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US20110275441 PORTABLE REAL ESTATE SOCIAL GAME AND INFORMATION SHARING SYSTEM  
A method, apparatus, and computer readable storage to implement an interactive social gaming environment relating to real estate purchasing. Users (or players) of the system can access valuable...
US20120015742 DYNAMIC REQUIREMENT VARIATION FOR ONLINE GAME NETWORK ASSET ACQUISITION  
Example systems and methods relating to dynamic requirement variation for asset acquisition in an online game are presented. In an example online game for multiple players, a plurality of...
US20060247054 Generating unique virtual identifiers  
A method, apparatus, system, and signal-bearing medium that, in an embodiment, generate virtual user identifiers that represents users, where the virtual user identifiers are unique to their...
US20090054127 Multi-Stage Future Events Outcome Prediction Game  
Apparatus and method for the playing of a multi-stage multi-player future event outcome prediction game. The prediction game involves the prediction or forecasting or guessing of the actual...
US20120028712 DISTRIBUTED CLOUD GAMING METHOD AND SYSTEM WHERE INTERACTIVITY AND RESOURCES ARE SECURELY SHARED AMONG MULTIPLE USERS AND NETWORKS  
A method for rendering content from a first device to a second device in a network environment, comprising the steps of providing a Master set-top box, sending an invitation and a corresponding...
US20140087863 Electronic Gaming Machine Configuration using an Impromptu Configuration Channel  
An electronic gaming machine (EGM) may use a temporary network to perform configuration updates upon determining that a maintenance mode is active and that normal gaming operation is suspended....
US20080004117 Multi-Player Gaming  
A method of enabling the playing of a game is described in which an electronic message requesting assistance is sent during a game being played by a gamer. Assistance is provided for a portion of...
US20100323784 GAMING BONUS HAVING ODD-INCREASING WINS  
Embodiments of the present invention are directed to gaming devices having bonuses with odd-increasing wins and methods of operating gaming systems and gaming devices to provide bonuses that have...
US20060030408 Game play with mobile communications device synchronization  
A mobile communications device including a transceiver; a system for playing a game; and a system for downloading game status information through the transceiver and a mobile communications...
US20120244951 NETWORK DELIVERY OF ENTERTAINMENT SOFTWARE  
A system and method for preparing entertainment software for reduced network delivery time includes analyzing entertainment software to identify a first stage implementing a subset of the...
US20130035157 METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR INTERFACING WITH A THIRD-PARTY APPLICATION  
A system for interfacing with a third-party application is described. The system includes a third-party device, a server-based system configured to communicate with the third-party device, and a...
US20120046097 METHOD FOR DISTRIBUTING LARGE PAYOUTS WITH MINIMAL INTERRUPTION OF A GAMING SESSION  
Apparatus and methods for administering payouts in gaming machines are disclosed. More particularly, improved techniques for distributing large payouts with minimal interruption of a gaming...
US20130303291 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR ROSTER MANAGEMENT IN FANTASY SPORTS CONTEST APPLICATIONS  
The fantasy sports contest application of the present invention alerts the user of necessary roster changes before an upcoming fantasy sports competition. The fantasy sports contest application...
US20080207333 Systems and/or methods for stock portfolio based competitive simulations  
The exemplary embodiments described herein relate to systems and/or methods for competitive simulations and, more particularly, to systems and/or methods in which users build stock portfolios that...
US20110165946 System and Method for Conducting a Fantasy Sports Game  
A system and method for a fantasy sporting event game that reduces the requirement that the game player be skilled in the sport, or have knowledge of the sport. The method resolves the competition...
US20120115616 INTEGRATED ACTIVE CONTROL SYSTEM FOR MANAGING GAMING DEVICES  
An integrated active control system includes gaming devices, a server, and a network connecting the server and gaming devices. The gaming devices include gaming terminals and gaming tables. The...
US20110077080 3D Gaming client for interactive musical video games inventor(s)  
A 3D gaming client in a mobile phone supporting interactive musical video games. Based on beats in an audio input, visual artifacts are created/and presented to the user in a 3D gaming...
US20070191108 REGULATED GAMING - AGILE MEDIA PLAYER FOR CONTROLLING GAMES  
A method for agile downloading and controlling regulated games in a distributed gaming system, the games being selected from a large library of certified games. A preferred embodiment of the...
US20140094314 METHOD FOR CREATING A MINI-GAME  
A starting location for the mini-game is chosen in the legacy game state. A snapshot is generated of that location. Once the snapshot is taken, trigger events are identified. Triggers...
US20130157736 Systems and Methods for Playing and Managing Virtual Activities Via User Devices  
Generally, systems and methods for playing and managing electronic games via a mobile device. According to one aspect, users can be located at geographically distributed activity centers (e.g.,...
US20140274410 SMART PING SYSTEM  
A system, computer-readable storage medium storing at least one program, and a computer-implemented method for providing a smart ping mechanism are presented. For example, an example embodiment...
US20100311491 Gaming System and A Method of Gaming  
A gaming system is disclosed which is arranged to identify a player and to display a player game menu specific to the player when the player is identified at a gaming device. The gaming system...
US20120214599 Gaming System and a Method of Gaming  
A method of community gaming comprising determining that a community game is to be conducted for one or more players of a plurality of linked gaming devices collectively offering at least two...
US20100099496 GAME FOR GENERATING EQUIVALENT PHRASES  
The invention provides a method of at least in part operating a computer system. A game includes receiving a plurality of rephrases, associating each rephrase with a respective player...
US20110195786 APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR RETROFITTING CANDLE DEVICES ON A GAMING MACHINE  
A gaming peripheral for a gaming machine is described. The gaming peripheral can be configured to emulate the functions of a lighting device, such as a candle. The gaming peripheral can be...
US20120220375 Fantasy Sports News Alert  
A method of providing an on line service to fantasy sports players who own, draft or manage fictional teams of professional athletes which compete against each other where the service is notifying...
US20140323226 SYSTEMS AND METHODS TO SEND GAME INVITATIONS  
A system, a non-transitory machine-readable storage medium storing instructions, and a method to send a telephonic message is provided. A request may be received from a first mobile device...
US20120276964 VIDEO GAMES INCLUDING REAL-LIFE ATTRIBUTES AND/OR FANTASY TEAM SETTINGS  
A video gaming system and related network interfaces with an online fantasy sports game. The video game play is enhanced using various features of a fantasy sports game. Similarly, the fantasy...
US20130225267 MASSIVELY MULTIPLAYER GAME PROVIDING ONLINE SOCIAL INFLUENCE  
A massively multiplayer online game allowing players to use their influence to affect outcomes of the game. A method in the massively multiplayer online game comprises providing currency to a...
US20080125206 Techniques to award bonuses to users based on a machine pay from another user  
In one embodiment, it is determined when a pre-determined outcome occurs. The outcome may provide a predetermined machine pay that is awarded to a first user playing a game. One or more users are...
US20110250951 CONTROLLING PLAYER-TO-PLAYER COMMERCE IN VIDEO GAME ENVIRONMENT  
Players of a video game can enter contracts and engage in various simple or complex financial transactions employing credit systems such as credit cards, other financial instruments and other...
US20060003825 Match game processing method, match game system, and storage medium thereof  
A match game processing method performs a match game having a plurality of stages by a plurality of players. By communicating among game apparatuses, a control unit controls to synchronize among...
US20110111824 GAMING SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PROVIDING AN INCREMENTAL WAGERING GAME  
Various embodiments of the present disclosure provide a gaming device which enables a player to purchase the game in stages or increments. The gaming device enables the player to place a first...
US20050037846 Method of interactive computer game  
This invention relates to computer games and advertising technologies. Its technical result is the increase in advertising value and the commercial attractiveness of any computer game. A player...
US20130035164 Automated Apparent Responses in Massively Multiplayer Online Games  
Software at a massively multiplayer online (MMO) game website receives a request for assistance with a game task from a first player of a MMO game. The software transmits the request to a second...
US20090227360 RESEQUENCING AND VALIDATION OF PLAYING INSTRUMENTS  
Methods and systems relating to virtual playing instruments generated from physical playing instruments are provided. In one embodiment, a child deck may be created using one or more rules to...
US20130310181 Multiplayer Dynamic Battle Session Matchmaking  
Methods and systems for performing smart matchmaking in a massive multiplayer online game are described herein. A video game such as a vehicle-based combat game may include multiple types of...
US20110256934 System and Method of Using Existing Cabling While Achieving Ethernet Network Capabilities and Speed  
A communication network and method of conversion provides an Ethernet and a first protocol to a gaming area. The network includes a server area Ethernet; a gaming area Ethernet; a long cable; a...
US20130165231 DIRECTIONAL WIRELESS COMMUNICATION  
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 detect the presence of...
US20070213131 Video flare system for manual lottery games  
A video flare system for use with manual lottery games includes a programmable computer system having game information stored therein which includes a list of predetermined winning lottery game...
US20120021838 Automatic Delivery of Digital Content to a Computing Device  
Automatic downloading of digital content to a computing device is provided. Digital content that is available from a remote content server is checked to determine if any digital content matches...
US20110195788 DEVICE HEALTH MONITORING FOR GAMING MACHINES  
A gaming peripheral for a gaming machine is described. The gaming peripheral can be configured to emulate the functions of a lighting device, such as a candle. The gaming peripheral can be...
US20120088577 GAMING SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PROVIDING A BONUS BASED ON NUMBER OF GAMING MACHINES BEING ACTIVELY PLAYED  
A gaming system includes a controller linked to a plurality of gaming devices. The central server tracks: (i) a quantity of gaming devices being actively played by players, or (ii) a quantity of...
US20070167237 Game System, Game Platform, Game Server, Game User Terminal And Method For Applying Location Information In Game  
A game system and a game platform include a location inquiry unit that may request and obtain location information of a game user terminal from a positioning system. A method for a game system...
US20090186692 Wagering Game System Having Bonus Game Configurations  
A method and system for making a plurality of bonus games available on a gaming machine. The bonus games each have associated bonus game instructions. The bonus game instructions are stored in a...
US20110183732 GENERATING CASINO FLOOR MAPS  
This describes generating casino floor maps. In some embodiments, the casino monitoring system can analyze captured data of casino floor objects. The system can determine meta-data related to any...
US20080004122 System and Method for Generating Targeted Newsletters  
A system and a method of providing a targeted newsletter is provided. The method includes monitoring a game while a game player plays the game on a game computer, collecting game related...
US20130095928 TOOL EMPLOYING DYNAMIC COMPETITION LEVELS FOR IMPROVED PERFORMANCE  
A dynamic competition tool varies the competition level that one or more competing users experience while working to reach a goal or objective. The dynamic competition tool receives performance...
US20110302617 ON-DEMAND SESSION INITIATION AND MANAGEMENT  
Methods and systems to provide and manage on-demand sessions are described herein. A request is received from a client to start an on-demand session. It is determined if there are sufficient...
US20100311492 GAMING SYSTEM, A METHOD OF GAMING AND AN ADDITIONAL GAME CONTROLLER  
A method of gaming comprising: determining which of a plurality of gaming devices, each operable for independent play of one or more games, are eligible for an additional game; initiating an...