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8226470 Method of linking devices to gaming machines  
A method of dynamically linking abstracted hardware devices, which are used in association with gaming machines, to gaming software is disclosed. The game machine has a central processing unit...
8221217 Gaming system and method of gaming  
A gaming system comprising a display area and a player symbol selector for selecting the player symbols from a plurality of player symbols. The player symbol selector comprises a plurality of...
8221237 Game sound output device, game sound control method, information recording medium, and program  
A first sound volume calculation unit (251) obtains a length of a straight line connecting a sound emitting object and a sound detection object, and calculates a first sound volume attenuated from...
8216051 Slot machine with alterable reel symbols  
A mechanical reel system with alterable reel symbols. Pivoting reel symbol members are provided at predetermined locations about a reel, each member having two, three, or six sides, for example....
8210942 Portable wagering game with vibrational cues and feedback mechanism  
A handheld gaming machine including one or more actuators for providing vibrational cues or feedback during play of a wagering game to indicate the occurrence of a wagering-game event, such as a...
8210533 Gaming system, gaming device and method for providing draw poker game  
A gaming system having a five card draw poker game is provided. An initial five card hand is dealt and a first draw card is revealed. The player may keep or discard the first draw card. After the...
8210532 Gaming system, gaming device and method for providing draw poker game  
A gaming system having a five card draw poker game is provided. An initial five card hand is dealt and a first draw card is revealed. The player may keep or discard the first draw card. After the...
8197338 Suspending wagering game play on wagering game machines  
Systems and methods for suspending wagering game play on wagering game machines are described herein. In one embodiment, the method includes receiving a content signal associated with regulated...
8197344 Gaming terminal data monitoring network  
A method of storing data serially transmitted between a gaming terminal and a computer on one or more servers in a network. The gaming terminal and computer are typically linked in gaming...
8192273 Game server, game control method, and game machine  
A plurality of game machines installed in a single hall are collectively controlled. Based on information of coin or credit consumption in a certain game machine on which a player is performing a...
8187084 Electronic amusement device and method for operating a game offering continuous reels  
A gaming device and method for controlling operating the gaming device is disclosed. The gaming device initiates a paid play, and determines an outcome of the play. The outcome is visually...
8187078 Game server, game machine, and game control method  
In a collective control of plural game machines placed in the same parlor, it is detected whether there is a player change with each game machine and, based on the detection result, the cumulative...
8186682 Method and apparatus for providing advice regarding gaming strategies  
Methods for providing gaming advice are provided. For example, regarding a blackjack game, one or more first player cards are identified for a first player and one or more second player cards are...
8177623 Slot machine and control method of game  
A slot machine of the present invention comprises: a symbol display device capable of variably displaying a plurality of symbols; and a controller, the controller programmed to execute the...
8162316 Game system and device for projecting game information onto a surface  
A game system is provided that includes at least one game device and at least one game piece. The game piece includes game information, which is not readily legible to the naked eye, and is...
RE43297 Bonus play method for a gambling device  
A method for playing a gaming device where selected bets enable various bonuses. In the preferred embodiment 5 different bonuses are offered depending on credit per line bets, and said bonuses may...
8140385 Promotional campaign award validation methods through a distributed computer network  
Code processing for promotional games and the like. In a preferred application, a lottery ticket holder who has purchased a lottery ticket is encouraged to access a designated Internet site by...
8128089 Automated bingo game based on RFID-tagged balls  
Embodiments of the disclosed technology provide a method of integrating radio frequency identification (RFID) and near field communication (NFC) to add excitement, features, automation or...
8109826 Voucher gaming player terminal  
A gaming system and method of playing a gaming device by a user. The method includes inserting a voucher having a voucher value into the gaming device and accessing a database having voucher data...
8096870 Gaming machine capable of bet of monetary value as a condition for acquisition of insurance pay  
A display displays a frame of image associated with a unit game, a counter to be reset under a prescribed condition increments a count value along with execution of the unit game, and a controller...
8092296 Symbol display device for game machine  
A slot machine includes a reel assembly which has a transparent outer reel and a translucent inner reel disposed coaxially within the outer reel. The outer and inner reels are provided with first...
8083580 Slot machine and control method of game  
A slot machine includes a symbol display device that variably displays a plurality of symbols, and a controller. A mode shifts from a non-insurance mode to an insurance mode on a condition that a...
8083579 Slot machine and control method of game  
A slot machine of the present invention comprises: a mechanical reel device provided with a plurality of reels each having a plurality of symbols drawn on its peripheral face; an image display...
8075408 Modular visual output component  
In a first aspect there is provided a modular visual output component for a gaming machine, including a housing, at least one visual output device, an input connector electrically coupled to the...
8074991 Let me roll sic bo  
Let Me Roll Sic Bo is a dice game blended Sic Bo with traditional craps game. It is using three regular dice (cubes). Each die has six sides and different number of spots on it (from one to six)....
8070610 Repositionable handle assemblies for drop-in-bar gaming machines  
A “drop-in” style bar top gaming machine that includes a support frame having at least two opposed support walls, and a top panel assembly supporting a display device. The top panel assembly is...
8066564 Gaming system and method having wager allocation  
A gaming system which displays a plurality of reels. Each reel is associated with a display area which displays a symbol. A wager is allocated to each one of the display areas. An award is...
8062118 Slot machine and control method of game  
A slot machine of the present invention comprises: a symbol display device capable of variably displaying a plurality of symbols; and a controller, the controller programmed to execute the...
8057294 Wagering game system with community gaming system  
A gaming system for playing a wagering game and a community-event includes a plurality of gaming machines configured to participate in a community-event game. A controller is configured to...
8052148 Wheel indicator and progressive bonus means  
A game system including a progressive bonus apparatus connected to a plurality of individual game units. In an exemplary embodiment, the progressive bonus apparatus receives score contributions...
8038526 Gaming machine  
When a predetermined amount of credits have been inserted into a slot machine, the game mode is switched from the non-insurance mode to the insurance mode according to the player's input operation...
8033912 Method and apparatus for competitive bonus games based upon strategy or skill  
The present invention relates to gaming systems and methods where enablement for play of a bonus game is linked to play of a primary game. A player may qualify for the bonus game by preselected...
8025563 Gaming machine  
With regard to a slot machine, in a case that a predetermined amount of credits has been inserted, the game mode is switched from a non-insurance mode to an insurance mode according to the...
8021225 Gaming machine  
When a predetermined amount of credits has been inserted into a slot machine, the game mode is switched from a non-insurance mode to an insurance mode according to the player's input operation via...
8016656 Apparatus and method for playing poker-style games involving a draw  
An apparatus and method for enhancing participation in gaming activities that involve replacement items, replacement cards, or other draw-type activity. A player is allowed to hold cards (or other...
8016679 Universal game modules for message communication between at least two casino controllers  
Two-way communications between casino games and diverse master controllers using a universal game module there between allows routing event messages with standard protocols. The universal game...
8016289 Electronic amusement device and method for operating a game offering continuous reels  
A gaming device and method for controlling operating the gaming device is disclosed. The gaming device initiates a paid play, and determines an outcome of the play. The outcome is visually...
8002624 Gaming machine reel having a flexible dynamic display  
A gaming machine, specifically a slot machine, having a viewing region through which one or more internal reels are visible. The internal reels having a flexible display, mounted on the outer...
7993191 Gaming system, gaming device and method for providing draw poker game  
A gaming system having a five card draw poker game is provided. The gaming system causes an initial five card hand to be dealt to the player and also causes a first draw card to be revealed to the...
7985131 Slot machine and control method of game  
A slot machine of the present invention comprises: a symbol display device capable of variably displaying a plurality of symbols; an image display device; and a controller, the controller...
7980942 System and method for playing a role-playing game  
A method and apparatus for playing a variation of keno in which the game player pays to play through any number of methods, reveals whether the player has a winning number of matches by playing a...
7980933 Method of and apparatus for playing a card game  
The invention provides an electronic video game apparatus which includes a display for displaying a video depiction of a first card game on the display. Each card in the first card game has a card...
7976372 Gaming system having multiple player simultaneous display/input device  
A game table having a multiplayer interactive display/input device which enables multiple players to simultaneously play primary or base wagering games and/or secondary or bonus games using the...
7972208 Slot machine and control method of game  
A slot machine of the present invention comprises: a symbol display device capable of variably displaying a plurality of symbols; an image display device; and a controller, the controller...
7967292 Games, and methods for improved game play in games of chance and games of skill  
A variety of games and methods for enhancing game play are provided. In one aspect, a secondary or ancillary game is played in parallel with a first game, such as a lottery ball draw. Yet another...
7959152 Gaming device with transport device and method of use  
In certain embodiments, the present invention relates to a gaming device including a game apparatus adapted to allow a player to play a game. The gaming device may include a prize holder adapted...
7955171 System and method for automatically initiating game play on an electronic gaming device  
An electronic gaming device, such as a slot machine, is provided which initiates a game without input from a player. After initiating the game, the device may present one or more active game...
7950661 Wireless monitoring of a card game and/or wagers in gaming  
A method for automating a card game includes wirelessly interrogating each of a plurality of playing cards using radio frequency transmissions. For at least some of the playing cards, determining...
7942731 Method and apparatus for facilitating game play with a mortgaging option  
In some embodiments, methods and apparatus allow for a plurality of options to be displayed to a player for playing at least one round of a game in accordance with at least one advantage and/or...
7942417 Gaming machine with reels  
Certain embodiments of the present invention relate to gaming machines having mechanical reels. The machine is adapted so that the reels to some extent protrude from the front face of the machine...