US Patent No: 7,666,094

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Gaming system and method for enabling a player to select progressive awards to try for and chances of winning progressive awards

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The present disclosure provides a gaming device, a gaming system and a method for operating a gaming device or gaming system with a plurality of progressive awards. The gaming device enables a player to select one of the progressive awards. The player's selection of which progressive award to play for is based, at least in part, on a relative probability of the player winning the selected progressive award compared to the relative probabilities of the player winning the non-selected progressive awards. After selecting which award to play for, the gaming device either provides the selected progressive award to the player or modifies the relative probability that the player will win the selected progressive award with one or more of any award selections remaining. Such a configuration enables the player to strategically select which award to play for and the order that the player will play for the awards.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
IGTRENO, NV3052

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Baerlocher, Anthony J Reno, US 627 44588
Cohen, Alexdander Casey Naglestad Reno, US 4 82
Ferry, Tonja Marie Reno, US 7 570
Koby, Adam Reno, US 9 581

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6,068,553 Gaming machines 258 1997
6,004,207 Slot machine with incremental pay-off multiplier 743 1997
6,203,429 Gaming machine with bonus mode 687 1998
6,315,660 Gaming machines with board game theme 544 1999
6,443,837 Bonus games for gaming machines with strategy options 368 1999
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6,234,897 Gaming device with variable bonus payout feature 573 1999
6,159,095 Video gaming device having multiple stacking features 854 1999
6,322,309 Bonus game for a gaming machine 305 2000
6,749,510 Centralized gaming system with modifiable remote display terminals 278 2001
6,607,437 Selection feature for a game of chance 132 2001
6,508,707 Gaming machines with board game theme, apparatus and method 178 2001
6,939,234 Dynamic configuration of gaming system 133 2002
2005/0079,908 Gaming machine having an award-trading scheme 83 2003
2005/0026,694 Prize redemption system for games executed over a wide area network 80 2003
2005/0159,211 Gaming machine with feature triggering scheme 101 2004
2006/0003,829 Wagering game having progressive amounts represented in various ways 156 2004
2007/0060,319 Gaming network for use in a restricted-access progressive game 105 2004
2006/0035,706 Wagering game with payoff rounding feature 98 2005
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2006/0073,897 Wagering game with group jackpot 176 2005
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5,876,284 Method and apparatus for implementing a jackpot bonus on a network of gaming devices 647 1996
6,244,958 Method for providing incentive to play gaming devices connected by a network to a host computer 553 1996
6,287,202 Dynamic tournament gaming method and system 306 1996
5,779,545 Central random number generation for gaming system 484 1996
* 5,885,158 Gaming system for multiple progressive games 528 1996
5,855,515 Progressive gaming system 496 1996
* 6,179,711 Method of scoring a video wagering game 280 1997
6,319,125 Method apparatus for promoting play on a network of gaming devices 669 1997
5,947,820 Electronic game method and apparatus with hierarchy of simulated wheels 793 1997
6,062,981 Gaming system with zero-volatility hold 296 1997
6,257,981 Computer network for controlling and monitoring gaming devices 348 1997
6,110,043 Controller-based progressive jackpot linked gaming system 534 1997
6,159,096 Method and apparatus for configuring a slot-type wagering game 429 1997
6,162,122 Method and apparatus for operating networked gaming devices 481 1997
5,976,015 Combined slot machine and racing game 207 1998
6,146,273 Progressive jackpot gaming system with secret bonus pool 765 1998
6,254,483 Method and apparatus for controlling the cost of playing an electronic gaming device 578 1998
6,375,567 Method and apparatus for implementing in video a secondary game responsive to player interaction with a primary game 530 1998
6,231,445 Method for awarding variable bonus awards to gaming machines over a network 741 1998
5,997,400 Combined slot machine and racing game 515 1998
6,168,520 Electronic game method and apparatus with hierarchy of simulated wheels 562 1998
6,371,852 Method for crediting a player of an electronic gaming device 416 1998
6,315,662 System and method for automatically initiating game play on an electronic gaming device 262 1998
6,203,010 Method and apparatus for a progressive jackpot determinant 282 1998
6,358,149 Dynamic threshold for pool-based bonus promotions in electronic gaming systems 313 1999
6,033,307 Gaming machines with bonusing 742 1999
6,210,275 Progressive jackpot game with guaranteed winner 543 1999
* 6,656,046 Reel or video reel gaming format 85 1999
6,217,448 Controller-based linked gaming machine bonus system 620 1999
6,565,434 Method and apparatus for promoting play on a network of gaming devices 334 1999
6,656,047 Computer-controlled gaming apparatus and method 170 1999
6,533,664 Gaming system with individualized centrally generated random number generator seeds 283 2000
6,471,591 Non-banked gaming system 177 2000
6,398,218 Gaming machine with bonusing 452 2000
6,454,651 Method of scoring a video wagering game 254 2000
6,419,583 Large prize central management 241 2000
6,688,977 Gaming device with bonus scheme having multiple award levels 118 2000
6,315,664 Gaming device having an indicator selection with probability-based outcome 388 2000
6,511,375 Gaming device having a multiple selection group bonus round 248 2000
6,328,649 Gaming device having multiple award enhancing levels 547 2000
6,569,015 Gaming device having separately changeable value and modifier bonus scheme 392 2000
6,406,369 Gaming device having a competition bonus scheme 397 2000
6,966,834 Prize awarding system 167 2000
6,439,995 Gaming device having a bonus scheme with multiple selection groups 575 2000
6,726,563 Gaming device having a selectively accessible bonus scheme 278 2000
6,322,078 Game with reservable wild indicia 214 2000
6,565,436 Gaming device having a weighted probability for selecting a bonus game 237 2000
6,464,582 Gaming device with a bonus scheme having repeated selection of value sets with option to save values 277 2000
6,514,141 Gaming device having value selection bonus 335 2000
6,811,483 Gaming device having a graduating award exchange sequence with a tease consolation sequence and an initial qualifying sequence 192 2000
7,029,395 Gaming device having odds of winning which increase as a player's wager increases 267 2000
6,599,185 Gaming device having a multiple selection and award distribution bonus scheme 281 2000
6,599,192 Gaming device having risk evaluation bonus round 230 2000
6,533,658 Electronic amusement device and method for operating same 142 2000
6,656,048 Controller-based linked gaming machine bonus system 247 2001
6,589,115 Gaming method and apparatus having a proportional payout 212 2001
2003/0228,904 Method and apparatus for operating networked gaming devices 139 2001
6,431,983 Method for providing incentive to play gaming devices connected by a network to a host computer 391 2001
* 2003/0027,625 Multiple progressive and bonusing table game methods and apparatus 200 2001
6,506,118 Gaming device having improved award offer bonus scheme 387 2001
6,837,788 Method of playing a dual wagering game 181 2001
6,620,046 Method and system for funding and awarding bonuses in a gaming environment 226 2001
2003/0060,269 Gaming machine reel having a flexible dynamic display 179 2001
6,575,832 Method for implementing scheduled return play at gaming machine networks 292 2001
6,599,193 Progressive gaming device 379 2001
6,790,141 Sequential gaming 167 2001
2003/0064,773 Gaming device having multi-characteristic symbol game with multiple award components 113 2001
6,783,457 Gaming device having an indicator selection with probability-based outcome 89 2001
6,913,532 Gaming device having a re-triggering symbol bonus scheme 162 2001
6,676,516 Gaming device having an indicator selection with probability-based outcome 120 2001
6,511,376 Systems and methods wherein a gambling result is based on a user input 94 2001
6,869,361 System, apparatus and method employing controller for play of shared bonus games 171 2001
6,776,715 Method and apparatus for providing a personal wide area progressive for gaming apparatus 179 2002
6,935,958 Method and apparatus for machine location 144 2002
6,955,600 Gaming device having a re-triggering symbol bonus scheme with a bonus symbol accumulator 185 2002
2003/0162,584 Gaming device having improved offer and acceptance game with masked offers 132 2002
6,939,224 Gaming device having varying risk player selections 79 2002
6,780,110 Gaming device having a competition bonus scheme 69 2002
2002/0187,834 System, method and interface for monitoring player game play in real time 130 2002
6,712,697 Method for crediting a player of an electronic gaming device 212 2002
6,746,328 Multiplier per selected indicia 168 2002
6,659,864 Gaming device having an unveiling award mechanical secondary display 202 2002
6,575,830 Gaming device having apparatus and method for producing an award through award elimination or replacement 202 2002
6,682,419 Gaming device having a primary game scheme involving a symbol generator and secondary award triggering games 179 2002
6,682,420 Gaming device having a primary game scheme involving a symbol generator and secondary award triggering games 135 2002
6,595,854 Gaming device having a bonus scheme with multiple selection groups 232 2002
6,800,030 Method for providing incentive to play gaming devices connected by a network to a host computer 235 2002
2004/0048,649 Gaming device having a bonus game with multiple player selectable award opportunities 119 2002
2003/0040,360 Gaming device having an offer / acceptance game wherein each offer is based on a plurality of independently generated events 120 2002
2003/0092,484 System for awarding a bonus to a gaming device on a wide area network 126 2002
6,910,964 Selective indication of a bonus at a gaming device with player input 203 2003
6,692,355 Gaming device having separately changeable value and modifier bonus scheme 228 2003
6,918,832 Gaming device with traveling reel symbols 130 2003
6,814,664 Method of operating a gaming device having termination variables 95 2003
* 7,357,716 Slot machine game having a plurality of ways to issue a percentage of a progressive award based upon any wager level ("percentage progressive") 60 2003
6,832,958 Method and apparatus for operating networked gaming devices 225 2003
6,758,750 Gaming device having risk evaluation bonus round 110 2003
2003/0216,166 Method of operating a progressive gaming device 148 2003
6,852,030 Gaming device having risk evaluation bonus round 108 2003
2005/0054,429 Gaming device having bonus game dependent upon variable wager component selection 212 2003
7,004,835 Gaming device having an award distributor and an award accumulator bonus game 37 2003
7,112,137 Gaming device having an indicator selection with probability-based outcome 62 2003
2004/0171,416 Gaming device having selectively accessible bonus scheme 65 2004
2005/0101,374 Method for providing incentive to play gaming devices connected by a network to a host computer 119 2004
* 2005/0096,114 Method, apparatus and system for perpetual bonus game 73 2004
2005/0032,573 Computer network and method for changing the pay schedules of gaming devices 169 2004
2005/0075,163 Gaming device having a re-triggering symbol bonus scheme with a bonus symbol accumulation and player selection of accumulation total 108 2004
2005/0101,375 Gaming device having an award exchange bonus round and method for revealing award exchange possibilities 123 2004
2005/0130,729 Gaming device having risk evaluation bonus round 65 2005
2005/0176,498 Name your prize game playing methodology 25 2005
2005/0192,099 Secured virtual network in a gaming environment 190 2005
2005/0197,180 Gaming device having an offer and acceptance game 72 2005
2005/0227,754 Gaming device having resultant wild symbols 92 2005
2005/0282,626 Method and apparatus for awarding a mystery promotional ticket 178 2005
2006/0030,403 Gaming method and device involving progressive wagers 176 2005
2006/0040,732 Gaming system having multiple gaming machines which provide bonus awards 257 2005
2006/0040,736 Gaming system having multiple gaming machines which provide bonus awards 150 2005
2006/0025,210 Method of awarding prizes for jackpot and gaming machines based on amount wagered during a time period 169 2005
2006/0183,535 Gaming device and method having payline progressive awards 141 2006
2007/0298,873 PROGRESSIVE TABLE GAME BONUSING SYSTEMS AND METHODS 43 2006
2007/0060,321 SERVER BASED GAMING SYSTEM HAVING MULTIPLE PROGRESSIVE AWARDS 140 2006
2007/0060,271 GAMING DEVICE HAVING A GAME WITH MULTIPLE SELECTIONS AND PROGRESSIVE GAME INCREMENTATION 181 2006
2007/0129,139 On demand prize/bonus system 20 2006
 
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6,089,977 Slot machine game with roaming wild card 815 1998
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2003/0064,772 Gaming device and method 80 2001
2002/0151,354 Progressive Jackpot incrementing system 45 2002
2003/0222,402 Linked progressive jackpot system 221 2003
 
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MEDICI PORTFOLIO ACQUISITION LLC (1)
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DRAGON CO., LTD. (1)
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GTECH Rhode Island Corporation (1)
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WALKER ASSET MANAGEMENT LIMITED PARTNERSHIP (7)
6,110,041 Method and system for adapting gaming devices to playing preferences 845 1996
6,001,016 Remote gaming device 647 1996
6,193,606 Electronic gaming device offering a game of knowledge for enhanced payouts 253 1997
6,174,235 Method and apparatus for directing a game with user-selected elements 685 1997
6,238,288 Method and apparatus for directing a game in accordance with speed of play 365 1997
6,203,430 Electronic amusement device and method for enhanced slot machine play 303 1998
6,293,866 System for adapting gaming devices to playing preferences 401 2000
 
ZDI GAMING, INC. (2)
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6,309,298 Method, apparatus and gaming set for use in a progressive game 330 1999
 
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5,531,441 Double poker 162 1994
 
B.C.D. MECANIQUE (1)
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6,375,569 Operation of gaming machines in a linked bonus prize winning mode 349 1998
 
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2003/0027,630 System, method and article of manufacture for providing a progressive-type prize awarding scheme in an intermittently accessed network game environment 102 2002
 
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6,102,400 Method of playing a keno game with a bonus payout 432 1998
 
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Scientific Games International, Inc. (1)
6,416,408 Method of playing a group participation game 356 1999
 
VT TECH CORP. (1)
5,762,552 Interactive real-time network gaming system 761 1995
 
Trump Taj Mahal Associates (1)
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Sega Enterprises, Ltd. (1)
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