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, NV3210

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Baerlocher, Anthony J Reno, US 639 48709
Cohen, Alexdander Casey Naglestad Reno, US 4 87
Ferry, Tonja Marie Reno, US 7 608
Koby, Adam Reno, US 9 620

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6,666,765 Casino game and method having a hint feature 109 2002
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6,554,283 Apportionment of casino game bonus pay out 83 2002
7,217,187 Casino game and method having a hint feature 45 2003
 
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6,068,553 Gaming machines 272 1997
6,004,207 Slot machine with incremental pay-off multiplier 773 1997
6,203,429 Gaming machine with bonus mode 717 1998
6,315,660 Gaming machines with board game theme 579 1999
6,443,837 Bonus games for gaming machines with strategy options 382 1999
6,159,097 Gaming machine with variable probability of obtaining bonus game payouts 1029 1999
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6,206,374 Methods of playing poker games 194 1999
6,234,897 Gaming device with variable bonus payout feature 596 1999
6,159,095 Video gaming device having multiple stacking features 916 1999
6,322,309 Bonus game for a gaming machine 317 2000
6,749,510 Centralized gaming system with modifiable remote display terminals 304 2001
6,607,437 Selection feature for a game of chance 140 2001
6,508,707 Gaming machines with board game theme, apparatus and method 189 2001
6,939,234 Dynamic configuration of gaming system 136 2002
2005/0079,908 Gaming machine having an award-trading scheme 84 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 105 2004
2006/0003,829 Wagering game having progressive amounts represented in various ways 164 2004
2007/0060,319 Gaming network for use in a restricted-access progressive game 111 2004
2006/0035,706 Wagering game with payoff rounding feature 99 2005
2006/0073,889 Progressive gaming system and machines with partial payout 123 2005
2006/0073,897 Wagering game with group jackpot 190 2005
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NOVOMATIC AG (1)
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5,280,909 Gaming system with progressive jackpot 586 1992
5,655,961 Method for operating networked gaming devices 1289 1994
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5,876,284 Method and apparatus for implementing a jackpot bonus on a network of gaming devices 670 1996
6,244,958 Method for providing incentive to play gaming devices connected by a network to a host computer 578 1996
6,287,202 Dynamic tournament gaming method and system 319 1996
5,779,545 Central random number generation for gaming system 514 1996
* 5,885,158 Gaming system for multiple progressive games 557 1996
5,855,515 Progressive gaming system 528 1996
* 6,179,711 Method of scoring a video wagering game 293 1997
6,319,125 Method apparatus for promoting play on a network of gaming devices 711 1997
5,947,820 Electronic game method and apparatus with hierarchy of simulated wheels 838 1997
6,062,981 Gaming system with zero-volatility hold 312 1997
6,257,981 Computer network for controlling and monitoring gaming devices 370 1997
6,110,043 Controller-based progressive jackpot linked gaming system 567 1997
6,159,096 Method and apparatus for configuring a slot-type wagering game 448 1997
6,162,122 Method and apparatus for operating networked gaming devices 506 1997
5,976,015 Combined slot machine and racing game 214 1998
6,146,273 Progressive jackpot gaming system with secret bonus pool 812 1998
6,254,483 Method and apparatus for controlling the cost of playing an electronic gaming device 608 1998
6,375,567 Method and apparatus for implementing in video a secondary game responsive to player interaction with a primary game 558 1998
6,231,445 Method for awarding variable bonus awards to gaming machines over a network 782 1998
5,997,400 Combined slot machine and racing game 528 1998
6,168,520 Electronic game method and apparatus with hierarchy of simulated wheels 576 1998
6,371,852 Method for crediting a player of an electronic gaming device 441 1998
6,315,662 System and method for automatically initiating game play on an electronic gaming device 271 1998
6,203,010 Method and apparatus for a progressive jackpot determinant 295 1998
6,358,149 Dynamic threshold for pool-based bonus promotions in electronic gaming systems 328 1999
6,033,307 Gaming machines with bonusing 771 1999
6,210,275 Progressive jackpot game with guaranteed winner 575 1999
* 6,656,046 Reel or video reel gaming format 87 1999
6,217,448 Controller-based linked gaming machine bonus system 648 1999
6,565,434 Method and apparatus for promoting play on a network of gaming devices 351 1999
6,656,047 Computer-controlled gaming apparatus and method 182 1999
6,533,664 Gaming system with individualized centrally generated random number generator seeds 289 2000
6,471,591 Non-banked gaming system 182 2000
6,398,218 Gaming machine with bonusing 471 2000
6,454,651 Method of scoring a video wagering game 263 2000
6,419,583 Large prize central management 248 2000
6,688,977 Gaming device with bonus scheme having multiple award levels 121 2000
6,315,664 Gaming device having an indicator selection with probability-based outcome 405 2000
6,511,375 Gaming device having a multiple selection group bonus round 264 2000
6,328,649 Gaming device having multiple award enhancing levels 572 2000
6,569,015 Gaming device having separately changeable value and modifier bonus scheme 406 2000
6,406,369 Gaming device having a competition bonus scheme 411 2000
6,966,834 Prize awarding system 176 2000
6,439,995 Gaming device having a bonus scheme with multiple selection groups 600 2000
6,726,563 Gaming device having a selectively accessible bonus scheme 301 2000
6,322,078 Game with reservable wild indicia 227 2000
6,565,436 Gaming device having a weighted probability for selecting a bonus game 252 2000
6,464,582 Gaming device with a bonus scheme having repeated selection of value sets with option to save values 291 2000
6,514,141 Gaming device having value selection bonus 349 2000
6,811,483 Gaming device having a graduating award exchange sequence with a tease consolation sequence and an initial qualifying sequence 198 2000
7,029,395 Gaming device having odds of winning which increase as a player's wager increases 289 2000
6,599,185 Gaming device having a multiple selection and award distribution bonus scheme 292 2000
6,599,192 Gaming device having risk evaluation bonus round 239 2000
6,533,658 Electronic amusement device and method for operating same 150 2000
6,656,048 Controller-based linked gaming machine bonus system 256 2001
6,589,115 Gaming method and apparatus having a proportional payout 220 2001
2003/0228,904 Method and apparatus for operating networked gaming devices 144 2001
6,431,983 Method for providing incentive to play gaming devices connected by a network to a host computer 412 2001
* 2003/0027,625 Multiple progressive and bonusing table game methods and apparatus 212 2001
6,506,118 Gaming device having improved award offer bonus scheme 399 2001
6,837,788 Method of playing a dual wagering game 196 2001
6,620,046 Method and system for funding and awarding bonuses in a gaming environment 244 2001
2003/0060,269 Gaming machine reel having a flexible dynamic display 186 2001
6,575,832 Method for implementing scheduled return play at gaming machine networks 305 2001
6,599,193 Progressive gaming device 398 2001
6,790,141 Sequential gaming 175 2001
2003/0064,773 Gaming device having multi-characteristic symbol game with multiple award components 119 2001
6,783,457 Gaming device having an indicator selection with probability-based outcome 96 2001
6,913,532 Gaming device having a re-triggering symbol bonus scheme 176 2001
6,676,516 Gaming device having an indicator selection with probability-based outcome 127 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 185 2001
6,776,715 Method and apparatus for providing a personal wide area progressive for gaming apparatus 185 2002
6,935,958 Method and apparatus for machine location 153 2002
6,955,600 Gaming device having a re-triggering symbol bonus scheme with a bonus symbol accumulator 201 2002
2003/0162,584 Gaming device having improved offer and acceptance game with masked offers 138 2002
6,939,224 Gaming device having varying risk player selections 86 2002
6,780,110 Gaming device having a competition bonus scheme 73 2002
2002/0187,834 System, method and interface for monitoring player game play in real time 135 2002
6,712,697 Method for crediting a player of an electronic gaming device 221 2002
6,746,328 Multiplier per selected indicia 174 2002
6,659,864 Gaming device having an unveiling award mechanical secondary display 210 2002
6,575,830 Gaming device having apparatus and method for producing an award through award elimination or replacement 209 2002
6,682,419 Gaming device having a primary game scheme involving a symbol generator and secondary award triggering games 185 2002
6,682,420 Gaming device having a primary game scheme involving a symbol generator and secondary award triggering games 142 2002
6,595,854 Gaming device having a bonus scheme with multiple selection groups 242 2002
6,800,030 Method for providing incentive to play gaming devices connected by a network to a host computer 245 2002
2004/0048,649 Gaming device having a bonus game with multiple player selectable award opportunities 125 2002
2003/0040,360 Gaming device having an offer / acceptance game wherein each offer is based on a plurality of independently generated events 123 2002
2003/0092,484 System for awarding a bonus to a gaming device on a wide area network 131 2002
6,910,964 Selective indication of a bonus at a gaming device with player input 210 2003
6,692,355 Gaming device having separately changeable value and modifier bonus scheme 237 2003
6,918,832 Gaming device with traveling reel symbols 132 2003
6,814,664 Method of operating a gaming device having termination variables 106 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") 67 2003
6,832,958 Method and apparatus for operating networked gaming devices 232 2003
6,758,750 Gaming device having risk evaluation bonus round 114 2003
2003/0216,166 Method of operating a progressive gaming device 157 2003
6,852,030 Gaming device having risk evaluation bonus round 111 2003
2005/0054,429 Gaming device having bonus game dependent upon variable wager component selection 220 2003
7,004,835 Gaming device having an award distributor and an award accumulator bonus game 40 2003
7,112,137 Gaming device having an indicator selection with probability-based outcome 67 2003
2004/0171,416 Gaming device having selectively accessible bonus scheme 74 2004
2005/0101,374 Method for providing incentive to play gaming devices connected by a network to a host computer 121 2004
* 2005/0096,114 Method, apparatus and system for perpetual bonus game 81 2004
2005/0032,573 Computer network and method for changing the pay schedules of gaming devices 175 2004
2005/0075,163 Gaming device having a re-triggering symbol bonus scheme with a bonus symbol accumulation and player selection of accumulation total 115 2004
2005/0101,375 Gaming device having an award exchange bonus round and method for revealing award exchange possibilities 127 2004
2005/0130,729 Gaming device having risk evaluation bonus round 68 2005
2005/0176,498 Name your prize game playing methodology 25 2005
2005/0192,099 Secured virtual network in a gaming environment 202 2005
2005/0197,180 Gaming device having an offer and acceptance game 76 2005
2005/0227,754 Gaming device having resultant wild symbols 100 2005
2005/0282,626 Method and apparatus for awarding a mystery promotional ticket 185 2005
2006/0030,403 Gaming method and device involving progressive wagers 188 2005
2006/0040,732 Gaming system having multiple gaming machines which provide bonus awards 277 2005
2006/0040,736 Gaming system having multiple gaming machines which provide bonus awards 162 2005
2006/0025,210 Method of awarding prizes for jackpot and gaming machines based on amount wagered during a time period 179 2005
2006/0183,535 Gaming device and method having payline progressive awards 154 2006
2007/0298,873 PROGRESSIVE TABLE GAME BONUSING SYSTEMS AND METHODS 47 2006
2007/0060,321 SERVER BASED GAMING SYSTEM HAVING MULTIPLE PROGRESSIVE AWARDS 156 2006
2007/0060,271 GAMING DEVICE HAVING A GAME WITH MULTIPLE SELECTIONS AND PROGRESSIVE GAME INCREMENTATION 194 2006
2007/0129,139 On demand prize/bonus system 25 2006
 
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Zynga Inc. (3)
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Atronic International AG (1)
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ARISTOCRAT TECHNOLOGIES AUSTRALIA PTY LIMITED (7)
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6,089,977 Slot machine game with roaming wild card 859 1998
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2003/0064,772 Gaming device and method 95 2001
2002/0151,354 Progressive Jackpot incrementing system 48 2002
2003/0222,402 Linked progressive jackpot system 234 2003
 
ARISTOCRAT TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (4)
5,611,730 Progressive gaming system tailored for use in multiple remote sites: apparatus and method 733 1995
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6,039,648 Automated tournament gaming system: apparatus and method 493 1997
6,609,973 Gaming device with bingo bonus game 173 2000
 
MEDICI PORTFOLIO ACQUISITION LLC (1)
* 6,179,290 Method of playing a poker game including a progressive jackpot 18 1996
 
DRAGON CO., LTD. (1)
2002/0142,829 Slot machine having symbol windows arranged in matrix 69 2002
 
ARISTOCRAT LEISURE INDUSTRIES PTY. LTD. (1)
2005/0119,047 Slot machine game and system with improved jackpot feature 170 2004
 
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 895 1996
6,001,016 Remote gaming device 706 1996
6,193,606 Electronic gaming device offering a game of knowledge for enhanced payouts 263 1997
6,174,235 Method and apparatus for directing a game with user-selected elements 716 1997
6,238,288 Method and apparatus for directing a game in accordance with speed of play 375 1997
6,203,430 Electronic amusement device and method for enhanced slot machine play 324 1998
6,293,866 System for adapting gaming devices to playing preferences 424 2000
 
ZDI Gaming, Inc. (2)
5,944,606 Method, apparatus and pull-tab gaming set for use in a progressive pull-tab game 298 1997
6,309,298 Method, apparatus and gaming set for use in a progressive game 338 1999
 
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5,531,441 Double poker 167 1994
 
B.C.D. MECANIQUE (1)
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6,375,569 Operation of gaming machines in a linked bonus prize winning mode 368 1998
 
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ARCADE PLANET, INC. (1)
2003/0027,630 System, method and article of manufacture for providing a progressive-type prize awarding scheme in an intermittently accessed network game environment 106 2002
 
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6,102,400 Method of playing a keno game with a bonus payout 454 1998
 
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* 7,008,319 Multi-game machine and method for simultaneous play 57 2001
 
SCIENTIFIC GAMES INTERNATIONAL, INC. (1)
6,416,408 Method of playing a group participation game 368 1999
 
VT Tech Corp. (1)
5,762,552 Interactive real-time network gaming system 805 1995
 
Trump Taj Mahal Associates (1)
* 5,564,700 Proportional payout method for progressive linked gaming machines 729 1995
 
Sega Enterprises, Ltd. (1)
5,645,486 Gaming system that pays out a progressive bonus using a lottery 464 1995
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