US Patent No: 4,448,419

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Electronic gaming device utilizing a random number generator for selecting the reel stop positions

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A gaming machine of the type utilizing rotating reels (16) which carry on the periphery a plurality of indicia, a brake (19) to stop the reels at a selected position and a random number generator for selecting the reel stopping position. Numbers are assigned to the reel stopping positions and entered into the random number generator (41) with each number being entered one or more times to control the payout odds of each particular stopping position being selected thereby enabling any odds to be set without changing the physical characteristics of the machine.

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IGTRENO, NV2869

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Telnaes, Inge S 4435 Canyon Dr., Reno, NV 89509 1 749

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7,513,826 Gaming device with changing wild symbols 10 2004
7,438,641 Gaming device with rotating and translating display device 4 2004
7,955,170 Providing non-bingo outcomes for a bingo game 12 2004
6,960,132 Gaming device having an offer and acceptance game with a termination limit wherein the offer is picked by a player 51 2004
7,156,740 Gaming device with moving screen simulation 1 2004
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7,338,367 Gaming device having an accumulated award selection bonus scheme 36 2004
7,744,454 Gaming device having an accumulating award symbol 7 2004
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8,142,272 Method and apparatus for facilitating entry into bonus rounds 12 2005
7,407,435 Gaming device having an improved offer/acceptance bonus scheme 11 2005
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7,854,654 Gaming system having multiple gaming machines which provide bonus awards 17 2005
7,666,081 Gaming system having multiple gaming machines which provide bonus awards 19 2005
7,621,809 Gaming system having multiple gaming machines which provide bonus awards 20 2005
7,607,976 Gaming system having multiple gaming machines which provide bonus awards 25 2005
7,607,977 Gaming system having multiple gaming machines which provide bonus awards 17 2005
7,326,115 Gaming device and method having a first interactive game which determines a function of a second wagering game 115 2005
7,922,573 Gaming device having concentric reels including an outer reel with display areas having different sizes and positions 6 2005
7,690,982 Gaming device having free spin game with terminators and anti-terminators 1 2005
7,753,773 Gaming device having physical concentric symbol generators which are operable to provide a plurality of different games to a player 8 2005
7,666,083 Gaming device having a free spin game including an accumulated modifier 10 2005
7,682,246 Gaming device and method having free activation mode and free activation mode with free activation retrigger 2 2005
7,597,621 Gaming device having progressive awards and supplemental awards 19 2005
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7,500,913 Gaming system which provides multiple players multiple bonus awards 32 2005
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7,572,184 Gaming device having an improved offer/acceptance bonus scheme 3 2005
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7,578,740 Gaming device and method having payline progressive awards 8 2006
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7,309,281 Gaming device having independent reel columns 23 2006
7,357,714 Method and apparatus for providing an advantage to a player in a bonus game 49 2006
7,887,412 Gaming device having offer and acceptance game with hidden offer 5 2006
7,744,460 Apparatus having movable display and methods of operating same 9 2006
7,309,282 Gaming device having independent reel columns 21 2006
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7,780,520 Gaming device having multiple different types of progressive awards 19 2006
8,162,739 Gaming device having multiple pay slots 0 2006
7,351,141 Gaming device having multiple pay slots 13 2006
7,494,412 Computer system communicable with one or more gaming devices having a matching game 20 2006
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7,338,369 Gaming device having an accumulating award symbol 30 2006
8,128,480 Gaming device having dynamic paylines 2 2006
7,909,692 Apparatus for pre-determined game outcomes 6 2006
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8,007,357 Gaming device having a probability-enhancing trigger symbol 5 2006
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7,481,708 Gaming device having a free spin game 19 2006
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7,850,521 Gaming device including a game having a wild symbol related award 7 2006
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7,585,223 Server based gaming system having multiple progressive awards 15 2007
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7,614,953 Gaming device having multiple interrelated secondary games 4 2007
7,717,787 Electronic amusement device and method for operating a game offering continuous reels 3 2007
8,210,944 Gaming system having display device with changeable wheel 2 2007
8,079,902 Central determination gaming system with a game outcome generated by a gaming terminal and approved by a central controller 1 2007
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8,585,487 Gaming system, gaming device and gaming method providing stacking symbols and convertible reels 0 2007
8,277,305 Gaming device and method for providing a free spin game with payline multipliers 0 2007
8,231,448 Gaming system and method for providing purchasable bonus opportunities 1 2007
8,460,084 Gaming device including movable symbol indicator plates 0 2007
8,277,308 Gaming device having independent reel columns 1 2007
8,066,564 Gaming system and method having wager allocation 0 2008
7,833,093 Central determination gaming system where the same seed is used to generate the outcomes for a primary game and a secondary game 0 2008
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7,857,695 Gaming device including a game having a wild symbol related award 5 2008
8,231,457 Financial trading game 1 2008
8,272,940 Gaming device having match game with award determined by prediction of correct matches 0 2008
7,625,278 Gaming device having a multiple coordinate award distributor including award percentages 2 2008
8,012,011 Gaming device and method having independent reels and multiple ways of winning 2 2008
7,488,251 Gaming device and method for activating multiple poker hands upon the wager of a single credit 21 2008
7,594,850 Gaming device having high-low game 2 2008
8,608,541 Gaming device and method of use 0 2008
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7,727,065 Gaming system with multiple game apparatus and method of use 3 2008
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8,251,824 Central determination gaming system with a keno game 0 2008
7,785,187 Method for displaying an interactive game having a predetermined outcome 0 2008
7,585,221 Slot machine game having a plurality of ways for a user to obtain payouts for one or more additional pay lines formed by the appearance of special symbols in a symbol matrix 3 2008
7,914,372 Method and apparatus for providing an advantage to a player in a bonus game 19 2008
8,506,384 Multi-card bingo game features 1 2008
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8,376,836 Server based gaming system and method for providing deferral of bonus events 1 2008
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8,162,743 Elimination games for gaming machines 4 2008
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7,690,987 Gaming device having a free spin game 1 2009
7,901,280 Multiple reel roulette game 1 2009
8,113,943 Gaming device with changing wild symbols 0 2009
8,398,472 Central determination poker game 0 2009
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8,292,720 Gaming system, gaming device and method providing competitive wagering games 0 2009
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7,753,784 Gaming device having progressive awards and supplemental awards 7 2009
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7,931,528 Gaming device having free potential winning combinations 2 2009
8,702,496 Gaming device and method providing slot game having virtual map driven reel stop position determinations 0 2009
8,197,321 Multi-play poker gaming system with predetermined game outcomes 0 2010
8,408,993 Gaming method and device involving progressive wagers 2 2010
8,152,171 Gaming device having a wheel-based game 1 2010
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8,317,597 Method for playing a video gaming machine 0 2010
8,408,990 Gaming system, gaming device, and method for providing benefit in a future play of a wagering game 0 2010
8,337,298 Gaming device having multiple different types of progressive awards 1 2010
8,382,574 Gaming device including player selectable wild symbols 0 2010
8,727,871 Gaming system having multiple gaming machines which provide bonus awards 0 2010
8,323,091 Gaming system, gaming device, and method for providing a cascading symbol game including shifting different determined symbols 1 2010
8,100,748 Gaming device having a predetermined result poker game 2 2010
8,460,093 Single outcome game of chance with differing wagers varying among multiple paytables 0 2010
8,727,862 Multiple reel roulette game 0 2010
8,317,589 Method and apparatus for providing an advantage to a player in a bonus game 0 2011
8,342,949 Method and apparatus for enabling a player to simultaneously control game play with multiple gaming devices 1 2011
8,313,373 Apparatus providing payouts proportional to wagers and methods for operating same 0 2011
8,491,375 Gaming device and method providing calculated reel symbol evaluation 0 2011
8,425,306 Gaming device and method providing calculated reel symbol evaluation 0 2011
8,210,937 Gaming device having a game with multiple selections and progressive game incrementation 3 2011
8,529,333 Replacement reel gaming device and method 0 2011
8,562,415 Providing non-bingo outcomes for a bingo game 0 2011
8,328,631 Gaming system and method with multiple progressive award levels and a skill based determination of providing one of the progressive award levels 2 2011
8,267,765 Gaming device and method having a first interactive game which determines a function of a second wagering game 0 2011
8,298,081 Gaming system, gaming device and method for providing multiple display event indicators 0 2011
8,562,419 Gaming system, device, and method providing a multiple streak game 0 2011
8,414,379 Gaming device providing an award based on a count of outcomes which meets a condition 0 2011
8,388,437 Gaming system, gaming device and method for providing an award based on an outcome counter 0 2011
8,771,051 Video and mechanical spinning bonus wheel 0 2011
8,764,548 Gaming system, gaming device, and method for providing a directional symbol evaluation game 0 2011
8,641,505 Gaming system, gaming device, and method for providing a directional symbol evaluation game 2 2011
8,187,084 Electronic amusement device and method for operating a game offering continuous reels 0 2011
8,460,094 Gaming device having free game bonus with a changing multiplier 0 2011
8,512,120 Gaming system, gaming device, and method providing multiple simultaneously playable wagering games with individual credit balances 0 2011
8,366,532 Gaming system, gaming device, and method providing an obstacle board slot game 0 2011
8,366,533 Gaming system, gaming device, and method providing an obstacle board slot game 0 2011
8,545,312 Gaming system, gaming device, and method changing awards available to be won in pending plays of a game based on a quantity of concurrently pending plays of the game 0 2011
8,491,390 Gaming system and method having progressive free games 0 2011
8,784,183 Gaming system, gaming device, and method for displaying indications of awards that could have been won 0 2011
8,287,354 Draw bingo 1 2011
8,827,798 Gaming system and method providing a user device that receives and stores reel sets for subsequent game plays 0 2011
8,672,750 Gaming system, gaming device and method for reporting for multiple concurrently played games 0 2011
8,668,574 Gaming system and method providing a user device that receives and stores a reel set for an initial game play and reel sets for subsequent game plays 0 2011
8,591,314 Gaming system and method providing a server that determines a reel set for an initial game play and reel sets for subsequent game plays 0 2011
8,540,567 Gaming system, gaming device and method for moderating remote host initiated features for multiple concurrently played games 0 2011
8,360,852 Gaming system and method having wager allocation 0 2011
8,353,756 Method and apparatus for setting game parameters 0 2011
8,608,545 Gaming system, gaming device, and method providing a game including a cascading symbols feature causing one or more repositioned symbols to be wild symbols 0 2011
8,337,295 Central determination gaming system with a game outcome generated by a gaming terminal and approved by a central controller 0 2011
8,272,937 Central determination gaming system with a game outcome generated by a gaming terminal and approved by a central controller 0 2011
8,814,656 Gaming system, gaming device, and method providing one or more wild reel wager options 0 2011
8,475,253 Gaming system, gaming device, and method providing a card game having a discarded card re-insertion feature 0 2011
8,485,886 Gaming device having dynamic paylines 2 2012
8,605,114 Gaming system having reduced appearance of parallax artifacts on display devices including multiple display screens 0 2012
8,702,488 Server based gaming system having multiple progressive awards 0 2012
8,277,307 Gaming device having expanding and rolling wild symbols 2 2012
8,460,098 Gaming system having display device with changeable wheel 0 2012
8,444,144 Electronic amusement device and method for operating a game offering continuous reels 0 2012
8,616,963 Gaming system, gaming device, and method for enabling a current bet to be placed on a future play of a wagering game 0 2012
8,475,255 Multi-play card game gaming system with predetermined game outcomes 0 2012
8,678,918 Gaming device having a game with multiple selections and progressive award incrementation 0 2012
8,708,804 Gaming system and method providing a collection game including at least one customizable award collector 0 2012
8,512,121 Gaming system having multiple adjacently arranged gaming machines which each provide a component for a multi-component game 0 2012
8,512,125 Gaming system and method enabling player participation in selection of seed for random number generator 0 2012
8,342,941 Rotor-based gaming device having a secondary award system 3 2012
8,740,689 Gaming system and method configured to operate a game associated with a reflector symbol 0 2012
8,814,648 Gaming system having multiple gaming machines which provide bonus awards 0 2012
8,419,525 Gaming device and method for providing a free spin game with payline multipliers 0 2012
8,795,053 Gaming system and method providing one or more indications associated with a player-selected symbol combination for a play of a pachisuro-style slot game 0 2012
8,840,456 Gaming system and method for providing an offer and acceptance game 0 2012
8,784,174 Gaming system and method for providing an offer and acceptance game 0 2012
8,608,542 Gaming system, gaming device and method providing competitive wagering games 0 2012
8,585,482 Method and apparatus for providing an advantage to a player in a bonus game 0 2012
8,668,576 Method for playing a video gaming machine 0 2012
8,668,577 Method for playing a video gaming machine 0 2012
8,753,196 Gaming device having multiple different types of progressive awards 0 2012
8,870,645 Server based gaming system and method for providing deferral of bonus events 0 2012
8,496,521 Gaming system and method having wager allocation 0 2013
8,721,435 Apparatus providing payouts proportional to wagers and methods for operating same 0 2013
8,632,399 Gaming system having a common display, a first bonus game or a first bonus game paytable and an option to purchase a second bonus game or a second bonus game paytable with relatively expected higher values 0 2013
8,574,061 Gaming device including player selectable wild symbols 0 2013
8,651,928 Central determination symbol game 0 2013
8,840,457 Gaming system and method providing a slot game employing a randomly selected set of reels 0 2013
8,851,979 Gaming system and method for providing a symbol elimination game 0 2013
8,784,191 Gaming system and method for providing a symbol elimination game 0 2013
8,801,520 Gaming method and device involving progressive wagers 0 2013
8,808,083 Gaming system and method for providing a multiple round offer and acceptance game 0 2013
8,641,509 Gaming device providing an award based on a count of outcomes which meets a condition 0 2013
8,870,642 Gaming system and method providing a multiplay slot game including a cascading symbols feature in which symbols are removed from corresponding symbol display areas of different sets of symbol display areas 0 2013
8,740,691 Gaming device and method for providing a free spin game with payline multipliers 0 2013
8,864,575 Gaming system having multiple gaming machines which provide bonus awards 0 2013
8,753,197 Gaming system having multiple gaming machines which provide bonus awards 0 2013
8,864,572 Gaming system and method for providing a multi-play skill game 0 2013
8,647,194 Gaming device having free game bonus with a changing multiplier 0 2013
8,758,106 Multi-play card game gaming system with predetermined game outcomes 0 2013
8,758,107 Gaming system, gaming device, and method providing a card game having a discarded card re-insertion feature 0 2013
8,721,430 Gaming system and method having wager allocation 0 2013
8,814,658 Gaming device including player selectable wild symbols 0 2013
8,777,715 Method and apparatus for providing an advantage to a player in a bonus game 0 2013
8,749,582 Gaming system having reduced appearance of parallax artifacts on display devices including multiple display screens 0 2013
 
BALLY GAMING, INC. (46)
7,950,999 User interface system and method for a gaming machine 11 2004
7,770,893 Method, apparatus and article for evaluating card games, such as blackjack 2 2005
8,684,822 System-level bonus game and related methods 0 2005
7,427,234 Method, apparatus and article for hierarchical wagering 30 2006
8,342,533 Systems, methods and articles to facilitate playing card games with multi-compartment playing card receivers 0 2006
8,342,932 Systems, methods and articles to facilitate playing card games with intermediary playing card receiver 2 2006
7,448,626 Systems, methods and articles to facilitate playing card games 35 2006
8,550,464 Systems, methods and articles to facilitate playing card games with selectable odds 0 2006
8,366,109 System and method to handle playing cards, employing elevator mechanism 0 2006
8,100,753 Systems, methods and articles to facilitate playing card games with selectable odds 5 2006
8,052,519 Systems, methods and articles to facilitate lockout of selectable odds/advantage in playing card games 2 2006
8,038,153 Systems, methods and articles to facilitate playing card games 1 2006
7,523,937 Device for use in playing card handling system 12 2006
7,510,186 Systems, methods and articles to facilitate delivery of playing cards 36 2006
8,678,902 System gaming 0 2006
8,708,826 Controlled access switch 0 2006
8,414,381 Method for remapping a game wheel 0 2006
8,734,245 Game related systems, methods, and articles that combine virtual and physical elements 0 2007
8,597,107 Systems, methods, and devices for providing purchases of instances of game play at a hybrid ticket/currency game machine 0 2007
8,100,401 Multi-mode wheel and pointer indicators 0 2008
8,096,554 Wheel indicator and ticket dispenser apparatus 0 2008
8,052,148 Wheel indicator and progressive bonus means 0 2008
7,922,176 Wheel indicator and progressive bonus means 2 2008
7,878,506 Wheel indicators 4 2008
7,823,883 Wheel indicator and ticket dispenser apparatus 2 2008
8,308,562 Biofeedback for a gaming device, such as an electronic gaming machine (EGM) 4 2008
8,840,462 Tournament bonus awards and related methods 0 2008
8,721,431 Systems, methods, and devices for providing instances of a secondary game 0 2008
8,613,655 Facilitating group play with multiple game devices 0 2008
8,535,158 Networked gaming system communication protocols and methods 0 2008
8,529,349 Networked gaming system communication protocols and methods 0 2008
8,485,907 Systems, methods, and devices for monitoring card games, such as Baccarat 1 2010
8,517,830 User interface system and method for a gaming machine 0 2011
8,708,816 System gaming 0 2011
8,662,989 System gaming 0 2011
8,657,664 System gaming 0 2011
8,622,806 System gaming 0 2011
8,777,750 System gaming 0 2011
8,636,574 System gaming 0 2011
8,568,218 System gaming 0 2011
8,622,801 System gaming 0 2011
8,517,819 System gaming 1 2011
8,523,650 System gaming 1 2012
8,660,675 System gaming 0 2012
8,408,551 System and method to handle playing cards, employing elevator mechanism 0 2012
8,851,988 Apparatus, method, and system to provide a multiple processor architecture for server-based gaming 0 2012
 
WMS GAMING INC. (41)
6,190,255 Bonus game for a gaming machine 776 1998
6,203,429 Gaming machine with bonus mode 608 1998
6,159,098 Dual-award bonus game for a gaming machine 782 1998
6,315,660 Gaming machines with board game theme 449 1999
6,443,837 Bonus games for gaming machines with strategy options 311 1999
6,358,147 Gaming machine with multiple payoff modes and award presentation schemes 270 1999
6,159,097 Gaming machine with variable probability of obtaining bonus game payouts 862 1999
6,234,897 Gaming device with variable bonus payout feature 481 1999
6,592,457 Gaming machine with player selected events 178 2000
6,648,757 Dual-award bonus game for a gaming machine 36 2000
6,322,309 Bonus game for a gaming machine 258 2000
6,800,027 System and method for saving status of paused game of chance 66 2001
6,508,707 Gaming machines with board game theme, apparatus and method 148 2001
6,645,074 Bonus game for a gaming machine 151 2001
7,452,276 Simulation of mechanical reels on a gaming machine 24 2002
6,520,855 Gaming machines with board game theme 103 2002
6,506,117 Gaming machines with board game theme 138 2002
6,482,089 Gaming machines with board game theme 145 2002
7,452,271 Gaming machines with board game theme 5 2003
7,195,560 Gaming machines with board game theme 15 2003
6,746,327 Gaming machine with player selected events 42 2003
7,686,689 Basic wagering game having a continuously modified pay table 6 2004
6,905,412 Bonus game for a gaming machine 8 2004
7,182,690 System and method for saving status of paused game of chance 69 2004
7,520,809 Bonus game for a gaming machine 4 2005
8,721,422 Wagering game with award enhancement feature 0 2005
7,811,167 System and method for saving status of paused game of chance 32 2006
8,216,051 Slot machine with alterable reel symbols 1 2006
7,901,283 Bonus game for a gaming machine 7 2007
8,251,795 Wagering game with simulated mechanical reels 4 2007
8,128,477 Wagering game with simulated mechanical reels 9 2007
8,096,878 Wagering game with simulated mechanical reels 12 2007
7,654,899 Wagering game with simulated mechanical reels 20 2007
8,439,741 Simulation of mechanical reels on a gaming machine 1 2007
8,262,457 Wagering game apparatus and method to provide a trusted gaming environment 2 2008
8,308,545 Wagering game with enhanced player-selection bonus feature 0 2008
8,403,743 Wagering game with simulated mechanical reels 1 2008
8,425,318 Multiple wagering game displays from single input 1 2009
8,574,062 System and method for saving status of paused game of chance 0 2010
8,480,480 Bonus game for a gaming machine 2 2011
8,747,207 Bonus game for a gaming machine 0 2013
 
CFPH, LLC (24)
8,092,303 System and method for convenience gaming 3 2004
8,616,967 System and method for convenience gaming 0 2005
8,070,604 System and method for providing wireless gaming as a service application 2 2005
7,637,810 System and method for wireless gaming system with alerts 78 2005
7,811,172 System and method for wireless lottery 19 2005
7,549,576 Systems and methods for providing access to wireless gaming devices 48 2006
8,292,741 Apparatus, processes and articles for facilitating mobile gaming 8 2006
8,696,443 System and method for convenience gaming 0 2006
8,645,709 Biometric access data encryption 0 2006
8,510,567 Conditional biometric access in a gaming environment 0 2006
8,581,721 Game access device with privileges 0 2007
8,319,601 Game account access device 2 2007
8,308,568 Time and location based gaming 1 2007
8,162,756 Time and location based gaming 5 2007
8,504,617 System and method for wireless gaming with location determination 0 2008
8,613,658 System and method for wireless gaming system with user profiles 0 2008
8,740,065 Systems and methods for providing access to wireless gaming devices 0 2008
8,695,876 Systems and methods for providing access to wireless gaming devices 0 2008
8,397,985 Systems and methods for providing access to wireless gaming devices 0 2008
8,506,400 System and method for wireless gaming system with alerts 0 2009
8,690,679 System and method for providing wireless gaming as a service application 0 2011
8,708,805 Gaming system with identity verification 0 2012
8,840,018 Device with time varying signal 0 2012
8,784,197 Biometric access sensitivity 0 2012
 
ARISTOCRAT TECHNOLOGIES AUSTRALIA PTY LIMITED (23)
7,056,215 Slot machine game and system with improved jackpot feature 186 1998
8,360,846 Animated character for player information delivery 3 1999
7,014,559 Gaming machine with substitute symbols 24 2000
7,775,869 Player choice game feature 1 2001
7,192,345 Reel strip interaction 36 2001
6,796,903 Gaming machine with increased large prizes 15 2002
7,108,603 Slot machine game and system with improved jackpot feature 70 2005
7,575,516 Slot machine game and system with improved jackpot feature 1 2006
7,582,014 Slot machine game and system with improved jackpot feature 1 2007
8,727,864 Gaming machine with transparent symbol carriers 0 2007
8,038,524 Gaming machine with buy feature games 1 2008
8,512,124 Gaming machine and method 0 2008
RE44833 Reel strip interaction 0 2009
8,408,989 Gaming system and a method of gaming with random bonus game selection 0 2009
8,303,395 Player choice game feature 1 2010
8,475,256 Gaming machine with buy feature games 0 2011
8,562,408 Gaming machine with buy feature games 0 2011
8,298,073 Gaming machine with multi scatter game 1 2011
RE44449 Reel strip interaction 0 2011
8,721,428 Gaming machine with random symbol selection 0 2012
8,628,395 Player choice game feature 0 2012
8,777,723 Gaming machine with multi scatter game 0 2012
8,663,000 Slot machine game and system with improved jackpot feature 0 2013
 
BALLY GAMING INTERNATIONAL, INC. (16)
4,858,932 Nonuniform probability reel stop mechanism for gaming machines 83 1988
4,991,848 Gaming machine with a plateaued pay schedule 549 1989
5,251,898 Gaming apparatus with bi-directional reels 63 1991
5,524,888 Gaming machine having electronic circuit for generating game results with non-uniform probabilities 436 1994
5,873,781 Gaming machine having truly random results 269 1996
8,342,935 Integrated display and input system 1 2001
8,235,788 Integrated display and input system 0 2001
6,991,544 Method, apparatus and article for hierarchical wagering 128 2002
7,222,852 Method, apparatus and article employing multiple machine-readable indicia on playing cards 30 2003
6,857,961 Method, apparatus and article for evaluating card games, such as blackjack 59 2003
7,736,236 Method, apparatus and article for evaluating card games, such as blackjack 10 2003
6,964,612 Method, apparatus and article for evaluating card games, such as blackjack 50 2004
7,753,798 Systems, methods, and devices for monitoring card games, such as baccarat 17 2004
7,905,784 Method, apparatus and article for evaluating card games, such as blackjack 1 2005
7,905,780 User interface system and method 13 2006
8,784,195 Authentication system for gaming machines 0 2006
 
KONAMI GAMING, INC. (8)
7,275,988 Slot machine 15 2002
7,857,694 Gaming machine, method and computer program for controlling the same, and computer-readable storage medium having the program stored therein 0 2003
8,096,869 Gaming machine with runs of consecutive identical symbols 6 2005
8,545,322 Gaming machine with proximity sensing touchless display 0 2011
8,366,540 Gaming machine with runs of consecutive identical symbols 5 2011
8,641,508 Gaming machine which determines a quantity of runs of symbols on a reel or a number of symbol positions in a run of symbols 0 2012
8,628,401 Gaming machine replacing runs of symbols with identical symbols 0 2012
8,622,810 Gaming machine with replacement of runs of symbols containing identical symbols with new identical symbols 0 2012
 
SIERRA DESIGN GROUP (8)
7,278,635 Game apparatus with rotary indicator and bonus multiplier 16 2002
7,775,870 Arcade game 2 2003
8,006,977 Wheel indicator and progressive bonus apparatus 0 2006
7,976,022 Video wheel indicator 0 2006
7,922,175 Multi-mode wheel and pointer indicators 2 2006
7,832,727 Illuminated wheel indicators 4 2006
7,824,252 Mechanical wheel indicator with sound effects 4 2006
7,766,329 Wheel indicator and ticket dispenser apparatus 4 2006
 
Ainsworth Nominees Pty. Ltd. (5)
5,102,134 Multiple tier random number generator 173 1990
5,108,099 Slot machine with multiple symbol selection 37 1990
5,085,436 Slot machine with long and short pseudo reel strip 153 1990
5,102,137 Divided table gaming machine 79 1990
5,263,716 Multiple tier gaming machine 50 1992
 
GAMING ENHANCEMENTS, INC. (5)
6,626,758 Random pay gaming method and system 148 2001
7,575,517 Techniques for generating random awards using a plurality of average values 31 2005
7,887,415 Random payout while maintaining the progressive prize pool at the predetermined average pool size 7 2007
7,871,328 Random pay using non-gaming revenue 5 2007
8,814,659 Techniques for generating a random awards using a plurality of average values 0 2009
 
HITACHI DATA SYSTEMS ENGINEERING UK LIMITED (5)
8,041,735 Distributed file system and method 18 2002
7,457,822 Apparatus and method for hardware-based file system 12 2002
8,180,897 Apparatus and method for hardware implementation or acceleration of operating system functions 0 2004
8,224,877 Apparatus and method for hardware-based file system 0 2007
8,788,530 Distributed file system and method 0 2011
 
THE UNITED STATES PLAYING CARD COMPANY (5)
7,390,256 Method, apparatus and article for random sequence generation and playing card distribution 29 2001
8,262,090 Method, apparatus and article for random sequence generation and playing card distribution 0 2004
7,537,216 Method, apparatus and article for computational sequence generation and playing card distribution 10 2004
7,686,681 Systems, methods and articles to facilitate playing card games with selectable odds 12 2006
8,016,663 Method, apparatus and article for random sequence generation and playing card distribution 4 2006
 
CASE VENTURE MANAGEMENT, LLC (4)
6,612,927 Multi-stage multi-bet game, gaming device and method 195 2000
6,793,575 Racing game 41 2002
6,926,607 Multi-stage multi-bet game, gaming device and method 51 2003
7,811,165 Multi-stage multi-bet dice game, gaming device, and method 3 2005
 
KONAMI AUSTRALIA PTY LTD. (4)
7,878,903 Method and gaming machine for symbol enhancement using a semi-transparent overlay 3 2005
7,690,984 Feature game with random population feature 9 2005
7,850,520 Gaming machine with multiple reel matrix 3 2006
RE44801 Gaming machine with multiple reel matrix 0 2012
 
PRECEDENT GAMING, INCORPORATED (4)
7,393,277 Horseshoe payline system and games using that system 5 2004
7,601,061 Gaming machine having independent spinning forms and multiple pay lines 8 2005
7,828,648 Single outcome game of chance with differing wagers varying among multiple paytables 3 2007
8,100,751 Horseshoe payline system and games using that system 0 2008
 
WALKER DIGITAL, LLC (4)
7,582,012 Methods and apparatus for lottery game play aggregation 6 2004
7,727,063 Methods and apparatus for lottery game play aggregation 4 2006
8,016,658 Method and apparatus for enhanced play of a gaming device 1 2008
8,348,743 Methods and apparatus for lottery game play aggregation 0 2010
 
ARUZE CORP. (3)
4,573,681 Slot machine with random number generation 176 1984
4,657,256 Slot machine with win/loss biasing means 100 1986
4,772,023 Slot machine 107 1987
 
BARCREST GROUP LIMITED (3)
5,456,466 Entertainment machines 21 1994
7,749,069 Entertainment and gaming devices coupled to an indication of payout percentage characteristics 0 2004
7,387,570 Entertainment machines 21 2004
 
BATTLE BORN GAMING (3)
6,186,894 Reel slot machine 460 1998
6,231,442 Video slot machine with multi-choice second bonus 607 1998
6,224,483 Multi-spin rotating wheel bonus for video slot machine 682 1998
 
WALKER ASSET MANAGEMENT LIMITED PARTNERSHIP (3)
6,010,404 Method and apparatus for using a player input code to affect a gambling outcome 158 1997
6,213,877 Gaming method and apparatus having a proportional payout 97 1997
6,095,921 Electronic amusement device and method for operating a game offering continuous reels 154 1998
 
ZYNGA INC. (3)
6,068,552 Gaming device and method of operation thereof 477 1998
6,520,856 Gaming device and method of operation thereof 127 2000
7,559,838 Gaming device and method of operation thereof 32 2003
 
BGC PARTNERS, INC. (2)
7,644,861 Systems and methods for providing access to wireless gaming devices 36 2006
8,403,214 Systems and methods for providing access to wireless gaming devices 0 2010
 
Kabushiki Kaisha Ace Denken (2)
5,655,965 Screen display type slot machine with seemingly flowing condition of moving symbols 86 1995
6,398,648 Game hall system utilizing storage media with adjustment means for stakes 1 1997
 
Unislot, Inc. (2)
6,003,867 Reel type slot machine utilizing time-based random game result selection means 107 1997
5,988,638 Reel type slot machine utilizing random number generator for selecting game result 107 1997
 
Universal de Desarrollos Electronicos, S.A. (UNIDESA) (2)
5,938,196 Reel type slot machine with physical mapping to control the win odds 41 1997
5,879,234 Security system for reel type slot machine with physical mapping to control the win odds 40 1997
 
UNIVERSAL ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION (2)
5,984,781 Gaming machine 319 1996
8,430,742 Gaming machine and recording medium 0 2011
 
ADVANTAGE PARTNERS LLC (1)
5,197,736 Rotary lottery number generating means having peripheral fields proportionately sized 21 1989
 
AMERICAN ALPHA, INC. (1)
6,878,064 Video and reel card game 22 2003
 
Atronic Casino Technology Distribution GmbH (1)
5,725,428 Video slot machine 158 1995
 
Bally Gaming (1)
8,678,901 System gaming 0 2006
 
BALLY TECHNOLOGIES ANZ PTY LTD (1)
8,251,794 Methods and apparatus for slot machine games 2 2006
 
BALLY TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (1)
7,100,916 Indicator wheel system 21 2003
 
BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. (1)
8,647,188 System gaming 0 2011
 
BLUEARC UK LIMITED (1)
7,337,190 Apparatus and method for hardware-based file system 0 2002
 
CASINO DATA SYSTEMS (1)
5,833,538 Automatically varying multiple theoretical expectations on a gaming device: apparatus and method 388 1996
 
COLE KEPRO INTERNATIONAL, LLC (1)
7,846,026 Gaming machine door with adjustable cross member 9 2004
 
FULTON, STANLEY E. (1)
6,780,104 Method of playing a card game 33 2002
 
Gaming Enhancement, Inc. (1)
7,811,168 Random pay gaming system using weighting function with maximum, minimum, and average value 8 2003
 
Hitachi Data Engineering UK Limited (1)
8,639,731 Apparatus for managing plural versions of a root node for an object of a file system 0 2012
 
King Show Games LLC (1)
7,950,994 Replacement reel gaming device and method 5 2005
 
Konami Games, Inc. (1)
8,616,955 Gaming machine with runs of symbols populated with identical symbols during spinning of reels 0 2012
 
MIKOHN GAMING CORPORATION (1)
7,040,985 Method and apparatus for selecting wild symbols by a player 37 2002
 
NATIVEGAMES ENTERTAINMENT INTERNATIONAL LTD. (1)
7,575,513 Double draw poker-type reel-type gaming system 1 2006
 
Orion Casino Technology BV (1)
6,347,795 Gaming machine having a reel on which, along a circumference, symbols are applied 18 2000
 
POWERHOUSE TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (1)
5,511,784 Method and apparatus for directly generating a random final outcome of a game 124 1994
 
PROGRESSIVE GAMING INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION (1)
8,043,153 Gaming device having destructive chain reaction events 4 2005
 
QASIS TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (1)
7,387,568 Method for displaying an interactive game having a pre-determined outcome 25 2004
 
SCA PROMOTIONS, INC. (1)
5,551,692 Electronic game promotion device 190 1994
 
SCIENTIFIC GAMES HOLDINGS LIMITED (1)
8,007,355 Electronic roulette-type betting device having different odds at different points in time 1 2006
 
SPIELO INTERNATIONAL CANADA ULC (1)
7,931,527 Video poker draw game 0 2006
 
Takasago Electric Industry Co., Ltd. (1)
5,219,167 Stop-control device of rotary gaming machine 41 1991
 
VANCURA, OLAF (1)
7,654,898 Method for selecting wild symbols by a player 4 2006
 
WARNER BROS. ENTERTAINMENT INC. (1)
8,033,909 Random selection program for an optical disc and related method 4 2004
 
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4,692,863 Electronic apparatus for generating sets of numerical values for playing lottery games 50 1985
4,864,499 Performance motivational game 2 1986
4,844,464 Coin-released gaming machine 61 1987
5,016,880 Coin or token-released gaming machine 118 1990
5,851,147 Player-selected variable jackpot gaming method and device 227 1996
6,508,709 Virtual distributed multimedia gaming method and system based on actual regulated casino games 429 1999
7,066,811 Gaming machine with active pay-table and method therefor 6 2002
7,384,336 Progressive system and methods 20 2002
7,285,048 Restricted multimedia episode distribution with synthetically generated random outcomes to players with intra-episode biometric image based authentication 17 2002
7,077,746 Progressive wagering system 53 2003
8,206,209 Gaming machine bonus system 0 2006
8,123,618 Systems for distributing entertaining episodes and crediting payouts to authorized remote-player's wagers 3 2007
8,894,481 Gaming system and method providing multiway evaluation for a game associated with multi-component symbols configured to affect a base count 0 2012
8,888,577 Gaming system and method for providing optimal poker auto-hold functionality with progressive awards 0 2013