US Patent No: 7,311,598

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Gaming system having multiple gaming devices that share a multi-outcome display

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Abstract

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A gaming device system in which a plurality of gaming devices are linked by a common bonus event is provided. In one embodiment, the linked gaming device system includes a shared symbol generation display that is positioned adjacent to each of a plurality of associated gaming devices and has a plurality of sections and values displayed at each section. Upon a triggering of the bonus event, any player eligible to participate in the bonus may achieve an outcome generated from the bonus event including the shared display. When the shared display is activated, it simultaneously generates a separate or individual outcome associated with each of the gaming devices. The outcomes are spatially related to one another so that a random generation of an outcome associated with one gaming device automatically generates random outcomes associated with each gaming device. Each gaming device however receives the outcome only if it has participated in the random generation.

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IGTRENO, NV2665

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Baerlocher, Anthony J Reno, NV 993 26393
Brill, Zeke Reno, NV 40 743
Carlisle, Christopher D Reno, NV 40 551
Elias, Hans Reno, NV 79 758
Kaminkow, Joseph E Reno, NV 293 7650
LeSourd, Kehl T Reno, NV 73 849
MacVittie, Michael Las Vegas, NV 80 1458
Rodgers, Paulina Reno, NV 146 1809
Tedsen, Kirk A Reno, NV 63 717
Wagner, Eric L Sparks, NV 42 614

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Patent Citation Ranking

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
IGT (76)
7,959,509 Multi-player bingo game with optional progressive jackpot wager 14 2004
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7,901,282 Gaming device having competitive/bonus matching game 5 2006
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7,753,782 Gaming system and method for providing multiple players multiple bonus awards 6 2006
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7,896,734 Gaming system having multiple gaming devices that share a multi-outcome display 7 2007
7,771,270 Gaming system having multiple gaming devices that share a multi-outcome display 4 2007
7,753,783 Gaming system and method for providing multiple players multiple bonus awards 2 2007
7,722,464 Gaming system which provides multiple players multiple bonus awards 4 2007
7,713,124 Gaming system and method for providing group play with divided bonus features 4 2007
7,690,977 Gaming system and method for providing multiple players multiple bonus awards 4 2007
7,654,896 Gaming system which provides multiple players multiple bonus awards 10 2007
8,602,865 Gaming system and method providing a group bonus event for linked gaming devices 0 2007
8,109,821 Gaming system and method which enables multiple players to simultaneously play multiple individual games or group games on a central display 7 2007
8,087,999 Gaming system and method of operating a gaming system providing wagering control features for wagering games 10 2007
8,070,587 Gaming system and method providing a multiplayer bonus game having a plurality of award opportunities 4 2007
8,210,944 Gaming system having display device with changeable wheel 1 2007
8,100,754 Gaming system having multi-player wheel bonus game and characteristic selection 0 2007
8,651,947 Gaming system and method providing a multiple-player bonus redemption game 0 2007
8,292,723 Gaming system and method for providing team play 3 2007
8,092,297 Gaming system and method for providing a bonus based on number of gaming machines being actively played 1 2008
8,118,666 Gaming system, gaming devices, and method for providing an enhanced multiple-player bonus redemption game 1 2008
8,496,519 Gaming system and method for providing a bonus event triggered by a continuous communal game 0 2008
8,079,903 Gaming system, gaming device and method of providing selection game with interdependent award distribution 3 2008
8,393,968 Gaming system, gaming device and method for providing a strategy game having a plurality of awards 1 2008
8,070,593 Gaming system, gaming device and method for providing group event with individual group event eligibility timers 0 2008
7,976,379 Gaming system and method having configurable bonus game triggering outcomes 4 2008
8,210,935 Gaming system, gaming device and method of providing collectors and tokens associated with collectors 0 2008
8,382,572 Gaming system and method for providing a community bonus event 2 2008
8,287,364 Gaming system, gaming device, and method for providing a game in which a player collects emblems by positioning accumulators in a field 5 2008
8,262,458 Gaming system, gaming device and gaming method providing additional award opportunities for an activation of a symbol generator based on an occurrence of a triggering event 0 2008
8,157,646 Gaming system and method for providing a progressive award multiple times before resetting the displayed value of the provided progressive award 2 2009
8,118,662 Gaming system, gaming device and method for providing player selection of modifiers to game components 3 2009
7,753,784 Gaming device having progressive awards and supplemental awards 3 2009
8,353,762 Gaming system, gaming device and gaming method providing additional award opportunities for an activation of a symbol generator based on an occurrence of a triggering event 0 2009
8,192,279 Multi-player bingo game with optional progressive jackpot wager 3 2009
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8,579,709 Multi-player bingo game with progressive jackpots 0 2011
8,360,850 Gaming system and method having configurable bonus game triggering outcomes 0 2011
8,298,081 Gaming system, gaming device and method for providing multiple display event indicators 0 2011
8,662,980 Gaming system, gaming device, and method for providing a multiple player persistent game 0 2011
8,545,313 Gaming system, gaming device and method for providing a multiple player, multiple game bonusing environment 0 2011
8,517,818 Gaming system, gaming device and method for providing a multiple player, multiple game bonusing environment 0 2011
8,491,381 Gaming system, gaming device and method for providing a multiple player, multiple game bonusing environment 0 2011
8,475,265 Gaming system, gaming device, and method for providing a multiple player persistent game 0 2011
8,342,954 Gaming system and method of operating a gaming system providing wagering control features for wagering games 0 2011
8,371,931 Gaming system and method for providing a bonus based on number of gaming machines being actively played 1 2011
8,597,103 Gaming system having multi-player wheel bonus game and characteristic selection 0 2011
8,403,740 Gaming system and method which enables multiple players to simultaneously play multiple individual games or group games on a central display 4 2012
8,605,114 Gaming system having reduced appearance of parallax artifacts on display devices including multiple display screens 0 2012
8,460,098 Gaming system having display device with changeable wheel 0 2012
8,684,832 Multi-player bingo game with optional progressive jackpot wager 0 2012
8,545,316 Gaming system and method for providing a progressive award multiple times before resetting the displayed value of the provided progressive award 1 2012
8,672,762 Gaming system and method providing a selection game associated with selectable visually unblocked objects and unselectable visually blocked objects 0 2012
8,517,827 Gaming system, gaming device, and method for providing a game in which a player collects emblems by positioning accumulators in a field 0 2012
8,662,982 Method and apparatus for attractive bonusing 0 2012
8,636,582 Gaming system and method for providing team play 0 2012
8,672,739 Gaming systems, gaming devices and methods with non-competitive play and optional competitive play 0 2012
8,663,002 System and method for rewarding players based on personal interests or attributes 0 2012
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
8,613,650 Gaming system and method which enables multiple players to simultaneously play multiple individual games or group games on a central display 0 2013
 
LEAP FORWARD GAMING, INC. (9)
8,336,697 Device health monitoring for gaming machines 1 2010
8,241,119 Candle devices for gaming machines 2 2010
8,088,014 Gaming device and method for wireless gaming system providing non-intrusive processes 13 2010
8,083,592 Apparatus and method for retrofitting candle devices on a gaming machine 14 2010
8,460,091 Remote power reset feature on a gaming machine 2 2011
8,317,604 Apparatus and method for retrofitting candle devices on a gaming machine 0 2011
8,371,937 Gaming device and method for wireless gaming system providing non-intrusive processes 3 2011
8,282,480 Candle device for providing transaction verification on a gaming machine 1 2011
8,479,908 Device health monitoring for gaming machines 2 2012
 
BALLY GAMING, INC. (5)
8,342,932 Systems, methods and articles to facilitate playing card games with intermediary playing card receiver 1 2006
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WMS GAMING INC. (3)
8,545,304 Wagering game with bonus game triggered by linked terminal 0 2005
8,628,407 Community gaming system outcome indicators 0 2006
8,616,981 Systems, methods, and devices for playing wagering games with location-triggered game features 0 2013
 
ARUZE GAMING AMERICA, INC. (2)
8,622,813 Game system and control method of game system, and link system 0 2009
8,382,573 Gaming system and control method thereof which determines transition to special game 0 2009
 
CORK GROUP TRADING LTD. (1)
8,313,372 Electronic gaming environment with display of multiple instances of single-player games and multiplayer bonus game 0 2009
 
ELBO, INC. (1)
8,568,238 System for remote game access 0 2010
 
GATEWAY GAMING, LLC (1)
8,545,315 Gaming system and method 0 2012
 
GATEWAY SYSTEMS, LLC (1)
8,545,317 Gaming system and method 0 2012
 
MGT Gaming, Inc. (1)
8,500,554 Gaming device having a second separate bonusing event 1 2012
 
PROGRESSIVE GAMING INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION (1)
8,043,153 Gaming device having destructive chain reaction events 2 2005
 
UNIVERSAL ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION (1)
8,636,593 Gaming machine running common game 0 2011
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (5)
8,133,118 Combined musical instrument and gaming device 0 2007
8,460,082 Games and gaming machines having wheel features 0 2011
8,342,950 Hidden universal player attraction game and method of play for idle gaming machines 0 2011
8,696,449 Gaming device and method for wireless gaming system providing non-intrusive processes 0 2013
8,696,430 Device health monitoring for gaming machines 0 2013

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