Gaming device having a second separate bonusing event

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 7892088
APP PUB NO 20030078091A1
SERIAL NO

09982437

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Abstract

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A gaming system wherein a second game is triggered once a specific event occurs in a first game.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
MGT GAMING, INC.HARRISON, NY5

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Brandstetter, Steve 1386 Merrick Ave. 7 125
Devlin, James 1538 Benjamin Ave. 14 149

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
PRECEDENT GAMING, INCORPORATED (1)
* 2009/0017,906 Communal bonus game with sequential segmented play mode 16 2008
 
Chicago Casino Systems, Inc. (1)
* 5823872 Simulated racing game 139 1996
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (1)
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I.P. HOLDINGS, LTD (1)
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SIGMA GAME, INC. (1)
* 4805907 Slot machine 595 1986
 
IGT (24)
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* 5560603 Combined slot machine and racing game 645 1995
* 5876284 Method and apparatus for implementing a jackpot bonus on a network of gaming devices 688 1996
* 5848932 Method of playing game and gaming games with an additional payout indicator 1284 1997
* 5976015 Combined slot machine and racing game 221 1998
* 6146273 Progressive jackpot gaming system with secret bonus pool 843 1998
* 6375567 Method and apparatus for implementing in video a secondary game responsive to player interaction with a primary game 582 1998
6033307 Gaming machines with bonusing 787 1999
* 6210275 Progressive jackpot game with guaranteed winner 594 1999
* 6059289 Gaming machines with bonusing 817 1999
6120378 Multi-line slot machine method 451 1999
6217448 Controller-based linked gaming machine bonus system 676 1999
* 6656047 Computer-controlled gaming apparatus and method 191 1999
* 6368216 Gaming machine having secondary display for providing video content 453 2000
* 6406369 Gaming device having a competition bonus scheme 427 2000
* 6863608 Frame buffer capture of actual game play 173 2000
* 2002/0039,923 Method and apparatus for gaming machines with a tournament play bonus feature 285 2001
* 6471387 Illuminated display for a gaming device 27 2001
* 6837793 Method and apparatus for gaming machines with a quasi-competition play bonus feature 201 2001
* 6656043 Gaming display device 61 2002
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* 2010/0113,146 Gaming machine having secondary display for providing video content 4 2009
 
BALLY GAMING, INC. (4)
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6234897 Gaming device with variable bonus payout feature 612 1999
* 2008/0254,893 TOURNAMENT BONUS AWARDS AND RELATED METHODS 185 2008
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Pixy Games, Inc. (1)
* 6695698 Electro-mechanical coin operated capsule dispensing game system 14 2000
 
ATLANTIC CITY COIN & SLOT SERVICE COMPANY, INC. (2)
* 2003/0036,418 Bonus gaming system and method 23 2001
* 6537152 Gaming device having an animated figure 231 2001
 
ACRES GAMING INCORPORATED (1)
5752882 Method and apparatus for operating networked gaming devices 583 1995
 
ARISTOCRAT TECHNOLOGIES AUSTRALIA PTY LIMITED (1)
* 2010/0137,052 TOURNAMENT GAMING SYSTEM 15 2005
 
UNIVERSAL ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION (1)
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ARISTOCRAT TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (1)
6142873 Gaming device 517 1998
 
PATENT INVESTMENT & LICENSING COMPANY (1)
* 2010/0004,057 SHARED GAME PLAY ON GAMING DEVICE 6 2008
 
ARISTOCRAT LEISURE INDUSTRIES PTY. LTD. (1)
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WALKER ASSET MANAGEMENT LIMITED PARTNERSHIP (1)
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CASINOVATIONS, INC. (1)
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GAMING, ANCHOR (1)
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Sega Enterprises, Ltd. (1)
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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
ARISTOCRAT TECHNOLOGIES AUSTRALIA PTY LIMITED (4)
* 8317605 Method of gaming, a gaming system and a game controller 1 2009
* 2009/0247,273 Method of Gaming, A Gaming System and a Game Controller 1 2009
* 8663001 Gaming machine for use in a system with a common bonus feature 0 2012
9555321 Method of gaming, a gaming system and a game controller 0 2012
 
UNIVERSAL ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION (4)
* 8545329 Gaming machine which determines whether common game start condition is met for each gaming terminal, and gaming method thereof 0 2010
* 2010/0304,845 GAMING MACHINE WHICH DETERMINES WHETHER COMMON GAME START CONDITION IS MET FOR EACH GAMING TERMINAL, AND GAMING METHOD THEREOF 2 2010
* 9117344 Gaming machine running competing game between gaming terminals 0 2012
* 2012/0252,561 GAMING MACHINE RUNNING COMPETING GAME BETWEEN GAMING TERMINALS 0 2012
 
IGT (4)
* 8100760 Methods and apparatus for a competitive bonus game with variable odds 8 2007
* 2008/0032,764 METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR A COMPETITIVE BONUS GAME WITH VARIABLE ODDS 41 2007
8574066 Methods and apparatus for a competitive bonus game with variable odds 2 2011
8882585 Methods and apparatus for a competitive bonus game with variable odds 0 2013
 
GAMESYS LTD. (2)
9022865 Methods and systems for a bonus round of a game which provides for player influence of volatility 0 2013
9595163 Methods and systems for a bonus round of a game which provides for player influence of volatility 0 2015
 
UBS AG (1)
* 2012/0309,485 GAMING MACHINE FOR USE IN A SYSTEM WITH A COMMON BONUS FEATURE 0 2012
* Cited By Examiner

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