the first level rounds to the second level rounds.
Everi Games, Inc.

Electronic gaming system for conducting a wagering game and use

an electronic gaming machine, including a player interface, a game display, and a game controller. The player interface is configured to receive player selections from a player.
Aristocrat Technologies Australia Pty Limited

Gaming system and method providing a gaming tournament with a dynamic equalizer feature

the present disclosure is directed to a gaming system and method providing a gaming tournament with a dynamic equalizer feature. In various embodiments, responsive to the dynamic equalizer feature being triggered, the gaming system may select a player who is not performing well in the tournament and provide that player enough tournament points to bring that player back into contention in the tournament.
Igt

Gaming apparatus and systems

a method of gaming comprises displaying play of a game having a feature event which is triggerable through play of the game. The feature event has a base award value, which may be either a potential award value or an actual award value.
Games Lab Pty Limited

Gaming system and method providing a wagering game with an award modifier bonus feature

various embodiments of the present disclosure are directed to a gaming system and method providing a multi-hand poker wagering game with an award modifier bonus feature, and wherein in various embodiments the award modifiers are multipliers.. .
Igt

Gaming system and method providing a wagering game with a bonus hands feature

various embodiments of the present disclosure are directed to a gaming system and method providing a wagering game which is configured to provided one or more bonus hands.. .
Igt

Table bonusing system and method

a table bonusing system presents a bonus game with a jackpot and one or more ancillary awards to players of a base game at a gaming table. The table bonusing system comprises a controller in communication with one or more gaming tables.

Gaming machine and method having improved persistent game mode feature

a gaming system, apparatus, and method are disclosed providing improvements to feature games played on slot machines or other gaming machines. A bonus symbol feature game selection is provided that determines multiple feature games to be made available for the player by a player selection.
Everi Games, Inc.

Method of gaming, a gaming system and a game controller

an electronic method of gaming includes displaying, on a display, a pick to reveal jackpot game having a game board portion presenting a plurality of selectable symbols. The method includes selecting, by a game controller, a winning prize level from a plurality of prize levels.
Aristocrat Technologies Australia Pty Limited

Gaming utilizing an additional gaming currency across a plurality of gaming platforms

in various embodiment, the gaming system provides a new gaming currency which is in addition to and different than current known land-based gaming establishment currencies, such as monetary credits, promotional credits and player tracking points and also in addition to and different than current known casual or social game currencies, such as virtual currencies. This gaming currency is accumulated and redeemed in association with the plays of games occurring at land-based gaming establishments as well as in association with the plays of casual or social games..
Igt

Gaming system and method providing a skill-based wagering game with an average expected payback percentage determined based on player skill level

the gaming systems and methods of the present disclosure provide a skill-based wagering game and determining the aep % for each play based on the player's skill level. Generally, for a play of the skill-based wagering game, the gaming system receives a skill-based input from a player, derives a player skill level from the skill-based input, and determines an aep % for the play based on the player skill level.
Igt

Electronic gaming system with dynamic return to player and use

a gaming machine is provided, including a meter and a game controller. The meter is coupled to the game controller.
Aristocrat Technologies Australia Pty Limited

Gaming system player identification device

the present disclosure relates generally to gaming systems and methods which utilize a player identification device to provide to electronic gaming machines certain gaming system functionality and features otherwise not associated with or available in association with the electronic gaming machines existing gaming establishment management systems.. .
Igt

System and augmented reality gaming

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; 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..
Bally Gaming, Inc.

System for managing promotions

in various embodiments, promotions are featured on mobile gaming devices.. .
Cfph, Llc

Wireless remote control unit for wager game

an embodiment may involve a wireless remote control unit that comprises a wireless communication interface, an input device, a display, a processing unit, and data storage comprising instructions executable by the processing unit to carry out various operations. The operations include (i) establishing communication with an electronic gaming machine using the wireless communication interface, (ii) displaying on the display at least one game-play option for a particular wager game on the electronic gaming machine, (iii) receiving via the input device data indicative of a game-play command for the particular wager game, and (iv) sending to the electronic gaming machine, via the wireless communication interface, instructions for carrying out the game-play command..
Digital Gaming Corporation Limited

Gaming machine, control machine, and program for gaming machine

a gaming system including one or more gaming machines provides a game to one or more players. The game includes a primary game and a bonus game with first and second features.
Konami Gaming, Inc.

Electronic gaming machines and electronic games using mixed reality headsets

a method of interacting with an electronic gaming machine that executes a program for a wagering game includes generating a video image including the electronic gaming machine, the electronic gaming machine is within a view of a player, generating virtual content associated with the game executed by the electronic gaming machine, and displaying the virtual content to the player to augment the player's view of the electronic gaming machine, the virtual content appears to the player to be on or adjacent to the electronic gaming machine. Related electronic gaming machines and electronic gaming systems are also disclosed..
Igt

Gaming machine

a display state in which the specific symbol is displayed in all the rows of any of n columns continuously from one side of a symbol matrix to another side, a prize of the rank corresponding to the columns with the specific symbols displayed on all the rows of the columns is awarded.. .
Aruze Gaming (hong Kong) Limited

Gaming machine

a game system of the present invention is configured to move a character image displayed in said display area of the single display, after the game on the game devices are interrupted, the character image being for indicating the game device to receive the prize, and stop the character image on the display of the game device to receive the prize, after a predetermined period from the beginning of moving the character image.. .
Aruze Gaming (hong Kong) Limited

Systems and methods of electronic gaming

systems, methods, and articles of manufacture for electronic gaming are disclosed. In a first aspect, a method of electronic gaming includes initiating, in response to an initial wager, a primary game, selecting, in response to the initiating the primary game, a plurality of primary game symbols, and displaying the plurality of primary game symbols in a plurality of symbol display positions associated with a plurality of reel strips.
Aristocrat Technologies Australia Pty Limited

Systems and methods of electronic gaming

systems, methods, and articles of manufacture for electronic gaming are disclosed. In a first aspect, a method of electronic gaming includes selecting a plurality of primary game symbols, displaying the plurality of primary game symbols, initiating, based upon the plurality of primary game symbols, a secondary game, displaying a trigger symbol in association with the secondary game, displaying a trigger symbol action associated with the trigger symbol, selecting a plurality of secondary game symbols in association with the secondary game (where one of the secondary game symbols comprising the trigger symbol), displaying the plurality of secondary game symbols, and performing the trigger symbol action based upon the trigger symbol..
Aristocrat Technologies Australia Pty Limited

Electronic gaming system for awarding multiple of wager and use

an electronic gaming machine is provided, including a player interface, a meter, a game display, and a game controller. The player interface is configured to receive a wager for a round of the wagering game.
Aristocrat Technologies Australia Pty Limited

Method of operating a gaming system, a gaming system and a game controller

an electronic gaming machine and method. An initial symbol array of a predetermined size is provided, and reels are used for selecting symbols for display onto the array.
Aristocrat Technologies Australia Pty Limited

Apparatus and methods for facilitating wagering on games conducted on an independent video gaming system

a gaming system includes a video gaming system and one or more video monitors operatively connected to receive a game video signal. A wager input device is also included in the system and configured to receive a wager on a result in the video game.
Everi Games Inc.

Gaming system and method providing a wagering game with a transforming card feature

various embodiments of the present disclosure are directed to a gaming system and method providing a wagering game with a transforming card feature.. .
Igt

Rfid tag detection and position differentiation for dice gaming

methods, systems, and devices are described herein for reading at least one dice. In one aspect, a method may include transmitting an rfid signal proximate to at least one dice, for example, which is contained within a dice gaming system.
Interblock Usa L.c.

Attitude detecting device

the present invention relates to an attitude detecting device requiring no optical nor visual sensors but instead using an advanced processing method, which can be used in applications such as data-login, measurements, motion control, cursor pointing on graphic user interfaces, gaming, etc. The device includes inertial measurement units (imu) such as accelerometers, gyroscopes and may also include magnetometers.

Gaming machine controller and use

an application enabling a player to utilize a portable computing device, such as a smartphone, to function as a game controller for a gaming machine. The user would receive and return an associating link code to initiate a communication link between the gaming machine and the portable computing device by way of tapping, manually entering the code, or scanning an image of the code.
Prism Solutions, Inc.

Player journey

disclosed herein are methods and apparatus related to enhancing player experiences at gaming locations via player journey actions. A server computing device can receive one or more gaming location events related to one or more electronic gaming machines.
Digital Gaming Corporation Limited

Dice selection system for gaming system

methods, systems, and devices are described herein for providing a selection of dice to use in a dice gaming system. In one aspect, a method for providing a selection of dice may include providing x selection items corresponding to y separate dice systems, where each of the y separate dice systems are configured to throw at least one dice in an enclosed space.
Interblock Usa L.c.

System and regulating dice strokes in gaming system

methods, systems, and devices are described herein for controlling movement of a platform for rolling at least one dice in a gaming system. In one aspect, a method for controlling movement of a platform for rolling at least one dice in a gaming system is described.
Interblock Usa L.c.

Computer-implemented methods and systems enabling fan participation in calling plays at sporting and other events

systems and methods are disclosed for determining a score for a user of a gaming platform such that the score reflects the user's success rate in calling plays in a sporting event. A computing device receives a user profile including a coach score and initiates a sequence of states, which include a poll creation state, a first notification state, a coach pick state, a fan voting state, a second notification state, and a play in action state.
Your Call, Inc.

Lighted gaming platform

a cornhole platform is provided that offers improved distributed lighting across the platform playing surfaces for nighttime play, as well as enhanced aesthetics and graphic presentation. The platform playing surfaces are formed from acrylic or acrylic glass.

Systems and methods for transmitting media associated with a measure of quality based on level of game play in an interactive video gaming environment

systems and methods for incorporating online user generated media content (e.g., videos) into an interactive video gaming environment are provided. Media assets that are associated with different measures of quality generated by users are stored on a remote server.
Rovi Guides, Inc.

Process for protecting an electronic device by selective deposition of polymer coatings

methods for protecting an electronic device from contaminants by applying different insulating and conducting materials to different vital components of a device are disclosed. In one embodiment, the method comprises applying an electrically insulating material, such as isobutylene isoprene rubber, to one or more connectors and components located on the printed circuit board of the device.

Wagering game having improved persistent game mode feature

a gaming system, apparatus, and method are disclosed providing a wagering games, gaming machines, networked gaming systems that provide a persistent gaming mode including a persistent game mode with multiple rounds in which each round includes a randomization of the matrix of symbol locations, a chance to win an award, and a chance to include a persistent feature event. An adjustable meter may be used to allow players to compete for the same bonuses or jackpots no matter what their bet level.
Everi Games, Inc.

Competitive, skill-based gaming with wagers by active participants and side betting

a gaming method enables active participation in a physically competitive skill-based game, as well as passive participation in the physically competitive skill-based game. One or more players, or active participants, in the game may participate in and may wager on the outcome of the physically competitive skill-based game, while one or more other individuals, or passive participants, who do not actively participate in the physically competitive skill-based game may also wager on an outcome of the game (i.e., the same game)..
Competition Interactive Llc

Social gaming system

the present invention is a method of conducting a game among multiple participants by means of application software operating on or accessed through the participants' respective mobile devices. The mobile app or mobile saas connects the participating mobile devices via the internet with a game server, which provides a daily menu of predictive questions organized in multiple categories.
Raewood Entertainment, Llc

Gaming system and method providing a skill-based wagering game with an available supplemental skill award

various embodiments of the present disclosure provide a skill-based wagering game with an available supplemental skill award. In various embodiments, the skill-based wagering game is a matching game.
Igt

Gaming redistributing funds amongst players of skill games

a gaming system which employs one or more random determinations to redistribute award amounts or value not captured by lower-skilled players to higher-skilled players. The gaming system funds a skill award pool based on one or more awards that lower-skilled players (or no-skill players) failed to win in association with one or more skill-based games.
Igt

Gaming machine, system, and introducing skill-dependent play in a wagering game

a method includes receiving a skill level input specifying a first skill level from a set of different skill levels, and in response to the skill level input, placing the gaming machine in a first state. Each respective skill level in the set of different skill levels is correlated to a different respective proportion between a player skill-dependent component and random component of the wagering game.
Everi Games, Inc.

Systems and a methods for playing multi-zone twenty one (21) across electornic gaming systems and scratch off tickets

systems and methods for wagering games that award prizes for reaching numerical objectives. A system for a multi-zone twenty-one (21) themed game whereby if the player achieves twenty-one (21) in a plurality of zones a payout is awarded.

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

Automatic application of a bonus to an electronic gaming device responsive to player interaction with a mobile computing device

a computer-implemented method of activating a secondary game on a mobile computing device associated with a primary game on one of a plurality of networked electronic gaming machines in which an optical code is affixed to each gaming machine. Each optical code is stored in electronic form in a database and is associated with at least one bonus award that may be collected by a player of the gaming machine to which the stored optical code is affixed.
Patent Investment & Licensing Company

Gaming system and method providing a physics-based game including objects that have gameplay-altering features

the gaming systems and methods of the present disclosure improve gaming technology and solve the above-described problem by providing a physics-based game including objects that have gameplay-altering features. Instead of acting conventionally when used for a play of the physics-based game, these objects may act unconventionally to alter an aspect of gameplay (as compared to gameplay without objects having gameplay-altering features).
Igt

Gaming system and method providing a wagering game having a multi-mode bonus game with multiple triggerable award generators

the gaming systems and methods of the present disclosure improve gaming technology by providing a wagering game having a multi-mode bonus game with multiple triggerable award generators. Generally, when a bonus triggering event occurs in various embodiments, the gaming system randomly determines whether to provide a play of the bonus game in one of multiple different modes, such as a first mode and a second mode.
Igt

Gaming providing a plurality of chances of winning a progressive award with dynamically scalable progressive award odds

the gaming system disclosed herein provides a plurality of chances to win a progressive award with the odds of winning the progressive award in at least one chance being based on the wager amount placed.. .
Igt

Gaming systems, gaming devices and methods with volatility control games

gaming systems, gaming devices and methods that provide games that control volatility. In one embodiment, the gaming system disclosed herein enables a player to select values, or cells associated with values, that are displayed in a particular arrangement.
Igt

Gaming systems for funding jackpots

methods and apparatuses for variable contribution multiple progressive jackpot games are disclosed. A variable contribution rate is determined as a function of a wager level.
Bally Gaming, Inc.

Gaming providing progressive awards

in various embodiments, the gaming system determines which of a plurality of progressive awards a player qualifies to potentially win based on a level of skill demonstrated by the player in association with one or more plays of one or more skill-based games (or partial skill-based games).. .
Igt

Method and system for facilitating monetary value gaming ticket redemption

in accordance with a method and system for facilitating redemption of monetary value gaming tickets, such as issued by a gaming device upon cash-out, a ticket is presented to a redemption kiosk. If the ticket is validated or approved for payment and has a monetary value which includes a fractional currency value, then the player is offered the opportunity to place a wager which includes the fractional currency value in order to play a wagering game.
Everi Games Inc.

Apparatus and methods for wireless gaming communications

a method of connecting a wireless device to an electronic gaming machine is described. The method includes broadcasting, though a wireless transceiver of the gaming machine, a discovery message to wireless communication devices within a broadcast range of the wireless transceiver.
Igt

Gambling game objectification and abstraction

electronic gaming machines including a plurality of real world controller modules, wherein each real world controller module is constructed to provide a gambling game; a game world controller, wherein the game world controller is constructed to: connect to a selected real world module; receive a conveyance of actions taken by a player, during the player's consumption of one or more elements of an entertainment game; trigger a commitment of a wager of real world credits in the selected real world controller module's gambling game; receive a gambling outcome of the wager of real world credits; increment in the entertainment game using the communications network, the one or more elements of the entertainment game when real world credits are won; and decrement in the entertainment game using the communications network, the one or more elements of the entertainment game when real world credit is lost.. .
Gamblit Gaming, Llc

Game history validation for networked gambling hybrid gaming system

a gambling hybrid game that provides game history validation. The gambling hybrid game includes an entertainment system engine that provides an entertainment game to a user, a real world engine that provides gambling games to users, and a game world engine that monitors the entertainment game and provides gambling games when appropriate.
Gamblit Gaming, Llc

Remote game play in a wireless gaming environment

a system employs a server computing system with an integrated database and wireless communications devices. The wireless communications devices permits players to take a position on a potential outcome of a game and includes remote game play and remote backline playing (taking a position on a potential outcome of a position on game outcome taken by a primary player occupying a player position at a gaming table) and other types of positions not involving money.
Bally Gaming, Inc.

Gaming machine with improved cabinet

an improved gaming machine cabinet is provided for optimizing gaming machine placement in groups. Tapering wall sections of the cabinet allow for closer placement of machines in various group configurations than is possible with similarly sized rectangular cabinets.
Everi Games, Inc.

User interface with slider and popup window feature

a wagering interface is disclosed for a gaming apparatus, for applying a wager when playing a game. The wagering interface comprises a display screen for displaying at least a portion of the game being played and a slider which is repositionable along a slider path orientated to extend from a lower portion of the display to an upper portion of the display.
Novomatic Ag

Gaming machine

a gaming machine in which, in relation to repetitive game play, the monotony of the game involving the selection of an option is resolved is provided. When a predetermined condition is satisfied in a game run in a gaming machine, a selection game is executed so that one of options is selected and a benefit corresponding to the selected option is awarded.
Aruze Gaming (hong Kong) Limited

Gaming providing overlapping display of symbols from different games

in various embodiments, the gaming system and method provide the present disclosure relates generally to gaming systems and methods that concurrently display one or more aspects of a primary game and a play of a secondary game within the limited display space available of an electronic gaming machine with a single display device.. .
Igt

Gaming determining awards based on interacting symbols

in various embodiments, the present disclosure relates generally to gaming systems and methods for providing an interacting symbol game.. .
Igt

Modular gaming terminal configurations

gaming machines, gaming systems, modular gaming terminals, and methods for assembling modular gaming machines are disclosed. A gaming machine is presented which includes an input device for receiving wagers to play a wagering game, and a display module with a display device for displaying outcomes of the wagering game.
Bally Gaming, Inc.

Graphical user interface for a gaming system

a graphical user interface for a gaming console is configured to render a first graphical element in a first region that includes multiple user selectable resource objects, detect a first touching operation at a first location in the first region to select and highlight a resource, detect a first touching operation and a second touching operation in the second region, render an instance of the resource at a first and second location in the second region, determine if a time period of the first and second touching operation exceeds a predetermined time period, and if so, render multiple instances of the resource at the first and second location in the second region, wherein a number of rendered the multiple instances of the resource is determined by a duration that the time period of the second touching exceeds the predetermined time period.. .
Supercell Oy

Gaming machine, system, and a latin bingo game

a gaming machine and a gaming method for playing a latin bingo includes displaying one or more latin bingo cards where each of the one or more latin bingo cards comprising at least one free space, drawing bingo balls and daubing corresponding numbers on the one or more latin bingo cards, comparing the one or more latin bingo cards to predetermined matching winning outcomes, and awarding an award to said player when the one or more latin bingo cards matches the predetermined matching winning outcomes.. .
Ags, Llc

Gaming machine, control machine, and program for gaming machine

a gaming system provides a game to one or more players and includes a ball lottery machine. The ball lottery machine includes a frame, a lottery ball field, an image projection unit, and a control unit.
Konami Gaming, Inc.

Multi-player interactive electronic gaming table

a multiplayer interactive electronic gaming table is disclosed. The multiplayer interactive electronic gaming table includes an electronic gaming table controller, a symbol item storage device, one or more displays, two or more player interactive interfaces, and a latching circuit operatively connecting the two or more player interactive interfaces to the electronic gaming table controller.
Gamblit Gaming, Llc

Wearable electronic, multi-sensory, human/machine, human/human interfaces

a wearable haptic humaxi/machine interface (hhmi) receives electrical activity from muscles and nerves of a user. An electrical signal is determined having characteristics based on the received electrical activity.

Gaming machine monitor hinge assembly

a gaming machine door hinge assembly configured to first primarily move a monitor outwardly from a housing of a cabinet of a gaming machine while at most slightly rotating the monitor, and then primarily rotate the monitor relative to the housing while continuing to move the monitor outwardly. This enables a relatively large curved monitor to be attached to the housing and openable in a way that provides full service access inside the cabinet while not interfering with a neighboring gaming machine.
Igt

Automatic video game highlight reel

in one example, a gaming platform may use a variety of protocols to identify video game events for inclusion in a highlight reel. The gaming platform may store a highlight criterion for a video game to mark a highlight event in the video game.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Method and system of verifying a file for use in a gaming machine

the invention provides a method of verifying a computer readable file for use in a gaming machine, comprising reading at least one portion of the computer readable file and compressing the at least one file portion to reduce its file size into a compressed file portion. A compressed computer readable file is assembled using the compressed file portion and is then processed through a verification algorithm to verify that the compressed computer readable file is authorised for use in the gaming machine.
Ainsworth Game Technology Limited

Electronic gaming machine and method providing enhanced physical player interaction

the electronic gaming machine (egm) and methods of the present disclosure improve gaming technology and provide enhanced physical player interaction. In various embodiments, the egm includes a display device configured to display 3d images to a player without requiring the player to wear 3d glasses, a player eye or head tracker configured to track movement of either the eyes or the head of the player, a player hand position locator configured to determine one or more positions of at least one of the player's hands in front of the display device, and a player tactile feedback provider configured to provide tactile feedback to at least one of the player's hands to provide enhanced physical player interaction in association with one or more plays of a primary or bonus game or other egm functionality..
Igt

Interactive entertainment system

a computer-readable storage medium storing program instructions for conducting a game on a gaming system having a wireless input device for playing an interactive motion-sensitive game using a wireless-compatible game console in which a virtual play environment is represented through one or more computer-animated visual, aural or tactile effects is provided wherein game play is conducted by moving, shaking, twisting, waving or pointing the input device in a particular manner. The input device can include motion-sensitive circuitry and/or command circuitry for generating control signals and/or an effects generator and associated control circuitry to enable the input device to selectively generate at least one visual, aural or tactile effect comprising sound, lighting or vibration.
Mq Gaming, Llc

Gaming system and method providing a class ii bingo game with a player-selectable wild spot feature

the gaming system and method of the present disclosure provide a class ii bingo game with a player-selectable wild spot feature. Generally, for a play of the class ii bingo game and for each player, the gaming system provides that player a bingo card and enables the player to affirmatively designate up to a designated quantity of spots of the bingo card as wild spots.
Igt

System and the play of wagering games

the present disclosure contains a system and method for conducting a wagering game using playing cards or other game pieces based on the traditional rules of baccarat and including a zoo wager and other special wagering options. The wagering game includes special wagering settlement rules, a combination wager and specified payouts.
Lessinger Gaming Llc.

Gaming machine and method

the invention provides a gaming machine comprising a display for displaying a game comprising the display of randomly selected game symbols and where predetermined winning combinations of the randomly selected game symbols in the game award prizes to a player. A game controller controls the display of the game symbols on the display and determines whether a trigger event has occurred in the play of the game.
Ainsworth Game Technology Limited

Gaming machine and methods of operating gaming machines to provide skill-based wagering games to players

a gaming machine for providing a skill-based wagering game to a player is described herein. The gaming machine includes a controller programmed to display the skill-based wagering game on a display device, receive a signal indicating a wager being received from the player, and initiate the skill-based wagering game.
Konami Gaming, Inc.

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

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

Game tournaments and gaming systems having a loss accumulation feature

a gaming tournament and tournament system allow multiple players to play a plurality of individual games, such as at gaming machines of the system. Each player plays individual games until they have achieved a predesignated number of game losses.

Games and gaming machines with accumulating multiplier functionality

a gaming machine is configured with accumulating multiplier functionality. In one embodiment, the gaming machine presents a base game such as a slot game.
Ags Llc

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.

Systems and gamiing devices for indicating comp eligibility

a player comp system and method may include a gaming device having a processor programmed to provide a game of chance to a player. A player comp indicator coupled to the gaming device is configured to receive gameplay information from the gaming device that may include amounts of one or more wagers placed via a user interface of the gaming device during the game of chance and provide a notification output based on the gameplay information when the player is eligible to receive a player comp.
Gaming Arts, Llc

Chip measurement system

in a measurement system according to the present invention, a management control device that measures a total value of chips bet on the game table using an image analysis result obtained by an image recording device is provided. Further, the chip as the gaming chip to be used in this system has a multilayer structure in which a plurality of plastic layers having different colors are laminated including at least a colored layer in the middle thereof, and a white layer or a light color layer (may be a layer having a lighter color than the colored layer although not illustrated) is laminated on both sides of the intermediate colored layer..
Angel Playing Cards Co., Ltd.

Gaming system, gaming device and utilizing mobile devices at a gaming establishment

a gaming system which facilitates the two-way communication between mobile devices, such as mobile phones, and different gaming system components to enhance a player's gaming experience.. .
Igt

System and providing location-based gaming experience

a system for providing a gaming experience includes mobile devices in operative communication with the server. Each mobile device is configured to determine its geographical location so as to associate it with a geographical area such as a city.

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 receives an operation of a player.
Konami Gaming, Inc.

Systems and methods for utilizing rfid technology to facilitate a gaming system

in accordance with some embodiments, an rfid-enabled table game system provides for determining whether there is a variance between an expected balance of inventory and an actual balance of inventory in a game element container. If a variance is detected, the rfid-enabled game system may identify at least one characteristic associated with an rfid-enabled game element that is determined to be a source of the variance (e.g., a player position at which the rfid-enabled game element had last been detected, a denomination or value of the game element, and/or an identifier associated with the game element).
Walker Digital Table Systems, Llc

Multi-zone player interface deck for a gaming machine

a visually uniform multi-level, multi-sectioned deck for a gaming machine player interface is disclosed. Sections of the interface are configured with modular panel assemblies having corresponding sets of electronic components.
Bally Gaming, Inc.

Personalized search environment

technologies are described to provide a personalized search environment to users without requiring enterprise environment access. Upon access of a personal service account such as one in a productivity service, a user's personal environment may be created by an aggregation service using graph based data infrastructure.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Multi-player gaming sound system

a sound system presenting audio that supplements multi-player game-play in which multiple views of a 3d game object as seen from different viewpoints are simultaneously displayed. The audio includes audio characteristics responsive to behaviors of the 3d game object and depict a focus direction associated with respective behaviors..
Bally Gaming, Inc.

Method and processing stimulus signals generated by accessory devices

a system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, determining first and second stimulus signals from first and second input functions of first and second gaming equipment devices used by first and second users to control a video game. A first contest between the first and second users is based on first and second game action results determined based on the first and second stimulus signals.
Steelseries Aps

Gaming system, kit, and enabling interactive play

a gaming system, kit and attendant methodology provide users with overlapping real-virtual world interactive play. The gaming kit enables a user's smart phone or tablet type computer to enable virtual gaming upon the visual display thereof.

Gaming system, kit, and enabling interactive play

a gaming system, kit and attendant methodology provide users with overlapping real-virtual world interactive play. The gaming kit outfits and enables a user's smart phone or tablet type computer to enable virtual gaming upon the visual display thereof.

System and calculating projected impact generated by sports implements and gaming equipment

disclosed are systems and methods of calculating projected impact generated by sports and gaming implements. An exemplary method comprises: receiving a measurement from a sensor associated with a subject of impact; receiving a measurement from a sensor associated with an object of impact; wherein the at least one received measurement includes one or more characteristics of movement of the subject in response to an external stimuli and one or more characteristics of movement of the object in response to the impact by the subject; calculating, by a projection tool, a projected impact of the subject on the object before the actual impact; and calculating, by a modeling tool, a model of movement of the object in response to the impact by the subject based at least on the projected impact and one or more rules defining a movement of the object based on the projected impact by the subject..
Ao Kaspersky Lab

Management system for table games and substitute currency for gaming

a detection system according to the present invention includes a control device that detects fraud conducted on a game table by using the image analysis result obtained by an image analysis device. In addition, each game token used in this detection system has a multilayer structure having plastic layers with a plurality of different colors stacked on each other, with a colored layer being provided at least intermediately, and white layers or light-colored layers (not illustrated, but may be any layers lighter in color than the colored layer) being stacked on two sides of the intermediate colored layer.
Angel Playing Cards Co., Ltd

Method and system for operating a gaming machine

disclosed is a method of operating a gaming machine. The method includes receiving, using a processing device, a gaming request from a user.

Gaming machine and methods of operating gaming machines to provide skill-based wagering games to players

a gaming machine for providing a skill-based wagering game to a player is described herein. The gaming machine includes a controller programmed to display the skill-based wagering game on a display device, receive a signal indicating a wager being received from the player, and initiate the skill-based wagering game.
Konami Gaming, Inc.

Game world server driven triggering for gambling hybrid gaming system

a gambling hybrid game that provides game world engine driven triggering of gambling events is disclosed. The gambling hybrid game includes an entertainment system engine that provides an entertainment game to a user, a real world engine that provides gambling games to users, and a game world engine that monitors the entertainment game and provides gambling games when appropriate.
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.

Inspection device for detecting fraud

a detection system including a control device detecting fraud performed in a game table by using a result of an image analysis performed by an image analyzing device is included. A substitute currency for gaming used for this detection system has a multi-layer structure in which a plurality of plastic layers having different colors are stacked, a coloring layer is included at least in the middle, and white layers or thin-color layers (may be layers having a color thinner than that of the coloring layer; not illustrated in the drawing) are stacked on both sides of the coloring layer disposed in the middle..
Angel Playing Cards Co., Ltd.

Gaming activity awarding subsequent plays using results of previous plays

techniques involving awarding subsequent plays using results of previous plays. One representative technique includes dealing a first poker hand to a player, and determining if the first poker hand includes at least one qualifying card.
King Show Games, Inc.

Casino games

apparatus and methods related to multi-player casino games are described. An electronic gaming device is provided that allows a live player to compete against a virtual player in a multi-player wager-based game using playing cards derived from the insertion of a physical denomination of currency.
Think Tek, Inc.

Systems and methods for variable payback gaming

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

Gaming system and a gaming

a method of gaming comprising: generating a game outcome by selecting a plurality of symbols, and displaying the selected symbols on a display at respective ones of a plurality of display positions arranged in a three-dimensional array; and determining whether the game outcome includes one or more winning outcomes. The method may include expanding the size of the three-dimensional array in response to occurrence of at least one trigger condition.
Aristocrat Technologies Australia Pty Limited

Gaming displaying a plurality of individual symbols at a single symbol display position

a gaming system including a game which utilizes one or more designated symbols. In these embodiments, if at least one single individual designated symbol is generated and displayed at at least one single symbol display position, the gaming system modifies the single individual designated symbol into one or more individual designated symbols at the same single symbol display position.
Igt

Device for handheld operation and method thereof

a device (100) for handheld operation, such as a mobile phone, a mobile terminal, a smartphone, a user equipment (ue), a tablet, a phablet, a media player, a remote control, or a gaming console, is provided. The device is operative to detect an imminent or prevailing indication of an unstable operation of the device when being held by a hand (110) of a user of the device, and, in response thereto, to increase a grip between an outer surface (101, 103) of the device and one or more fingers (111-114) of the hand.
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

System and providing secondary gaming

a system and method for providing secondary gaming for fantasy sports to provide more interactive, robust and comprehensive fantasy sports gaming. A secondary game involves one or more fantasy sports players, one or more statistics to measure fantasy performance of the players, one or more time period in which to evaluate the fantasy player, and a game value amount, which is the consideration contested in the fantasy game.

Authentication of mobile servers

in one embodiment, a method, apparatus, and system of authenticating a mobile server may have at least one mobile server configured to execute games of chance on a plurality of mobile gaming devices and an authentication server configured to: determine a location of the at least one mobile server; determine a wireless communication means to communicate with the at least one mobile server based on the location of the at least one mobile server; communicate with the at least one mobile server via the determined wireless communication means; and initiate authentication, by an authentication server, of the at least one mobile server.. .
Nguyen Gaming Llc

Systems and methods for programmatically generating anamorphic images for presentation and 3d viewing in a physical gaming and entertainment suite

systems and methods for programmatically generating anamorphic images for presentation in a physical gaming suite (e.g., anamorphic images that are viewable without requiring any external wearable device) are disclosed herein. An example method includes: monitoring, using data received from one or more sensors, viewing characteristics associated with one or more game participants in the physical gaming suite.
Golfstream Inc.

Video gaming system and operation

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

Method and combining symbols in gaming devices

embodiments of the present invention set forth systems, apparatuses and methods for combining reels in gaming devices. Accordingly, a gaming device can be configured to display a plurality of game elements in a grid that display game symbols from a plurality of reels according to random game outcome in response to a game initiation signal.
King Show Games, Inc.

Video gaming wager systems and methods

methods, systems, and computer readable media are described herein for initiating a second round for a game. A round of the game can comprise: a) pseudo-randomly generating a set of game piece symbols, b) matching a game piece symbol to one or more symbols in the pseudo-random set of possible winning combinations of symbols, c) indicating to the user that the one or more symbols in the pseudo-random set of possible winning combinations of symbols have matched, and d) if all symbols in a possible winning combination of symbols are matched, awarding the user the corresponding payout value of the possible winning combination of symbols.
The Board Of Regents Of The Nevada System Of Higher Education On Behalf Of The University Of

Systems, methods, and gaming machines having adjustable progressive awards

a gaming system may include a gaming machine having a monetary input device, a wager input device, and a processor may be coupled to the wager input device and a memory device. The processor may establish a credit balance based on the monetary value, decrease the credit balance by the selected wager, and present the wagering game at an interface.
Novomatic Ag

Multi-directional shooting interleaved wagering system

an electronic gaming machine including an interactive processing device, a process controller and a wager controller that operate together to provide an interactive application, trigger a wager request based on user input, generate application resources based on a wager result, allow application resource management by a user, determine updated application resources, and generate a bonus item event based on the user selected application resources.. .
Gamblit Gaming, Llc

System and incorporating game play into product transactions

a method for incorporating game play into a transaction for the sale of a product or service using a point-of-sale system. The system includes a tablet computer that accepts an order placed by a patron and offers the patron a chance to play a game to earn a discount off of the purchase price.
Flo, Llc

System and transferring funds from a financial institution device to a cashless wagering account accessible via a mobile device

the present disclosure relates generally to systems and methods for transferring funds from a financial institution account to a cashless wagering account and then to an electronic gaming machine without utilizing any physical forms of currency.. .
Igt

Management system of substitute currency for gaming

a detection system including a control device detecting fraud performed in a game table by using a result of an image analysis performed by an image analyzing device is included. A substitute currency for gaming used for this detection system has a multi-layer structure in which a plurality of plastic layers having different colors are stacked, a coloring layer is included at least in the middle, and white layers or thin-color layers (may be layers having a color thinner than that of the coloring layer; not illustrated in the drawing) are stacked on both sides of the coloring layer disposed in the middle..
Angel Playing Cards Co., Ltd.

Incrementing feature in gaming device

embodiments of the present invention set forth systems, apparatuses and methods for implementing an incrementing feature in gaming devices. Accordingly, a gaming device can be configured to generate a game outcome in response a wager and determine if an incrementing symbol is present on a game grid when the generated game outcome is shown on a display of the gaming device.
King Show Games, Inc.

Games and gaming machines having prizes triggered by expanding reels

in a game event a first set of game symbols are displayed in a game symbol display area, at least one prize is displayed in a prize display area, and an expanded second set of game symbols having at least one game symbol located in the prize display area is displayed. A winning game outcome may be declared if at least one game symbol located in the prize display area contacts at least one prize which is displayed in the prize display area.
Cadillac Jack, Inc.

Interchangeable input mechanisms for control devices

various embodiments described herein are directed toward input mechanisms, for input devices, configured to receive and removably couple to interchangeable elements. Handheld input devices applicable to some embodiments may include, without limitation, computer controllers, video game console controllers, and handheld video gaming devices.
Performance Designed Products Llc

Multi-device gaming interface

an electronic device may be configured to present a user interface via which a user can select from a plurality of commands associated with a particular video game. In response to a selection of one of the plurality of commands, the electronic device may transmit the selected one of the plurality of commands to a user interface device.
Voyetra Turtle Beach, Inc.

Methods, systems, and products for control of gaming applications

methods, systems, and products bookmark gaming applications. When a player wishes to pause a gaming application, a bookmark may be created.
Red Hat, Inc.

Method and system for a headset with profanity filter

a gaming headset receives a plurality of audio channels comprising game audio channels and a chat audio channel during play of a particular game. The gaming headset monitors the received audio channels for predefined words that are associated with particular sounds in a data structure, and in response to detecting predefined words, filters out at least a portion of the detected predefined words from the received plurality of audio channels.
Voyetra Turtle Beach, Inc.

Method for generating alternative gaming device outputs

a delivery method for providing supplemental slot machine output content through a slot machine has been developed. The method includes offering slot machine output content that has been tested by a gaming commission and offering supplemental slot machine output content that has not been tested by the gaming commission.

Enhanced game randomization with machine mapping

systems, methods, devices, and non-transitory media of the various embodiments provide games and/or gaming machines that conform to class ii regulations, while producing randomness similar to class iii machines.. .
Sockeye Software Development, Llc

Gaming presentation systems and methods with improved music synchronization

a slot machine, gaming method, and program product are provided to dynamically display visual and audio content to be played in synchronization with a music track of any tempo. A software process is provided to time the beats of a song, and a high resolution timer sends beat events to gaming presentation processes to achieve a dynamic end-result that can be applied to a song of a desired tempo.
Everi Games, Inc.

Gaming device docking station for authorized game play

in one embodiment, a system to authorize a mobile electronic device to play games of chance includes a gaming system manager and a docking station, the docking station can be configured to: (i) detect whether the mobile electronic device is connected to a receiver of the docking station; (ii) receive device information from the mobile electronic device if it is detected that the mobile electronic device is connected to the receiver; (iii) determine whether a game of chance can be played on the mobile electronic device based on the received device information; (iv) authorize the mobile electronic device to play the game of chance; and (v) transmit gaming data to the mobile electronic device if it is determined that the game of chance can be played on the mobile electronic device and if the mobile electronic device is authorized.. .
Nguyen Gaming Llc

Management system of substitute currency for gaming

a detection system including a control device detecting fraud performed in a game table by using a result of an image analysis performed by an image analyzing device is included. A substitute currency for gaming used for this detection system has a multi-layer structure in which a plurality of plastic layers having different colors are stacked, a coloring layer is included at least in the middle, and white layers or thin-color layers (may be layers having a color thinner than that of the coloring layer; not illustrated in the drawing) are stacked on both sides of the coloring layer disposed in the middle..
Angel Playing Cards Co., Ltd.

Interactive gaming among a plurality of players systems and methods

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

Variable payback gaming

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

Externally hinged cabinet door for a gaming machine housing

disclosed are a gaming terminal, a gaming cabinet and a gaming machine that include a housing having gaming components therein. The housing includes a door opening for accessing gaming components inside the housing and a door assembly having an open position that exposes the door opening, and a closed position that covers the door opening.
Bally Gaming, Inc.

Electronic table game poker system and methods

gaming table systems include electronic gaming tables, gaming terminals, and a system server. A system or table can be configured to administer a live wager-based table game involving an initial shared hand that is shared by multiple live players.
Fresh Idea Global Limited

User interface features in a system of concurrent games

a video gaming system is disclosed that includes one or more game processors, one or more video displays, an apparatus for a player to control the play of the game, and a memory device. The memory device stores a set of fixed instructions to control the game processor and is configured to: enable the player to interact with the game interface to select a game from a list of games offered by the video gaming machine, wherein the game is represented by a game bubble floating in the game interface; display a game selection interface to enable the player to select the game and add the game in a control panel, wherein the control panel is configured to display multiple games selected by the player; and enable the player to switch among the plurality of games and control a game play of the plurality of games concurrently..
Bally Gaming, Inc.

Keyboard device and mouse cord holder thereof

a keyboard device and a mouse cord holder thereof for using in a mouse cord (101). The mouse cord holder (10) includes a base (1), a cord guiding frame (2) and a magnetic assembly (3).
Hades-gaming Corporation

System and communicating inputs and outputs via a wearable apparatus

a system is disclosed comprising one or more of a wearable controller, a wearable apparatus such as a “smart” glove, a mobile device or mobile computer, and operating software, preferably in wireless communication with each other. In one embodiment, these components allow a user to create inputs through their gestures, movements and contacts with other surfaces, which facilitates the ability of the user to perform, edit, remix and produce musical compositions, or enhance a virtual/augmented reality or gaming environment, for example..

Multi-player gaming system with reflective display assembly

a multi-player gaming system includes a reflective display assembly that presents multiple views of a 3d game object as seen from different viewpoints. The reflective display assembly includes a plurality of reflectors the each reflect an image of the 3d game object toward a respective position disposed around the gaming system..
Bally Gaming, Inc.

Methods and systems for automatically pairing headset to gaming audio source based on proximity

methods and systems are provided for automatically pairing headset to gaming audio source based on proximity. A headset that is configurable to process audio may pair with a first audio basestation configured for communicating audio between the headset and a game console, the pairing comprising establishing one or more wireless links for communicating the audio between the first audio basestation and the headset, and pair with a second audio basestation, maintaining pairing with the first audio basestation after said pairing with the second audio basestation.
Voyetra Turtle Beach, Inc.

Gaming device having matrix symbols and reel symbols

a game device comprising: a display device; an input device; and a processor for accessing a plurality of instructions which, when executed by the one processor, cause the at least one processor to operate with the at least one display device and the at least one input device to: provide a game comprising: a plurality of reels, each of the reels including a plurality of symbol positions; a symbol matrix having a plurality of symbol matrix positions; a random number generator to determine a stop position for each of the reels; a display of a portion of the reels in the symbol matrix positions determined by the corresponding stop reel stop positions; a display of at least one symbol attribute in the symbol matrix; a reward if a plurality of symbol attributes align in the symbol matrix; and an award if a winning combination of symbols is displayed in the symbol matrix.. .
High 5 Games, Llc

Gaming system with adjustable skill-based progressive jackpot feature

a gaming system comprising a regulated gaming machine primarily dedicated to playing at least one casino wagering game. The gaming machine includes an electronic display device and one or more electronic input devices and game-logic circuitry configured to detect and accept a physical item associated with a monetary value that establishes a credit balance.
Bally Gaming, Inc.

Electronic gaming system and providing progressive jackpot play

a gaming system is provided, including a jackpot server and a gaming server. The jackpot server accumulates respective contributions from gaming client devices into a progressive jackpot.
Aristocrat Technologies Australia Pty Limited

Gaming providing incentives for transferring funds to and from a mobile device

the present disclosure relates generally to gaming systems and methods for providing one or more incentives to a player in association with a mobile device facilitated transfer of funds to an electronic gaming machine and/or from the electronic gaming machine.. .
Igt

Gaming machine, control machine, and program for gaming machine

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

Gaming terminal with an inclined input interface

a gaming terminal includes a first display screen operative to display a wagering game that includes a lower section. A second display screen is operative to display images of input buttons and includes a touchscreen operative to receive inputs at the input buttons to play the wagering game.
Bally Gaming, Inc.

Gaming terminal with an inclined input interface

a gaming terminal includes a first display screen operative to display a wagering game that includes a lower section. A second display screen is operative to display images of input buttons and includes a touchscreen operative to receive inputs at the input buttons to play the wagering game.
Bally Gaming, Inc.

Systems and methods for interactive graphics game and application objects in an instant messaging session

systems and methods are disclosed for interactive gaming. The system includes a messaging application; a plurality of animation objects, each having a receiver; a mapping store to provide mapping action for the plurality of animation objects during a chatting game; a messaging graphics renderer to provide animation for the animation objects; and a transmitter coupled to the messaging application..

Gaming platform interactive participation by players with successes and losses transacted using bitcoin

a system and method is disclosed that is directed to a gaming platform that is adaptable for integration with existing competitive skill-based gaming system that will permit participating players to transact wins and losses in bitcoin.. .

System and method to provide augmented reality and remote gameplay for traditional trading card games

a computer-implemented method and system to deliver enhanced augmented reality gameplay experience for trading card games. The computer-implemented method includes setting up a gaming session with a plurality of gamers through a user interface.

Game state save, transfer and resume for cloud gaming

a system and method of pausing a game in a cloud gaming system including playing a game on a first game computer included in the cloud gaming system, pausing the game at a selected point in the game and capturing game state data for the paused game. The paused game can be resumed by retrieving the game state data and applying the game state data to a selected game computer and resuming the game at the selected point in the game on the selected game computer..
Sony Interactive Entertainment America Llc

Games played with robots

a robotic gaming system is provided that includes a playing surface, a ceiling above the playing surface and a subfloor below the playing surface. At least one robot is controlled by a player to navigate on the playing surface, above the subfloor, or below the ceiling to interact with a plurality of scoring elements.

Game of skill for propelling and receiving a projectile

the invention concerns a gaming device (1) to throw and catch a ball or a shuttlecock comprising a basket (20) structured around two rigid walls (21, 23) and elastic means (22, 24) for throwing the ball or the shuttlecock with a certain velocity by stretching the gaming device (1), while making it easier to catch the projectile in the structured basket (20) when the gaming device (1) is in resting position.. .

Application for screening vestibular functions with cots components

systems and methods are disclosed that record quantifiable data for physical exams that assess neurological function. A system includes four main components.
Charles River Analytics, Inc.

Gaming console for simultaneously enabling active and passive participation

this disclosure relates generally to gaming systems and, more specifically, to gaming systems for use in casinos. Even more specifically, this disclosure relates to systems that enable one or more players, who wager on the outcome of a game, to actively participate in the game and one or more other individuals, who do not actively participate in the game, to wager on the outcome of the game.
Competition Interactive Llc

Electronic gaming machine and method

the present invention provides an electronic gaming machine comprising a display for displaying game symbols for playing a game of chance on a plurality of reels. An electronic game controller assigns a number of special symbols to one or more reel strips associated with the reels, the number of special symbols being variable and dependent on a first bet value selected by a player.
Ainsworth Game Technology Limited

Gaming system and a gaming

a gaming machine is disclosed that comprises a selector configured to select a plurality of symbols from a set of symbols for display in respective display positions in a display area, and a display position selector configured to select at least one display position. The system also has a function allocator configured to allocate a wild function to each symbol displayed at a selected display position and to allocate a wild function to each displayed symbol that is the same as a symbol displayed at a selected display position.
Aristocrat Technologies Australia Pty Limited

Gaming providing a variable award in association with a virtual currency purchase

a gaming system which enables a player to purchase an amount of virtual currency from an online casino wherein the purchased virtual currency includes a predetermined component and a variable component.. .
Double Down Interactive Llc

Avatar as security measure for mobile device use with electronic gaming machine

a gaming system compatible with patron-controlled portable electronic devices, such as smart phones or tablet computers, is described. The gaming system is configured to establish a secure communication session between an electronic gaming machine and a portable electronic device.
Igt

Interactive gaming in licensed locations

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 via a network. The plurality of player terminals are located at a plurality of licensed gaming locations.
Ag 18, Llc

Handheld wagering game conducting wagering games thereupon

a gaming system for conducting a wagering game includes a handheld gaming machine configured to play at least one game and a controller. The controller is configured to base eligibility of the handheld gaming machine for a game-related feature at least upon a location of the handheld gaming machine and/or a proximity of the handheld gaming machine to an external device..
Bally Gaming, Inc.

Electronic gaming machine

an electronic gaming machine comprising a display, a memory storing program instructions for each of a plurality of different games, a game controller for executing the program instructions, the game controller configured to conduct plural game instances in respective ones of a plurality of game areas on the display based on one or more player selections from among the different games, the game controller configured to operate in a first mode when conducting less than a defined number of game instances and a second mode when conducting a defined number of game instances, wherein when operating in the second mode, the game controller is configured to add at least one additional game feature to each of the defined game instances irrespective of the player game selections of games for the respective game areas.. .
Aristocrat Technologies Australia Pty Limited

Object detection and interaction for gaming systems

a method for controlling a wagering gaming apparatus includes rendering a 3-dimensional display of a game, comprising visually projecting a game component out of a screen of a display device and into a 3-dimensional space between the screen and a player; receiving, from a contactless sensor device, location information indicative of a location of an anatomical feature of a player of the wagering game apparatus; generating a virtual object corresponding to the anatomical feature of the player; rendering the virtual object in the 3-dimensional space, comprising visually projecting the virtual object out of the screen of the display device and into the 3-dimensional space between the screen and the player; associating a virtual vector field in the 3-dimensional space with the virtual object; and causing the game component to move in the 3-dimensional space in response to the virtual vector field associated with the virtual object.. .
Igt Canada Solutions Ulc

Systems and methods for matching users

it is provided a method performed at a server comprising: receiving, from a client, a user matching request corresponding to a second user of the online gaming application; adding the second user to a list of multiple users to be matched, each of the multiple users to be matched being associated with a respective user matching request from a corresponding client playing the online gaming application; generating a predetermined number of user groups from the list of multiple users to be matched, each user group including the second user; calculating one or more first matching degrees for each of the predetermined number of user groups including the second user; selecting, among the predetermined number of user groups, a second user group having a highest first matching degree; and returning information of users in the second user group to the client sending the user matching request.. .
Tencent Technology (shenzhen) Company Limited

Gaming machine with expanding symbol combinations

a gaming system for performing at least one wagering game includes a regulated electronic wagering game machine comprising one or more input devices and one or more display devices. An initial set of active array elements is determined on a playfield for the wagering game and a symbol is randomly determined for each of the active array elements.
Bally Gaming, Inc.

Managing virtual currencies in a gaming environment

a method for converting a game award earned during play of a first wager-based game into a game award in a second wager-based game includes, but is not limited to any of combination of: receiving, over a network, a request to convert a first award earned by a player in the first wager-based game into at least one award in the second wager-based game; converting, by one or more processors, the first award earned during play of the first wager-based game to at least one award associated with the second wager-based game based on award conversation data; and storing, by the one or more processors, data associated with result of the conversion of the first award into the at least award of the second wager-based game in a data storage system.. .
Igt

Method and providing a time based award

a method is provided for providing payments at a gaming device, where the payments may occur at predictable times and are of predictable amounts. In one or more embodiments, a gaming device may provide a guaranteed payment every hour on the hour, so long as a player meets one or more criteria.
Igt

Gaming device and method having purchasable enhanced paytables

an apparatus and method for a game having a paytable selection feature which may be implemented with a primary or base game, a secondary or bonus game, or both. In one embodiment, the gaming device employs an initial paytable and enables a player pay a fee to purchase a different paytable for a plurality of plays of the game.
Igt

Systems and methods for determining a level of reward

a gaming system and method which includes enabling a player to initiate a play of a game, for the initiated play of the game: (i) randomly generating a game outcome, (ii) displaying to the player the randomly generated game outcome, (iii) determining any award associated with the displayed game outcome, and (iv) displaying to the player any determined award, enabling the player to invite a quantity of other players to each initiate a play of at least one game, the quantity of other players being greater than zero, and if the player invited the quantity of other players, providing the player a benefit, an amount of the benefit being based on the quantity of other players invited.. .
Igt

Player tracking device main body and player tracking device

objects of the present invention are to provide a player tracking device main body which can be stably located in various postures inside of a housing of a gaming machine; and a player tracking device which includes said player tracking device main body. A pts main body 1700b includes a magnet cover 1801 formed as a protruding portion on a central upper side of a base panel 1803.
Universal Entertainment Corporation

Gaming enabling a player to accept or reject a progressive award

a gaming system which enables a player to exchange progressive awards of corresponding progressive award levels of different multi-level progressive award (“mlp”) configurations. Following the determination of a progressive award of a specific progressive award level of a specific mlp configuration, the gaming system enables the player to accept that determined progressive award or forfeit that determined progressive award for another progressive award of a corresponding progressive award level of a different mlp configuration.
Igt

Intermediate credit hybrid gaming system

an intermediate credit hybrid game that awards a player an intermediate credit. The intermediate credit is awarded to the player on the based on an outcome of a wager that was made in a gambling game but triggered by the player's play of a skill-based entertainment game.
Gamblit Gaming, Llc

Gaming system and method providing a multiple-player bonus redemption game

a gaming system and method including a plurality of gaming devices that may participate in a shared secondary or bonus game and a controller operable to communicate with said plurality of gaming devices. At least one of the plurality of gaming devices is programmed to generate and accumulate collectors upon an occurrence of a first triggering event.
Igt

System and presenting payouts in gaming systems

a system, apparatus and method for presenting payouts in primary and/or secondary gaming activities. A plurality of wheels, rings, or other shapes are provided, where each includes a plurality of different symbols, numbers, or other indicia that can be used as a part of a collective payout award.
King Show Games, Inc.

Multi-game gaming machine

a multi-game gaming machine comprises a touch screen display, and a controller responsive to a configuration command to enter a configuration mode in which the controller controls the touch screen display to display a configuration menu including a game package selection sub-menu. The gaming machine is operable in the configuration mode to select between a plurality of game packages that are different from one another, each game package comprising a plurality of games playable on the gaming machine when the respective game package is selected.
Aristocrat Technologies Australia Pty Limited

Multi sourced point accumulation interactive game

gaming systems and methods for integrated computer-related and physical game play interactions between a game player, a physical game piece and an electronic device are defined. The physical game piece measures motion quantity and transmits motion data using a signal emitter when the signal emitter is actuated.
Hasbro, Inc.

Information processing method, terminal, and computer storage medium

an information processing method, including: at a first gaming terminal that corresponds to a first game player in a game: displaying a first game scene from a first viewing perspective corresponding to the first game player; displaying, concurrently with the first game scene, a character selection area that is distinct from the first game scene, including displaying, within the character selection area, respective avatars corresponding a first subset of the plurality of game characters that are currently eligible targets of a first game operation associated with the first game player; detecting a selection input directed to at least a first avatar in the character selection area that corresponds to a first game character of the first subset of the plurality of game characters; and in response to detecting the selection input, selecting the first game character in the first game scene as a target of the first game operation.. .
Tencent Technology (shenzhen) Company Limited

Information processing method, terminal, and computer storage medium

a method performed at a first gaming terminal of a plurality of gaming terminals engaged in a group game, wherein the first gaming terminal corresponds to a first game player, and a second gaming terminal corresponds to a second game player: displaying a first game scene from a first viewing perspective corresponding to the first game player; displaying, concurrently with the first game scene, a game avatar corresponding to the second game player; in response to detecting a user input that is directed to the game avatar corresponding to the second game player, and in accordance with a determination that the user input meets predefined team-view criteria: retrieving a second game scene from a second viewing perspective corresponding to the second game player; and displaying the second game scene at the first gaming terminal.. .
Tencent Technology (shenzhen) Company Limited

Gaming headset with enhanced off-screen awareness

methods and systems are provided for gaming headset with enhanced off-screen awareness. One or more components may be identified or detected in input audio signals, which may meet particular positioning criteria based on a user receives output audio signals corresponding to the input audio signals.
Voyetra Turtle Beach, Inc.

Cyber reality device including gaming based on a plurality of musical programs

a system enabling the performance of sensory stimulating content including music and video using gaming in a cyber reality environment, such as using a virtual reality headset. This disclosure includes a system and method through which a performer can virtually trigger and control a presentation of pre-packaged sensory stimulating content including musical programs through gaming.
Beamz Interactive, Inc.

Gaming device having copycat symbols within a play matrix

a game is provided that may include a plurality of reels, each of the reels comprising a plurality of symbol positions; a plurality of base symbols, at least one of the plurality of base symbols positioned in least one of the plurality of symbol positions; at least one copycat symbol positioned in at least one of the plurality of symbol positions; at least one processor for executing instructions stored in a memory to play a slot machine game comprising the steps: displaying a portion of the plurality of reels in a play matrix including at least one of the plurality of base symbols and at least one copycat symbol; selecting at least one of the plurality of base symbols for copying; displaying a copy of the selected symbol in a symbol position occupied by the at least one copycat symbol; an issuing a first award according if the play matrix comprises a winning symbol combination after the copycat symbol is replaced.. .
High 5 Games, Llc

Gaming machine and method

the invention provides a gaming machine comprising a display for displaying a game, a game controller and a value transfer mechanism. The game comprises randomly selected game symbols displayed in an array of game positions and where predetermined winning combinations of said randomly selected game symbols in said game award prizes.
Ainsworth Game Technology Limited

Gaming machine and method

the invention in one aspect provides a gaming machine comprising a display for displaying a game comprising game symbols arranged into an array of game positions. A game controller provides a symbol meter for at least one game symbol shown in the array.
Ainsworth Game Technology Limited

Electronic gaming system for playing a bingo-type game

an electronic gaming system includes a plurality of electronic gaming machines including a display, a wager acceptor to receive value, and a controller, and a server in communication with the gaming machines. The server is configured to determine the machines participating in a session of a bingo-type game with a progressive prize; collect a portion of a wager received at each of the machines, wherein the size of the wager may vary; determine a number of virtual bingo cards for each of the machines in accordance with the size of the wager received; issue the virtual bingo cards to each of the machines in accordance with the determination; generate one or more sets of indicia; determine a progressive win event based on the virtual bingo cards and the one or more sets of indicia; and award the progressive prize to the machine associated with the win event..
Ainsworth Game Technology Limited

Apparatus and a game with symbol array of varying size

in accordance with some embodiments, an electronic gaming machine and method for a game of play is provided 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 array on a display device.
Novomatic Ag

Gaming device having snaking symbols

a game device comprising: a plurality of reels, each of the reels comprising a plurality of symbol positions; a plurality of symbols at least one of the plurality of symbols located in at least one of the plurality of symbol positions; a play matrix; and a set of program instructions executable to implement: accepting a wager; receiving an instruction to initiate play of the game; determining a game outcome including a stop position for each of the plurality of reels; displaying a portion of the reels based on each reel's stop position on the display device, the portion of the plurality of reels comprising a play matrix; determining if a directional cue symbol having an associated direction is displayed in the play matrix; upgrading symbols in the path of the associated direction of the directional cue symbol if a directional cue symbol is displayed on the play matrix; and issuing an award if a winning symbol combination is displayed on the play matrix.. .
High 5 Games, Llc

Method and system of delivering funds or entertainment to a gaming machine from an external source

a method and system is provided for funding a gaming machine from an external source. The gaming machine may include at least one wager accepting device configured to receive a first physical item associated with a monetary value to increase a credit balance at the gaming machine, and at least one promotion accepting device configured to receive a second physical item associated with promotional information.

Method and appratus for playing poker

a device, gaming machine and method for playing poker allowing players to hedge their risk by utilizing communication signals and or utilizing multiple stacks of chips wherein each stack of chips may serve a distinct purpose. A physical object or virtual object is used to signal to other players and/or dealers which part of a single stack or which particular stacks of chips are in play at any given moment in a particular hand and or what wager actions are available to players.

Marketing bonus system and method

a marketing bonus system and method for use in one or more casino establishments for awarding a prize to a player who is a member of a loyalty program and has a player card in active use at an eligible electronic gaming machine. The marketing bonus system and method randomly selects a player for an award.
Umpqua Indian Development Corporation

Wireless gaming environment

a method and system are set forth to enable a player using a wireless remote portable device to wager on a live table game. The system and method includes one or more servers configured with the portable device to cause a video display on the device to display information including a video presentation of a selected live table game, a graphic representation of the time remaining for the remote player to register a wager and to reject wagers received after the time for placing a wager has elapsed.
Bally Gaming, Inc.

Gaming system and methods of providing an award to a player

a system for providing an award to a player is described herein. The system includes a plurality of gaming devices and a controller coupled to each of the gaming devices.
Konami Gaming, Inc.

Gaming machine with runs of symbols

a gaming machine comprising a processor to execute a game displaying a matrix of symbol containing elements having a plurality of rows and a plurality columns; at least one column comprising a portion of a simulated rotatable reel of a plurality of said symbol containing elements; said simulated rotatable reel comprising sections of symbol containing elements displaying a plurality of symbols; said simulated rotatable reel including at least one section in which a consecutive run of two or more of said elements is populated by a first identical symbol so that, said first identical symbol being used for a first play of said game, a second identical symbol being randomly selected, the first identical symbol being replaced by the second identical symbol in said consecutive run of two or more of said elements, said second identical symbol being used for a second play of said game.. .
Konami Gaming, Inc.

Gaming machine

there is provided a gaming machine capable of providing diverse type of image representation. The gaming machine 1 includes: a screen unit 10040 whose surface at least partially includes curved portions 10042; and a projector 10020 accommodated inside a casing 2, which is configured to project light to the screen unit 10040.
Universal Entertainment Corporation

Gaming locating an electronic gaming machine with a mobile device

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

Interactive video game system comprising toys with rewritable memories

the invention disclosed herein relates to a video game system comprising a video game console and an object or toy used in connection with the video game console, wherein the object or toy has a rewritable data storage device, and wherein the video game console stores information in the rewritable data storage device in response to game play events occurring in a first gaming session. The stored information is subsequently retrieved by the video game console in a second gaming session, and the retrieved information is used to conduct the game play of the second gaming session..
Activision Publishing, Inc.

Method and system for accessing previously stored game play via video recording as executed on a game cloud system

a method for gaming, including receiving from a client device of a user selection of a video recording of game play of a player for a gaming application, and streaming the video recording to the client device. The video recording is associated with a snapshot captured at a first point in the recorded game play.
Sony Interactive Entertainment America Llc

Apparatus and adapting audio signals

a system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, an audio control apparatus having a game audio port for receiving a gaming audio signal generated by a gaming application, a chat port for receiving a chat signal comprising audio information generated by at least one gamer, and an audio system coupled to the game audio port and the chat port. The audio system can be operable to detect an energy level in the chat signal that exceeds a threshold, reduce a magnitude of the gaming audio signal to a desired audio energy level responsive to the aforementioned detection, generate a mixed audio signal comprising a combination of the gaming audio signal having the reduced magnitude and the chat signal, and transmit the mixed audio signal to a listening apparatus.
Steelseries Aps

System, method and handheld controller for multi-player gaming

embodiments of the invention relate to systems and methods for multi-player gaming. Some embodiments relate to systems having an improved communications infrastructure and improved handheld game controllers, while other embodiments relate to improvements in handling large numbers of players in the multi-player game when played in a game arena with a single large display screen showing the multi-player game images.
Timeplay Inc.

Apparatus, enhancing a gaming experience

an apparatus comprises a housing configured to be added to a body associated with a software application implemented by a computer. The apparatus also comprises a sensor, a transceiver, a power supply, a memory, and a processor inside the housing.
Playfusion Limited

Gaming controller

a controller for interfacing wirelessly with a computing device is provided, including the following: a housing defined by a main body, a first extension extending from a first end of the main body, and a second extension extending from a second end of the main body, the first extension and the second extension for holding by a first hand and a second hand of a user, respectively; a touchscreen defined along the top surface of the main body between the first extension and the second extension; a first set of buttons disposed on the top surface of the main body proximate to the first extension and on a first side of the touchscreen; and a second set of buttons disposed on the top surface of the main body proximate to the second extension and on a second side of the touchscreen.. .
Sony Interactive Entertainment America Llc

Scavenger treasure hunt software application

a software application includes a game server for a plurality of users to compete for real-world prizes over a pre-established timeframe. Users are able to download the software application to their devices, for instance on their mobile phones.

Gaming elements, systems and methods

a method of executing a wagering game based on total point count in final hands using non-standard playing cards uses a set of non-standard playing cards comprising a set of fifty-two physical playing cards having five equal numbers of colored sets of non-standard playing cards having number values of 1 through 11. Random playing cards are provided to player position and dealer/banker position.

Headgear with displaceable sensors for electrophysiology measurement and training

a method and system provides for headgear usable for electrophysiological data collection and analysis and neurostimulation/neuromodulation or brain computer interface for clinical, peak performance, or neurogaming and neuromodulation applications. The headgear utilizes dry sensor technology as well as connection points for adjustable placement of the bi-directional sensors for the recoding of electrophysiology from the user and delivery of current to the sensors intended to improve or alter electrophysiology parameters.
Evoke Neuroscience, Inc.

System and allowing a player to play gaming machines having multiple reel sets

a game machine is provided. The machine comprises a display and a controller.
Konami Gaming, Inc.

Electronic variant of three-card monte

a fair variant of three-card monte is played with an automatic playing card reading device or an electronic gaming machine. At least three playing cards (or virtual playing cards) are read and randomly placed on a gaming table.

Wagering system including tournament mode and third party bettor interface

methods, systems, devices, and software products are provided for slot machine tournaments to allow bettors to bet on slot machine tournament players and events. A bettor interface is provided including a first area showing a number of past tournament winner point totals, a second area showing a group of currently remaining gaming machines in the competition and their point totals and enabling selection of machines to wager upon, and a third wagering interface display area presents a group of potential wagers to be made.
Everi Games, Inc.

Gaming device implementing multi-reel symbols from prior game results

embodiments of the present invention set forth systems, apparatuses and methods for implementation of multi-reel symbols from prior game results on gaming devices. Accordingly, a gaming device can be configured to receive a first game initiation signal and spin reels on the display to show a first game outcome.
King Show Games, Inc.

Gaming device having external symbols that create a symbol matrix

a game comprising: a symbol matrix comprising a plurality of interior matrix positions; a plurality of exterior symbol positions; a set of program instructions executable to implement: selecting and displaying a symbol to display in each of the exterior symbol positions; determining what symbol to display in each interior matrix position based the symbols displayed in the exterior symbol positions; determining whether to issue an award based on the symbols displayed in the interior matrix positions; and issuing an award if the program instructions so designate.. .
High 5 Games, Llc

Apparatus and methods for monitoring and filtering player inputs made in a video gaming system

a method includes receiving game command input signals on a game controller signal input path to a gaming device and splitting the game command input signals from the game controller signal input path onto a signal monitoring path. Game command data representing the game command input signals from the monitoring path are stored and used in evaluating two or more game control aspects associated with the game command data to produce a respective automation probability for each game control aspect.
Everi Games, Inc.

System and methods for managing side challenges between users in fantasy gaming

interactive systems and methods for creating game and game-like applications, including a side challenge application for building a head-to-head challenge between users, are presented. The first user selects the second user that is a target of the challenge.
Zco, Llc

Addiction/compulsive behavior recovery and relapse prevention gaming simulation platform

a new method and gaming system for recovery and relapse prevention for individuals recovering from addictive and compulsive behavior including drugs and/or alcohol is described. The system employs a series of video games configured to reinforce recovery actions, including rehearsing and reinforcing refusal language, which facilitates and expedites the recovery of an individual that has experienced problems with drugs and/or alcohol.

Geographic-based content curation in a multiplayer gaming environment

systems, apparatus, and methods are disclosed for selecting, distributing, and/or consuming content, including but not limited to recorded speech, written productions, images, recorded music, and video recordings. A multiplayer game based on content curation includes information associated with a graphically simulated multiplayer gaming environment including a plurality of different locations, a plurality of different compositions, a plurality of user profiles, and a plurality of playlists, each electronically linked to a user profile and specifying at least one composition of a plurality of different compositions, a map representing at least a subset of the plurality of different locations and at least one user icon occupying a location of at least the subset of the plurality of different locations based on associated user location information..

Wireless interactive game having both physical and virtual elements

embodiments of the invention provide a unique interactive game that connects both physical and virtual play environments and includes multiple dynamic layers in which a participant may complete a variety of challenges and/or tasks. For example, the participant may obtain a physical gaming item such as a toy from a retail phase that is usable in an interactive entertainment phase that provides virtual play via computer animation.
Mq Gaming, Llc

Versatile fantasy sport scratch-off ticket and method

a scratch-off fantasy sport gaming ticket has: a ticket support sheet; two or three distinct regions of images on one side of the ticket support sheet; a first region providing a random distribution of symbols indicating a number of distinct sports events which the ticket can use; a second region of images providing either i) a random distribution of multiple symbols indicating one sports team or player on which the ticket can be used with the number of distinct sports events; a third region providing a random distribution of symbols indicating a sports statistic to be associated with both the multiple symbols indicating the number of distinct sports events and the sports team or player; and each of the two or three visually distinct regions of images have an opaque scratch-off coating over them, or ii) a second region having both events and statistical target in each distinct region.. .

Versatile fantasy sport scratch-off ticket and method

a scratch-off fantasy sport gaming ticket has: a ticket support sheet; two or three distinct regions of images on one side of the ticket support sheet; a first region providing a random distribution of symbols indicating a number of distinct sports events which the ticket can use; a second region of images providing either i) a random distribution of multiple symbols indicating one sports team or player on which the ticket can be used with the number of distinct sports events; a third region providing a random distribution of symbols indicating a sports statistic to be associated with both the multiple symbols indicating the number of distinct sports events and the sports team or player; and each of the two or three visually distinct regions of images have an opaque scratch-off coating over them, or ii) a second region having both events and statistical target in each distinct region.. .

Gaming elements, systems and methods

determining if there is a concluding outcome in a comparison of respective summed numeric values in the player position hand and the banker position hand.. .

Card shufflers and gaming tables having shufflers

a playing card shuffling device includes a visual display in information communication with the playing card shuffling device. At least one processor is programmed to provide displayable information to the visual display indicative of an amount of time remaining or time expired in a procedure performed by the playing card shuffling device..
Bally Gaming, Inc.

Optical sensor based user interface for a portable electronic device

an apparatus and method are described herein, which simultaneously promotes a positive computing experience for users of portable computer systems and increases overall durability and longevity thereof. In one embodiment, an optical apparatus enhances the user computing experience, in one embodiment by simplifying operation, and is much more durable and long-lasting than mechanical switch and dial type devices it may replace.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Method and delegating resources between devices

a system performs operations including detecting a request to present a game application, receiving a resources identifier from a second communication device, determining from the resources identifier that the second communication device has one of a computing resource, a presentation resource, or both, selecting a configuration from a plurality of configurations according to an identity of the gaming application and the resources identifier, selecting according to the configuration at least one resource from one of the computing resource, the presentation resource, or both of the second communication device, and delegating processing by the first communication device of a portion of the gaming application according to the at least one resource of the second communication device.. .
Steelseries Aps

Card and dice games

disclosed are card games that can use a traditional deck or a custom card deck and that can be played in person or on an electronic gaming machine. The custom card deck disclosed herein is made up of 48 cards.
Xari Gaming, Llc

Gaming system and method providing a wagering game including a skill-based game having a player-selected difficulty level and duration

various embodiments of the present disclosure provide a gaming system and method providing a wagering game including a skill-based game having a player-selected difficulty level and duration. The skill-based game contributes to the average expected payback percentage of the wagering game such that the average expected payback percentage of the wagering game can vary within a predetermined range from player-to-player based on the players' skill levels.
Igt

Gaming selective participation in free game retrigger sequence

a gaming system which enables a player to selectively participate in a retriggered free game sequence. Following a free game triggering event, the gaming system initiates a free game sequence including a quantity of free games.
Igt

Systems for implementing enhanced gaming and prizing parameters in an electronic environment

system and methods are provided for effecting user experience in an electronic game environment through use of virtual currency or vcoins. In a multi-level game, the systems and methods include memory for storing information on game play, the information including input received from the user, information relating to levels within the multi-level game and game display information for output to the user.
Milestone Entertainment Llc

Interactive gaming among a plurality of players systems and methods

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

Interactive gaming among a plurality of players systems and methods

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

Gaming system, gaming device, and providing a cascading symbols game having magnetic symbols and target symbols

a gaming system displays one of a plurality of symbols in each of a plurality of symbol positions, at least one of the plurality of symbols being a target symbol for establishing a direction of shifting and at least one of the plurality of symbols being a magnetic symbol for shifting toward a target symbol. If any generated magnetic symbol is associated with a generated target symbol, the gaming system shifts that magnetic symbol toward the associated target symbol, resulting in an empty symbol position.
Igt

System and accumulating and recording outcomes generated by a gaming device

a game is provided that may include a plurality of reels, each of the reels comprising a plurality of symbol positions; a plurality of symbols, at least one of the plurality of symbols positioned in least one of the plurality of symbol positions; at least one processor for executing instructions stored in a memory to play a slot machine game comprising the steps: accepting a wager; receiving an instruction to initiate play of the game; determining a game outcome including a stopping point of the plurality of reels; displaying a portion of the plurality of reels in a play matrix; issuing a first award if the play matrix comprises a winning symbol combination; and accumulating a player element total based on gameplay, the player element total transferrable to a second game.. .
High 5 Games, Llc

Gaming device having an additional symbol award within a play matrix

a game comprising: a plurality of reels, each of the reels comprising a plurality of symbol positions; a plurality of symbols, at least one of the plurality of symbols located in at least one of the plurality of symbol positions; a visible matrix comprising a plurality of matrix positions; a plurality of matrix positions designated as capture positions; a set of program instructions executable to implement: accepting a wager; receiving an instruction to initiate play of the game; determining a game outcome including a stop position for each of the plurality of reels; displaying a portion of the reels based on each reel's stop position in the visible matrix; determining whether to issue an award based on the symbols in the capture positions; and issuing an award if the program instructions so designate.. .
High 5 Games, Llc

Gaming device having expanding symbol matrix

a game is provided that may include a plurality of reels, each of the reels comprising a plurality of symbol positions; a plurality of symbols, at least one of the plurality of symbols located in at least one of the plurality of symbol positions; a set of program instructions executable to implement: accepting a wager; receiving an instruction to initiate play of the game; determining a game outcome including a stopping point of the plurality of reels; displaying a portion of the plurality of reels at the stopping point on the display device, the portion of the plurality of reels comprising a first row; issuing a first award and unlocking a second row if a first winning symbol combination is positioned in the first row; and displaying the second row if the second row is unlocked, and issuing a second award if a second winning symbol combination is positioned in the second row.. .
High 5 Games, Llc

Methods of playing wagering games with the keno system

a method of playing a game that uses the numbers generated by a keno game is described. The method includes i) receiving a wager from a player, ii) the player selecting to play a matrix-like game displaying through a display medium the player selected variables, with the matrix containing subsets each with a plurality of numbers, the subsets defined by linear contiguous trajectories; vertical, horizontal and diagonal; the subsets including generally equivalent amounts of variables, each subset including a variable that is shared with at least one other subset in the matrix and there are a plurality of subsets that include a variable that are mutually exclusive to another subset within the matrix, and iii) determining the gaming operators variables, displaying the gaming operators variables, determining whether the player wins or loses the game according to predetermined rules..

Wide area roulette display system with group arena play

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

Water surface rendering in virtual environment

aspects described herein may provide improved water surface approximation by correcting a polygonal mesh (such as a projected grid mesh) at pixel and/or sub-pixel levels through application of a novel ray-casting method based on a modified version of newton's method for finding roots. The ray-casting method may refine an initial condition determined based on the polygonal mesh and may iteratively develop a more accurate approximation of the water surface as described further herein.
Wargaming.net Limited

Identifying multiple users on a large scale projected capacitive touchscreen

system, method, and computer program products are provided that can support touch interaction from multiple users on a large scale projective capacitive (pcap) display system, such as a gaming table. According to some embodiments, a system includes a touchscreen coupled to a controller.
Elo Touch Solutions, 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.

Color varying random event-determining gaming objects

a game object is used as a moving object to provide a random outcome event by movement and final stoppage in an outcome indicating position or mode. Examples are die, dice, balls, roulette balls, roulette wheels and pointers on candy wheel.

System for game play with multiple remote-control flying craft with wireless communication

a gaming system for enabling three-dimensional game play of remote-control craft controlled by a controller, each craft including a communication system with both radio frequency (rf) and infrared (ir) capabilities. The system can include a plurality of hovering remote-control flying craft each controlled by a handheld controller, and further may include at least one additional game accessory elements, such as a puck, a ground station or a gun.
Qfo Labs, Inc.

Gaming headset with voice scrambling for private in-game conversations

an electronic device may be configurable to operate in a scrambling mode and a non-scrambling mode while processing chat audio and microphone audio for a first player participating in an online multiplayer game via a game console. While operating in the non-scrambling mode, the electronic device may be configured to transmit the microphone audio to the game console without scrambling the microphone audio.
Voyetra Turtle Beach, Inc.

In-ear headphone for gaming, high fidelity music and 3d effect

a multi-purpose earphone having a vocal enhancement at 150 hz and 2.4 khz and having an inline dongle mechanism for toggling sound effects for playing games, watching movies, and listening to high fidelity musics.. .

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

Gaming providing a central determination of game outcomes and progressive awards

gaming systems and methods for providing progressive awards in association with a central determination gaming system.. .
Igt

Method and integrated customer tracking and browsing

a system and method for tracking customer activity without need for an extensive interconnecting network. The system includes a plurality of gaming devices that are communicatively isolated from one another.

Internet remote game server

a gaming system, including a game outcome server, an account handling device and a client device communicatively coupled via network, is described. The game outcome server may be operable to send command, instructions, data or combinations thereof that allow an interface for a wager-based game to be generated on the client device, generate a game outcome for the wager-based game that is displayed on the client device and generate an update to a player balance maintained on the account handling device.
Igt

Dynamic placement of in-game ads, in-game product placement, and in-game promotions in wager-based game environments

various aspects are described herein for implementing in-game advertising, in-game product placement, and in-game promotion techniques in wager-based games conducted at an electronic gaming device of a casino gaming network. These techniques provide the ability for traditional video-type wager-based gaming machines (such as those deployed at casino gaming establishments) to be quickly and easily converted to wager-based games which support in-game advertising while still satisfying the strict regulatory compliance rules and regulations governing wager-based gaming.
Synergy Blue, Llc

System and placing a character animation at a location in a game environment

a method for execution by a processor of a computer system for computer gaming. The method comprises maintaining a game environment; receiving a request to execute an animation routine during gameplay; attempting to identify a location in the game environment having a surrounding area that is free to host the requested animation routine; and in case the attempting is successful, carrying out the animation routine at the identified location in the game environment..
Square Enix Ltd

Distributed communication using real-time point-to-point streamed audio in a gaming system

technology for ad hoc distributed real-time communication for electronic gaming machines (egms) in a gaming system is disclosed. An egm receives, via a communication network, a streamed audio data having at least one audio file from a broadcast device that was transmitted to the broadcast device as an audio signal.
Igt

Method and system for an integrated platform wide party system within a multiplayer gaming environment

a method and system for a platform wide party system that may be deployed in a multiplayer gaming environment. Players may associate themselves with one or more parties, wherein players within a party may choose to automatically exchange messages associated with changes in state of the players in a gaming environment.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Systems and methods that enable customizable teams for multi-player online games

the field of the invention relates to multi-user online gaming systems, and more particularly to systems and methods that enable customizable teams for online active games. In an embodiment, the system includes an online game session server system communicatively coupled to a network for access by a plurality of users to establish a plurality of real-time interactive games sessions, wherein each game session includes at least one team and wherein the at least one team may be established in accordance with a preferred composition defined by a user..
Riot Games, Inc.

Electronic gaming system with human gesturing inputs

examples disclosed herein relate to systems and methods, which may receive wagers on one or more paylines. The disclosure relates to an electronic gaming system which allows a player to make one or more inputs via human gesturing, and associated methods..
Ags Llc

Automated artificial intelligence (ai) personal assistant

a method for assisting game play. The method includes monitoring game play of the user playing a gaming application, wherein the user has a defined task to accomplish, wherein the task is associated with a task type.
Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc.

Automated artificial intelligence (ai) control mode for playing specific tasks during gaming applications

a method for gaming. The method includes assigning a default game play profile to a user, wherein the default game play profile includes a default game play style that simulates human game play, and wherein the default game play profile is configured to control game play for the user based on the default game play style.
Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc.

Digital multimedia platform for converting video objects to gamified multimedia objects

embodiments provide an interactive digital multimedia platform for converting existing video objects to gamified multimedia objects and a method for the same. An editor-user of the platform may modify an existing video object while the content of the video object is playing.
Abrakadabra Reklam Ve Yayincilik Limited Sirketi

System and capturing and sharing console gaming data

a system and method for capturing and sharing console gaming data is described. Embodiments capture gameplay data directly at the gaming console, without the need for external hardware.
Sony Interactive Entertainment America Llc