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9039507 Integrating social communities and wagering games  
A wagering game system and its operations are described herein. In some examples, the operations include detecting a side wager placed by a social network user accounts connected to a communal...
9039536 Systems and methods for flexible gaming environments  
Systems and methods for a flexible, dynamically configurable, process of connecting together modules or elements of a hybrid game having an entertainment game component and a gambling game...
9039534 Method and apparatus for enabling a player to simultaneously control game play on multiple gaming devices  
In accordance with at least one embodiment, a gaming system is operable to determine a first gaming device being operated by a player and select a second gaming device to be controlled, via the...
9039509 Electronic gaming device with bingo poker  
Examples disclosed herein relate to systems and methods, which may utilize bingo mapping gaming options. The systems and methods may include bingo mapping functionality in a Class II environment.
9041739 Matching physical locations for shared virtual experience  
Embodiments for matching participants in a virtual multiplayer entertainment experience are provided. For example, one embodiment provides a method including receiving from each user of a...
9039516 Concurrent play on multiple gaming machines  
Some implementations allow a player to control multiple gaming machines involved in a concurrent gaming session by interacting with only one of the machines. For example, a patron may be able to...
9039533 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...
9039505 Game device, method for controlling game device, and information storage medium  
Action history writing means (92) of a game device (10) writes, into storing means (80), in a game being executed, action history data indicative of an action history performed by a specified...
9039522 Progressive jackpot alerts in a gaming system  
Various embodiments are directed to a gaming system capable of providing progressive level alerts or promotions when a progressive jackpot reaches a predetermined value. In one embodiment, the...
9039518 Single sign-on for wager gaming players over a wide-area network  
When the player identifies herself to a gaming machine at a casino, for example by inserting a player tracking card into the card reader, she is, at generally the same time, logging onto a game...
9039535 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...
9033804 Game processing server apparatus and game processing server system  
A game processing server apparatus, to which plural terminal devices each being operated by a player are connected via a network, configured to provide a game service to the plural terminal...
9033802 Wagering game system having bonus game configurations  
A gaming system is disclosed having a gaming terminal including at least one input device and at least one display device and a network coupled to the gaming terminal. At least one memory device...
9033788 Entertainment management system with multi-lingual support  
A system and method manages an electronic gaming environment. The gaming environment includes at least one gaming device. The system includes a database and a computer coupled to the database. The...
9033805 Three dimensional operations in an isometric projection  
A system, computer-readable storage medium storing at least one program, and a computer-implemented method for providing three-dimensional operations in an isometric projection are presented. A...
9033803 Changing a virtual world based on real-world locations of players  
A method of changing a virtual world of a computer-implemented game based on real-world locations of players of the computer-implemented game is disclosed. A presence of a player of the...
9037725 Online game system, method, and computer-readable medium  
Certain embodiments herein are directed to an online game system, computer-readable medium, and a method comprising: providing a network system comprising a central device and a plurality of...
9033789 Apparatus and method for controlling prize funds won by a user in a gaming system  
Apparatus and methods for controlling prize funds won by a user in a gaming system are disclosed. The apparatus includes a credit meter memory (1) for storing data indicative of an amount of...
9033796 Automatic movement of player character in network game  
A player participating in a network game moves a player character of the player by manipulating a video game apparatus of the player. As the player performs an autopilot operation, the video game...
9028329 Integrating remotely-hosted and locally rendered content on a gaming device  
A wager gaming machine may be configured not only to provide wagering games, but also to communicate with one or more hosts that can provide information and/or services pertaining to local wager...
9028325 Number of players determined using facial recognition  
There is provided a system and method for determining a number of players present using facial recognition. There is provided a method comprising capturing an image of the players present, and...
9031524 Computer-readable storage medium having stored therein information processing program, information processor, information processing system, and information processing method  
A game apparatus receives signals from a plurality of game apparatuses. When the game apparatus has received signals from the plurality of game apparatuses, the game apparatus sorts the signals by...
9028324 Method and apparatus for promoting desired on-line activities using on-line games  
The present invention relates to a computer system and method for promoting on-line activities on desired sites via a virtual entertainment system that provides games, interactions or activities...
9028322 Method and system for providing gambling games  
Methods and systems for providing gambling games to users wherein the games are not tied to a particular gaming operator. Specifically, a third party gaming system provides central access to a...
9028331 Game system, and game apparatus and a storage medium storing a game program for said game apparatus  
A game system is provided with a communication mode using communication and a task mode in which a player selects one task from a plurality of tasks (operations), and plays a game with an aim to...
9028330 Gaming system  
A network-based gaming system includes a website hosted by a web server connected to the network, the website including a member login interface, a social graph application program interface...
9032307 Computational delivery system for avatar and background game content  
Data defining an avatar is received over a network. A sprite sheet comprising a plurality of sprites is created, using the data defining the avatar. Each sprite includes a partial rendering of the...
9026665 Optimization of gaming application execution using proxy connection  
Technology is disclosed herein for executing multiple gaming applications on a computing device. According to at least one embodiment, a computing device receives requests for network connections...
9022870 Web-based game platform with mobile device motion sensor input  
A distributed gaming platform is provided wherein mobile devices (e.g., a smartphone) with motion sensors are used as input controllers of a game. A cloud-based gaming rules engine manages...
9022855 Gaming system and method for rewarding players  
A gaming system a method of rewarding players of electronic gaming machines connected by a network to a host computer which includes accumulating player-usable points at a network-accessible...
9022868 Method and system for creating a virtual world where user-controlled characters interact with non-player characters  
A method of providing an interactive virtual environment is provided. The method includes using a computer system to receive registration information, establish an account for a user and...
9022867 Gaming system with tournament communication protocols  
Networked gaming systems and the communication protocols for presenting a network-based games or network-based tournament games are disclosed herein. According to one embodiment, the gaming system...
9022854 Automated remote configuration of wagering game machines  
Systems and methods for providing configurations for one or more wagering game machines are described. The systems and methods receive performance data for the wagering game machine and analyze...
9022869 System and method for merging user accounts  
Disclosed herein is technology for merging a two separate user accounts. The virtual content in the accounts can be designated at mergeable content and managed content. The user chooses one...
9022866 User interface system and system-controlled bonus system  
Systems and methods for managing a limited-time bonus period are disclosed herein. According to one method, one or more triggering events are established for the gaming machines, wherein the...
9017180 Distributed scoring system  
In one embodiment, a distributed bowling center system includes two or more computing devices associated with respective bowling center peripherals. The bowling center peripherals are any...
9021390 Methods and apparatus for optimized pausing of an embedded application to render pop-up window  
Methods and systems executing an embedded application within the context of a first client application are provided. One method includes executing application logic to adjust states of one or more...
9017169 Franchise mechanic for interactive social games  
A franchise game mechanic for use in an online social game that promotes interaction between users.
9017170 Method and apparatus for interactive gameplay across multiple computing platforms  
A method and apparatus is disclosed for enabling interactive gameplay across multiple platforms.
9017173 Gaming system and method having promotions based on player selected gaming environment preferences  
A gaming system including a tracking system or a player tracking system and plurality of gaming machines. The gaming machines include at least one display device and a plurality of player...
9017172 Video game control server, video game control apparatus, and video game control program product  
A video game control server for controlling progress of a video game via a communication network is provided. A game board information on a game board formed in a matrix manner is stored in the...
9017171 Systems and methods for socially motivated multiplayer gaming  
Various exemplary embodiments engage the community as a whole to complete game play tasks. In doing so, a large scale cooperative play may be achieved without having large groups of people...
9011251 Wagering game with shared payoff based on multiple player selections  
The present invention is directed to a gaming terminal and a method of playing a wagering game at a gaming terminal whereby multiple players make selections and accumulate bonus awards as the game...
9011223 Combat simulation gaming system  
The present invention is a system for conducting a combat simulation game in which each player is outfitted with equipment enabling data concerning the game play ability of the player to be...
9011247 Controlling casino lighting content and audio content  
A wagering game system and its operations are described herein. In embodiments, the operations can include presenting coordinated wagering game light and sound effects across multiple presentation...
9011226 Gaming system and method providing a multiplayer card game with multiple fold options and interrelated bonuses  
Various embodiments of the present disclosure are directed to a gaming system and method providing a multiplayer card game with multiple fold options and interrelated bonuses. In one embodiment,...
9011252 Extended and editable gamer profile  
A user profile for an online gaming service is created. The user profile contains user gaming information received from a first location. The user profile is stored in a database, and the user is...
9011253 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...
9011254 Gaming via peer-to-peer networks  
A method includes discovering, via a device, a peer-to-peer gaming service of a peer-to-peer network offered by a peer device, wherein the peer-to-peer gaming service facilitates a user of the...
9011242 System and method for determining and acting on a user'S value across different platforms  
Individual users may log into the same online game from multiple different social networking platforms. The disclosed technology provides a way to unite users' accounts such that users that have...