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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.

Dual-radio gaming headset
A gaming machine having an audio channel outputting game sound and an audio channel intaking microphone sound and outputing chat sound is coupled with a headset having earpieces and a microphone and a bluetooth transceiver in the headset for sending and receiving the microphone and chat sounds. A radio receiver or wired connection in the headset receives the game sounds.

Space based interleaved wagering system
A space based interleaved gaming system using a mobile device constructed to: provide an interactive application display; receive wagering data; configure wagering user interface; automatically incorporate the application resource data; and communicate with a wager controller constructed to: receive wager requests; determine and communicate wager outcomes; and the process controller operatively connecting the mobile device and the wager controller.. .

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

Apparatus and facilitating gaming activity and/or gambling activity
An apparatus, including a processor which detects a posting of information regarding a gaming activity, gambling activity, or sporting event, and generates a notification message regarding same. The computer initiates a communication link with, and transmits the notification message to, the first communication device.

Cloud based distributed single game calculation of shared computational work for multiple cloud gaming client devices
Systems, apparatuses, and methods may provide for technology to process graphics data in a virtual gaming environment. The technology may identify, from graphics data in a graphics application, redundant graphics calculations relating to common frame characteristics of one or more graphical scenes to be shared between client game devices of a plurality of users and calculate, in response to the identified redundant graphics calculations, frame characteristics relating to the one or more graphical scenes.

System and event-based gaming
A system and method provides an event-based game to a plurality of players including displaying an event, the event having an end, generating a plurality of different pools for the event, wherein each of the different pools includes a plurality of groups and each of the groups includes a plurality of participants, determining eligible participants for each of the different pools, randomly assigning one eligible participant of the plurality of participants from one of the groups to a plurality of eligible participants of the plurality of participants from another one of the groups, allowing a player to place a wager on the event, selecting one of the eligible participants from each of the different pools, printing a ticket with the selected participants, dispensing the ticket to the player, and awarding a prize based on a highest total number of points at the end of the event.. .

Method for mobile gaming systems
A system and method including a mobile gaming device which may execute a computer code and/or software from a non-transitory computer readable memory for initializing an operating system and gaming modules. A user may input commands via a plurality of user input controls.


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Insurance enabled hybrid gaming system

An insurance enabled hybrid gaming system including a terminal with an entertainment software engine, a real world engine, and a game world engine connecting the entertainment software engine and the real world engine using a network, the system constructed to provide an entertainment game and a gambling game which activates an insurance proposition associated with an insurance trigger event in the entertainment game in exchange for an insurance fee when there is a gameplay event of the entertainment game dependent upon player action and an insurance module that mitigates the negative outcome.. .

Systems and methods for playing an electronic game including a path based bonus game

Systems, methods, and articles of manufacture for electronic gaming are disclosed. In a first aspect, the method is implemented on an electronic gaming system and includes initiating, by a game controller and in response to a primary game outcome of a wagering game, a bonus game.

Systems and methods for playing an electronic game including merge and unmerge operations

Systems, methods, and articles of manufacture for electronic gaming are disclosed. In a first aspect, the method includes generating a plurality of reel strips, where each reel strip includes a column of symbol display positions, and where each symbol display position is adjacent to at least one other symbol display position.

Systems and methods for playing an electronic game including progressive jackpot increases based on in-game events

Systems, methods, and articles of manufacture for electronic gaming are disclosed. The method includes generating a plurality of reel strips that each include a column of symbol display positions, where each symbol display position includes a symbol, and evaluating each of the symbols in the symbol display positions.

Wager based gaming apparatus

A gaming apparatus including a user interface, a memory and a processor. The memory includes non-transitory machine readable instructions and the processor is configured to execute the non-transitory machine readable instructions to: define a playing area on the user interface, wherein the playing area includes a primary game area and a secondary game area; identify at least a first team and at least a second team; execute a first game application in the primary game area by the first team; determine a credit associated with execution of the first game application by the first team; execute the first game application in the primary game area by the second team; determine a credit associated with the execution of the first game application by the second team; and apply, to a second game application in the secondary game area, the credit associated with execution of the first game application by the first team and the credit associated with the execution of the first game application by the second team..

Device, system, and facilitating communications between electronic gaming machines and mobile devices

Various system, method, and device embodiments are disclosed for establishing and utilizing a wireless connection between an electronic gaming machine and a mobile device associated with a player. Such embodiments include use of a first component configured to communicate information with the mobile device using near-field communications and use of a second component configured to automatically pair the mobile device with the mobile interface device, using a bluetooth connection, wherein the pairing of the mobile device with the mobile interface device utilizes the information communicated to the mobile device using the first component..

Game information analysis system

An analysis server 2012 of the game information analysis system 2001 receives game information from each slot machine 2014; obtains the player attributes and the machine attributes based on the game information; and conducts matching between a player and a gaming machine in response to an instruction issued by a user, thereby displaying correspondence relationship between the player attributes and the gaming machine attributes.. .

Parallel ai hybrid gaming system

A parallel ai hybrid game that allows a player to play an entertainment game of skill against an artificially intelligent non-player character (ai npc) which is modified by wagering results. In operation, the player and the ai npc utilize different respective pseudo random or random number generators to generate respective wagering outcomes..

Systems and methods of facilitating interactions between an electronic gaming machine, game player, and a control system

Interactions between a player, an electronic gaming machine being played by the player, and a control system that is interfaced with both the electronic gaming machine and the player's smart device are described. The player registers with the electronic gaming machine and also registers with the control system using an application residing on the player's smart device which establishes the player's identity and physical location as being within the venue containing the electronic gaming machine and/or near the electronic gaming machine.

Gaming device having extending wild symbols

The present disclosure relates broadly to a gaming device operable under control of a processor together with a method of operating a gaming device. The disclosure relates particularly, although not exclusively, to a gaming device and method where a wild symbol is in the course of a plurality of games extends along at least one of a plurality of symbol reels..

Gaming resuming a skill-based game after an interruption event

A gaming system and method that provides one or more players with one or more pre-resumption opportunities prior to resuming the play of the skill-based game. The gaming system enables one or more players to affirmatively acknowledge, following a game play interruption, that they are ready to resume play of the skill-based game.

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.

Electronic gaming machine in communicative control with avatar display from motion-capture system

A) multiple player input terminals having player input controls in communication with a gaming processor and a display screen; b) a library of motion images or a motion capture suit in communication with a display processor. The display processor is in communication with a community display system viewable from all of the multiple number of player input terminals in communication with the gaming processor.

Method and system for dynamic control of game audio based on audio analysis

A gaming device, during play of a particular game, receives a plurality of audio channels carrying game sounds and determines whether a first of the game sounds overwhelms a second of the game sounds. In response to the determination, the gaming device adjusts a level of one or more of the audio channels such that perceptibility of the second game sound is improved relative to perceptibility of the first game sound prior to the adjustment, wherein for the adjustment, a level of one or more of the audio channels carrying the first game sound is decreased while a level of one or more of the audio channels carrying the second game sound is maintained or increased.

Dynamic scaling of augmented reality-based game

An augmented reality (ar)-based gaming application identifies a plurality of ar markers. Each ar marker identifies a corresponding geolocation and corresponding ar content.

Stream testing for cloud gaming

A method is provided, including: receiving, over a network by a cloud gaming server computer, a request from a client device to initiate gameplay of a cloud video game; assigning the client device to a data center from which to stream the cloud video game; loading a cloud gaming machine at the data center with the cloud video game; substantially simultaneous with the loading of the cloud gaming machine, performing a stream test between the data center and the client device to determine a quality of service of the streaming of the cloud video game; after completion of the loading and the stream test, initiating interactive gameplay of the cloud video game by streaming video data, generated from execution of the cloud video game by the cloud gaming machine, to the client device, and receiving input data from the client device to drive the execution of the cloud video game.. .

Adaptive hdmi formatting system for 3d video transmission

A system configured to support video formatting without a priori knowledge of video formatting requirements of a display device. The system relies on video information transmitted from the display device to a source device to facilitate determining the video formatting requirements of the display device.

Method and system for a stacked symbol game and a bonus game

A gaming system including an input device, at least one display device configured to display a game comprising a matrix of rotating reels, a processor, and at least one memory including computer program code. The processor and memory are configured to cause the gaming system to receive a request from the input device to initiate a spin in a first game, cause, in response to the request, causing a plurality of reels to virtually spin.

Multi-slot game within slot game

Various embodiments of the present invention generally relate to operating a gaming machine to generate a wager-based video slot game. In a particular embodiment, a plurality of video slot reel games can be generated simultaneously and independently of one another.

Distributed side wagering methods and systems

Various techniques are disclosed for facilitating side wagering activities conducted at a casino which includes a casino gaming network. In at least one embodiment, the gaming network includes a plurality of gaming devices, including a first gaming device.

Methods and providing secure logon to a gaming machine using a mobile device

A gaming system compatible with patron-controlled portable electronic devices, such as smart phones or tablet computers, is described. When a transaction is initiated on an egm that requires the input of sensitive information data, such data can be input directly from the player/patrons portable electronic device.

Gaming community management and personalization

The present invention involves methods and devices for controlling many aspects of a player's gaming experience, including game themes presented, game denomination, pay models, content and promotions. Some implementations of the invention provide a casino operator the necessary tools to create subsets of customers, often referred to herein as “communities,” and to control the gaming experiences of players in these communities.

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.

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.

Display device for a gaming machine

A display, as for an electronic gaming machine, includes one or more rotatable mechanical reels including at least one variable displaying position at which the display may be varied. Content is displayed at the variable displaying position when the variable displaying position registers with the display.

Registration of wireless encounters between wireless devices

There is provided a first toy device that wirelessly and periodically transmits, using a transceiver, a first unique id number, wirelessly receives, using the transceiver, a second unique id number from a second toy device, stores the second unique id number in the memory. Further, when the first toy device is in communication with a gaming device having a gaming application, the first toy device retrieves the second unique id number from the memory, and transmits the retrieved second unique id number to the gaming device to inform the gaming application of an encounter between the first toy device and the second toy device for use in the gaming application..

Functional eeg montage for cognitive skill development

The invention features a headset, and systems including the headset, equipped with electrical sensors. The headset is suitable for use by a child and suitable for use in a gaming system, e.g., to train attention..

Gaming machine, method and program for providing a game

To provide a gaming machine, method and program for providing a game that can achieve a game progression more rich in variation than a conventional gaming machine and provide a player with more entertainment value. Providing, on a reel of the gaming machine 1, a static symbol region that statically displays a symbol selected from a first symbol set, and a dynamic symbol region that, after displaying while varying symbols included in a second symbol set, stops the variation and indicates a predetermined symbol..
Konami Gaming, Inc.

Methods using an interactive video gaming platform

A variant game of hold 'em poker allows for rules of play of one or all of players being allowed to remain in game with an option of checking or making specific wagering amounts in first play wagers, being limited in the size of subsequent available play wagers or prohibited from making additional play wagers if a first play wager has been made, being limited in the size of available later play wagers if a first or earlier play wager has been made, and having the opportunity for at least two and as many as three or four distinct opportunities in the stages in the play of a hand to be able to make one or more play wagers.. .
Bally Gaming, Inc.

Method and electronic gaming

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

Electronic table game platform with secondary random event displays

A gaming system for enabling enhancement of wagering outcomes includes: a) multiple gaming sites having a game play surface with a light display element on the game play surface at a player position; b) a processor; c) a player input control at the player position, the player input control in communication with the processor; and d) a random number generator in communication with the processor. The light display on the game play surface at the player hand position has lights, and a power source in communication with the lights; the processor, in response to random selections for the light display element at the player position, is configured to direct that the lights at the player hand position are randomly lit.

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

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

Systems for an intermediate value holder

An electromechanical gaming machine for providing an in game object offer in a gambling hybrid game. The in game object offer may be used to generate a convertible intermediate value holder in an entertainment game provided the gambling hybrid game.
Gamblit Gaming, Llc

Service-triggered game events

Various embodiments relating to management of game data of a video game by a game service and service triggered delivery of game data to various subscribers are provided. In one embodiment, game data of a video game is received at a game service computing machine as the video game is being executed on a user gaming machine.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Networked hybrid gaming system

A networked gaming system administering a multi-user entertainment game; modifying player actions based on wagers, modifying the game state based on the player actions, and distributing the modified game state to a second player using entertainment software controllers wherein each entertainment software controller is connected to one of a plurality of game world controllers; a plurality of game world controllers, wherein each game world controller is connected to the game server and one of a plurality of real world controllers.. .
Gamblit Gaming, Llc

Electronic gaming device with flexible display screen

An electronic gaming device is disclosed. The electronic gaming device can comprise a control unit, a flexible display device operably coupled to the control unit, a support structure and an arm coupling the flexible display device to the support structure.
Incredible Technologies, Inc.

Spinning reel game with a synchronized spinning prize reel

A gaming machine having a first reel, and a set of second reels. The first reel has a plurality of prizes displayed at respective first display positions, and spins in a first direction.
Aristocrat Technologies Australia Pty Limited

Electronic gaming device with external lighting functionality

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

Wagering gaming detecting user interaction with game components in a three-dimensional display

A wagering gaming apparatus is provided, comprising a 3-dimensional (3d) display device configured to create for a player a visual illusion of a 3d scene for a wagering game, the 3d scene having perceived depth in a z-direction perpendicular to a physical screen having width in an x-direction and height in a y-direction; one or more sensor devices configured to sense a physical location of one or more anatomical features of the player; at least one processor; and at least one non-transitory processor-readable storage medium storing processor-executable instructions. The processor-executable instructions, when executed by the at least one processor, cause the at least one processor to perform various adjustments regarding the 3d scene based on the sensed physical location of an anatomical feature of the player..
Igt Canada Solutions Ulc

System and providing location-specific gaming entertainment with loyalty-based rewards

A method and system for providing location-specific games for redeeming location-specific rewards is provided. The method includes providing a system including an administrator platform, an establishment platform and a patron platform all in communication with each other.
Stoolduel, Inc.

Gaming headset with programmable audio paths

A headset having game, chat and microphone audio signals is provided with a programmable signal processor for individually modifying the audio signals and a memory configured to store a plurality of user-selectable signal-processing parameter settings that determine the manner in which the audio signals will be altered by the signal processor. The parameter settings collectively form a preset, and one or more user-operable controls can select and activate a preset from the plurality of presets stored in memory.
Berry Blue Llc

Gaming machine with hot mode

A gaming machine with a hot mode is disclosed. A processor of the gaming machine can determine whether the gaming machine is in a hot mode state.
Digital Gaming Corporation Limited

Gaming machine using multiple triggers to determine an award from a subset of displayed awards

A gaming system includes at least one input device adapted to receive a physical item associated with a monetary value that establishes a credit balance, an input indicative of a wager drawn on the credit balance for a wagering game, and a cashout input that initiates a payout from the credit balance. In response to a wager input, a wagering game is initiated that includes the spinning and stopping of a set of bonus reels through a plurality of bonus spins populating a bonus array with bonus symbols.
Bally Gaming, Inc.

Gaming machine with concurrent activatable wager options and individually selectable wager amounts

In a gaming machine, a first display area displays a plurality of wager options. A wager selection mechanism is operable by a player to select more than one of the wager options to be activated concurrently and to individually select wager amounts to apply to each selected wager option.
Aristocrat Technologies Australia Pty Limited

Systems and methods for providing a feature game

An electronic gaming machine includes a display in the form of a matrix of rows and columns and a controller configured to conduct a game instance upon receiving a wager via a player input. In conducting each game instance, the controller activates a number of columns on the display based on the wager and controls a display to indicate which columns in the display have been activated.
Aristocrat Technologies Australia Pty Limited

Systems and methods of linking gaming stations administering different wagering games to the same progressive jackpot

Systems and methods of operating a major progressive jackpot linked to wagering games having different jackpot triggers with different probabilities. The major jackpot winning probabilities may be normalized such that players may have the substantially the same odds to win the major progressive jackpot regardless on the wagering game being played.
Bally Gaming, Inc.

System and providing a feature game

A gaming machine comprises a symbol selector for selecting a plurality of symbols from a set of symbols for display during play of a base game, the set of symbols including a plurality of non-configurable symbols and a plurality of configurable symbols; a random number generator for generating random prize values; a value assigner for assigning a generated random prize value to each selected configurable symbol; and an outcome evaluator for monitoring play of the base game, wherein a feature game is triggered in response to a trigger event, the trigger event comprising a predefined number of the plurality of configurable symbols being selected by the symbol selector for display. During the feature game, the symbol selector is further configured to 1) hold the selected configurable symbols that comprise the trigger event on the display; 2) remove at least one of the selected non-configurable symbols from the display; and 3) replace any removed non-configurable symbol with another symbol selected from the set of symbols..
Aristocrat Technologies Australia Pty Limited

Seamless initiation of primary and secondary games at modified gaming machines

Secondary gaming functionality is provided for a casino gaming machine (26) by a secondary controller (200) of the casino gaming machine. The secondary gaming functionality may function to provide a multi-game experience at the gaming machine or remotely at another gaming machine or other device, e.g., a smart phone (28), tablet, personal computer (32), and the like, via the casino gaming machine.
Tipping Point Group, Llc

Level-based skill progressive wagering system

A level-based skill progressive electronic gaming machine is provided. An interactive controller presents a skill-based game having a plurality of skill objectives to a user, detects the user's achievement of none or more of the skill objectives, determines a skill metric based on the user's skillful play of the skill-based game while achieving the skill objectives, and communicates the user's achievement and the skill metric to the process controller.
Gamblit Gaming, Llc

Casino management networked computer system and methods of operating same

A casino management networked computer system is described. The networked computer system includes a patron evaluation server computer including a processor programmed to initiate a tier review operation for patron account records having gaming transaction occurring within a predefined period of time.
Konami Gaming, Inc.

System and online gaming and shopping

A system and method may include providing a platform, the platform enabling an advertiser to advertise and sell a product, and the platform enabling a plurality of gamers to play interactive games and buy products from advertisers. A system and method may include allocating points to a gamer, and, upon determining that, using points, the gamer purchased a product from the advertiser, reducing a balance of the advertiser according to the number of points used by the gamer for purchasing the product.
Marketising Smart Ventures Ltd.

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

Location based restrictions on networked gaming

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

Electronic gaming systems and methods

Systems and method for providing a slot-type game in which an award outcome is determined based on the amount and position of each of a randomly generated first and second symbols in the game outcome.. .
Rising Digital Corp.

Electronic gaming machine with stress relieving feature

A method of operating a gaming machine includes receiving a deposit of wagering credits from a player, determining a threshold stress level for the player, initiating a gaming session, wherein the gaming session includes a plurality of plays of a primary game on the gaming machine, and wherein in at least one of the plurality of plays of the primary game, the gaming machine receives a wager by the player from the deposited wagering credits, monitoring a performance of the player in the gaming session, generating a player stress metric in response to the performance of the player in the gaming session, wherein the player stress metric is indicative of a stress level of the player, comparing the player stress metric to the threshold stress level, and in response to the player stress metric exceeding the threshold stress level, activating a stress relieving feature of the gaming machine.. .
Igt

Water surface rendering in virtual environment

Aspects described herein may provide improved display of a fluid surface in a virtual environment. Adjusted pixel colors for pixels in the display may be computer based on surface shadow components and volumetric shadow components.
Wargaming.net Limited

Methods, systems and networks for automated assessment, development, and management of the selling intelligence and sales performance of individuals competing in a field

Methods, systems and networks for assessment, development, and management of the selling intelligence and sales performance of individuals among a population of individuals competing in a field. The systems and networks support (i) 3d avatar-based virtual reality (vr) gaming environments supporting conservations and simulations that challenge and assess sales people and develop their sales skills, (ii) automated scoreboards showing the standing among assessed individuals competing on a team, within a company or industry, and (iii) automated coaching and performance feedback with dashboards and reporting tools to help sales managers/leaders develop the selling intelligence of sales representatives and increase their sales productivity.
Selleration, Inc.

Gaming peripheral with built-in audio support

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

Computer input apparatus and input method thereof

A computer input apparatus is used for making a host computer execute a start event according to an instruction of a mobile device. The computer input apparatus includes a mouse pad and an input device.
Hades-gaming Corp.

Real-time video feed based multiplayer gaming environment

Methods and systems for real-time video-based multiplayer gaming environments enable operators to remotely control vehicles over a network comprising a base station and a server. Cameras may record and transmit encoded video relating to the vehicles for display at a remote console.

Wireless gaming protocol

Example apparatus and methods concern establishing, maintaining, managing, or terminating communications between an access point and a client in a wireless network used by a shared, wireless gaming system. An example apparatus may include a first logic configured to control timing for the protocol and a second logic configured to control message exchange for the protocol.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

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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.

Gaming device and providing card games

A method of playing a card game with players and dealer in a computing system is provided. In the method, a first player card can be dealt face up and applied to first, second, and third player hands.

Gaming allowing players to use gaming credits for non-wagering purpose

A gaming device and method of playing a game of chance that includes the steps of providing a game of chance on a first gaming device, allowing a first player to obtain a gaming credit, displaying on a display device a plurality of categories of charitable organizations, each of the categories including a charitable organization, allowing the first player to select a category and a charitable organization within the category, and allowing the first player to donate the gaming credit to the charitable organization.. .

Electronic gaming device

Examples disclosed herein relate to systems and methods, which may receive gaming data from one or more gaming tables. The systems and methods may obtain gaming data from one or more gaming tables via a network interface based on at least one of a searching structure and a search algorithm.

Substitution hybrid games

A network distributed gaming system is disclosed. The system includes a real world engine connected to a game world engine, the real world engine constructed to provide a randomly generated payout of real world credits.

Method of gaming, a gaming system and a game controller

Systems and methods of electronic gaming are disclosed. In various embodiments, a gaming system may implement a method for electronic gaming, which may comprise receiving a credit wager to initiate play of a game, selecting a plurality symbols from a plurality of reel strips stored in the memory, displaying the selected plurality of symbols in a plurality of adjacent columns of symbol display positions, dividing the symbol display positions in each of the plurality of columns into a first subset of symbol display positions and a second subset of symbol display positions, determining whether an evaluation change condition has been met with respect to a column in the plurality of columns, a first game evaluation based upon the evaluation change condition, and performing a second game evaluation based upon the evaluation change condition..

Holographic amusement/wagering system with vehicular user transport

A virtual entertainment system supports holographic display for multiple players. The system has multiple viewing screens, each screen displaying thematic events.

System and dynamically presenting live remote dealer games

A system for allowing players to play a plurality of games is described herein. The system includes a display device for displaying games to a player and a controller that is coupled to the display device.

Gaming system, gaming device and method providing a first game and a plurality second wagering games each associated with a separate activatable component of the first game

A gaming system having a first skill, partial skill, or pseudo skill based game having a plurality of individually activatable designated components and a plurality of second chance based games each respectively associated with a different one of the individually activatable components of the skill based game. When each designated component of the first game is activated through one or player inputs, a corresponding chance based game associated with that designated component is activated.

Game operating device with holding portion detachably holding an electronic device

A gaming device has a holding portion comprising a left side portion and a right side portion configured to detachably hold an electronic device that includes an input device located on a control surface of the electronic device and configured to receive user input. The gaming device includes a first input device configured to receive directional input, second through sixth input devices, a cross key configured to receive user input and located on the first surface of a left side portion, and an arrangement of four input buttons configured to receive user input and located on the first surface of the right side portion..

Gaming robot

Examples of a gaming robot are described. The gaming robot may be controlled by a computing device such as a smartphone or tablet.

Placeholder items that can be exchanged for an item of value based on user performance

Systems and methods for online gaming including virtual placeholder items that can be exchanged for virtual items of value based on a quantitative performance of the users relative to other users in events that take place in the online game.. .

Third person camera and avatar motion controller for virtual reality players of avatar-based games

A virtual reality (vr) gaming platform has a head-mounted display (hmd), software executing on a processor, controlling display of a virtual environment in the hmd and providing functions for network connectivity via a digital port, a three-axis input device providing input to the processor, and dedicated control scripts executable on the processor to provide specific functions in moving an avatar and establishing camera position. The control scripts operate during game play to move the avatar from a first position to a second position in response to specific directional input from the player via the three-axis input device, the camera remains stationary while the avatar moves, and when the avatar stops moving, the camera position teleports to at or near the new avatar position..

Gaming machine, control machine, and program for gaming machine utilizing virtual three-dimensional space

A gaming machine that provides an operation unit, a display unit that displays a plurality of symbols in a determination area, changes and stops a plurality of symbols displayed on the display unit according to an operation of a player received from an operation unit, and a control unit that pays a payout according to the symbol stopped inside of the determination area, a control unit displays an object that shows a symbol inside of a virtual three-dimensional space that extends a column of the determination area in a depth direction on the display unit, aligns a plurality of objects in a depth direction in a non-determination area and the determination area, and changes a plurality of symbols by moving the plurality of objects along in a depth direction.. .
Konami Gaming, Inc.

Bottle cap track interleaved wagering system

An electronic gaming machine including an interactive processing device to receive credits and provide an interactive application. Based on one or more users interacting with one or more objects, a process controller determines whether a wager has been triggered, and a wager controller distributes wager results which then modify the interactive application.
Gamblit Gaming, Llc

Wagering game having interlinked progressive values with shared increment

A gaming system is primarily dedicated to playing a regulated casino wagering game providing eligibility to a plurality of progressive jackpots. The gaming system comprises a secure gaming cabinet, an electronic display device, an electronic input device, a random element generator, and game-logic circuitry.
Bally Gaming, Inc.

Gaming providing different bonus awards based on different types of triggered events

A gaming system including a central server linked to a plurality of gaming devices. The central server tracks the occurrences of one or more suitable events occurring at or in association with one or more gaming devices in the gaming system.
Igt

Universal jackpot controller for gaming devices and gaming systems

A universal jackpot controller permits jackpots to be implemented at unlimited combinations of gaming machines and systems, including different types of gaming devices and systems of different operators and including land-based and online systems.. .

Optimizing drawing prize awards

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

Social network wagering system

A social network wagering system is disclosed. The social network wagering system includes an electronic gaming subsystem and a social network proxy controller constructed to communicate with the electronic gaming subsystem.
Gamblit Gaming, Llc

Auditing and reconciliation gaming machines operating a stand-alone progressive jackpot

In a casino environment including one or more gaming machines each operating one or more standalone progressive (sap) jackpots defined by local sap controllers, a system is set forth whereby the sap jackpot information is additionally determined at a backend system. To synch the system and local controller determined values a mobile device is configured to display the system derived values which can be adjusted at a user interface at the mobile device to match the local controller derived values..
Bally Gaming, Inc.

Dual function gaming unit and system

Embodiments of the invention comprise a gaming machine and a gaming system. The gaming machine offers one or more primary wagering games via a master gaming controller of the machine as presented by one or more primary display devices, and allows a player to access online wagering games or events via a secondary gaming unit.
Casino Technology Ad

Gaming devices using subsymbol bonus feature

Embodiments of the present invention set forth systems, apparatuses and methods for implementing bonus features using subsymbols during game play. Accordingly, a gaming device can be configured to randomly overlay or otherwise associate zero, one, or more subsymbols on game symbols used in a game of chance.
King Show Games, Inc.

Electronic gaming machine with emulated three dimensional display

A gaming machine includes a processor, a video controller coupled to the processor, a display device coupled to the video controller, and an input device coupled to the processor and receiving an input from a player. The display device incudes a rear display panel and a front display panel arranged between the player and the rear display panel, the front display panel including an electrochromic display panel that is spaced apart from the rear display panel in a viewing direction of the player.
Igt

Method and system for implementing mystery bonus in place of base game results on gaming machine

Embodiments of the present invention are directed to gaming devices and methods for implementing mystery bonus results in place of base game results on a gaming display. The gaming device comprises a base game having a base game display.
Patent Investment & Licensing Company

System and hosting and managing a live game

A system and method for hosting and managing a live game are disclosed which includes a live gaming table for live players and a live dealer. In an embodiment an application configures a player's mobile device to receive an invitation from a casino to play the table game based upon the player being, based upon location aware technology, being in or near the casino.
Bally Gaming, Inc.

Systems and methods for identifying hidden talent

A candidate assessment system reviews gaming data from a plurality of players to determine how well those players fit a particular job opening. The system uses one or more interpretation metrics to derive skill sets for each player by analyzing game attribute data from game scenarios played by the player.
Mercer (us) Inc.

Enhanced transparent display screen for mobile device and methods of operation

Enhanced 3d enabled 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.

System and managing online gaming league

The subject disclosure relates to systems and methods for managing an online gaming digital gaming league. In some aspects, a process of the subject technology can include operations for receiving a plurality of game-performance attributes from a league organizer, the game-performance attributes providing two or more criteria for measuring performance relative to a game title, receiving a game performance dataset, the game performance dataset comprising game-play statistics for each of a plurality of players, and determining a skill level for each of the players based on the game-performance attributes and the game-play statistics for each respective player.
Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc.

Methods of circumventing platform restrictions in gaming

Methods of enabling multiplatform interaction between interactive content applications are contemplated. A message is sent from a first user device to a server, where the message includes an action sequence associated with the interactive content application and, optionally, a video generated by the first user device according to the action sequence running on the native interactive content application.
The Fast Mind, Llc

Universal game controller/console

The universal game controller/console is an all-in-one mobile gaming console and controller to interface to any screen, particularly mobile devices and tablets.. .

Smart trigger-stops for videogame controllers

Videogame controllers with smart trigger stops may include: a housing including a trigger, the trigger movable along a path of travel; a sensor configured to detect the position of the trigger and to generate a signal representing trigger position; a processor configured to interpret signals generated by the sensor and cause an output signal to be transmitted to a gaming console; a trigger-stop that is movable between an engaged position and a disengaged position, the trigger-stop in the disengaged position allowing the trigger to move along the entire path of travel, the trigger-stop in the engaged position blocking the trigger from moving along the entire path of travel; and a switch coupled with the housing and the trigger-stop, wherein movement of the trigger-stop from the disengaged position to the engaged position flips the switch and causes the processor to map received signals to generated signals in a different manner.. .
Performance Designed Products Llc

System, device and running game based on spectrometer data

A device running a game based on spectrometer data comprises a spectrometer configured to detect the spectrometer data of a real-life object, the spectrometer data indicating one or more features of the real-life object, and one or more processors configured to receive the spectrometer data of a real-life object from a spectrometer, determine a game object based on the spectrometer data, wherein the game object has one or more attributes corresponding to the one or more of features of the real-life object, and perform one or more actions on the game object based on the one or more attributes of the game object. Spectrometer data of real-life objects can be generated to create game objects and modify game attributes of the game objects, which can bring more fun into gaming, and stimulate the game player's interest and curiosity in exploring the characteristic associated with various objects in real world..
Verifood, Ltd.

Rewards-based gaming system with in-game ordering

A rewards-based gaming system includes, in some embodiments, a gaming server, a rewards server, and a database server and integrates with the existing food or merchandise sales system of a business establishment. Patrons of the business have the opportunity to play a game, on an appropriately configured computing device, from a selection of games.
Flo, Llc

Gaming machine and method

The invention provides a gaming machine comprising a display for displaying a game comprising game symbols arranged into an array of game positions. A controller controls the display of randomly selected game symbols on the display in an array of game positions, preferably arranged into reels.
Ainsworth Game Technology Limited

Dual prepaid/loyalty card for gaming

Systems and methods are provided for associating wagering accounts with each of a stored value account and a loyalty account. The stored value account can be associated with a prepaid card and can be useable over an open system bankcard network.
Sightline Interactive, Llc

Bonus element interleaved wagering system

A method of operating a gaming system having a random number generator and a credit meter, comprising: receiving from a player an input of real world credit; providing an interactive application using one or more bonus elements; determining a gambling outcome from a wager triggered by a trigger in the interactive application; allocating the gambling outcome to the credit meter; determining that a bonus element of the interactive application has been consumed; providing the bonus round using bonus round parameters; determining a bonus gambling outcome from a bonus wager triggered by a trigger in the bonus round; and allocating the bonus gambling outcome to the credit meter.. .
Gamblit Gaming, Llc

Gaming methods and devices

The present invention provides methods and devices of engaging in which a human non-player selects one of a plurality of cards by performing a manual operation of chance. Information about an outcome of the selected card is then introduced into an electronic communication channel for depiction of an image to a player.

Systems and methods for gaming machines having interactive chairs

A gaming system may include a gaming machine, a touchscreen device in electronic communication with the gaming machine, and a gaming chair mechanically coupled to the touchscreen device. The position of the touchscreen device may be adjustable relative to the gaming chair.
Novomatic Ag

Systems and methods for gaming machines having interactive chairs

A gaming system may include a gaming machine, a touchscreen device in electronic communication with the gaming machine, and a gaming chair mechanically coupled to the touchscreen device. The position of the touchscreen device may be adjustable relative to the gaming chair.
Novomatic Ag

Mouse pad with lateral light guide function

A mouse pad with a light guide function includes a light guide plate installed on a side of a pad, a lateral light source installed at a side edge of the light guide plate, a shading structure installed at the top of the lateral light source and disposed together with the lateral light source on the same side of the light guide plate, and the mouse pad can guide light of the lateral light source through the installation of the shading structure without passing from the top of the lateral light source, so as to simplify the manufacturing process.. .
Hades-gaming Corporation

Mouse pad having multiple light guide plates

A mouse pad having multiple light guide plates including a base, a plurality of light guide plates, a light reflection layer, at least one lateral light source module, a light unifying layer and a pad member is disclosed. The light guide plates are adjacently arranged and linearly extended in the base.
Hades-gaming Corporation

Apparatus and enhancing a condition in a gaming application

A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a gaming console having a controller to receive a request to decrease or increase at least one of a plurality of sounds generated by a gaming application to enhance at least one condition in the gaming application, and modify sound produced by the gaming application according to the request. Additional embodiments are disclosed..
Steelseries Aps

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..
Ball Horticultural Company

Gaming device with shifting replacement symbols

A video slot machine has m reels, each displaying n symbols when stopped. Above the display of the reels is a set of generally valuable replacement symbols that have been independently selected at random independent from the reel display.
Igt Canada Solutions Ulc

Standardized scoring wagering system

A method of operating a gaming system including: receiving by the gaming system from a player an input of real world credit; providing by the gaming system a display screen that depicts a representation of an entertainment game in which score values directly correlate to a standardized score; determining by the gaming system a game world score for a period of time; determining by the gaming system a standardized score value using the game world score; displaying by the gaming system the standardized score value; determining by the gaming system a gambling outcome, wherein the determination of the gambling outcome is triggered by trigger in the entertainment game; and allocating by the gaming system the randomly generated payout of real world credits to the credit meter.. .
Gamblit Gaming, Llc

Pari-mutuel interleaved wagering system

A method of operating a pari-mutuel wagering system is disclosed. The system includes receiving by the gaming system from a player an input of real world credit; generating by the gaming system wager options based on a pari-mutuel wagering event; providing by the gaming system a display screen configured to display a player interface that depicts the wager options using a thematic representation of the pari-mutuel wagering event; receiving by the gaming system a player's selection for the placement of a wager based on the wager options; determining by the gaming system a payout of real world credits using a pari-mutuel wagering event; generating by the gaming system the player interface display that depicts the representation of the payout of real world credits; and allocating by the gaming system the payout of real world credits to the credit meter..
Gamblit Gaming, Llc

Mechanisms for detection of gambling rule violations

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

Association or linking of symbol bearing array elements in a gaming machine

A gaming system includes a wagering game mechanism associating the game-outcome symbol of multiple reels of the wagering game to a unified game-symbol outcome. The wagering game generates an outcome symbol array with independent array elements and one or more associated groups of array elements.
Bally Gaming, Inc.

Puzzle matching interleaved wagering system

A puzzle matching interleaved wagering electronic gaming including an interactive processing device operatively connected to a process controller. The interactive processing device provides an interactive game board having objects in a grid, receive a user's interaction with the interactive game board to swap the objects in the grid, and determine that the user has made a match.
Gamblit Gaming, Llc

Method and communicating information about networked gaming machines to prospective players

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

Resource allocation interface for interactive resource distribution

Embodiments of the present invention provide a system for interactive resource distribution via a resource allocation interface. The system is typically configured for extracting a plurality of records associated with a user from an entity server; analyzing the plurality of records and identifying a set of records from the plurality of records requiring an assignment of a class; identifying an online session initiated by the user on a user device; transmitting control signals to the user device to cause the user device to display a subset of records of the set of records and a first set of classes via the resource allocation interface and to prompt the user to assign the subset of records to the set of classes by one or more gaming means; determining that the assignment of the subset of records to the set of classes is complete and providing a first token to the user..
Bank Of America Corporation

Server and facilitating a video game exchange

A game exchange server for facilitating the exchange of electronic video games interacts with a gaming device to permit a game user to buy and load a video game onto the gaming device, to play the game on the gaming device, and to return the “used” game for credits that may be used to purchase a new or used game. The game exchange server may validate that a video game stored on a gaming device is authorized for play by confirming a game key associated with the video game when provided to the gaming device.
Green Man Gaming Limited

Method and adapting applications over multiple devices

A method and apparatus that incorporate teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, presenting at a display of a computer device a first graphical user interface depicting a game space of a gaming application, receiving a detected stimulation from a mobile communication device associated with a second graphical user interface depicting a virtual peripheral controller for capturing control information for controlling the gaming application, detecting a request to swap between the computer device and mobile communication device presentation of the first graphical user interface depicting the game space and the second graphical user interface depicting the virtual peripheral controller, and presenting at the display of the computer device an adaptation of the second graphical user interface depicting the virtual peripheral controller responsive to the detected request to swap. Additional embodiments are disclosed..
Steelseries Aps

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

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

Gaming tag system

A gaming system may include: an infrared signal emitter configured to emit an infrared signal, the infrared emitter being configured to emit a predetermined number of emissions per a simulated reloading action, the infrared signal being configurable to be associated with one of at least a first team, a second team, and a neutral team, the infrared signal emitter including a handle to be grasped by a player and a trigger to effect emission of the infrared signal; and an infrared signal receiver configured to receive the infrared signal associated with one of the at least the first team, the second team, and the neutral team. Optionally, the gaming system may include a stationary receiver and emitter for integrated use with game players in a further modification of the methods and uses herein.
Nsi International, Inc.

Controlling casino lighting content and audio content

A wagering game system and its operations are described herein. In some examples, the operations include receiving from a first device, via a first network, data associated with a gaming light effect.
Ip Improved Products By Breeding Ug

Gaming machine having gauges that displays spatial attributes of winning combinations

A system and method for presenting data pertaining to win streak length and spatial origin of winning combinations during slot machine game play. The system includes a kiosk for housing a computer assembly operatively connected with a primary display having a a right gauge on a right side and a left gauge on a left side.

Gaming system and method providing a skill-based wagering game

Various embodiments of the present disclosure provide a gaming system and method providing a skill-based wagering game.. .
Igt

Credit contribution a hybrid game

A method of operating a gaming system having a random number generator, a credit meter, and a first hybrid game containing an entertainment game portion and a gambling game portion. Skill play in the entertainment game is used to provide entrance to an asynchronous hybrid game tournament.
Gamblit Gaming, Llc

Mission functionality

This disclosure relates to devices, systems, and methods include an electronic gaming device management system including a memory including one or more promotional gaming structures, one or more processors configured to implement the one or more promotional gaming structures, where the one or more promotional gaming structures includes a first promotional gaming structure relating to a first gaming site.. .
Kalamba Games Ltd.

Autonomous agent hybrid system

A method of operating a gaming system to execute an entertainment game providing outcomes based upon an autonomous agent action and constructed to trigger a wager, wherein the game; detects the autonomous agent action taken by the autonomous agent where the autonomous agent action is a direct utilization by the autonomous agent of the actionable element within the entertainment game, wherein the autonomous agent action is taken by the autonomous agent without the player's supervision; and communicates, to the real world controller, an agent wager.. .
Gamblit Gaming, Llc

Gaming determining awards based on adding symbols

In various embodiments, the present disclosure relates generally to gaming systems and methods for providing an award based on adding symbols to additional symbols display positions of a symbol display position matrix.. .
Igt

System and augmented reality gaming using a mobile device

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

Player tracking device, gaming machine, and information terminal

Provided is a player tracking device which is operable to separate voice of a player from surrounding sound including presentation sound outputted from speakers of gaming machines and to effectively and clearly input the voice of a player with microphones. The player tracking device has two directional microphones which are arranged so as to be spaced apart; analyzes difference between sounds from relative positions of said microphones and sound data inputted from said microphones; and executes sound data processing..
Universal Entertainment Corporation

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

System for monitoring and playing a plurality of live casino table games

A system for monitoring and playing a plurality of live casino table games, comprising: a plurality of dealer game tables; a plurality of electronic handheld devices remotely located from the game tables configured to display a video of at least one game taking place at the plurality of game tables; a gaming server; and a network operatively coupling the gaming server to the game tables and the electronic handheld devices; wherein each electronic handheld device includes a display part comprising: a player wagering display area having a touch screen input configured to display a plurality of touch screen results bars that allow a player to switch between the plurality of the game table's videos in response to touching the touch screen results bar to provide a selected touch screen results bar; a video display area configured to display a video of at least one game taking place at the plurality of game tables, wherein the video being displayed corresponds to the selected touch screen results bar.. .
Igt

Methods, systems, and playing poker, blackjack and baccarat

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

Gaming system and method providing a reel-based wagering game having a reel-upgrade feature

Various embodiments of the present disclosure provide a gaming system and method providing a reel-based wagering game having a reel-upgrade feature.. .
Igt

Gaming determining awards based on secondary symbols

In various embodiments, the present disclosure relates generally to gaming systems and methods for providing an award based on triggering symbols and secondary symbols.. .
Igt

Methods and enhanced play in lottery and gaming environments

Methods and apparatus for game play using virtual players, sometimes referred to herein as vbots, where they may have images including those of real world personalities, such as sports personalities, is disclosed. In one aspect, a method for game play involves the use of the system electronic system environment described herein, wherein one or more virtual players are displayed to the player of the game, preferably, the virtual players have differing play characteristics, receiving from the user association with a selection of a virtual player, displaying a simulated game using the virtual players, identifying a subset of the virtual players as being winners of the simulated game, and awarding a win to the lottery user if the selected virtual player is in the subset of virtual players.
Milestone Entertainment Llc

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

Light module and illuminant mouse pad

A lighting module and an illuminant mouse pad are disclosed. The lighting module includes a plurality of point light sources and a light guide plate; the light guide plate includes a light-emitting section, a light incident section, and a light-reflecting section, the light-reflecting section is connected to the light-emitting section and the light incident section and has a light-reflecting surface; light beams from the point light sources are incident to the light guide plate through the light incident section and emitted out from a light-emitting surface of the light-emitting section after the light beams are conveyed by the light-reflecting surface.
Hades-gaming Corporation

Beer pong gaming system and automatic scoring system for beer pong games

The present disclosure provides a beer pong game system comprising a game table, a plurality of game cups, and at least one game ball, the game table being equipped with an rfid reader and a plurality of rfid antennas, the rfid antennas one-to-one corresponding to to-be-detected positions of the game cups; an electronic tag being affixed at a bottom of a game cup; an electronic tag being inlaid inside the game ball; the beer pong game system being characterized in comprising a make detecting unit that identifies, at predetermined to-be-detected positions of game balls, the electronic tags of the game balls by scanning corresponding rfid antennas, thereby determining a make result and prompting a first landing mode; and a cup-removal scoring unit that identifies, at to-be-detected positions of all game cups, electronic tags of the game cups by scanning all rfid antennas, thereby inferring a second landing mode and correspondingly scoring.. .

Ear cup venting mechanism for gaming headset

A gaming headset can be provided that includes a headband that fits over a user's head and a pair of ear cup assemblies coupled to the headband. Each of the ear cup assemblies can include an ear pad and a housing.
Performance Designed Products Llc

Ear cup venting mechanism for gaming headset

A gaming headset can include a headband that fits over a user's head and a pair of ear cup assemblies coupled to the headband. Each of the ear cup assemblies can include a housing having one or more magnets and an ear pad having one or more magnets that have an opposite polarity than the magnets in the housing, the ear pad pivotally coupled to the housing alone one side of the ear cup assembly by a hinge.
Performance Designed Products Llc

Music teaching system

A gaming platform including a touch panel having a contact surface that a user may contact to operate the gaming platform to perform a gaming function. A plurality of touch regions divides the contact surface into a plurality of discrete regions.
Intel Corporation

Video slot gaming system with positive acting collecaible symbols and collectable event termination symbols

The processor enabling beneficial payout effects when the first predetermined number of the first symbol is reached and at least some collected first symbols eliminated upon collection of the second predetermined number of the second symbols.. .

Gaming determining awards based on matching symbols

In various embodiments, the present disclosure relates generally to gaming systems and methods for providing an award based on matching symbols.. .
Igt

Electromechanical gaming machine with a fixed ship

An electromechanical gaming machine that provides an entertainment game wherein a user controls the movement of a ship across a fixed plane. A user may select a gambling game that uses non-explicit triggers for wagers through the use of an entertainment software engine.
Gamblit Gaming, Llc

Systems and methods for gaming account funding

Systems and methods are disclosed for associating a player identifier with a financial account. The financial account can holds funds that are accessible through the player's use of a payment vehicle.
Sightline Interactive Llc

Customized collusion avoidance policies

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

Gaming machine having multiple reel features and methods of operating same

A system and method for providing a game to a player is described herein. The system includes a controller that is configured to display a game on the display device including a plurality of reels with each of the reels including a plurality of symbols.
Yggdrasil Malta Ltd.

Gaming determining awards based on layering of symbols

In various embodiments, the present disclosure relates generally to gaming systems and methods for providing an award based on adding layers of symbol display positions to a symbol display position matrix.. .
Igt

Method and enhancing a gaming experience

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

Systems and methods for customized camera views and customizable objects in virtualized environments

Systems and methods for providing customized camera views and customized objects within virtualized environments are provided herein. In one embodiment a method includes detecting a gameplay event of interest within a virtual gaming environment and displaying a customized camera view of the gameplay event of interest based on user input receiving during traversal of a projectile from a weapon to a target.
Hothead Games Inc.

Multi-platform gaming systems and methods

A multi-media interactive play system has a number of play elements situated in a variety of play environments or play media. The play elements are linked to a common record of participant performance, progress, character attributes, etc.
Mq Gaming, Llc

Rehabilitation and training gaming system to promote cognitive-motor engagement description

Provided is a rehabilitation and training gaming system that can comprise a mechanism of detecting user inputs, such as a camera, joystick, force sensor, position sensor, inertial sensor, robotic interface, bioelectrical signal sensor, etc., computing unit(s) for processing inputs and generating outputs, and a computer-rendered object that is at least partially controlled by the user's inputs in a physics-driven manner. The physics-driven manner involves the computer-rendered object responding to user inputs in a manner which is both continuous and time-dependent, including but not limited to: a viscosity relationship, where the velocity, or rate of change, of a property of the computer-rendered object is proportional to the user's input, or an inertial relationship, where the acceleration, or second time derivative, of a property of the computer-rendered object is proportional to the user's input..
The Johns Hopkins University

Gamers multi-digit device for hand exercises

Conditioning devices for gainers and esports athletes are presented. The devices includes a wrist rest device, a massage sleeve, a hand exercise bracelet, a knuckle bracelet and a tri-finger exercise device.

Hand exercise device for gamers

Conditioning devices for gainers and esports athletes are presented. The devices includes a wrist rest device, a massage sleeve, a hand exercise bracelet, a knuckle bracelet and a tri-finger exercise device.

Gamers knuckle bracelet for hand exercises

Conditioning devices for gainers and esports athletes are presented. The devices includes a wrist rest device, a massage sleeve, a hand exercise bracelet, a knuckle bracelet and a tri-finger exercise device.

Conditioning massage sleeve for gamers

Conditioning devices for gainers and esports athletes are presented. The devices includes a wrist rest device, a massage sleeve, a hand exercise bracelet, a knuckle bracelet and a tri-finger exercise device.

Stereoscopic display

A stereoscopic display method or system includes an image display panel, object tracking sensors, and a means to create first or left, and second or right stereoscopic images based upon viewpoint location. This allows the user to perceive the viewed 3d stereoscopic image as approximately fixed in space.
3di Llc

Apparatus and providing a wireless, portable, and/or handheld, device with safety features

An apparatus, including a case; cameras; microphones; a speaker; a processor; a display; a touchscreen keyboard; a global positioning system; and a collision avoidance sensor. The processor detects a texting, e-mail, game or gaming, or speakerphone, operational mode and activates the camera to display a view in front of, or an anticipated travel path of movement of the apparatus.

Dynamic adjustment of user profiles for bundled applications

A method and apparatus for dynamic adjustment of user profiles for a bundled application is disclosed. Multi-dimensional characteristic attributes of a plurality of players may be tracked and utilized to improve player experience, player retention, and detect abnormal behavior in game play.
Interdigital Technology Corporation

Rapid play poker gaming device

Embodiments of this concept are directed to a video poker gaming device that deals five cards to a player and selects five more cards that represent the possible cards used in a later draw. From these ten cards, the gaming device if a winning combination above a threshold amount is possible.
Patent Investment & Licensing Company

Gaming providing a community bonus event

A gaming system and method including providing a community or group bonus event to a plurality of players at a plurality of gaming devices. For each of the players determined as eligible to participate in a triggered group bonus event, the gaming system determines that player's relative probability of winning a group bonus event award in the triggered bonus event.
Igt

Gaming device having card game

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

Gaming machine with a fixed wild symbol

A gaming machine has a display and a game controller arranged to control images displayed on the display. The game controller is arranged to play a spinning reel game wherein one or more random events are caused to be displayed on the display and, if a predefined winning event occurs, the machine awards a prize.
Aristocrat Technologies Australia Pty Limited

Rewards-based gaming system with third-party payment options

A rewards-based gaming system includes, in some embodiments, a gaming server, a rewards server, and a database server and integrates with the existing food or merchandise sales system of a business establishment. Patrons of the business have the opportunity to play a game, on an appropriately configured computing device, from a selection of games.
Flo, Llc

Player tracking system and methods of operating same

A casino management networked computer system is described. The networked computer system includes a database server computer and an application server computer coupled to the database server computer and to a plurality of gaming devices.
Konami Gaming, Inc.

Apparatus and facilitating gaming activity and/or gambling activity

An apparatus, including a computer including a processor which detects a posting of information regarding a gaming activity, gambling activity, or sporting event, and generates the notification message. The computer initiates a communication link with a first device and transmits the notification message to the first device.

Game provisioning with on-line and off-line correspondence

A method for providing a game is disclosed, wherein the method includes receiving a first game participation request including off-line avatar player selection from an on-line player device, wherein the off-line avatar player is preset in an off-line game region and plays the game, wherein the on-line player device is of an on-line player present in on-line game region, wherein allocating a first authority to the on-line player device, wherein the first authority allows the on-line player device to receive game-related information from the off-line avatar player device and to send gaming-related commands including a betting request to the off-line avatar player device; and allocating an access authority to the on-line player device and the off-line avatar player device to access an on-line platform to facilitate communication between the on-line player device and the off-line avatar player device.. .

Generating a score related to play on gaming devices

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

Bet sensing apparatuses and related devices and methods

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

Chip recognition system

According to one embodiment, provided is a chip recognition system that recognizes a chip on a gaming table in an amusement place having the gaming table, the chip recognition system including: a game recording apparatus that records, as an image, a state of chips stacked on the gaming table, using a camera; an image analysis apparatus that performs an image analysis on the recorded image of the state of chips; a plurality of chip determination apparatuses including at least a first artificial intelligence apparatus that determines a number of the chips stacked, using an image analysis result obtained by the image analysis apparatus; and a second artificial intelligence apparatus that decides a correct number of the chips stacked, when the plurality of chip determination apparatuses obtain different determination results for the number of the chips stacked.. .
Angel Playing Cards Co., Ltd.

Gaming statistics

Various embodiments include determining a value of a statistic describing cards that have been dealt from a deck, and modifying the rules of a game based on the statistic.. .
Cfph, Llc

Data processing inside gaming device

A computer-implemented method is disclosed that includes capturing data about motion of a sports object caused by one or more athletes manipulating the sports object, transmitting the captured data out of the sports object wirelessly in real time while the one or more athletes are still manipulating the sports object, and presenting information that incorporates the captured data about motion of the sports objects with one or more wearable devices.. .
Russell Brands, Llc

Chip recognizing and learning system

A chip recognizing and learning system includes: a game recording device configured to record a state of chips piled up on a gaming table as an image by a camera; a chip determining device including an artificial intelligence device configured to analyze the recorded image of the state of the chips to determine the numbers and kinds of chips bet by a player; and a teaching device configured to input, in a case where it is determined that there is a doubt for an error in a determining result of the chip determining device, the image used for determination of the chip determining device and the correct numbers and correct kinds of chips for the error as teaching data to the artificial intelligence device to allow the artificial intelligence device to perform learning.. .
Angel Playing Cards Co., Ltd.

Crowdsourced discovery of paths in a knowledge graph

The disclosed embodiments include a system, computer program product, and computer-implemented method configured to modify a knowledge graph. The disclosed embodiments seek to improve the process of expanding a knowledge graph by identifying information that is useful and relevant to the needs of the users based on questions being asked by users.
International Business Machines 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

Optical-based aerial gaming systems

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

Food ordering via embedded links in video game advertising

A food order and delivery system by embedded internet links in existing video games advertisements and delivered to the gamer. The invention connects restaurants not offering an internet ordering, payment, with a delivering system for customers currently involved in gaming, allowing them to continue gaming while enjoying delivery of their cuisine of choice..
Paradigm Shift Technologies, Llc

High-dimensional touch parameter (hdtp) game controllers with multiple usage and networking modalities

A device comprising a high dimensional touch parameter (hdtp) touch capability that can selectively function, as desired by the user, as one or more of a game controller that connects to a game console via network connections, an independent portable/mobile game device with limited but sufficient capacity of processor/memory, a controller for a game console connected remotely through the internet and or a storage device/media player that can store gaming history, personal information, or media files. In an embodiment the device comprises at least one processor for executing at least one algorithm, the algorithm including at least a game, at least one touch sensor providing real-time tactile information to at least one algorithm, the algorithm implementing at least on hdtp function, and at least one networking element configured to network the device to at least the internet..
Nri R&d Patent Licensing, Llc

Syllabic roulette game with solmization, and method

A roulette game enables single-spin formation of meaningful character strings, which character strings may be coupled to tones for enhancing the gaming experience. The meaningful character strings may be defined by solfege-enabling letter groups, which letter groups may prompt underlying tones in solmization.
Cg Technology, L.p.

Gaming device having mutable awards

Embodiments of the present invention set forth systems, apparatuses and methods for providing mutable awards in gaming devices. Accordingly, a gaming device can be configured to include processes where various properties, functions, characteristics, displays, or other award components have some dynamic variability between game play events on a gaming system or within a gaming device.
King Show Games, Inc.

Amusement devices and games involving multiple operators, multiple players, and/or multiple jurisdictions

Various methods and apparatus related to gaming are described. Some embodiments relate to a multi-tiered game involving multiple participants.
Cfph, Llc

Method, system and gaming machine for playing a card game

Disclosed is a method of playing a card game. The method includes receiving one or more bets from each of multiple players, displaying multiple hand cards from a card deck, receiving one or more hand card selections from each of the multiple players and displaying multiple flop cards selected from the card deck.

Method, system and gaming machine for playing a card game

Disclosed is a method of playing a card game. The method includes receiving one or more bets from each of multiple players, displaying multiple hand cards from a card deck, receiving one or more hand card selections from each of the multiple players and displaying multiple flop cards selected from the card deck.

Personalizable hybrid games

An electronic gaming machine that provides a gambling game and an entertainment game, including: a real world engine, an entertainment software engine, and a game world engine; the system constructed to provide a randomly generated payout of real world credit from a wager in a gambling game, wagers triggered during an entertainment game; and to collect parameter data indicative of player performance during the player's skillful execution of the entertainment game at each of a plurality of difficulty settings, the parameter data indicative of the player's actions during the player's skillful execution of the entertainment game and indicative of a rate of accumulation of game world credit during the entertainment game; and select a difficulty setting from the plurality of difficulty settings for the skill based entertainment game based upon the collected parameter data.. .
Gamblit Gaming, Llc

Gaming determining awards based on player selected persistent game elements

In various embodiments, the present disclosure relates generally to gaming systems and methods for providing a secondary game with player selected persistent elements.. .
Igt

Dual gaming element system and method

A system enables a wagering method on an underlying wagering event including a processor, memory, player input controls, value-in-value-out system, a visual display area enclosing at least two gaming outcome elements each of which is capable of providing at least two distinct random outcomes. The system has a mechanical system physically reorienting the at least two gaming outcome elements and a sensing system capable of determining final reoriented outcomes on the at least two gaming outcome elements.

Gaming system and method employing an award evaluation for a symbol based on a total quantity of reels in a set of reels each displaying an instance of that symbol and a total quantity of instances of that symbol displayed on the reels of the set

Various embodiments of the present disclosure are directed to a gaming system and method providing a reel-based game and employing an award evaluation for a symbol based on a total quantity of reels in a set of reels each displaying an instance of that symbol and a total quantity of instances of that symbol displayed on the reels of the set. When performing the award evaluation of the present disclosure, the gaming system determines any award for a symbol regardless of the relative position of the displayed instances of that symbol on the reels and also regardless of the particular quantity of instances of that symbol displayed by any individual reel..
Igt

Target based games played with robotic and moving targets

A target gaming system is provided that includes at least one target having an optical sensor. The target is adapted to move untethered around in a targeting area.

Systems, methods and techniques for safely and effectively coordinating video game play and other activities among multiple remote networked friends and rivals

Real time interactive networked gaming is provided with two different classes of bookmarked online game players: “friends” and “rivals.” “friends” are game players that are known personally. “rivals” are game players who are not known personally but whom one has played against in the past in an online gaming scenario.
Nintendo Co., Ltd.

Light sphere display device

A light sphere display device is disclosed that provides a persistence of vision (pov) light field display. The device is preferably globe-shaped and has a transparent outer globe with an outer surface having touch-sensitive capability that enables user interaction and control of the device.

Word forming game and methods to play the game

A word-forming game and methods to play the game are disclosed. In one implementation, the method includes obtaining a plurality of game pieces amongst which at least one game piece bears a rotatable indicia on a face thereof, wherein the rotatable indicia depicts a different set of one or more letters when viewed from different viewing orientations.

Computer gaming device and computer gaming

A system for computer gaming includes a processor configured to provide a first table of a first group of players grouped together to play a first hand and provide to each of the first group of players one or more cards for the first hand. The system includes an interface couple to the processor and configured to receive from a first player of the first group of players a request to fold the one or more cards of the first player.
Rational Ft Enterprises Limited

Gaming machine

An electronic gaming machine comprises a symbol selector, in response to game initiation, selecting a plurality of symbols and causing the selected symbols to be displayed at respective ones of a plurality of symbol display positions; a trigger monitor to determine whether one or both of a first feature game trigger condition and a second feature game trigger condition are met by the displayed plurality of symbols; and a feature game controller to conduct: a first feature game having a first game play characteristic if only the first feature game trigger condition is met, a second feature game having a second game play characteristic if only the second feature game trigger condition is met, and a third feature game that combines the first game play characteristic and the second game play characteristic if both the first and the second feature game trigger conditions are met.. .
Aristocrat Technologies Australia Pty Limited

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

A gaming machine comprises memory storing a pay table comprising a plurality of pay table items, each item defining a prize and a required winning combination of symbols to achieve the respective prize, a pay table modifier configured to modify the pay table to apply to at least one game outcome by changing the required winning combination of symbols associated with a first prize such that a lower number of symbols are required to achieve the first prize, an outcome generator configured to generate each at least one game outcome by selecting symbols for display in a plurality of columns of symbol display positions on a display of the gaming machine, and an outcome evaluator configured to evaluate the selected symbols based on the modified pay table upon the pay table being modified.. .
Aristocrat Technologies Australia Pty Limited

Gaming offering a player multiple games

A gaming system may comprise a processor, a gaming machine in electronic communication with the processor, and a memory device in electronic communication with the processor with a first game and a second game stored thereon. The first game may have a first return percentage and the second game may have a second return percentage, wherein the first return percentage and the second return percentage are different.

Gaming offering a player multiple games

A gaming system may comprise a processor, a gaming machine in electronic communication with the processor, and a memory device in electronic communication with the processor with a first game and a second game stored thereon. The first game may have a first return percentage and the second game may have a second return percentage, wherein the first return percentage and the second return percentage are different.
Novomatic Ag

Method and system for funding mobile gaming

In a method, a mobile communication device associated with a player is paired to an electronic gaming machine. The method determines that the mobile communication device is in a vicinity of the electronic gaming machine, transmits player identification information from the mobile communication device to the server, confirms an identity of the player at the server by comparing the player identification information to stored identification information, and pairs the mobile communication device with the electronic gaming machine after confirmation of the player identity..
Tipping Point Group, Llc

Multi-control stick interleaved wagering system

An electronic gaming machine including an interactive controller constructed to: determine that a user has destroyed an object in a skill-based game; distribute a wager request based on the destroyed object; receive from the application controller, a wager outcome; and present to the user the wager outcome. The electronic gaming machine further includes the application controller operatively connecting the interactive controller and a wager controller.
Gamblit Gaming, Llc

Fungible object interleaved wagering system

An electronic gaming machine configured to: provide an interactive application including fungible objects; receive and distribute user input; a wager controller constructed to: receive wager request instructions; determine a wager outcome; and transmit the wager outcome; and the application controller operatively connecting the interactive controller and the wager controller, the application controller constructed to: receive the user input; determine whether to trigger a wager; when a wager is triggered, generate wager request instructions; transmit the wager request instructions to the wager controller; receive fungible object data comprising a fungible object; determine the fungible object; generate fungible object instructions based on the fungible object; transmit the fungible object instructions to the interactive controller.. .
Gamblit Gaming, Llc

Gaming machine and method incorporating display of possible future events

A gaming machine includes a display, a value input, and an electronic controller. The controller is configured to determine if a wager has been received, and to display a first game.
Ainsworth Game Technology Limited

Gaming facilitating a game involving 2d and 3d play areas

Various embodiments are disclosed concerning games that use both 2d and 3d play areas. Various embodiments concern representing a 3d structure composed of a plurality of 3d shapes having a plurality of faces, presenting a plurality of elements, marking the plurality of faces and the elements, identifying a first set of one or more combinations of corresponding markings, moving the shapes of the three dimensional structure relative to the elements, and identifying a second set of one or more combinations of corresponding markings, each of the combinations of corresponding markings from the first set and the second set composed of markings from at least one of the elements and multiple faces of the shapes..
King Show Games, Inc.

Method of gaming, a gaming system and a game controller

Systems and methods of gaming are disclosed herein. An example method includes receiving a credit wager to initiate play of a base game.
Aristocrat Technologies Australia Pty Limited

Server based gaming system

The system comprises a memory unit to store a database comprising records associated with a plurality of user devices and a set of program modules. The system further comprises a processor to execute the set of program modules.

Cloud generation of content to be streamed to vr/ar platforms using a virtual view broadcaster

The disclosure provides a virtual view broadcaster, a virtual view broadcasting system, and a video gaming broadcaster. In one embodiment, the virtual view broadcaster includes: (1) a cloud-based renderer configured to generate virtual view images from a virtual camera positioned in a computer application, and (2) an image processor configured to generate a virtual view stream for the virtual camera employing the virtual view rendered images, wherein the virtual view images are from different viewing directions at the virtual camera..
Nvidia Corporation

Method of certifying resiliency and recoverability level of services based on gaming mode chaosing

Embodiments of the present disclosure provide a method, system, and computer program product for certifying resiliency and recoverability level of services. The method, system and computer program product include receiving a level of testing for a target service used by an application in an ordinary course of operation.
International Business Machines Corporation

Voice interface and vocal entertainment system

A system and method that enhances spoken utterances and provides entertainment by capturing one or more microphone signals containing echo and decomposing the one or more microphone signals into a plurality of signal paths through a synthesizer that adds or makes non-linear modifications to some of the captured one or more microphone signals. The system and method and estimates multiple echo paths from each of the one the one or more microphones.
Blackberry Limited

Voice interface and vocal entertainment system

A system and method that enhances spoken utterances and provides entertainment by capturing one or more microphone signals containing echo and decomposing the one or more microphone signals into a plurality of signal paths through a synthesizer that adds or makes non-linear modifications to some of the captured one or more microphone signals. The system and method and estimates multiple echo paths from each of the one the one or more microphones.
Blackberry Limited

Input method and apparatus

The present disclosure provides an input method and apparatus, wherein the method comprises: displaying a speech collecting control on a current interface after a word input function is triggered; collecting speech data after the speech collecting control is triggered; upon completion of the speech data collection, converting the collected speech data into words, and displaying the words obtained from the conversion on the screen. In the present disclosure, it is only necessary to display the speech collecting control on the current interface during the whole word input procedure, without popping up the word input method panel that occupies a lot of screen space.
Beijing Baidu Netcom Science And Technology Co., Ltd.

Adjustable haptic wearables

This disclosure relates to wearable articles, including wearable suits, etc., for providing haptic feedback to a user. The wearable articles suitably include adjustable interaction elements that can be fluidly connected to a liquid or gas supply, and can also include a haptic actuator.
Immersion Corporation

Match-x wagering game with poker hands

Various techniques are disclosed for implementing different types of automated wager-based game techniques during play of hybrid skill-based/wager-based games conducted at an electronic gaming device of a computer network.. .
Synergy Blue, Llc

Gaming device providing multiple simultaneous card games and enabling user to control betting amount

A gaming device providing multiple simultaneous card games and enabling a user to control a betting amount. The gaming device provides at least two simultaneous card games on a single screen with two or more betting buttons having different betting amounts, and each of the card games is configured to randomly and firstly display cards in which the betting amount thereof is selected, to receive a selection of the card to be changed or not to be changed among the firstly displayed cards, to randomly and secondly display the selected card to another card, and to allot a winning score according to a dividend rate when suits and values of the distributed cards are included in a predetermined poker hand.
Nexcade Co.,ltd.

Systems and methods for gaming using historical data

Methods and systems are described herein for gaming using historical performance data. A listing of entities is provided to a user.
The Board Of Regents Of The Nevada System Of Higher Education On Behalf Of The University Of Ne

Submission of pre-authorized tax-related documents relating to game payouts

Methods, apparatuses, and computer-readable media for submitting a tax submission on behalf of a player of a game. Based on the location of the gaming device, determine at least one jurisdiction that governs the player's taxable winnings the player fill out an electronic tax form for each jurisdiction and submits an electronic authorization.
Cfph, 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 or gaming platform via a network. The plurality of player terminals may be located at a plurality of licensed gaming locations.
Ag 18, Llc

Gaming machine including display transition system

A gaming machine is provided, a cabinet having a longitudinal axis, a display coupled to the cabinet, and a display transition system. The display transition system is configured for selectively moving the display relative to the cabinet in a direction substantially parallel to the longitudinal axis and between a closed position in which game play at the gaming machine is enabled and an open position in which game play is disabled..
Video Gaming Technologies, Inc.

Display assembly for relevant messaging for gaming apparatus and methods therefor

Embodiments disclosed herein concern messaging for gaming apparatus. Gaming apparatus that are operated by dealers can also be controlled, managed, monitored or enhanced by an electronic control system.
Empire Technological Group Limited

Logistic management of gaming supplies for gaming establishments

Embodiments disclosed herein concern logistic management of gaming supplies for gaming establishments, such as casinos. The logistic management is electronically managed for automated or user-initiated logistic requests for gaming supplies as well as end-to-end monitoring of fulfillment of such requests.

Dealer and gaming apparatus control system for gaming establishments

Embodiments disclosed herein concern dealer control for gaming establishments, such as casinos. Using an electronic management system, authentication and authorization of dealers can be provided in a controlled manner that complies with predetermined rules.

Method and advertising on a mobile gaming device

In various embodiments, promotions are featured on mobile gaming devices. Data based on which a first promotion associated with a first advertiser may be displayed on a mobile gaming device.
Cfph, Llc

Cognitive and affective human machine interface

Cognitive, emotional and/or affective state information may be used for adaptive gaming, advertisement insertion delivery timing, driver or pilot assistance, education, advertisement selection, product and/or content suggestions, and/or video chat applications. A human machine interface (hmi) may be generated.
Iot Holdings, 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

Gesture control of gaming applications

Methods, systems, and computer program calibrate a gaming application. An image of a player is received.
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.

Skill matching for a multiplayer session

The systems and techniques described herein generate a skill rating of a participant with respect to a new title. The system is configured to generate a generic skill rating algorithm based on an aggregate of parameters and parameter weights that already exist in established skill rating algorithms of other titles of a particular game category.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Computer vision and capabilities for tabletop gaming

Systems, apparatuses and methods to apply computer capabilities to tabletop games including board games such as the game of chess. In one embodiment, a camera connected to smart glasses repeatedly feeds real-time images of a board game to a computer vision system that identifies the game, breaks the game board into elementary segments (e.g., individual squares), and identifies game pieces located on the segments.

Management system of gaming chips and storage box

A system that manages a package of shuffled playing cards and gaming chips includes a storage box and a control apparatus. The storage box is provided in association with a game table and stores a plurality of shuffled playing cards and a plurality of chip cases and also includes a card reader that reads playing card id codes of the shuffled playing cards and a chip reader that reads case id codes of the chip cases.
Angel Playing Cards Co., Ltd.

Continuous pitch-corrected vocal capture device cooperative with content server for backing track mix

Techniques have been developed to facilitate (1) the capture and pitch correction of vocal performances on handheld or other portable computing devices and (2) the mixing of such pitch-corrected vocal performances with backing tracks for audible rendering on targets that include such portable computing devices and as well as desktops, workstations, gaming stations, even telephony targets. Implementations of the described techniques employ signal processing techniques and allocations of system functionality that are suitable given the generally limited capabilities of such handheld or portable computing devices and that facilitate efficient encoding and communication of the pitch-corrected vocal performances (or precursors or derivatives thereof) via wireless and/or wired bandwidth-limited networks for rendering on portable computing devices or other targets..
Smule, Inc.

Gaming providing a persistent game

A gaming system including a multiple player persistent game, such as an ongoing community game. This ongoing community game includes a community game matrix which is continuously displayed to at least each of the players.
Igt

Gaming method and apparatus

A gaming method is proposed to use a processor to start a first game and a second game associated with the first game. A physical probability unit is used in the second game to randomly generate a result output based on physics principle associated with a physical structure thereof.

Hybrid gaming system, apparatus and method

A method and apparatus for providing hybrid bingo games to online players. A bingo server receives electronic indications of actual bingo balls drawn by a person or a ball drawing machine from a set of actual bingo balls and eliminates electronic bingo ball values from an electronic set of bingo ball values corresponding to the actual bingo balls stored in a memory.
Uplay1

Gaming providing a cascading symbol game with shifting symbols between multiple symbol display position matrices

A gaming system including a cascading symbol or tumbling reel game which utilizes a plurality of symbol display position matrices or grids. Each symbol display position matrix includes a plurality of symbol display positions, wherein at least one of the symbol display position matrices includes one or more symbol display positions associated with a plurality of different symbol display positions of a plurality of the symbol display position matrices..
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.

System and method to provide a reward during a cashless transaction

A system and method to provide a reward during a cashless transaction, i.e., in real-time, that is immediately applied to the cashless transaction to reduce the amount due from a customer. The system and method link the reward to a group comprised of the customer and his/her friends, family, colleagues, and adds a gaming aspect to a rewards program in that there is a possibility that a cardholder wins a reward each time he/she uses the credit card.
Mastercard International Incorporated

System and offline configuring of a gaming accessory

A peripheral device is configured to obtain configuration information from user equipment. The configuration information is for the peripheral device, wherein during receipt of the configuration information the peripheral device is not in communication with the user equipment.
Steelseries Aps

Systems and methods for providing a feature game

Described herein is a gaming machine and, a method of gaming thereon, comprising: a symbol selector for selecting a plurality of symbols from a set of symbols for display during play of a base game; an outcome evaluator for monitoring play of the base game, wherein a feature game is triggered in response to a trigger event during the base game, the feature game having at least one predefined rule; a rule modifier for modifying said predefined rule in response to a determination that said at least one predefined rule is to be modified before play of said feature game; and a controller for initiating play of said feature game based on the modified rule.. .
Aristocrat Technologies Australia Pty Limited

Gaming systems and methods having multiple game terminals, machines and/or player positions and one or more ball blowers for prize determination

A game system utilizing one or more ball blowers to randomly generate a prize or award based on a triggering outcome of an underlying game of chance. The ball blower contains a series of balls depicting information indicative of a prize or award.

System and gaming

A system and method for gaming includes the steps of receiving a user input for a wager game, wherein the user input is received through a communication network from an interface, the user input includes game play instructions and wagering information; processing the user input with a gaming module arranged to generate one or more game play results of the wager game, and transmitting one or more game output having the game play result and a wagering information associated with the game play result over the communication network to the interface.. .
United Intellectuals International Limited

Casino patron service validation device

Methods, systems, and devices are provided for validating player entitlement to an award or service, such as complimentary goods or services or paid for goods or services, such as based upon game play activity and/or time since a last award or service. A validation system may include at least one wager-based gaming device.
Ardent Progressive Systems And Games, Llc

Method for displaying gaming result

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

Micro-financing platform for pooled investing based on purchase of game of chance ticket of known face value

An improved micro-financing platform to fund principally new ideas, startups, and/or smes using a new type of instant game of chance ticket is described. In accordance with an exemplary embodiment, the instant game of chance ticket will comprise a gaming component and an investment component.

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

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

Gaming controller case and stand combination

The present invention is generally a protective case for a gaming controller, which is design with at least one casing configured to support a portion of a gaming display device. The case may therefore serve to protect a gaming controller when it is not in use, as well as a stand for a display device to be used in combination with the gaming controller during a gaming experience.
Kanex

Dart game diddle and handicap alternative

A multiple target electronic dart gaming machine includes multiple targets mounted on opposite sides of a game board of a target assembly that is housed in a cabinet of the gaming machine. A visual display video monitor provides players and observers with game scores and the like.
Arachnid 360, Llc

Apparatus and providing neuromotor feedback to operator of video gaming implement

Neuromotor feedback is provided to a person grasping an automated reality implement that is part of an automated reality system or grasping a video game implement that is part of a video game system. A feedback apparatus attaches to the implement such that the weight a the feedback apparatus is supported entirely by the implement.

Sonar target simulator

A sonar target simulator (“sts”) for training a sonar operator is disclosed. The sts is configured to create a plurality of simulated scenarios within a gaming area having a plurality of environments.
The Boeing Company

Bonusing system for casino games

A bonusing system used in a casino environment is described. The bonusing system enables a player to make secondary wagers on a bonus outcome.
Rolled Up Gaming Partners

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

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

Electronic instant tickets for instant ticket vending machines

Systems and methods are provided to electronically dispense a plurality of electronic instant tickets (eits) from a gaming microprocessor that is electronically programmed by a game service provider with a set of predetermined eits. An instant ticket vending machine (itvm) communicates with the gaming microprocessor to receive the eits and display the results dictated by the eits.
Tapcentive, Inc.

Reconfigurable playing card devices and related systems and methods

Reconfigurable gaming tables and playing cards, such as card devices including thin, planar display devices, may be in communication with a processing device for randomly selecting card images stored in a data storage device for display on the display devices.. .
Bally Gaming, Inc.

System for trade-in bonus

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

Skill-based bonusing interleaved wagering system

A mobile device for a gaming system is disclosed, the mobile device providing an interactive controller configured to: communicate application telemetry; receive a wager outcome; receive an application resource; initiate a bonus goal; communicate additional application telemetry; receive and display bonus wager outcome; a wager controller constructed to: receive the wager request; determine a wager outcome; communicate the wager outcome; receive bonus wager request; determine a bonus wager outcome; and communicate bonus wager outcome; and the application controller operatively connecting the mobile device and the wager controller, the application controller constructed to: receive application telemetry; determine whether to trigger a wager; communicating wager request; receive and communicate the wager outcome; determine and communicate the application resource; communicate a bonus goal offer; receive additional application telemetry; determine whether the bonus goal is achieved; generate and communicate bonus wager request; communicate the bonus wager outcome.. .
Gamblit Gaming, Llc

Method of utilizing tokens within gaming, gambling and party systems

Provided is a method of utilizing tokens or charms within gaming, gambling or party systems. The system is typically incorporated into a computer software program which operates an online gaming system.
Flowplay, Inc.

Multifaceted application resource interleaved wagering system

An electronic gaming machine including a bill validator/ticket scanner, a ticket printer; an interactive controller operatively connected to an application controller, configured to: communicate application telemetry; receive application resource instructions; determine an application resource to award a user; communicate additional application telemetry; receive application resource availability; determine whether the application resource is made available to the user; a wager controller constructed to: receive input; determine a wager outcome based on the wager request; determine an amount of credit based on the wager outcome and the input credit; and print indicia of the amount of credit on a ticket; and an application controller constructed to: receive application telemetry; determine whether a wager is triggered; communicate the wager request instructions to the wager controller; determine the wager outcome; determine application resources to award based on the wager outcome; communicate the application resource instructions to the interactive controller.. .
Gamblit Gaming, Llc

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

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

Use of mobile device as a direct input/output device for a player tracking system for gaming machine

A mobile device is used as an input/output device for a player tracking system for gaming machines, such as slot machines. Each gaming machine has a unique identifier and each player has a unique identifier that is associated with an account of the player.
Iverson Gaming Systems, Inc.

Method and system for synchronous movement of gaming machines

The invention comprises methods and systems for moving gaming machines. Preferably, the positions of two or more movable gaming machines are controlled, such as to synchronously control their movement..

Games and gaming machines having wheel features

Gaming machines and games are configured with one or more wheel events or features. The wheel events or features may comprise main games or bonus games, or may comprise entertaining representations of outcomes of other games or events.
Rocket Gaming Systems, Llc

Method and electronic gaming

A system and method for controlling a player's rate of play is provided. In an embodiment, a rate of play is defined that influences when a player is transferred to a new hand, such as upon folding or when play in a current hand is completed.
Jack Ten Suited

Gaming device having advance game information analyzer

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

Systems and methods for customized camera views in virtualized environments

Systems and methods for providing customized camera views of virtualized environments are provided herein. In one embodiment a method includes detecting a gameplay event of interest within a virtual gaming environment and displaying a customized camera view of the gameplay event of interest based on user input receiving during traversal of a projectile from a weapon to a target.
Hothead Games Inc.

Recording companion

Active gameplay of a video game on a computer gaming device is overseen by a platform-level in-game recording companion that executes separately from any of a plurality of different video games. During active gameplay of the video game, the active gameplay is continuously and automatically buffered to a temporary storage buffer.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Display of system-level achievements with real-time updating

Examples of the disclosure provide real-time display of achievements to a user during gameplay. A computing device receives a request from a user to display a portion of achievement data describing performance of the user in a gaming application.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Synchronized gaming and programming

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

Method and determining performance of a gamer

A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a method for detecting a plurality of stimulus signals generated by a gaming accessory device, identifying a plurality of substitute gaming stimulations associated with the plurality of stimulus signals, substituting the plurality of stimulus signals with the plurality of substitute gaming stimulations, incorporating in each of the plurality of substitute gaming stimulations a first unique identifier to generate a plurality of updated substitute gaming stimulations, transmitting the plurality of updated substitute gaming stimulations to a computing device executing a gaming application, and receiving from the computing device a plurality of game action results, where each of the plurality of gaming action results comprises the first unique identifier of a corresponding one of the plurality of updated substitute gaming stimulations. Additional embodiments are disclosed..
Steelseries Aps

Gaming machine, method and program for providing a game

To provide a gaming machine that can provide a new type of game that maintains or improves the interest of a player, and a method and program for providing a game. In the gaming machine 1, by removing symbols of a particular type and moving a following symbol, the ratio of symbols of types other than the particular type becomes higher in the symbol array formed on the display unit 27, and it is easier for the symbol array to configure a winning combination.
Konami Gaming, Inc.

Gaming device having multiple game play option

Embodiments of this concept are directed to gaming devices that are configured to initiate multiple gaming events in response to a player input. The gaming device may include game initiating inputs that initiate a predetermined number of gaming events in response to the player input, or the gaming device may include configurable game initiating inputs that initiate a number of gaming events specified by the player, specified the gaming device, or specified by a gaming server.
Patent Investment & Licensing Company

Enhanced interleaved wagering system

An electronic gaming machine, including an interactive controller configured to: communicate application telemetry; display a wager outcome; communicate an indication to enter a tournament; communicate tournament application telemetry associated with the tournament; display a tournament award; a wager controller constructed to: receive wager request; determine and communicate the wager outcome; the application controller operatively connecting the interactive controller and the wager controller, the application controller also operatively connected to a tournament controller and constructed to: receive the application telemetry; determine whether to trigger a wager; communicate the wager request; receive the wager outcome; receive the tournament entry indication; receive tournament award; communicate the tournament award.. .
Gamblit Gaming, Llc

Gaming system and method providing a bonus opportunity when a designated relationship exists between a plurality of randomly determined elements

Various embodiments of the present disclosure are directed to a gaming system and method providing a bonus opportunity when a designated relationship exists between a plurality of randomly determined elements. The gaming system randomly generates a plurality of elements in association with a play of a secondary game.
Igt

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

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

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

Hybrid gaming system having omniscience gambling proposition

Systems and methods for providing a gambling hybrid game having an omniscience mode are disclosed. The systems and method involve receiving an input from a player accepting an omniscience gambling proposition.
Gamblit Gaming, Llc

Gaming machine, control machine, and program for gaming machine

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

Gaming machine top display

A bonus display and gaming machine with a bonus display are disclosed, the bonus display includes a square video display arranged in a diamond pattern to display content such as a bonus wheel. Back illuminated inner and outer rings are mounted to cover at least portions of the video display and are back illuminated by, for example, light emitting diodes.
Bally Gaming, Inc.

Gaming machine, controlling gaming machine, and computer-readable recording medium

A gaming machine, a method of controlling a gaming machine, and a computer-readable recording medium storing a program wherein a first game and a second game are related to each other are provided. In a gaming machine, a first area and a second area sharing virtual reel strips are displayed, only the first area is set as a determination area in a first game, and both the first area and the second area are set as determination areas in a second game.
Konami Gaming, Inc.

System and optimizing virtual games

The present specification describes an assistive tool that facilitates the design of video games to achieve a true randomized, non-biased and neutral gaming environment that is bounded so that extremes of disincentives and excess incentives are avoided. In one embodiment, the tool allows for simulation of game environment and generates variables that enable reward acquisition by players.
Activision Publishing, Inc.

Method of encoding multiple languages in a video file for a gaming machine

The invention provides a method of encoding multiple languages in a video file for use in a gaming machine, comprising encoding first video file segments in first language, encoding second video file segments in a second language and encoding one or more third video file segments that do not display any language. A first set of instructions is executable by a computing device of the gaming machine to combine the first and third video file segments into a video presentation in the first language to be displayed on a display of the gaming machine.
Ainsworth Game Technology Limited

Electronic device with slidable control button

The slidable control button device provides inputs to an electronic communication device such as a smartphone. When the slidable control button is moved to positions within a grooved path, it acquires additional functionalities.

Method and training a user of a software application

A method that incorporates teachings of the subject disclosure may include, for example, detecting a game stimulus signal generated by a first gaming accessory device, determining a first game action result based on the game stimulus signal, analyzing the first game action result to provide a first coaching message to achieve a desired result, and presenting the coaching message. Additional embodiments are disclosed..
Steelseries Aps

Electronic gaming based on intermediate points in an event

Systems and methods related to gaming based on the results at intervals of a race.. .
Cfph, Llc

Gaming apparatus and methods

A gaming method or apparatus for playing by one host and at least one player and having a set of rules provides at least one feature which is exercisable by a player before making the decision and upon payment or receipt of a valuable consideration. Exercise of the feature by the player is to result in an apparent increase but an actual decrease in average return-to-player or long-term probability of winning by the player after taking into account the valuable consideration paid or received by the player..
Takara Gaming Solutions Limited

Flexible determination of progressive awards

The present invention provides novel method and devices for implementing progressive systems on networked gaming machines and associated network devices. Some preferred implementations of the invention allow a target progressive pool size to be selected and apply payouts such that the actual progressive pool size is not likely to exceed greatly the target progressive pool size.
Igt

Portable intermediary trusted device

In one embodiment, an intermediary gaming trusted electronic device for use with an untrusted ped may include a position sensor configured to acquire position information, a memory configured to store at least game session data, and a processor configured to at least: securely communicate with a gaming apparatus via the wireless transceiver; securely communicate with the associated untrusted ped; determine whether a gaming session is permitted based on the position information; receive gaming data from the gaming apparatus if it is determined that the gaming session is permitted; transmit presentation data to the associated untrusted ped for presentation on a display of the associated ped, wherein the intermediary gaming trusted device is able to support interaction between the gaming apparatus and the associated untrusted ped so that the associated untrusted ped, when coupled to the intermediary gaming trusted device, can execute a gaming software.. .
Nguyen Gaming Llc

Interactive gaming systems with artificial intelligence

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

Inspection system, inspecting device and gaming chip

An inspection system inspects gaming chips each having a color or a display indicating a value on an outer surface in a state where the gaming chips are stored in a case in which a maximum number of gaming chips to be stored is limited, and a radio tag storing gaming chip information is embedded in each of the gaming chips. The gaming chips are stored in the case capable of containing a row of gaming chips stacked in a thickness direction, and the inspection system includes a reading device that reads the radio tag of the gaming chip in the case and acquires gaming chip information of the gaming chip and a determining unit that compares the gaming chip information with a maximum number of gaming chips storable in the case and determines an abnormality of the gaming chip in the case when the number of gaming chips obtained from the gaming chip information is different from a maximum number of storable gaming chips..
Angel Playing Cards Co., Ltd.

Gaming system, gaming device, and method providing one or more alternative wager propositions if a credit balance is less than a designated wager amount

Various embodiments of gaming systems, gaming devices, and methods of the present disclosure provide one or more alternative wagering propositions to a player when the player's credit balance is less than (or, in certain embodiments, less than or equal to) a designated wager amount. If the player accepts one of the alternative wager propositions, the player risks an amount of the player's remaining credit balance for a chance to win an alternative award.
Igt

Enhanced on-demand service functionality implemented in casino gaming networks

Various aspects described or referenced herein are directed to different methods, systems, and computer program products for implementing on demand services in casino gaming establishments utilizing a communications network.. .
Synergy Blue, Llc

Inspection system, inspecting device, and gaming chip

An inspection system inspects gaming chips each having a color or a display indicating a value on an outer surface in a state where the gaming chips are stored in a case in which a maximum number of gaming chips to be stored is limited, and a radio tag storing gaming chip information is embedded in each gaming chip. The gaming chips are stored in the case capable of containing a row of gaming chips stacked in a thickness direction, and the inspection system includes a reading device that reads the radio tag of the gaming chip in the case and acquires gaming chip information of the gaming chip and a determining unit that compares the gaming chip information with a maximum number of gaming chips storable in the case and determines an abnormality of the gaming chip in the case when the number of gaming chips obtained from the gaming chip information is different from a maximum number of storable gaming chips..
Angel Playing Cards Co., Ltd.

Methods and distributed gaming over a mobile device

Some embodiments of the invention provide a method and system for detecting unusual performance in a game. The game has a participant.
Winview, Inc.

Gaming server and method to generate information-rich profiles

Various aspects of a gaming server and method are disclosed herein, which includes receipt of a request from a first electronic device of a plurality of electronic devices communicatively coupled to the gaming server. The received request may comprise a request to compare a gaming profile of a first user associated with the first electronic device with one or more other gaming profiles of one or more other users associated with one or more other electronic devices.
Sony Interactive Entertainment Llc

Gaming server and method to generate context-aware gaming information

A gaming server and method for generating context-aware gaming information are disclosed, which includes receipt of a view request from a first gaming device associated with a first user, by the gaming server. The view request includes a request to view a gaming profile of a second user.
Sony Interactive Entertainment Llc

Programmable game-based haptic enabled gun controller

Various systems, game controllers, and methods for simulating various objects such as weapons are provided. For example, a game controller may include a trigger, a processor within the body that receives a trigger signal when the trigger is activated by the user.
Immersion Corporation

Remote gaming and projection

Remote gaming and/or projection are provided. A first device includes a gaming system or presentations associated with its display.
Hewlett-packard Development Company, L.p.

Electronic gaming die

An electronic gaming die includes an enclosure, a flexible substrate, a number of light emitting diodes, a sensor, a processor and a battery. The enclosure has n sides where n is equal to or greater than 4.
Board Of Regents, The University Of Texas System

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).
Igt

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.

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..
Igt

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..
Igt

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.
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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.
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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.
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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.. .
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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.
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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.. .
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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.. .
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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..
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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.
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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.. .
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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..
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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.. .
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.. .
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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.
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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.
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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