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7824267 Method and apparatus for gaming machines with a tournament play bonus feature  
A tournament gaming system is disclosed including one or more gaming machines programmed for play of at least one tournament game. A plurality of gaming machines may be linked for tournament play...
7824268 Live hosted online multiplayer game  
A live-hosted multiplayer online gaming system includes a plurality of game clients, a game controller, and a live-operator input. The game controller includes logic to operate a live-hosted...
7819734 Jukebox entertainment system having multiple choice games relating to music  
Entertainment system based on multiple choice competition games, characterized in that it comprises at least one terminal including connection means to a dedicated remote server (1), the system...
7819731 Method for generating game element from photographed image  
When a player character has a raw stone material, a player can carry out material conversion at an arbitrary timing. In the material conversion, the player captures an arbitrary image in a real...
7819736 Financial trading game  
A game and in particular an electronic game that simulates trading securities on an exchange. The game is preferably played as a video gaming machine for gambling purposes. A computing device is...
7819733 Systems and methods wherein a reconfiguration rule is not indicated during at least a portion of game play  
Systems and methods are provided wherein a reconfiguration rule is not indicated to a player during at least a portion of game play.
7811167 System and method for saving status of paused game of chance  
A game of chance involving a progression of events is conducted on one or more gaming machines. After receiving a wager from a player at a gaming machine, play of the game is initiated. If the...
7811174 Method and apparatus for managing data in a gaming system  
A gaming system includes a hard disk drive for storing applications and other data. The hard disk drive has multiple regions for storing different types of data. Each application executed on the...
7794315 Role play system  
A video game system and method is described in which a player-controlled icon in a map scene represents a group or party of characters, and in response to the icon entering a location on the map...
7789391 Cube insertion game  
A game comprises a frame and 82 cubical playing pieces, or playing cubes, 81 of which cubes are removably retained in the frame. For playing purposes, the playing cubes are divided into 3 groups:...
7785180 Method, apparatus, and system for object recognition, object segmentation and knowledge acquisition  
A method, comprising displaying an image to a first player, displaying a portion of the image to a second player wherein the portion of the image displayed to the second player is less than all of...
7785181 Game program and game apparatus  
When an operation block collides a stacked block in an X-direction, a part of the stacked block facing an operation block is shifted to the X-direction to allow the operation block to be absorbed...
7785179 Mechanical and electronic combinatory game and puzzle  
A mechanical and electronic combinatory game and puzzle includes a plurality of cubic game items (2) bearing patterns on the faces, arranged in crossing rows in an overall parallelepiped game...
7787972 Server based gaming system and method for selectively providing one or more different tournaments  
A gaming system includes a central server or controller operable to communicate a plurality of different commands to a plurality of gaming machines to provide non-tournament game play and to...
7785187 Method for displaying an interactive game having a predetermined outcome  
An interactive game having a pre-determined outcome (e.g., a game of finite poker) that displays an initial hand of cards, receives a player-specified designation as to which cards are to held and...
7783552 Method and system for representing financial information in a gaming environment  
An apparatus, method and data structure for procuring and analyzing information, regarding the financial markets and a system to execute financial transactions using Internet-based front end...
7775866 Game apparatus and method for falling block game with launched rising objects  
Display control is made so that meteor blocks (101-104) falling from the outer space are piled up on the surface of earth. When the player operates a cursor (106) for piled up meteor blocks (105)...
7775867 Storage medium storing a game program, game apparatus, and game control method  
A game apparatus includes an LCD and a touch panel is provided on the LCD. On the LCD is displayed a game screen on which objects of different types are disposed so as to be aligned in a reticular...
7769661 Conditional probability method for stock option valuation  
A method, system, and computer program product for determining stock option pricing in which the interplay of short-term interest rates and expected long-term rates of return on the underlying...
7762890 Game device, game processing method and recording medium having a program recorded thereon  
An object of this invention is to provide a game device that can add much to the production of the game. The invention is a game device for displaying a game image which expresses a virtual...
7753780 Slot driven video story  
A gaming system includes a network server connected to a plurality of gaming devices that are adapted to provide a video payout on each play based on a set of payout parameters. Memory at each...
7748714 Casino card game  
A card game and method of playing the card game is disclosed. The card game is premised on the game of Texas Hold'em and pits a player against one or more virtual players. Initially, the player...
7749058 Recursive team-oriented chess-like game for entertainment and training  
This invention is a networked board game apparatus and method of playing a customized game for 2 or more players on recursively organized boards, and a method for applying the aforementioned to...
7722452 Game program and game device  
A game program of the present invention causes a computer to execute a first delete condition setting step of setting a delete condition of puzzle elements in which puzzle elements of the same...
7722451 Gaming device having improved offer and acceptance game with masked offers  
A gaming device having an improved offer and acceptance bonus scheme wherein the gaming device provides a plurality of masked selections and briefly reveals to the player one or more of the offers...
7717781 Apparatus and method for controlling clearing in a falling object game with a sequence bar  
A computer game which makes the player operate a falling object that falls in a predetermined display area, and clears the falling object and falling stop objects by combining the falling object...
7717782 Helpfulness in a virtual environment  
A virtual game environment in which characters are allowed to give help to one another and in which the game tracks the amount of helpfulness of each character is provided. Characters may be...
7713126 Video game control program and video game device  
In a video game device which performs a video game wherein a game character or unit moves through a plurality of paths including a plurality of branch points according to an instruction of a...
7713117 Scoring system for games  
Scoring a board configuration for a territory board game is often not straightforward and yet there is a desire to determine such scores quickly and accurately. For example, in the game of GO,...
7711847 Managing users in a multi-user network game environment  
A multi-user online application network computing configuration maintains application level information at a portal or lobby server, rather than at each individual application server or host...
7699693 Electronic card system and method  
An electronic game card (1) comprising a controller and one or more communication devices (12), all contained within a planar card having three or more sides. The communication devices (12) allow...
7699707 Fantasy sports system and method thereof  
A method of playing a fantasy sport that relates to forming at least two fantasy teams, in which each team is associated with at least one actual player from an actual sport that is played over a...
7690996 Server based gaming system and method for providing one or more tournaments at gaming tables  
A gaming system and method that enables tournament table games and non-tournament table games to be played simultaneously at a same gaming table with a processor automatically determining the...
7686682 Video game for tagging photos  
A multi-player solitaire or multi-player video game that generates tags for digital images. A tabletop or computer screen video game provides an enjoyable way for collocated players to view,...
7689302 Server based gaming system and method for selectively providing one or more different tournaments  
A gaming system includes a central server or controller operable to communicate a plurality of different commands to a plurality of gaming machines to provide non-tournament game play and to...
7684882 Server based gaming system and method for selectively providing one or more different tournaments  
A gaming system includes a central server or controller operable to communicate a plurality of different commands to a plurality of gaming machines to provide non-tournament game play and to...
7682245 Name your prize game playing methodology  
A disclosed gaming machine has a memory storing a list of one or more prizes, a prize display for viewing prize information, and a prize selection mechanism that allows a user playing a game on...
7677967 Battle school  
Educational materials are presented in the format of games such as role-playing where participants progress through game storylines within a game environment. Each game participant is assigned a...
7658672 Multi-play poker gaming system with predetermined game outcomes  
A gaming system which provides the player a plurality of playing cards to form an initial primary poker hand and also displays one or more other poker hands. The player selects one or more of the...
7637806 Method for dynamic content generation in a role-playing game  
The invention provides a role-playing game environment wherein the nature of various NPCs within the game may be varied over time within the game. The goals of various NPCs within the game may be...
7628688 Game apparatus, game control method, recording medium and program  
An image data generator of this game apparatus generates, in a combat state, combat image data to display player's combat elements that executes a combat and opponent's combat elements fighting...
7621808 African American board game system and method  
An African American board game apparatus and method. The board game apparatus and method is specifically related to African American culture categories, including, but not limited to, history,...
7618313 Electronic word puzzle  
A word puzzle device, method and apparatus, is disclosed which is based on the popular “find a word,” and “form a word” games. The puzzle employs logical structures to scramble an initial board...
7614945 Storage medium having game program stored thereon and game apparatus  
A color or brightness selected from a plurality of preset colors or brightnesses is set for each of a plurality of puzzle elements, and the plurality of puzzle elements are located and displayed...
7591722 Gaming device having board and converting chip game  
In the game, instead of filling up an entire board as is done in the known Othello® game, a certain amount of moves are made by the game, such as two moves, while the player makes a same amount of...
7585216 Sound generating puzzle  
A puzzle includes a base having a receiving area, a plurality of puzzle pieces sized for placement on the receiving area and adapted to form an assembled image, a sound generator, and an...
7559836 System and method for administering a progressive jackpot limited to a bonus round  
A method and apparatus that can be used by a casino to maintain a bonus round progressive jackpot that can be earned during a bonus round. When a player plays a slot machine and gains entry into a...
7549924 Instant messaging embedded games  
Instant messaging systems and methods are disclosed. The systems and methods allow users to play competitive and collaborative games using an instant messaging client application. The client...
7549919 Jukebox entertainment system having multiple choice games relating to music  
Entertainment system based on a multiple choice competition games, including: a remote server and at least one terminal operable to communicate with the server over a communications network,...
7544129 Gaming device having multiple selection groups with related picks  
A game for a wagering gaming device including a plurality of levels of selections. The game provides the player with a number of picks. When the player makes a pick from one of the selection...