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, NV2914

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Baerlocher, Anthony J Reno, NV 1047 35395
Cohen, Alexdander Casey Naglestad - 4 60
Ferry, Tonja Marie Reno, NV 14 465
Koby, Adam Reno, NV 16 472

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6,287,202 Dynamic tournament gaming method and system 274 1996
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5,855,515 Progressive gaming system 448 1996
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6,159,096 Method and apparatus for configuring a slot-type wagering game 384 1997
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6,168,520 Electronic game method and apparatus with hierarchy of simulated wheels 518 1998
6,371,852 Method for crediting a player of an electronic gaming device 362 1998
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6,203,010 Method and apparatus for a progressive jackpot determinant 248 1998
6,358,149 Dynamic threshold for pool-based bonus promotions in electronic gaming systems 277 1999
6,033,307 Gaming machines with bonusing 670 1999
6,210,275 Progressive jackpot game with guaranteed winner 486 1999
* 6,656,046 Reel or video reel gaming format 75 1999
6,217,448 Controller-based linked gaming machine bonus system 557 1999
6,565,434 Method and apparatus for promoting play on a network of gaming devices 289 1999
6,656,047 Computer-controlled gaming apparatus and method 155 1999
6,533,664 Gaming system with individualized centrally generated random number generator seeds 258 2000
6,471,591 Non-banked gaming system 160 2000
6,398,218 Gaming machine with bonusing 406 2000
6,454,651 Method of scoring a video wagering game 224 2000
6,419,583 Large prize central management 217 2000
6,688,977 Gaming device with bonus scheme having multiple award levels 101 2000
6,315,664 Gaming device having an indicator selection with probability-based outcome 350 2000
6,511,375 Gaming device having a multiple selection group bonus round 200 2000
6,328,649 Gaming device having multiple award enhancing levels 487 2000
6,569,015 Gaming device having separately changeable value and modifier bonus scheme 349 2000
6,406,369 Gaming device having a competition bonus scheme 353 2000
6,966,834 Prize awarding system 150 2000
6,439,995 Gaming device having a bonus scheme with multiple selection groups 511 2000
6,726,563 Gaming device having a selectively accessible bonus scheme 246 2000
6,322,078 Game with reservable wild indicia 182 2000
6,565,436 Gaming device having a weighted probability for selecting a bonus game 204 2000
6,464,582 Gaming device with a bonus scheme having repeated selection of value sets with option to save values 250 2000
6,514,141 Gaming device having value selection bonus 292 2000
6,811,483 Gaming device having a graduating award exchange sequence with a tease consolation sequence and an initial qualifying sequence 172 2000
7,029,395 Gaming device having odds of winning which increase as a player's wager increases 218 2000
6,599,185 Gaming device having a multiple selection and award distribution bonus scheme 249 2000
6,599,192 Gaming device having risk evaluation bonus round 205 2000
6,533,658 Electronic amusement device and method for operating same 119 2000
6,656,048 Controller-based linked gaming machine bonus system 213 2001
6,589,115 Gaming method and apparatus having a proportional payout 189 2001
2003/0228,904 Method and apparatus for operating networked gaming devices 121 2001
6,431,983 Method for providing incentive to play gaming devices connected by a network to a host computer 334 2001
* 2003/0027,625 Multiple progressive and bonusing table game methods and apparatus 177 2001
6,506,118 Gaming device having improved award offer bonus scheme 344 2001
6,837,788 Method of playing a dual wagering game 148 2001
6,620,046 Method and system for funding and awarding bonuses in a gaming environment 198 2001
2003/0060,269 Gaming machine reel having a flexible dynamic display 158 2001
6,575,832 Method for implementing scheduled return play at gaming machine networks 257 2001
6,599,193 Progressive gaming device 330 2001
6,790,141 Sequential gaming 144 2001
2003/0064,773 Gaming device having multi-characteristic symbol game with multiple award components 96 2001
6,783,457 Gaming device having an indicator selection with probability-based outcome 70 2001
6,913,532 Gaming device having a re-triggering symbol bonus scheme 139 2001
6,676,516 Gaming device having an indicator selection with probability-based outcome 100 2001
6,511,376 Systems and methods wherein a gambling result is based on a user input 83 2001
6,869,361 System, apparatus and method employing controller for play of shared bonus games 149 2001
6,776,715 Method and apparatus for providing a personal wide area progressive for gaming apparatus 157 2002
6,935,958 Method and apparatus for machine location 128 2002
6,955,600 Gaming device having a re-triggering symbol bonus scheme with a bonus symbol accumulator 160 2002
2003/0162,584 Gaming device having improved offer and acceptance game with masked offers 111 2002
6,939,224 Gaming device having varying risk player selections 56 2002
6,780,110 Gaming device having a competition bonus scheme 55 2002
2002/0187,834 System, method and interface for monitoring player game play in real time 118 2002
6,712,697 Method for crediting a player of an electronic gaming device 179 2002
6,746,328 Multiplier per selected indicia 141 2002
6,659,864 Gaming device having an unveiling award mechanical secondary display 174 2002
6,575,830 Gaming device having apparatus and method for producing an award through award elimination or replacement 176 2002
6,682,419 Gaming device having a primary game scheme involving a symbol generator and secondary award triggering games 159 2002
6,682,420 Gaming device having a primary game scheme involving a symbol generator and secondary award triggering games 117 2002
6,595,854 Gaming device having a bonus scheme with multiple selection groups 193 2002
6,800,030 Method for providing incentive to play gaming devices connected by a network to a host computer 202 2002
2004/0048,649 Gaming device having a bonus game with multiple player selectable award opportunities 97 2002
2003/0040,360 Gaming device having an offer / acceptance game wherein each offer is based on a plurality of independently generated events 104 2002
2003/0092,484 System for awarding a bonus to a gaming device on a wide area network 108 2002
6,910,964 Selective indication of a bonus at a gaming device with player input 172 2003
6,692,355 Gaming device having separately changeable value and modifier bonus scheme 202 2003
6,918,832 Gaming device with traveling reel symbols 104 2003
6,814,664 Method of operating a gaming device having termination variables 80 2003
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6,832,958 Method and apparatus for operating networked gaming devices 190 2003
6,758,750 Gaming device having risk evaluation bonus round 98 2003
2003/0216,166 Method of operating a progressive gaming device 128 2003
6,852,030 Gaming device having risk evaluation bonus round 96 2003
2005/0054,429 Gaming device having bonus game dependent upon variable wager component selection 184 2003
7,004,835 Gaming device having an award distributor and an award accumulator bonus game 33 2003
7,112,137 Gaming device having an indicator selection with probability-based outcome 47 2003
2004/0171,416 Gaming device having selectively accessible bonus scheme 55 2004
2005/0101,374 Method for providing incentive to play gaming devices connected by a network to a host computer 104 2004
* 2005/0096,114 Method, apparatus and system for perpetual bonus game 62 2004
2005/0032,573 Computer network and method for changing the pay schedules of gaming devices 143 2004
2005/0075,163 Gaming device having a re-triggering symbol bonus scheme with a bonus symbol accumulation and player selection of accumulation total 91 2004
2005/0101,375 Gaming device having an award exchange bonus round and method for revealing award exchange possibilities 107 2004
2005/0130,729 Gaming device having risk evaluation bonus round 56 2005
2005/0176,498 Name your prize game playing methodology 21 2005
2005/0192,099 Secured virtual network in a gaming environment 160 2005
2005/0197,180 Gaming device having an offer and acceptance game 55 2005
2005/0227,754 Gaming device having resultant wild symbols 73 2005
2005/0282,626 Method and apparatus for awarding a mystery promotional ticket 152 2005
2006/0030,403 Gaming method and device involving progressive wagers 158 2005
2006/0040,732 Gaming system having multiple gaming machines which provide bonus awards 218 2005
2006/0040,736 Gaming system having multiple gaming machines which provide bonus awards 129 2005
2006/0025,210 Method of awarding prizes for jackpot and gaming machines based on amount wagered during a time period 149 2005
2006/0183,535 Gaming device and method having payline progressive awards 113 2006
2007/0298,873 PROGRESSIVE TABLE GAME BONUSING SYSTEMS AND METHODS 33 2006
2007/0060,321 SERVER BASED GAMING SYSTEM HAVING MULTIPLE PROGRESSIVE AWARDS 113 2006
2007/0060,271 GAMING DEVICE HAVING A GAME WITH MULTIPLE SELECTIONS AND PROGRESSIVE GAME INCREMENTATION 151 2006
2007/0129,139 On demand prize/bonus system 18 2006
 
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ARISTOCRAT TECHNOLOGIES AUSTRALIA PTY LIMITED (7)
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6,089,977 Slot machine game with roaming wild card 732 1998
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2003/0222,402 Linked progressive jackpot system 194 2003
 
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6,039,648 Automated tournament gaming system: apparatus and method 406 1997
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DRAGON CO., LTD. (1)
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WALKER ASSET MANAGEMENT LIMITED PARTNERSHIP (7)
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6,193,606 Electronic gaming device offering a game of knowledge for enhanced payouts 229 1997
6,174,235 Method and apparatus for directing a game with user-selected elements 617 1997
6,238,288 Method and apparatus for directing a game in accordance with speed of play 332 1997
6,203,430 Electronic amusement device and method for enhanced slot machine play 258 1998
6,293,866 System for adapting gaming devices to playing preferences 342 2000
 
WMS GAMING INC. (22)
6,068,553 Gaming machines 231 1997
6,004,207 Slot machine with incremental pay-off multiplier 682 1997
6,203,429 Gaming machine with bonus mode 627 1998
6,315,660 Gaming machines with board game theme 480 1999
6,443,837 Bonus games for gaming machines with strategy options 327 1999
6,159,097 Gaming machine with variable probability of obtaining bonus game payouts 903 1999
6,155,925 Bonus game for gaming machine with payout percentage varying as function of wager 640 1999
6,234,897 Gaming device with variable bonus payout feature 513 1999
6,159,095 Video gaming device having multiple stacking features 766 1999
6,322,309 Bonus game for a gaming machine 269 2000
6,749,510 Centralized gaming system with modifiable remote display terminals 233 2001
6,607,437 Selection feature for a game of chance 120 2001
6,508,707 Gaming machines with board game theme, apparatus and method 156 2001
6,939,234 Dynamic configuration of gaming system 119 2002
2005/0079,908 Gaming machine having an award-trading scheme 71 2003
2005/0159,211 Gaming machine with feature triggering scheme 89 2004
2006/0003,829 Wagering game having progressive amounts represented in various ways 139 2004
2007/0060,319 Gaming network for use in a restricted-access progressive game 92 2004
2006/0035,706 Wagering game with payoff rounding feature 84 2005
2006/0073,889 Progressive gaming system and machines with partial payout 107 2005
2006/0073,897 Wagering game with group jackpot 156 2005
2006/0178,203 Wagering game network having a progressive lottery gaming event 95 2005
 
ZDI GAMING, INC. (2)
5,944,606 Method, apparatus and pull-tab gaming set for use in a progressive pull-tab game 262 1997
6,309,298 Method, apparatus and gaming set for use in a progressive game 300 1999
 
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5,531,441 Double poker 144 1994
 
B.C.D. MECANIQUE (1)
5,743,800 Auxiliary game with random prize generation 255 1996
 
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6,375,569 Operation of gaming machines in a linked bonus prize winning mode 300 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 91 2002
 
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6,102,400 Method of playing a keno game with a bonus payout 383 1998
 
PARHAM, TYLER T. (1)
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SCIENTIFIC GAMES INTERNATIONAL, INC. (1)
6,416,408 Method of playing a group participation game 309 1999
 
VT TECH CORP. (1)
5,762,552 Interactive real-time network gaming system 679 1995
 
Trump Taj Mahal Associates (1)
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Sega Enterprises, Ltd. (1)
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