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Production of liquid hydrocarbons

characterised in that at least a portion of the second fraction is recycled to the reaction zone.... Igt

Gaming system and method which enables multiple players to simultaneously play multiple individual games or group games on a central display

The present disclosure provides a gaming system including a central controller, a central display which includes a plurality of display segments and a plurality player stations. The display segments are configured to each separately display one of a plurality of games, to co-act to display a plurality of games, or... Igt

Gaming system and method which enables multiple players to simultaneously play multiple individual games or group games on a central display

The present disclosure provides a gaming system including a central controller, a central display which includes a plurality of display segments and a plurality player stations. The display segments are configured to each separately display one of a plurality of games, to co-act to display a plurality of games, or... Igt

Gaming system and method providing a wagering game with a transforming card feature

Various embodiments of the present disclosure are directed to a gaming system and method providing a wagering game with a transforming card feature.... Igt

Electronic gaming machines and electronic games using mixed reality headsets

A method of interacting with an electronic gaming machine that executes a program for a wagering game includes generating a video image including the electronic gaming machine, the electronic gaming machine is within a view of a player, generating virtual content associated with the game executed by the electronic gaming... Igt

Gaming system player identification device

The present disclosure relates generally to gaming systems and methods which utilize a player identification device to provide to electronic gaming machines certain gaming system functionality and features otherwise not associated with or available in association with the electronic gaming machines existing gaming establishment management systems.... Igt

Gaming system and method providing a skill-based wagering game with an average expected payback percentage determined based on player skill level

The gaming systems and methods of the present disclosure provide a skill-based wagering game and determining the AEP % for each play based on the player's skill level. Generally, for a play of the skill-based wagering game, the gaming system receives a skill-based input from a player, derives a player... Igt

Gaming utilizing an additional gaming currency across a plurality of gaming platforms

In various embodiment, the gaming system provides a new gaming currency which is in addition to and different than current known land-based gaming establishment currencies, such as monetary credits, promotional credits and player tracking points and also in addition to and different than current known casual or social game currencies,... Igt

Gaming system and method providing a wagering game with a bonus hands feature

Various embodiments of the present disclosure are directed to a gaming system and method providing a wagering game which is configured to provided one or more bonus hands.... Igt

Gaming system and method providing a wagering game with an award modifier bonus feature

Various embodiments of the present disclosure are directed to a gaming system and method providing a multi-hand poker wagering game with an award modifier bonus feature, and wherein in various embodiments the award modifiers are multipliers.... Igt

Gaming system and method providing a gaming tournament with a dynamic equalizer feature

The present disclosure is directed to a gaming system and method providing a gaming tournament with a dynamic equalizer feature. In various embodiments, responsive to the dynamic equalizer feature being triggered, the gaming system may select a player who is not performing well in the tournament and provide that player... Igt

Gaming system and method providing a wagering game with a bonus card feature

Various embodiments of the present disclosure are directed to a gaming system and method providing a wagering game with a bonus card feature.... Igt

Hybrid electronic gaming machine with persistent skill enhancements

A gaming system offers players the opportunity to play a skill-based challenge. Following the skill-based challenge, the player plays a chance-based prize round in which the player has the opportunity to win a prize. The gaming system receives a wager from a player and determines that the player has purchased... Igt

Skill game side wagering with player incentives

A gaming system offers players the opportunity to play a skill-based challenge and bettors to place wagers based on events or outcomes in the skill-based challenge. A gaming system includes a processor, a display device, an input device and a memory device storing a plurality of instructions which, when executed... Igt

Gaming system and method providing a class ii bingo game with a player-selectable wild spot feature

The gaming system and method of the present disclosure provide a Class II bingo game with a player-selectable wild spot feature. Generally, for a play of the Class II bingo game and for each player, the gaming system provides that player a bingo card and enables the player to affirmatively... Igt

Electronic gaming machine and method providing enhanced physical player interaction

The electronic gaming machine (EGM) and methods of the present disclosure improve gaming technology and provide enhanced physical player interaction. In various embodiments, the EGM includes a display device configured to display 3D images to a player without requiring the player to wear 3D glasses, a player eye or head... Igt

Gaming machine monitor hinge assembly

A gaming machine door hinge assembly configured to first primarily move a monitor outwardly from a housing of a cabinet of a gaming machine while at most slightly rotating the monitor, and then primarily rotate the monitor relative to the housing while continuing to move the monitor outwardly. This enables... Igt

Gaming determining awards based on interacting symbols

In various embodiments, the present disclosure relates generally to gaming systems and methods for providing an interacting symbol game.... Igt

Gaming providing overlapping display of symbols from different games

In various embodiments, the gaming system and method provide The present disclosure relates generally to gaming systems and methods that concurrently display one or more aspects of a primary game and a play of a secondary game within the limited display space available of an electronic gaming machine with a... Igt

Apparatus and methods for wireless gaming communications

A method of connecting a wireless device to an electronic gaming machine is described. The method includes broadcasting, though a wireless transceiver of the gaming machine, a discovery message to wireless communication devices within a broadcast range of the wireless transceiver. The method further includes receiving, at the wireless transceiver,... Igt

Gaming providing progressive awards

In various embodiments, the gaming system determines which of a plurality of progressive awards a player qualifies to potentially win based on a level of skill demonstrated by the player in association with one or more plays of one or more skill-based games (or partial skill-based games).... Igt

Gaming systems, gaming devices and methods with volatility control games

Gaming systems, gaming devices and methods that provide games that control volatility. In one embodiment, the gaming system disclosed herein enables a player to select values, or cells associated with values, that are displayed in a particular arrangement. The player selected values are distributed to other values or cells according... Igt

Gaming providing a plurality of chances of winning a progressive award with dynamically scalable progressive award odds

The gaming system disclosed herein provides a plurality of chances to win a progressive award with the odds of winning the progressive award in at least one chance being based on the wager amount placed.... Igt

Gaming system and method providing a wagering game having a multi-mode bonus game with multiple triggerable award generators

The gaming systems and methods of the present disclosure improve gaming technology by providing a wagering game having a multi-mode bonus game with multiple triggerable award generators. Generally, when a bonus triggering event occurs in various embodiments, the gaming system randomly determines whether to provide a play of the bonus... Igt

Gaming system and method providing a physics-based game including objects that have gameplay-altering features

The gaming systems and methods of the present disclosure improve gaming technology and solve the above-described problem by providing a physics-based game including objects that have gameplay-altering features. Instead of acting conventionally when used for a play of the physics-based game, these objects may act unconventionally to alter an aspect... Igt

Casino game with next round multipliers

A player plays a first round of a casino slot machine game. If the player achieves a winning outcome on the first round of play, the payouts for the next round of play of the casino game will be increased. The amount of the increase is based on the category... Igt

Gaming redistributing funds amongst players of skill games

A gaming system which employs one or more random determinations to redistribute award amounts or value not captured by lower-skilled players to higher-skilled players. The gaming system funds a skill award pool based on one or more awards that lower-skilled players (or no-skill players) failed to win in association with... Igt

Gaming system and method providing a skill-based wagering game with an available supplemental skill award

Various embodiments of the present disclosure provide a skill-based wagering game with an available supplemental skill award. In various embodiments, the skill-based wagering game is a matching game. During play, the player makes skill inputs to attempt to correctly match moving objects to corresponding targets. The gaming system determines a... Igt

Gaming system, gaming device and utilizing mobile devices at a gaming establishment

A gaming system which facilitates the two-way communication between mobile devices, such as mobile phones, and different gaming system components to enhance a player's gaming experience.... Igt

Gaming displaying a plurality of individual symbols at a single symbol display position

A gaming system including a game which utilizes one or more designated symbols. In these embodiments, if at least one single individual designated symbol is generated and displayed at at least one single symbol display position, the gaming system modifies the single individual designated symbol into one or more individual... Igt

System and transferring funds from a financial institution device to a cashless wagering account accessible via a mobile device

The present disclosure relates generally to systems and methods for transferring funds from a financial institution account to a cashless wagering account and then to an electronic gaming machine without utilizing any physical forms of currency.... Igt

Casino patron engagement system

Various embodiments of the present disclosure provide a casino patron engagement system that facilitates engagement among casino employees and casino patrons to engender patron loyalty.... Igt

Gaming providing incentives for transferring funds to and from a mobile device

The present disclosure relates generally to gaming systems and methods for providing one or more incentives to a player in association with a mobile device facilitated transfer of funds to an electronic gaming machine and/or from the electronic gaming machine.... Igt

Avatar as security measure for mobile device use with electronic gaming machine

A gaming system compatible with patron-controlled portable electronic devices, such as smart phones or tablet computers, is described. The gaming system is configured to establish a secure communication session between an electronic gaming machine and a portable electronic device. The system can confirm that a communication session is secure by... Igt

Gaming system and method providing a multiple-player bonus redemption game

A gaming system and method including a plurality of gaming devices that may participate in a shared secondary or bonus game and a controller operable to communicate with said plurality of gaming devices. At least one of the plurality of gaming devices is programmed to generate and accumulate collectors upon... Igt

02/01/18 / #20180033242

Gaming enabling a player to accept or reject a progressive award

A gaming system which enables a player to exchange progressive awards of corresponding progressive award levels of different multi-level progressive award (“MLP”) configurations. Following the determination of a progressive award of a specific progressive award level of a specific MLP configuration, the gaming system enables the player to accept that... Igt

02/01/18 / #20180033245

Systems and methods for determining a level of reward

A gaming system and method which includes enabling a player to initiate a play of a game, for the initiated play of the game: (i) randomly generating a game outcome, (ii) displaying to the player the randomly generated game outcome, (iii) determining any award associated with the displayed game outcome,... Igt

02/01/18 / #20180033246

Gaming device and method having purchasable enhanced paytables

An apparatus and method for a game having a paytable selection feature which may be implemented with a primary or base game, a secondary or bonus game, or both. In one embodiment, the gaming device employs an initial paytable and enables a player pay a fee to purchase a different... Igt

02/01/18 / #20180033247

Method and providing a time based award

A method is provided for providing payments at a gaming device, where the payments may occur at predictable times and are of predictable amounts. In one or more embodiments, a gaming device may provide a guaranteed payment every hour on the hour, so long as a player meets one or... Igt

02/01/18 / #20180033248

Managing virtual currencies in a gaming environment

A method for converting a game award earned during play of a first wager-based game into a game award in a second wager-based game includes, but is not limited to any of combination of: receiving, over a network, a request to convert a first award earned by a player in... Igt

01/25/18 / #20180023955

Gaming locating an electronic gaming machine with a mobile device

The gaming system and method, of the present disclosure leverage casino patrons' mobile devices to facilitate directing the patrons exactly to their desired electronic gaming machines (EGMs). In various embodiments, the gaming system includes a central controller communicatively connected to a plurality of EGMs. The central controller receives a request... Igt

01/11/18 / #20180012447

Gaming system, gaming device, and providing a cascading symbols game having magnetic symbols and target symbols

A gaming system displays one of a plurality of symbols in each of a plurality of symbol positions, at least one of the plurality of symbols being a target symbol for establishing a direction of shifting and at least one of the plurality of symbols being a magnetic symbol for... Igt

01/11/18 / #20180012452

Gaming selective participation in free game retrigger sequence

A gaming system which enables a player to selectively participate in a retriggered free game sequence. Following a free game triggering event, the gaming system initiates a free game sequence including a quantity of free games. If a free game retriggering event occurs in association with the initiated free game... Igt

01/11/18 / #20180012454

Gaming system and method providing a wagering game including a skill-based game having a player-selected difficulty level and duration

Various embodiments of the present disclosure provide a gaming system and method providing a wagering game including a skill-based game having a player-selected difficulty level and duration. The skill-based game contributes to the average expected payback percentage of the wagering game such that the average expected payback percentage of the... Igt

01/04/18 / #20180004479

Distributed communication using real-time point-to-point streamed audio in a gaming system

Technology for ad hoc distributed real-time communication for electronic gaming machines (EGMs) in a gaming system is disclosed. An EGM receives, via a communication network, a streamed audio data having at least one audio file from a broadcast device that was transmitted to the broadcast device as an audio signal.... Igt

01/04/18 / #20180005485

Internet remote game server

A gaming system, including a game outcome server, an account handling device and a client device communicatively coupled via network, is described. The game outcome server may be operable to send command, instructions, data or combinations thereof that allow an interface for a wager-based game to be generated on the... Igt

01/04/18 / #20180005490

Gaming providing a central determination of game outcomes and progressive awards

Gaming systems and methods for providing progressive awards in association with a central determination gaming system.... Igt

12/07/17 / #20170352231

Binding mobile transfers of mobile payments in a gaming system

Mobile transfers of mobile payments are bound by an electronic gaming machine (EGM) in a gaming system. The EGM receives, from the mobile device, a unique mobile device identifier and a cash out request to receive winnings resulting from one or more game wins of an event, wherein the event... Igt

11/30/17 / #20170345256

Electronic wagering system employing machine-readable optical codes

An electronic wagering system may include a wager selection station, a server, and a software application executed by a mobile communication device. At least one processor of the wager selection station may accept user input specifying parameters of an event on which to place a wager, generate a unique reference... Igt

11/30/17 / #20170345261

Jackpot method and system

An electronic device or entertainment gaming machine comprising: at least one betting terminal having a software program or plurality of software programs that allow at least a second player to place a bet on a jackpot if a first player declines the right to place a bet on the jackpot,... Igt

11/09/17 / #20170323532

Gaming system and method providing a multi-hand card game with modifiers available based on the initially-dealt cards of the hands

Various embodiments of the present disclosure are directed to a gaming system and method providing a multi-hand card game with modifiers available based on initially-dealt cards of the hands. Generally, for a play of the card game, the gaming system randomly determines two or more initial hands of cards and... Igt

11/02/17 / #20170316637

Gaming center allowing switching between games based upon historical results

A gaming system comprising a plurality of betting terminals and a computer server comprising: a plurality of betting terminals for selecting and playing one or more live casino game(s) being played at a plurality of tables; each of the plurality of betting terminals has at least one first portion of... Igt

11/02/17 / #20170316654

Gaming increasing the likelihood of obtaining a designated outcome for a play of a game

Various embodiments of the present disclosure are directed to a gaming system and method for increasing the likelihood of obtaining a designated outcome for a play of a game. In certain embodiments, when a triggering event occurs in association with a play of a game, the gaming system increases the... Igt

11/02/17 / #20170316655

Gaming system and method providing a multi-play game having a persistent moving modifier

Various embodiments of the present disclosure are directed to a gaming system and method providing a multi-hand poker game having a persistent moving modifier. Generally, when a modifier triggering event occurs in association with a play of the multi-hand poker game, the gaming system activates a corresponding modifier, associates the... Igt

10/26/17 / #20170309116

Methods and systems for playing for a jackpot

A method and system for playing casino jackpot games is provided.... Igt

10/26/17 / #20170309125

Gaming system and method providing a multi-play game having randomly-increasable and randomly-distributable persistent modifiers

In various embodiments, the persistent modifiers are persistent multipliers. Generally, in certain such embodiments, the multi-play game has a plurality of separate outcome-generating elements and is associated with a plurality of separate multiplier banks. Each multiplier bank is associated with a persistent multiplier maintained from game play to game play... Igt

10/12/17 / #20170294079

Gaming selective accumulation of free game modifier or application of free game modifier

A gaming system which includes a game sequence, such as a free game sequence, which enables a player to selectively apply modifiers after viewing the results of games. For a game associated with an available modifier, following the display of the results of that game, the gaming system enables the... Igt

10/05/17 / #20170287264

Wide screen gaming apparatus

A gaming apparatus includes a display unit and has a display support structure that extends substantially vertically from a horizontal support base. The display unit includes a flat-panel display screen having a width (W) and a height (H) wherein W/H is at least 16/10 The display unit is rotatable about... Igt

09/21/17 / #20170270742

Electronic system for playing of reel-type games

There is disclosed an electronic gaming system (100) comprising one or more player interfaces (6, 7, 17), and a main video display screen (1). The system enables players to simultaneously play a plurality of reel-type games and to place bets on lines of the games. The system displays a plurality... Igt

09/14/17 / #20170262834

Using a mobile device for facilitating cashless wagering in a gaming system

Use of a mobile device for facilitating cashless wagering in a gaming system. An electronic gaming machine (EGM) receives account information of a user from the mobile device associated with the user. The mobile device wirelessly communicates the account information to the EGM. One or more financial transactions may be... Igt

09/14/17 / #20170263079

Method and providing a bonus to a player based on a credit balance

An apparatus and method allow a value of a credit balance on a gaming device to be determined. If the value is not less than a predetermined threshold, a benefit is provided to the player of the gaming device. In various embodiments, the benefit may be, e.g., an increase in... Igt

09/07/17 / #20170256127

Gaming providing a symbol matrix with a moveable symbol display window

In various embodiments, the present disclosure generally relates to gaming systems and methods which utilize a symbol matrix or symbol field in conjunction with a movable symbol display window to randomly select different subsets of symbols from the symbol matrix and provide different awards to players based on such selected... Igt

09/07/17 / #20170256129

Remote live table gaming terminals and systems

Remote live table gaming systems can include player terminal(s), electronic gaming table(s), and/or a remote server. Electronic devices can function as remote player terminals, and can have an outer housing, a controller located therewithin, input and output component(s), and a communications interface to an outside gaming network having other functionally... Igt

09/07/17 / #20170256139

Gaming system, gaming device and providing group event with individual group event eligibility timers

A gaming system and method which provides a community group event to a plurality of players at a plurality of the gaming devices in the gaming system. Each gaming device participating in the group event is associated with an individual group event eligibility timer. Such individual group event eligibility timers... Igt

08/17/17 / #20170236360

Gaming providing enhanced wagering opportunities

A gaming system including a central server linked to a plurality of gaming machines. In one embodiment, the gaming system provides players with one or more enhanced wagering opportunities. One enhanced wagering opportunity enables a player to continue playing one or more primary games at the maximum wager even if... Igt

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08/17/17 / #20170236369

System and providing remote wagering games in a live table game system

Systems and methods for conducting multiple remote wagering games in a live table game system or similar system wherein the gaming symbols which are randomly generated as a result of a live table game are used to resolve the live table game and simulate play and resolve wagering outcomes of... Igt

08/17/17 / #20170236376

Graphic capture in a mobile loyalty network

Devices and methods for generating and/or communicating using optically formatted image data are provided. One method includes receiving first gaming information from a first wager-based gaming device via a local area network. The method further includes receiving from the first wager-based gaming device a request to include the first gaming... Igt

08/17/17 / #20170236381

Gaming system, gaming device and method having secondary symbols associated with primary symbols

A gaming system including a plurality of generated primary symbols and at least one generated secondary symbol. If any generated primary symbol is associated with any generated secondary symbol, the gaming system provides an award based on the generated primary symbol being associated with the generated secondary symbol.... Igt

08/10/17 / #20170228960

Gaming system including a gaming table and a plurality of user input devices

Intelligent gaming tables and methods of providing game play through the gaming tables are described herein. The gaming table includes a table having a table surface, a plurality of player stations, and a common display configured to display gaming content to a plurality of players. The gaming table further includes... Igt

08/10/17 / #20170228982

Gaming providing a game which populates symbols along a path

In various embodiments, the present disclosure relates generally to a game including a path of different symbol display positions. The gaming system generates one or more symbols (and/or one or more awards) at one or more of the symbol display positions of a matrix or grid. The gaming system then... Igt

08/03/17 / #20170221306

Virtualized magnetic player card

A method of implementing a player tracking system in a gaming network includes receiving a virtual player tracking card identifier and a virtual player tracking card password, authenticating the identifier and the password; receiving a virtual player tracking card PIN, identifying a gaming machine that transmitted the virtual player tracking... Igt

08/03/17 / #20170221309

Gaming providing randomly determined progressive award reset values

A gaming system including one or more progressive awards. Each progressive award is associated with a plurality of different progressive award reset values. Upon a progressive award triggering event occurring and the progressive award being provided to one or more players, the gaming system resets the progressive award to a... Igt

08/03/17 / #20170221310

Gaming providing a group event eligibility sequence and a group event

A gaming system including one or more group event eligibility sequences. Each group event eligibility sequence is associated with a set duration. In these embodiments, if one or more players at one or more gaming machines collectively satisfy a group event eligibility threshold within the set duration of an initiated... Igt

08/03/17 / #20170221312

Gaming system and method enabling a player to earn a play of a bonus game using one device and to redeem the earned play for an enhanced play of the bonus game on another device

Various embodiments of the present disclosure provide a gaming system and method enabling a player to earn a play of a bonus game using one device and to redeem the earned play for an enhanced play of the bonus game on another device. Generally, various embodiments of the gaming system... Igt

08/03/17 / #20170221313

Gaming providing a game including roaming wild symbols

In various embodiments, the present disclosure relates generally to gaming systems and methods for providing one or more games employing roaming wild symbols.... Igt

07/20/17 / #20170206740

Video gaming device having a completing wagers

The present invention is a method for completing wagers and purchases from a gaming device when a player presses or selects the cash out feature on the device. The present invention provides for a more convenient method for players to make additional gaming wagers and purchases directly from a gaming... Igt

07/06/17 / #20170193741

Gaming device and providing wagering for additional symbol functionality and package betting

A gaming device which includes a plurality of different predefined wager packages. Each predefined wager package is associated with a wager amount or value and includes one or more of a plurality of different game play features. In operation, the gaming device enables players to wager an amount equal to... Igt

06/29/17 / #20170186275

Gaming system, gaming device and displaying multiple concurrent games using dynamic focal points

The gaming system disclosed herein changes the focal point of a display device at different points in time to assist the player in focusing on different simultaneously or concurrently played games at different points in time. Specifically, the gaming system displays a plurality of simultaneously or concurrently played games on... Igt

06/22/17 / #20170178441

System and multi-game, multi-play of live dealer games

A system and method for providing multiple synchronous games for multiple plays from a live table game located in a casino includes a physical game table, a physical game system for playing a live table game in connection with the physical game table to generate a single live game data... Igt

06/22/17 / #20170178442

Networked lottery

A network based lottery gaming system that generates or receives lottery entries as users perform certain actions. The numbers are identified with the users and collected over a period of time—the game interval. At the conclusion of the game interval, the collected entries are compared to a winning entry to... Igt

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06/08/17 / #20170162002

Gaming system, gaming device and draw poker game (dream card)

A gaming system, a gaming machine and a method is provided having a Five Card Video Draw poker game with a single hand or multiple hands. The gaming system or gaming machine first determines whether a dream card is going to be used in a particular round of play or... Igt

06/01/17 / #20170154489

Gaming table system permitting play of a shared player hand by multiple players

An electronic gaming table for hosting live table games involving wagers can include a physical surface, a dealer station, a plurality of player terminals, and a table controller. The physical surface permits the play of live table games with a live dealer and physical game components. The dealer station is... Igt

06/01/17 / #20170154496

Gaming providing an additional gaming currency

A gaming system including a central server linked to a plurality of gaming machines. The gaming system includes a point or count based system to provide one or more awards to one or more players. Such points are accumulated by a player based on one or more events associated with... Igt

05/25/17 / #20170148255

Gaming system and method having a partial selectable symbol matrix

A gaming device including a plurality of symbol generators adapted to generate a plurality of symbols at a plurality of symbol positions. In one embodiment, a player selects a first symbol position, the selected symbol position is activated and the gaming device reveals whether a terminator is associated with the... Igt

05/25/17 / #20170148266

System for providing additional event participation to electronic video game customers

The present invention provides a closed-loop system that allows the operator of video gaming machines or other systems to offer an event for customer participation, receive funding for participation in the event, and providing feedback regarding the results. More specifically, a video game customer may receive notification of an invitation... Igt

05/25/17 / #20170148269

Virtual players card

A gaming machine including a secondary processor coupled to a player tracking system for tracking game play of a patron using a virtual player loyalty card is described. A virtual player loyalty card can be created by associating an existing physical player loyalty card with a newly created mobile loyalty... Igt

05/25/17 / #20170150216

External video mixing control

Techniques for allowing a gaming machine to exercise control over a picture-in-picture device (PIP mixer). A gaming machine includes a display device, a master game controller, the PIP mixer, and a PIP control interface. The master gaming controller is configured to execute a wager game, send a first video signal... Igt

05/18/17 / #20170140609

Digital spread spectrum technique for electromagnetic emission reduction

Techniques for reducing electromagnetic (EM) emission in a wager-based gaming machine. A gaming machine includes one or more processors configured to generate a bus clock signal having a fundamental frequency and fundamental spectral components at harmonics of the fundamental frequency. The fundamental spectral components each have a fundamental amplitude. A... Igt

05/11/17 / #20170132873

Methods and system for providing outcomes

Gaming devices may generate outcomes to be sold in printed form. Representations of the outcomes, corresponding payouts, and other information are printed on sheets of paper. Multiple printed outcomes are assembled into books, wrapped, and sold to consumers. Consumers may purchase the books and browse through the printed outcomes at... Igt

05/11/17 / #20170132876

Gaming providing a plurality of chances of winning a progressive award

The gaming system disclosed herein provides a player one or more chances or opportunities to win the same progressive award. In these embodiments, the gaming system provides the player one or more opportunities to win a progressive award in association with a first game sequence. If the player does not... Igt

05/11/17 / #20170132877

Gaming system and method having a partial selectable symbol matrix

A gaming device including a plurality of symbol generators adapted to generate a plurality of symbols at a plurality of symbol positions. In one embodiment, a player selects a first symbol position, the selected symbol position is activated and the gaming device reveals whether a terminator is associated with the... Igt

05/04/17 / #20170124803

Gaming system, gaming device and determining an outcome of a secondary game based on one or more events which occur in association with a primary game

In various embodiments, the gaming system, gaming device, and gaming method disclosed herein includes an accumulation sequence and a competition sequence. In one embodiment, the gaming system includes competitor points which determine (i) a competitor's eligibility to participate in the competition sequence and (ii) the competitor's relative probability of success... Igt

04/27/17 / #20170116816

Electronic game and playing a game based upon removal and replacing symbols in the game matrix

Payout methods in a mechanical, an electro-mechanical and/or computer-based slot machine-like games-of-chance enable a series of awards based upon: appearance of predetermined symbol combinations in the symbol matrix; issuance of awards for the predetermined combination of symbols; removal of the winning symbol combinations from the symbol matrix; replacement of removed... Igt

04/27/17 / #20170116821

Electronic game and playing a game based upon symbols in a game matrix

Payout methods in a mechanical, an electro-mechanical and/or computer-based slot machine-like games-of-chance enable a series of awards based upon: appearance of predetermined symbol combinations in the symbol matrix; issuance of awards for the predetermined combination of symbols; removal of the winning symbol combinations from the symbol matrix; replacement of removed... Igt

04/20/17 / #20170109963

Gaming system and method providing a slot game including a symbol generator modification event

Various embodiments of the present disclosure are directed to a gaming system and method providing a slot game including a symbol generator modification event. In various embodiments, the gaming system is configured to provide a slot game, each play of which employs a subset of a plurality of symbol generators.... Igt

04/20/17 / #20170109972

Gaming providing awards

A gaming system including a central server linked to a plurality of gaming machines is provided. The gaming system includes a plurality of progressive awards arranged in a hierarchy. Upon the occurrence of a triggering event or qualifying condition, a bonus game is started. A player can win a next... Igt

04/13/17 / #20170100672

Gaming system and method providing one of a plurality of different versions of a game based on a player selected skill level

Various embodiments of the present disclosure provide a gaming system and method providing one of a plurality of different versions of a game based on a player selected skill level. The gaming system displays an indication of a plurality of different skill levels. Each of the skill levels is associated... Igt

04/13/17 / #20170103603

Gaming system and method providing indication of notable symbols

The gaming device and method disclosed herein produces an indication of an appearance of a notable or designated symbol in a symbol display region while at least one reel is spinning. The indication continues while the notable symbol appears in the symbol display region and while the at least one... Igt

04/13/17 / #20170103604

Gaming system and method providing a slot game employing a randomly selected set of reels

Various embodiments of the present disclosure are directed to a gaming system and method providing a slot game employing a set of randomly selected reels. In one embodiment, the gaming system is configured to operate a slot game associated with a plurality of adjacently arranged reels including a plurality of... Igt

04/06/17 / #20170098345

Gaming permanently increasing the average expected payback percentage of a game for a player

Various embodiments of the present disclosure are directed to a gaming system and method for permanently increasing the average expected payback percentage of a game for a player. The gaming system is configured to operate a game associated with one or more designated point thresholds, each of which is associated... Igt

03/30/17 / #20170092040

Time synchronization of gaming machines

Banked EGM light and sound shows which reduce the probability of appearing unsynchronized are described herein. A modified client time protocol on each EGM stores an offset from a time reference source. The time offset is used to schedule banked light and sound shows so that the performance of each... Igt

03/30/17 / #20170092054

Gaming utilizing a mobile device to fund a gaming session

The present disclosure relates generally to gaming systems and methods for facilitating funds to and from an electronic gaming machine via a mobile device.... Igt

03/30/17 / #20170092059

Gaming automatically transferring funds to a mobile device

The present disclosure relates generally to gaming systems and methods for facilitating an automatic transfer of funds to and from an electronic gaming machine via a mobile device.... Igt

03/30/17 / #20170092061

Virtual ticket-in and ticket-out on a gaming machine

An electronic gaming machine includes a cabinet, a display mounted to the cabinet, a wireless interface for communicating with a portable electronic device, a network interface for communicating with a validation server, a bill validator coupled to a game controller configured to accept bills and printed ticket vouchers, and a... Igt

03/30/17 / #20170092070

Gaming providing a triggering event based on a collection of units from different games

A gaming system including a secondary event configured to be triggered based on a designated quantity or threshold of events occurring in association with a play of a primary wagering game and/or one or more plays of one or more bonus games associated with the play of the primary wagering... Igt








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