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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, 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Methods and systems for playing for a jackpot

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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03/23/17 / #20170084124

Method and system for time gaming with skill wagering opportunities

A regulated skill-based game includes multiple reward generating assets configured such that successful player interactions therewith increase the player's score and give rise to wagers whose outcomes are randomly determined. The amount of the wager may be a function of a time elapsed since the last wager was placed. The... Igt

03/23/17 / #20170084126

Gaming providing a game with unlockable features

In various embodiments, the present disclosure relates generally to gaming systems and methods for providing unlockable features and/or unlockable content. In such embodiments, the gaming system includes a plurality of initially unlocked features or content and a plurality of initially locked features or content, wherein as the player advances or... Igt

03/23/17 / #20170084127

Gaming system and method providing a gaming tournament having a variable average expected point payout

The present disclosure is directed to a gaming system and method providing a gaming tournament having a variable average expected point payout. Generally, during the gaming tournament, the gaming system enables each tournament player to play a tournament game at an EGM. The gaming system accumulates one or more tournament... Igt

03/23/17 / #20170084130

Gaming system, gaming device and providing game bonusing environment

A gaming system and method for exchanging one or more triggered individual bonus games for one or more current plays of a community game or one or more future plays of a community game. If an individual bonus game is triggered in association with an individual gaming device, the gaming... Igt

03/16/17 / #20170076538

Gaming system, gaming device, and providing a game in which players position selectors within a field of selections based on values masked by the selections

A gaming system displays a plurality of spaced-apart selections each associated with a masked award. One or more selectors are each associated with one or more players, and are visible to each player. The selectors are moveable amongst the spaced-apart selections based on a plurality of player inputs. For a... Igt

03/16/17 / #20170076540

Lottery games on an electronic gaming machine

Method and apparatus are described which are used to provide enhanced functionality on gaming devices associated with the play of wager-based games. A secondary processor, separate from a game controller on the gaming device, can be used to provide the enhanced functionality. In one embodiment, the secondary processor can be... Igt

03/16/17 / #20170076541

Player specific network

Embodiments of the invention allow a player to have a unique gaming experience, different than other players, even when playing on the same network. A game may span several gaming sessions. States of a game, for example a bonus game, may be stored when the player decides to stop playing... Igt

03/16/17 / #20170076545

Community gaming experience

A gaming environment may provide a user with a community gaming experience by providing, via a first interface at a first gaming machine, a display of a wagering game to a first player; determining an initial game outcome for a play of the wagering game by the first player, wherein... Igt

03/16/17 / #20170076546

Method and influencing cash outs from a gaming device

A gaming device is described that provides a number of different methods for cashing out credit balances from a gaming device. These methods include providing incentives, such as benefits, to a player for selecting particular monetary forms in which to receive the cash out. Non-preferred cash out forms may be... Igt

03/16/17 / #20170076556

Applications for gaming devices in a networked environment

A method comprises receiving a request from a gaming device to initiate a session of game play comprising a plurality of game plays to be played, and transmitting to the gaming device an amount of credit required to initiate a first game play of the session on the gaming device.... Igt

03/09/17 / #20170069165

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

03/09/17 / #20170069166

Gaming system and method providing a game having a sub-symbol award evaluation

Various embodiments of the present disclosure provide a gaming system and method providing a game having a sub-symbol award evaluation. Generally, in various embodiments, if an outcome of a play of the game includes a set of one or more displayed designated symbols that are each associated with a same... Igt

03/09/17 / #20170069169

Gaming rewarding players

A gaming system and method of rewarding players of electronic gaming machines connected by a network to a host computer, including storing player-useable points at a network-accessible location, enabling a player to convert at least some of the points into monetary units at a conversion rate, wherein the monetary units... Igt

03/02/17 / #20170061728

Gaming offering simultaneous play of multiple games

Gaming apparatus and methods of conducting a wagering game of chance. A gaming machine is disclosed which is configured for mutually concurrent play of a plurality of games of chance on a single display screen. A method of conducting a wagering activity includes providing a player with a plurality of... Igt

03/02/17 / #20170061742

Gaming system and method providing an additional award opportunity triggerable based on the initially dealt cards of a play of a card game

Various embodiments of the present disclosure are directed to a gaming system and method providing an additional award opportunity triggerable based on the initially dealt cards of a card game. Generally, for a play of the card game, the gaming system randomly determines and displays an initial hand of cards.... Igt

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02/16/17 / #20170046905

Gaming placing and redeeming sports bets

A gaming system which provides a player the opportunity to win one or more awards based on the final value of an increasing award pool. Such opportunities may take the form of a player placed side bet on a predicted final amount of an award pool which increases different amounts... Igt

02/16/17 / #20170046914

Gaming system, gaming device and gaming method providing stacking symbols and convertible reels

The gaming system, gaming device and method provides a reel game that includes stacks of symbols configured on the reels to provide a large number of winning symbol combinations. The gaming device includes a plurality of reels wherein each reel includes a reel-strip and a plurality of symbols. Each of... Igt

02/16/17 / #20170046915

Ultra-thick gaming device

Systems, apparatus, and related methods for implementing services over a plurality of gaming devices in a mesh network. A plurality of gaming devices are situated in a mesh network. A gaming device includes, a client processing module configured to provide play of one or more games of chance, and a... Igt

02/09/17 / #20170039798

Methods and systems for determining and selling wagering game outcomes to be viewed remotely

In accordance with some embodiments, a plurality of outcomes are generated and used to create a video presentation of representative outcomes. The video presentation is recorded onto a tangible medium (e.g., DVD or CD-ROM) or otherwise provided to a player (e.g., a player may access the video presentation online). This... Igt

02/09/17 / #20170039804

Localized remote gaming

A gaming machine, such as a video slot or video poker machine located in a casino or other gaming environment, may be configured to provide simultaneous play by both an in-person player and one or more remote players. Session identifiers may be assigned to the gaming machine that correspond to... Igt

01/26/17 / #20170024951

System and remote rendering of content on an electronic gaming machine

A gaming system is described. The gaming system can include one or more host devices and EGM clients that communicate with one another over a network. Various non-gaming applications can be maintained on the host device. In response to a request received from an EGM client, a non-gaming application program... Igt

01/26/17 / #20170024952

Gaming system, gaming device, and method providing one or more alternative wager propositions if a credit balance is less than a designated wager amount

Various embodiments of gaming systems, gaming devices, and methods of the present disclosure provide one or more alternative wagering propositions to a player when the player's credit balance is less than (or, in certain embodiments, less than or equal to) a designated wager amount. If the player accepts one of... Igt

01/26/17 / #20170024968

Multi-player bingo game with progressive jackpots

Methods and gaming units for conducting a wagering game and an associated progressive jackpot in a gaming network having a plurality of operatively coupled gaming units are described. A progressive jackpot award amount may be determined in part based on the amount of the player's wager for the occurrence of... Igt

01/26/17 / #20170024969

Gaming rewarding players

A gaming system and method of rewarding players of electronic gaming machines connected by a network to a host computer which stores player-useable points at a network-accessible location, awards a personal points multiplier to a player, and applies the personal points multiplier to at least some of the points.... Igt

01/26/17 / #20170024971

Gaming providing a persistent game

A gaming system including a multiple player persistent game, such as an ongoing community game. This ongoing community game includes a community game matrix which is continuously displayed to at least each of the players. The community game matrix includes a plurality of displayed positions which may be associated with... Igt

01/26/17 / #20170024972

Gaming providing a cascading symbol game with shifting symbols in different directions between multiple symbol display position matrices

A gaming system including a cascading symbol game which utilizes a plurality of symbol display position matrices and a plurality of different directions of symbol movement. Each symbol display position matrix includes a plurality of symbol display positions. At least one of the symbol display position matrices includes one or... Igt

01/26/17 / #20170024975

Remote gaming cash voucher printing system

Remote gaming cash voucher printing systems facilitate partial cash voucher payouts of cash value balances on electronic gaming terminals, such as to provide tips. Systems can include electronic gaming tables that host wager-based table games facilitated by live human dealers, cash voucher printers at the gaming tables, remotely located electronic... Igt

01/26/17 / #20170026375

Secure online gaming registration system with privacy controls

An online gaming registration system allows online gaming patrons to register once and use this registration to create online gaming accounts with gaming Web sites, thereby avoiding having to show proof of residency, age and other requirements set by regulatory entities multiple times. Residency rules and other requirements vary from... Igt

01/26/17 / #20170026494

Cloud based virtual environment validation

Techniques for providing on-demand validation services for wager-based virtual machines deployed in a cloud based virtual environment. In some implementations, data sources store master deployment sets containing virtual machines. The master deployment sets may be deployed to component servers to provide a gaming related software services to remote client machines.... Igt

01/19/17 / #20170018146
01/12/17 / #20170007922

Method and displaying gaming content

A method comprises receiving an indication of a triggering event at a gaming device, determining a gaming content associated with the gaming device, identifying a public display on which is displayed non-gaming media content, and outputting the gaming content on the public display wherein the gaming content supersedes at least... Igt

01/12/17 / #20170011581

Adventure sequence activities

Some implementations of the invention provide methods and devices for various types of adventure sequences that preferably involve, at least in part, wagering games. Such sequences may involve wagering and/or other games at a plurality of gaming devices, tables and/or gaming establishments. Some implementations provide a virtual gaming experience wherein... Igt

01/12/17 / #20170011590

Methods and providing secure logon to a gaming machine using a mobile device

A gaming system compatible with patron-controlled portable electronic devices, such as smart phones or tablet computers, is described. When a transaction is initiated on an EGM that requires the input of Sensitive Information data, such data can be input directly from the Player/Patrons Portable Electronic Device. Hence, such input of... Igt

01/05/17 / #20170004672

Multi-card bingo game features

After the main ball drop of a bingo game, a player may be given a free extra bingo number. A probability of awarding a free ball may be determined, at least in part, according to a desired paytable percentage for the bingo game. In some implementations providing multi-card bingo games,... Igt

01/05/17 / #20170004674

Gaming providing a symbol game with upgrade events

A gaming system including a cascading symbol or tumbling reel game which utilizes zero, one or more upgrades in association with zero, one or more shifting symbols. Upon an occurrence of an upgrade event, the gaming system upgrades one or more aspects or attributes of one or more games played.... Igt

01/05/17 / #20170004676

Gaming method and gaming apparatus with in-game player stimulation

A method for operating a gaming apparatus includes displaying a set of stopped reels in place of one or more spinning reels, each stopped reel having at least one symbol thereon and the total number of stopped reels being less than the total number of reels originally spinning. The method... Igt

01/05/17 / #20170004682

Gaming device having a re-triggering symbol bonus scheme

A gaming device having a bonus scheme wherein a combination of bonus symbols trigger a bonus game and any one of the bonus symbols in the bonus game provides a player with an award. The award may be an extension of the bonus game by providing the player with additional... Igt

01/05/17 / #20170004683

Gaming system, gaming device, and method providing a game having an obstacle board with falling sysmbols

A gaming system providing a falling symbol obstacle board game. The gaming system displays a symbol starting position, a plurality of symbol ending positions, and a plurality of obstacles. The gaming system selects one of a plurality of symbols, displays the symbol moving from the symbol starting position into one... Igt








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