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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...
8998736 Bowling ball elevating assembly for an automatic pinsetter  
A bowling ball elevating assembly for an automatic pinsetter includes an idler pulley assembly having an idler arm and a tension spring causing the idler arm to maintain tension on a ball wheel...
8771094 Mobile bowling scoring system control  
In one implementation, a mobile device is integrated with a bowling center automatic scoring system. For example, a server receives a lane control command originating with the mobile device and...
8641545 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...
8636602 Bowling lane with mural image  
A bowling lane with a mural image is disclosed. In one embodiment, a plurality of bowling lane panels are provided, wherein each bowling lane panel depicts a different portion of a mural image....
8435128 Bowling lane with mural image  
A bowling lane with a mural image is disclosed. In one embodiment, a plurality of bowling lane panels are provided, wherein each bowling lane panel depicts a different portion of a mural image....
8192292 Automated bowling system, controller and method of use  
A bowling system comprises a pinspotter system including at least a sweep assembly and a braking system coupled thereto which provides a brake for the sweep assembly. The system further includes a...
8088017 System and method for analyzing bowling ball motion  
A system and method for graphically and statistically analyzing and predicting the motion of a bowling ball. In one embodiment, the system includes an automatic precision ball thrower, a computer...
8087987 Method and system for playing a bowling game in combination with a secondary card game  
A method and system for playing a bowling game in combination with a poker-type card game is disclosed. The method and system comprising the steps of initiating a conventional bowling game,...
8070575 Bowl N Hold-em  
The game will be called Bowl N Hold-em. It will combine the standard game of bowling, along with the poker game Texas Hold-em. The game will utilize the bowling center's computer scoring system,...
7708647 LED light and sound system for bowling pin deck  
A light and sound system for a bowling pin deck includes a controller interposed between a music system and a light assembly connected to a forward end of a pin setter assembly and positioned...
7704152 No-slide pin spot  
An easily installed frictional bowling pin spot and a method of installing frictional pin spots on the pin deck of a bowling lane are disclosed. The preferred frictional pin spot is preferably a...
7582022 Bowling game apparatus with pin toppling device and ball detector  
Bowling game apparatus allowing even children of little strength to obtain high score by strikes and spares. The bowling game apparatus comprising an approach as an area where players roll a ball,...
7549929 Determining a bowling game score  
Methods and systems for determining a bonus bowling score may include determining a speed with which bowling pins are knocked down by a player. The speed may correspond to a bonus score that may...
7435184 Bowling system using network  
A bowling system comprises bowling centers (C1-C3) where an information terminal IT is provided for each lane, a data management center (DMC), a financial institution (BK), and the Internet (INT)....
7264552 Moveable gutter for bowling lanes having illumination sources  
A moveable gutter for a bowling lane is disclosed. The gutter includes a bumper surface that functions as a bumper when said inner edge is raised from a lower position to a fixed upper position...
7156746 Apparatus and method for conveying a bowling pin in a pinsetter pin sock in a bowing alley  
The present invention provides for an apparatus and method for conveying a bowling pin into a Pin Sock at a bowling alley. This invention stitches a Hardened Inserting into a Pin Sock. The lip of...
7063622 Bowling lane system  
A bowling lane system for enhancing the entertainment when bowling. The bowling lane system includes a lane member having a pair of gutter portions extending a length of the lane member whereby...
7025687 Bowling center control system  
A bowling center control system includes an input device configured for input of a bowler's selection of one of a plurality of entertainment styles, wherein each style has predetermined...
6912432 System and method for remote bowling  
A bowling system and method for bowlers bowling at different locations in which scores are automatically generated for the bowlers bowling at each of the locations; the scores are communicated...
6840868 Glow-in-the-dark film for bowling lanes  
A glow-in-the-dark bowling game includes an enclosure with ambient lighting normally illuminating the same, and at least one bowling lane. A UV sensitive dye or pigment is incorporated into at...
6691759 Apparatus for decorating bowling balls  
A method and apparatus for making and/or decorating bowling balls and the like includes flexible transfer sheets with heat-activated ink applied to at least portions thereof. A form or mold with...
6580954 Bowling center system  
A system adapted for use in permitting a bowling game between bowlers at remotely located bowling centers includes pin fall sensors at each bowling center for sensing pin falls caused by balls...
6572484 Table for a bowling center  
A table for a bowling establishment or center having a size and shape for use by patrons during bowling and being positioned relative the lane approach section and the ball return rack to provide...
6537157 Pit board for bowling alleys and method for making the same  
A unique pit board is designed for bowling alleys of the type having a pit conveyor assembly with a shaker mechanism to convey downed pins to an associated pinsetter, and comprises top and bottom...
6482155 Caloric value calculation device  
A caloric value calculation device of calculating a caloric value consumed by delivering a material body. A caloric value calculation device wherein a bowler calculates a consumed caloric value by...
6441724 Bowling scoring console  
A scoring system for a bowling center having a plurality of lanes includes scoring consoles equal in number to the number of lanes in the bowling center. Each scoring console includes a housing...
6325725 Bowling alley management system  
Information-compressed image data is generated or inputted in an office unit 3. Control data and image data is transferred to specified consoles 1a-1m according to reproduction timing or...
6319143 Bowling/count down game  
A bowling game method comprising the steps of: setting up ten pins in a conventional manner for a first player prior to initiating play; the player rolling a single first ball and knowing down a...
6319142 Bowling game apparatus and method  
A bowling game enhances the traditional scoring of a strike or a spare when the bowler is able to time the rolling of the ball by a preselected location on the lane with a preselected location of...
6283872 Toy bowling game  
An animated toy bowling game includes a plurality of pins, a base having a plurality of pin sockets therein, and a toy bowling ball. The pins have fanciful character faces that give the pins the...
6280343 Method of adapting a relatively small number of bowling balls for testing use by a relatively large number of bowlers  
A method for adapting a relatively small number of bowling balls for use in testing by a relatively large number of bowlers having different hand sizes. The method includes the steps of...
6270421 Display unit for bowling alley  
The display unit includes a plurality of display devices provided in a unit of one lane or a plurality of lanes and each incorporating a wall surface corresponding to the unit and covering the pin...
6227981 Ball ramp assembly  
The present invention contemplates an improved ball ramp assembly that enables even the most severely handicapped bowler to guide and accelerate a bowling ball toward the intended bowling pins....
6142880 Method of playing a bowling game  
A method of playing a bowling game wherein players are allowed at least one ball in each of twelve frames. If the player has a predetermined minimum pin count with the first ball in a frame, they...
6129636 Advanced pinspotter controls and method therefor  
A pinspotter controller system, and a method therefore, is disclosed which provides improved functional characteristics over old pinspotter control systems. The heart of the pinspotter control...
6088004 Image display system for bowling lanes  
An image display system displays images on a plurality of masked monitors, overhead monitors, or both. Images from a plurality of image sources are selected by a controller for display on the...
6033314 Bowler's accessory having a chalk element disposed within a holder  
A bowler's accessory comprising a chalk element disposed within a chalk holder with cap ends is provided. The chalk holder includes a cylindrical tube having a wall, a top opening and a bottom...
6031343 Bowling center lighting system  
The lighting system of the present invention includes at least one light string having a plurality of independently controllable light modules, each emitting light in response to an activation...
6017278 Bowling game using sets of predetermined pin fall objectives  
A new bowling game has as its objective, to knock down sets of predetermined pin fall objectives. Each pin fall objective may comprise first and second pin fall counts. Score grids may be used to...
5899815 Enhancement of a bowling game  
A skill based game presented in a bingo format in which a bowler, based on his or her bowling skill level and number of strike frames bowled during a three game session, has an opportunity to...
5888143 Bowling establishment vertically stabilized masking apparatus  
A bowling lane masking unit having an elevatable panel with first and second pulley wheels at the lower corners, a pair of stabilizing cables each anchored on both ends, passing around the pulley...
5888142 Ultraviolet light illuminated bowling game  
A novel element is added to a bowling game by incorporating an intraviolet light sensitive dye or pigment in a bowling surface (24), a gutter (25), a bowling ball (26), and/or a bowling pin (28)....
5863254 Visual aid for describing sporting events  
A visual aid for describing sporting events (10) having a transparent event sheet (12) which has an event sheet indicia printed thereon. An opaque sheet (14) positioned under the event sheet (12)....
5846138 Method and apparatus for bowling in minimal ambient light  
Sporting apparatus and environment are disclosed for playing a sport in low ambient light. At least a portion of the playing field for playing the sport is fluorescent as well as at least one of...
5830073 Bowling lane surfaces  
A bowling lane surface for use with a bowling ball and bowling pins. The playing surface is adapted to have bowling pins set up at one end of the bowling lane and a bowling ball thrown by a bowler...
5800274 Bowling alley bumper system for producing visual effects  
A bowling alley bumper system includes a pair of elongated bumpers extending along the length of an alley for guarding the gutters of a bowling alley when the bumpers are in an extended or...
5779554 Three-dimensional bowling alley masking unit  
A bowling alley masking unit comprising a pin curtain and a plurality of separate panels which are disposed laterally across at least one longitudinally extending bowling lane. The panels are...
5624322 Bowling alley return and storage rack  
A bowling alley ball return and storage rack includes an infeed track and a pair of parallel generally horizontal storage racks disposed on opposite sides of the infeed track. An S-shaped member...
5584766 Method of playing a bumper bowling system  
A bumper bowling system is provided that eliminates the function of bowling lane gutters and uses bumpers to maintain a bowling ball within the confines of a bowling lane through to contact with...

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