Internet remote game server

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 8764566
APP PUB NO 20070202941A1
SERIAL NO

11598260

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A gaming system, including a game outcome server, an account handling device and a client device communicatively coupled via network, is described. The game outcome server may be operable to send command, instructions, data or combinations thereof that allow an interface for a wager-based game to be generated on the client device, generate a game outcome for the wager-based game that is displayed on the client device and generate an update to a player balance maintained on the account handling device. The account handling device is operable to provide gaming services related to the game play on the client device including a) web-site hosting where the web-site lists available gaming services including games provided by the game outcome server, b) accounting, c) money handling including player account management and d) player eligibility functions.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
IGTRENO, NV3257

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Bryson, Andy O San Francisco, US 8 224
Cheng, Theodore YuChiang San Francisco, US 4 290
Devaraj, Shanmugapriyan Houston, US 11 173
Fissell, Ryan Michael San Francisco, US 2 167
Miltenberger, Paul Douglas Las Vegas, US 2 167
Sheth, Kaushal San Ramon, US 2 167
Tan, Carmen Atienza Oakland, US 5 245

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (1)
2004/0185,933 Device and method for supporting wagering systems in games of chance 28 2004
 
WALKER DIGITAL, LLC (1)
6773345 Systems and methods for lottery game play aggregation 75 2001
 
VALVE CORPORATION (1)
* 2005/0272,492 Method and system for synchronizing a game system with a physics system 14 2004
 
Forever Endeavor Software, Inc. (1)
5980384 Gaming apparatus and method having an integrated first and second game 1007 1997
 
New Millenium Gaming Limited (1)
6409602 Slim terminal gaming system 660 1998
 
Yuri Itkis (1)
4856787 Concurrent game network 1105 1988
 
IGT (19)
6135887 Peripheral device download method and apparatus 235 1998
6264561 Electronic game licensing apparatus and method 259 1998
6863608 Frame buffer capture of actual game play 170 2000
6804763 High performance battery backed ram interface 230 2000
6645077 Gaming terminal data repository and information distribution system 481 2000
6685567 Process verification 253 2001
* 2003/0064,805 Wireless game player 169 2001
2002/0142,825 Interactive game playing preferences 244 2002
7111141 Dynamic NV-RAM 55 2002
6853973 Configurable and stand-alone verification module 39 2002
2003/0125,973 Configurable and stand-alone verification module 13 2002
2004/0192,442 Method and apparatus for limiting access to games using biometric data 70 2003
* 2004/0242,322 Flexible user interface 55 2003
7384339 Frame capture of actual game play 84 2004
2005/0159,200 Awards based on multiplicity of game events 23 2004
2005/0176,500 Configurable and stand-alone verification module 14 2005
7515718 Secured virtual network in a gaming environment 134 2005
* 2005/0192,086 Apparatus, systems and methods for facilitating a payout of a gaming device 23 2005
2006/0025,207 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR FACILITATING PLAY OF A GAMING DEVICE 60 2005
 
WAGER WORKS, INC. (1)
2004/0152,511 Cross-enterprise gaming server 68 2003
 
VT Tech Corp. (1)
5762552 Interactive real-time network gaming system 821 1995
 
Zynga Inc. (1)
2002/0042,296 Method and apparatus for team play of slot machines 38 2001
 
VENTURE BANKING GROUP, A DIVISION OF CUPERTINO NATIONAL BANK (1)
6149522 Method of authenticating game data sets in an electronic casino gaming system 503 1998
 
LIFEPROXY LLC (1)
2002/0038,282 Buyer-side auction dynamic pricing agent, system, method and computer program product 47 2001
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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
BALLY GAMING, INC. (2)
* 8943185 Networked gaming system having a browser manager 0 2012
* 2012/0172,134 BROWSER MANAGER, GAMING MACHINE, GAMING NETWORK, AND SYSTEM 1 2012
 
NEXT GAMING LLC (2)
* 8926434 Server-based gaming system and method utilizing unique memory environments 0 2008
* 2010/0122,320 Secure and Self Monitoring Slot Gaming Network 4 2008
* Cited By Examiner

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