CN100431648C - Gaming machine - Google Patents

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CN100431648C
CN100431648C CNB2004101045400A CN200410104540A CN100431648C CN 100431648 C CN100431648 C CN 100431648C CN B2004101045400 A CNB2004101045400 A CN B2004101045400A CN 200410104540 A CN200410104540 A CN 200410104540A CN 100431648 C CN100431648 C CN 100431648C
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久木田祝年
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    • GPHYSICS
    • G07CHECKING-DEVICES
    • G07FCOIN-FREED OR LIKE APPARATUS
    • G07F17/00Coin-freed apparatus for hiring articles; Coin-freed facilities or services
    • G07F17/32Coin-freed apparatus for hiring articles; Coin-freed facilities or services for games, toys, sports, or amusements
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A63SPORTS; GAMES; AMUSEMENTS
    • A63FCARD, BOARD, OR ROULETTE GAMES; INDOOR GAMES USING SMALL MOVING PLAYING BODIES; VIDEO GAMES; GAMES NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
    • A63F3/00Board games; Raffle games
    • A63F3/06Lottos or bingo games; Systems, apparatus or devices for checking such games
    • A63F3/0645Electric lottos or bingo games
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A63SPORTS; GAMES; AMUSEMENTS
    • A63FCARD, BOARD, OR ROULETTE GAMES; INDOOR GAMES USING SMALL MOVING PLAYING BODIES; VIDEO GAMES; GAMES NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
    • A63F5/00Roulette games
    • A63F5/02Roulette-like ball games
    • GPHYSICS
    • G07CHECKING-DEVICES
    • G07FCOIN-FREED OR LIKE APPARATUS
    • G07F17/00Coin-freed apparatus for hiring articles; Coin-freed facilities or services
    • G07F17/32Coin-freed apparatus for hiring articles; Coin-freed facilities or services for games, toys, sports, or amusements
    • G07F17/3202Hardware aspects of a gaming system, e.g. components, construction, architecture thereof
    • G07F17/3204Player-machine interfaces
    • G07F17/3211Display means
    • G07F17/3213Details of moving display elements, e.g. spinning reels, tumbling members
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A63SPORTS; GAMES; AMUSEMENTS
    • A63FCARD, BOARD, OR ROULETTE GAMES; INDOOR GAMES USING SMALL MOVING PLAYING BODIES; VIDEO GAMES; GAMES NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
    • A63F5/00Roulette games
    • A63F5/0094Roulette games with a plurality of roulette wheels

Abstract

The gaming machine comprises: a lottery wheel having plural lottery holes that lottery balls can enter; a game content determination device that, as the lottery balls enter any of the plural lottery holes, determines a game result based on the any of the plural lottery holes that the lottery balls have entered; a discharge path that is provided below the lottery wheel and that discharges the lottery balls entering, one each, the plural lottery holes; a lifting device that conveys the lottery balls to a position higher than the lottery wheel; and a collection path that guides the lottery balls discharged from the discharge path to a conveyance start position of the lifting device, wherein the collection path includes a ball delivery device for delivering the lottery balls being collected, toward the conveyance start position of the lifting device.

Description

Game machine

Technical field

The present invention relates to a kind of game machine, more particularly, relate to a kind of basis and select ball and enter the game machine that the fact of selecting in the dish of selecting the hole is determined game result.

Background technology

So far, bingo is to be undertaken by the guest fruit playing cards that use has a square frame of arranging with matrix form.In this case, different mark (indicia) is assigned to these square frames, and the square frame corresponding with mark by selecting triumph is perforated.Can win by the square frame that perforation is arranged with vertical a, level or diagonal.

Though in bingo, use the guest fruit playing cards of making by paper usually, now developed the various electronically controlled game machine (for example referring to JP-A-2001-161888) of simulating this recreation.This game machine shows guest fruit playing cards on its display device, and when by selecting on the present guest fruit of marking of the triumph playing cards, and then grid (box) demonstrations that be activated makes the grid that is activated and other grid distinguish and come.Usually, selecting dribbling has a plurality of holes of selecting with mark, and, to select when stopping on the hole at one when selecting ball, the square frame corresponding with selecting mark that ball stops to locate is activated.Game machine is placed in game center usually, because a lot of players can attend a game at this.

In addition, usually, this game machine can roughly be divided into two types: the so-called game machine of selecting ball extraction type, wherein, select ball and extracted, thereby activate and the corresponding grid of the mark of selecting ball that is extracted from markd the selecting the ball of a plurality of distribution; Game machine with so-called wheel disc (roulette wheel) type, as JP-A-2001-161888, wherein distribute markd a plurality of hole of selecting to be arranged on the peripheral side of selecting dish, and when selecting ball and stop in a plurality of any one that select in the hole, the grid corresponding with selecting mark that ball stops to locate is activated.In addition, in this game machine,, wish to use a large amount of marks to strengthen entertaining in order to break the easy game characteristic of bingo.But, selecting in the ball extraction type game machine aforesaid, the player is difficult to find out their the required ball of selecting the ball from a large amount of selecting, and this may reduce the peculiar entertaining of bingo.Therefore, such game machine is not the structure that is particularly suitable for using a large amount of marks.On the contrary, in the wheel type game machine,, may need to increase the size of selecting dish owing to be provided with a large amount of holes of selecting.But, from the amusement arcade or the viewpoint of the installing space of conditions of similarity, do not wish to increase the size of selecting dish.

Therefore, from being used to provide the space of selecting the hole, being easy to that the player watches or the viewpoint of conditions of similarity, for a large amount of holes of selecting being set selecting on the dish, developed a kind of like this game machine, it selects dish not only in peripheral side, also in a plurality of circumference, be provided with a plurality of holes of selecting, therefore attempt to strengthen the entertaining of bingo.

But above-mentioned game machine is restricted on aspect the reduction size, because a large amount of holes of selecting will be set, can allow many people once participate in a watching property of selecting incident etc.Different with personal gaming, in game machine of certain scale, after a recreation (selecting) finishes, reclaiming and select ball and to the preparation of next recreation finishes, need the time from selecting the hole, this may make the player be fed up with.

Summary of the invention

The purpose of this invention is to provide a kind of a plurality of game machines of selecting the hole that are provided with, this game machine can be realized preparing smoothly, reduces the bored sense that causes to the player and entertaining is provided.

More particularly, the invention provides following game machine.

According to a first aspect of the invention, the game machine that provides comprises: select dish, have a plurality of holes of selecting of accepting to select ball therein; Game content is determined device, and when selecting ball and enter a plurality of any one that select in the hole, this game content determines that device determines game result according to described any a plurality of holes of selecting of having accepted to select ball; Discharge path, be arranged on to select below the dish and discharge a plurality of each that select in the hole and select the ball of selecting that the hole accepts; Lifting device is transported to and is higher than the position of selecting dish selecting ball; And the recovery path, will wherein reclaiming path and comprise ball feeding device from discharging the conveying starting position that ball guides to lifting device of selecting that path discharges, ball feeding device will reclaim selects the conveying starting position that ball is delivered to lifting device.

According to a first aspect of the invention, entering and select the hole and determine in the game machine of game result according to selecting ball, ball feeding device is arranged in the recovery path, is used for and will selects the conveying starting position that ball guides to lifting device of selecting in hole.Therefore, select ball, make that selecting ball can be recovered in the short period of time at a high speed by the recovery path.In addition, even when the obstacle that exists such as small embossment or depression and dust, select ball and also can not accumulate in this, so next recreation can successfully begin.In addition, ball feeding device will be selected ball and deliver to and carry the starting position, and it can limit selects ball and return the release passage side.

According to the present invention, entering and select the hole and determine in the game machine of game result according to selecting ball, ball feeding device is arranged in the recovery path, is used for and will selects the conveying starting position that ball guides to lifting device of selecting in hole.Therefore, select ball and can make that selecting ball can be recovered in the short period of time really by the recovery path.

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By the detailed description below in conjunction with accompanying drawing, these and other objects of the present invention and advantage will be more cheer and bright.In the accompanying drawings:

Fig. 1 shows the perspective view of the outward appearance of game machine according to an embodiment of the invention;

Fig. 2 shows the longitudinal sectional drawing of the outward appearance of selecting machine according to an embodiment of the invention;

Fig. 3 is a top view of selecting the ball receiving unit according to an embodiment of the invention;

Fig. 4 is a top view of selecting machine according to an embodiment of the invention;

Fig. 5 is a perspective view of selecting dish according to an embodiment of the invention;

Fig. 6 shows the perspective view that discharges path according to an embodiment of the invention and reclaim path;

Fig. 7 shows the perspective view of ON/OFF lock (shutter) according to an embodiment of the invention;

Fig. 8 shows the profile how ON/OFF lock is according to an embodiment of the invention placed;

Fig. 9 shows the perspective view that discharges path according to an embodiment of the invention, reclaims the structure of path and ball feeding device;

Figure 10 schematically shows the profile how ball feeding device is according to an embodiment of the invention operated;

Figure 11 schematically shows the profile of ball feeding device according to an embodiment of the invention;

Figure 12 A-12G shows the longitudinal sectional drawing of the contiguous recovery path of opening-closing door;

Figure 13 shows the perspective view of the operation part of game terminal according to an embodiment of the invention;

Figure 14 shows the view of the system architecture of game machine according to an embodiment of the invention;

Figure 15 shows the view of the electrical configurations of selecting machine according to an embodiment of the invention;

Figure 16 shows the view of the electrical configurations of game terminal according to an embodiment of the invention;

Figure 17 is the example of the idle screen of the game terminal that shows on the display screen of game terminal according to an embodiment of the invention;

Figure 18 is the example at the screen that enters the game terminal after playing that shows on the display screen of game terminal according to an embodiment of the invention;

Figure 19 is the example of the screen of the game terminal during playing that shows on the display screen of game terminal according to an embodiment of the invention;

Figure 20 A-20D is the example of the conversion of the indivedual display screens of arrival state that show on the display screen of game terminal according to an embodiment of the invention;

Figure 21 is the example that the stake of the game terminal that shows on the display screen of game terminal according to an embodiment of the invention doubles (double-up) game screen;

Figure 22 is the main flow chart of the processing in the main control circuit of selecting machine and game terminal respectively according to an embodiment of the invention;

Figure 23 is the flow chart behind Figure 22;

Figure 24 is the flow chart of guest fruit grid move operation invalidation;

Figure 25 is the prize-winning flow chart of determining processing;

Figure 26 arrives the flow chart of determining processing;

Figure 27 reaches the flow chart that the grid notice begins to handle; And

Figure 28 is the flow chart that processing is prepared in recreation.

The specific embodiment

With reference now to the example of accompanying drawing, be described embodiments of the invention.

Though the game machine 310 of present embodiment be by use game medium (such as storage give maybe will to give the information of player's recreation value playing cards and coin, game money (medal), select ball and token) game machine of playing.But in the following description, the make person uses game money to play.

The structure of game machine

Fig. 1 shows the perspective view of the schematic appearance of the game machine in the present embodiment.

Game machine 310 comprises the machine of selecting 312 and a plurality of game terminal 314.Game machine 310 can provide recreation by a plurality of game terminal 314A-314J to a plurality of players simultaneously.

Select the framework 313 that machine 312 mainly comprises the shape of simulating ship and is placed on the central authorities of game machine 310.In addition, select the central authorities that dish 338 and 339 is placed on the machine of selecting 312 for two.Selecting dish 338 and 339 for two has 52 altogether and selects hole 340 and 341 (referring to Fig. 4).These are a plurality of, and to select hole 340 relevant with mark with 341, and it is to comprise first symbol of spade, plum blossom, red heart and square and comprise from 2 to 10 and the combination of second symbol of alphabetical A, J, Q and K.Mark is used to determine to select the result.In other words, be used for determining selecting result's mark with respectively select dish 338 and 339 a plurality of to select hole 340 and 341 relevant.Select according to selecting a plurality of of selecting in hole 340 and 341 that ball enters, and definite game result.Two the pillar 354A and the 354B that are equivalent to the mast of ship extend upward from the central authorities that select dish 338 and 339 respectively.Metal cross bar 355A-355H is connected with 354B with pillar 354A respectively by the metal door bolt substantially orthogonally, thereby becomes the part of the mast of ship, and it is a decoration of selecting machine.The agitating device 346 (referring to Fig. 2) that comprises motor is placed in the machine of selecting 312, makes framework 313 to be shaken, so that bow 312A and stern 312B shake vertically.In other words, agitating device 346 shakes framework 313.The angle that note that the present embodiment medium dip for vertically relatively horizontal plane be about 8 degree, but be not limited to this.In addition, be positioned in the relative horizontal plane state less than the angles of about 8 degree though bow 312A is positioned at the state variation that relative horizontal plane is the angles of about 8 degree to bow 312A, rock to operate and carried out about 12 seconds, this time is not limit therewith.Preferably, rocking operation carried out about 8 seconds to about 16 seconds.More particularly, the cycle of shaking can be controlled by main control circuit 400, and it will be described below, and for example can be defined as and can be regulated by the keeper of game center.Therefore, in the present embodiment, owing to used the ship shape framework 313 that can shake, so brought visual effect to the player, this can strengthen entertaining.

A plurality of game terminal 314A-314J are placed on the both sides of the machine of selecting 312.In the present embodiment, be provided with 10 game terminal 314A-314J.A plurality of game terminal 314A-314J have game money and pay port 382A-382J.Not shown game terminal 314F-314H of Fig. 1 and game money are paid port 382F-382H, and it is hidden in the machine of selecting 312.

In the present embodiment, though provide 10 game terminal 314A-314J as a plurality of game terminals, the present invention is not limited to this, but can adopt other form.For example, can provide different game terminal rather than 10 a game terminals or game terminal can be provided.

Select the structure of machine

Fig. 2 shows the longitudinal sectional drawing of the schematic appearance of the machine of selecting 312 in the present embodiment.

As the example of lifting device, conveying worm (screw conveyer) 320 is arranged on the stern 312B of the machine of selecting 312.Conveying worm 320 is to be used for will selecting by the interior section of selecting machine 312 employedly selecting ball with respect to selecting the equipment that dish 338 and 339 is upwards carried.Though the diameter that ball has about 60mm of selecting at present embodiment can adopt other form.For example, select ball and can have the diameter that equals, is greater than or less than about 60mm.In addition, select ball and preferably make or preferably be treated to and do not allow infrared ray to pass, make that selecting ball can easily be detected by the various sensors such as optical sensor by the material that does not allow infrared ray to pass.

Conveying worm 320 comprises conveyor screw 320A, gripper shoe 320B and selects ball lifting motor 320C.Conveyor screw 320A extends upward from carrying starting position 320D with predetermined angle of inclination.Gripper shoe 320B extends along conveyor screw 320A.Select ball lifting motor 320C and make conveyor screw 320A rotation.Conveyor screw 320A has helicla flute, has the bending radius bigger than the radius of selecting ball.Driving is selected ball and is promoted motor 320C and makes conveyor screw 320A rotation, and selects ball and be transported to top, selects ball and is maintained between the helicla flute and gripper shoe 320B among the conveyor screw 320A.Conveying worm 320 will be to be carried select ball 302 so that select the mode that ball 302 can visually be detected and carry.

An end selecting ball leader 324 is arranged on the end of going up of conveying worm 320.Select ball leader 324 and have the path of navigation (not shown).Select ball leader 324 and come the ball of selecting that lead screw conveyer 320 carried by path of navigation.

In addition, select in the top that ball retaining part 332 is arranged on the machine of selecting 312.Select ball retaining part 332 and form, make visual etc. the player by resin with transparency.Therefore, the remainder purpose is selected ball and can be clearly illustrated to the player.This is selected ball retaining part 332 and has the shape of upward opening and will guide the ball of selecting that comes to keep from selecting ball leader 324.In addition, be used for being formed on the basal surface of selecting ball retaining part 332 by an opening (not shown) of selecting ball.

Rotary body 328 is arranged on to be selected below the ball retaining part 332.Rotary body 328 is cylindric and is example of projection (droping) part.Rotary body 328 has the function of closing the opening in the basal surface of selecting ball retaining part 332.Therefore, can keep and select ball and be maintained at the state of selecting in the ball retaining part 332.

Rotary body 328 has and is used to the retaining hole (not shown) that keeps one to select ball.Comprise that the drive part (not shown) of rotation motor 326 (referring to Figure 15) is arranged on the edge of rotary body 328.Drive this drive part and make rotary body 328 rotations.Rotary body 328 rotation is then upwards opened retaining hole, select ball and can be projected onto in the retaining hole by opening thereby remain on of selecting in the ball retaining part 332.In addition, making rotary body 328 rotations then close the opening of selecting in the ball retaining part 332 and select ball with one remains in the retaining hole.In addition, the opening that rotary body 328 rotation has then been closed select in the ball retaining part 332 is also opened retaining hole downwards, and making of keeping in the retaining hole select ball can be throwed downwards.Therefore, remain on of selecting in the ball retaining part 332 and select that ball can be extracted out and projection downwards.In other words, rotary body 328 have with conveying worm 320 carried select ball from top the function to planar section 338A and 339A projection.Rotary body 328 is made by transparent resin, makes the player can visually check the ball of selecting that remains in the retaining hole.Therefore, the progress of recreation can clearly illustrate to the player.

The transparent ball receiving unit 334 of selecting is arranged on below the rotary body 328.Select ball receiving unit 334 and receive the ball of selecting from the retaining hole projection of top rotary body.Therefore, from the selecting ball and can be maintained at and select the ball receiving unit 334 of the retaining hole of rotary body 328 projection, the player can visually check and select ball.Select ball receiving unit 334 and have otch 334C and 334D (referring to Fig. 4), can be by the ball of selecting that this otch received by projection to selecting one of dish 338 and 339.Because selecting machine 312 has the function of rocking, selected one of dish 338 and 339 by angle guiding to two according to its inclination so remain on the ball of selecting in the ball receiving unit 334 of selecting.

For otch 334C and the 334D (referring to Fig. 3) that selects ball receiving unit 334 provides slope 336A and 336B, it has and allows to select the input channel that ball passes through.These slopes 336A and 336B are used for selecting one of dish 338 and 339 with remaining on the ball projection of selecting of selecting ball receiving unit 334 to two.Slope 336A and 336B are made by transparent resin.Therefore, pass selecting ball and can visually being checked of slope 336A and 336B by the player.In this way, above-mentioned conveying worm 320, rotary body 328, slope 336A and 336B etc. can will coil 338 and 339 by recovery path 350 projections described later to selecting from a plurality of balls of selecting of selecting hole 340 and 341 releases.

Select the lower end that dish 338 and 339 is arranged on slope 336A and 336B for two.These are selected dish 338 and 339 and have planar section 338A and 339A respectively, and it has the surface with framework 313 levels.Selecting ball can roll on planar section 338A and 339A.In other words, selecting dish 338 and 339 has respectively and selects planar section 338A and the 339A that ball can roll in the above and have a plurality of hole 340 and 341 selected in the upper surface of planar section 338A and 339A.In addition, select dish and 338 and 339 can flatly rotate for these two with respect to the upper surface of planar section 338A and 339A.

The upper surface of these planar sections 338A and 339A has and is used to a plurality of hole 340 and 341 selected of keeping one to select ball.These a plurality of degree of depth of selecting hole 340 and 341 are enough to make one to select ball and stretch out about 2/5.Therefore, having entered these a plurality of hold modes of selecting ball of selecting hole 340 and 341 makes the player visually to check to select ball.In addition, follow-up projection selects ball and remains on a plurality of selecting the ball collision and changing rotating direction in hole 340 and 341 of selecting.As following description, entered the ball of selecting of selecting hole 340 and 341 and moved, and selected ball and be maintained at and select in hole 340 and 341, up to a game in response to the rotation of selecting dish 338 and 339.

ON/OFF lock 344 (344A and 344B) is arranged on to be selected below the dish 338 and 339, and the position of setting is being selected on hole 340 and 341 positions of passing in response to the rotation of selecting dish 338 and 339.When playing, ON/OFF lock 344A and 344B are controlled as and close, and select dish 338 and 339 and will select ball and remain on and select in hole 340 and 341.After game over, ON/OFF lock 344A and 344B are controlled as and open, and a plurality of ball of selecting in hole 340 and 341 of selecting is discharged by discharging path 347A and 337B.

As shown in Figure 8, ball enters detecting sensor 349 (ball among Fig. 7 enters detecting sensor 349A and 349B) and is arranged on and selects in hole 340 and 341.The detecting sensor 349 of entering each ball detects to be selected ball and enters a plurality of one of holes of selecting.Enter and select under the condition that dish a plurality of in 338 and 339 select one of hole 340 and 341 selecting ball, come selected marker according to selecting the hole of selecting that ball entered, and determine game result according to mark selected.In other words, entered under a plurality of conditions of selecting one of hole 340 and 341 selecting ball, game result according to select a plurality of relevant marks in one of hole 340 and 341 of selecting that ball entered and determine.In the present embodiment, though be provided with a ball in each of hole 340 and 341 and enter detecting sensor 349, can adopt other form a plurality of selecting.For example, can enter detecting sensor, make it possible to detect immediately and select the fact that ball has entered for a plurality of each that select in the hole provide a plurality of balls.In addition, in order to reduce the work of producing processing and to reduce cost, can in a plurality of each that select in the hole, not provide ball to enter detecting sensor.In other words, can use two balls to enter detecting sensor detects and selects ball and entered a plurality of holes of selecting.For example, fixed sensing can be set below selecting dish, make to detect when selecting ball and having passed through when selecting disc spins and sensor, that selects that ball entered selects the hole and can locate according to the position of rotation of selecting dish.

Release path 347A that extends downwards from the position of ON/OFF lock 344A and 344B and 347B are arranged on to select and coil below 338 and 339.When rotating along with ON/OFF lock 344A and closing of 344B below selecting dish 338 and 339, discharge path 347A and 347B guide from select that hole 340 and 341 falls one by one select ball and with they downward release.

Reclaiming path 350 is arranged on below release path 347A and the 347B.Further fall and enter to reclaiming path 350 from the ball of selecting that discharges path 347A and 347B release.Reclaim path 350 and arrive the conveying starting position of lifting device continuously, and select ball and when being directed, in recovery path 350, roll to the conveying starting position.At this, be used for being sent to the position that the ball feeding device 354A that carries the starting position and 354B are arranged on the recovery path 350 relative with discharging path with selecting ball.Ball feeding device 354A and 354B cause and select ball at a high speed by reclaiming path.This has shortened recovery and has selected the required time of ball.In addition, even when reclaiming path 350 and have obstacle such as small embossment or depression and dust, select ball and also can not gather at that.In addition, select ball and be sent to the conveying starting position, therefore reduced and selected the frequency that ball returns the release passage side by ball feeding device 354A and 354B.

Opening-closing door 352 is arranged on and reclaims in the path 350.Opening-closing door 352 is controlled so as to and can freely opens and closes.Therefore, when opening-closing door 352 entered open mode, it provides selected ball and can travel to and fro between state between the conveying starting position 320D on the lower end that reclaims path 350 and conveyor screw 320A.On the contrary, when opening-closing door 352 entered closed condition, it provides selected ball and can not travel to and fro between state between the lower end that reclaims path 350 and conveyor screw 320A.Therefore, select machine 312 and shaken, make stern 312B side become and be lower than bow 312A side, and opening-closing door 352 is controlled as open mode.Thereby, reclaim the lower end that ball is drawn towards conveyor screw 320A of selecting in the path 350.In addition, opening-closing door 352 is controlled so as to closed condition, thereby the ball of selecting that prevents to be drawn towards the lower end of conveyor screw 320A returns and reclaims path 350, and further prevents the lower end that ball is drawn towards conveyor screw 320A of selecting that keeps in reclaiming path 350.

Selecting ball warp crosses between the lower end that detecting sensor 351 is set at opening-closing door 352 and conveyor screw 320A.Select ball warp cross detecting sensor 351 be used to detect through opening-closing door 352 by from reclaim path 350 guided into conveyor screw 320A lower end select the nodule number order.Therefore, select machine 312 and be inclined to stern 312B side and become and be lower than bow 312A side, and opening-closing door 352 is controlled so as to open mode.Thereby when through the selecting the nodule number order and reach predetermined number of opening-closing door 352, opening-closing door 352 is controlled so as to closed condition, makes the lower end that ball is drawn towards conveyor screw 320A of selecting of predetermined number.Hold outside this, selecting after the lower end that ball is drawn towards conveyor screw 320A of predetermined number, these are selected ball and are not returned and reclaim path 350.

In addition, the machine of selecting 312 that is provided with agitating device 346 can shake and can tilt around axis of rocking 348.

Point matrix LED display unit 327 be set at select ball retaining part 332 above.Point matrix LED display unit 327 comprises a plurality of LED.Point matrix LED display unit 327 shows the wheel number of recreation.START lamp 329 is arranged on the central authorities of the machine of selecting 312.START lamp 329 has selecting the retaining hole of ball from rotary body 328 and falls to and select the lamp that lights in the ball receiving unit 334.In response to lighting of the lamp that is had, this speech of START is shown, and makes the player visually to check.In addition, game machine 310 comprises a plurality of lighting device (not shown), makes ship shape select machine 312 and can be illuminated and provide various effects in response to shaking operation with shades of colour.

Select the ball receiving unit

Fig. 3 is a top view of selecting ball receiving unit 334 and slope 336A and 336B.Select ball receiving unit 334 and have recess 334A.Recess 334A receives the ball of selecting from the retaining hole whereabouts of rotary body 328.A side 334B who selects ball receiving unit 334 has two otch 334C and 334D.Therefore, in response to selecting shaking of machine 312, the ball of selecting that is received by recess 334A rolls outside to recess 334A from one of two otch 334C and 334D.

Going up of slope 336A and 336B is terminal by continuously to these otch 334C and 334D.In addition, the lower end of slope 336A and 336B by be placed on respectively select the dish 338 and 339 above, as mentioned above.Therefore, these slopes 336A and 336B receive from the above-mentioned otch 334C that selects ball receiving unit 334 and 334D and roll to selecting ball receiving unit 334 outsides, being drawn towards the ball of selecting of selecting one of dish 338 and 339 then.Each slope 336A is placed with 336B and makes that selecting ball can be throwed with the direction identical with the direction of rotation of selecting dish 338 and 339.In the present embodiment,, might not be form of straight lines, but can for example be curve though slope 336A and 336B have form of straight lines.

Select dish

Fig. 4 shows the machine of selecting 312 and selects the top view of dish 338 and 339.Have and select dish 338 similar structures owing to select dish 339, so omit description this at this.As shown in Figure 9, select machine 312 and comprise two aforesaid dishes 338 and 339 of selecting.Owing to select dish 338 and 339 and can have a plurality of hole 340 and 341 selected for two,, can effectively utilize the installing space in the public place of entertainment more, and need not much to select the required wasting space in hole so compare with having a space of selecting dish.Therefore, select dish and can have and much select the hole, this can strengthen entertaining, and various bonuses for example are provided.

Traditionally, for example need 52 and select ball in game machine, game machine is configured to select ball by from distributing markd a plurality of selecting the ball to extract, thereby determines game result according to the mark of selecting ball that is extracted.Utilize this structure, when make the player from much select pick out the ball that they need select ball the time, recreation is difficult for going on, it has caused saving and has caused selecting the processing that ball extracts the result.Therefore, what may slacken that bingo has can bring game attributes urgent and expectation to the player, thereby has damaged recreation entertaining.On the contrary, in this wheel type game machine,, need 52 and select hole or more, so that realize using the bingo of playing card as the game machine in the present embodiment.Especially, when using one to select dish, the size of selecting dish has increased.Therefore, not only wasted the space of amusement arcade, be difficult to also make that to select dish in sight, this may weaken the entertaining of recreation.

Therefore, can use two to select dish and saved owing to select the space that dish is installed to be wasted.Provided below and be configured to use a circle to select the concrete example that dish and two circles are selected dish.The overall circumference that employed two circles are selected dish equals an employed circle and selects the girth of dish, thereby makes that selecting dish two circles selects the hole of selecting that basic identical number is set in the dish with a circle.But, be to use a circle to select in the situation of dish half using two circles to select the radius of selecting dish in the situation of dish.Therefore, when using two circles to select dish, the area of selecting dish has reduced.Therefore, by using a plurality of dishes of selecting, can prevent that the entertaining of playing from cutting down, and need not to waste the space of amusement arcade.And then a plurality of holes of selecting are along a plurality of circumference settings, and this can prevent that the entertaining of playing from cutting down, and need not to waste the space of amusement arcade.

Select dish 338 and 339 and in top view, be circle.These are selected on the deck of framework 313 of shape that dish 338 and 339 can be rotatably set in the simulation ship.The standard rotary speed of selecting dish 338 is that a rotation needs 8 to 12 seconds speed, but can be by main control circuit 400 controls, and this will be described below.For example, rotary speed can be regulated in each is rotated in 5 to 12 seconds scope.In the present embodiment, be rotated by the disc spins motor 335 and 337 (referring to Figure 15) of selecting that is positioned at its central authorities, can adopt other form though select dish 338 and 339.For example, rotary power can be from other parts, for example its periphery and basal surface.Select dish 338 and 339 and have planar section 338A and 339A, it allows to select ball and rolls.In addition, select dish 338 with 339 with select ball by from identical direction (referring to arrow B 1 and the B2) rotation of the direction (referring to arrow A 1 and A2) of slope 336A and 336B projection.More particularly, select dish 338 and turn clockwise, and slope 336A is provided with in the clockwise direction, as shown in Figure 5.Therefore, when selecting ball and selecting dish and roll on 338 and 339, speed can not descend fast.Therefore, selecting ball, to enter a plurality of possibilities of selecting one of hole 340 and 341 in the short especially time very low.In addition, the rotation of selecting dish 338 and 339 makes when selecting, and is not had any variation by the speed of selecting ball from slope 336A and 336B projection in succession.When selecting dish 338 and 339 when not rotating, when the position of promptly selecting hole 340 and 341 does not change, may realize inequitable recreation, wherein, ball is easy to or almost can not enter a plurality of specific holes of selecting in hole 340 and 341 of selecting for selecting of being throwed at a predetermined velocity.The rotation of selecting dish 338 and 339 can prevent inequitable selecting.

Connection table 390 is arranged on two and selects between the dish 338 and 339.Connecting table 390 has and the planar section 338A that selects dish 338 and 339 and the surface of 339A level.Therefore, select ball and can select rolling between the dish 338 and 339.In addition, in response to the inclination (shaking) of framework 313, select ball and roll across a plurality of dishes 338 and 339 of selecting.

Leader 392 and 394 is arranged on to be selected between the dish 338 and 339.These leaders 392 are arranged on to clamp and are connected on 390 the position along selecting dish 338 and 339 with 394.These leaders 392 and 394 are higher than to be selected dish 338 and 339 planar section 338A and 339A and has convex form.Select ball and leader 392 and 394 collisions, thereby can guide the track of selecting ball.

Shield (bank) part 396 and 398 is arranged on the outside of selecting dish 338 and 339.These shield parts 396 and 398 are provided with along the periphery of selecting dish 338 and 339.These shield parts 396 and 398 are higher than to be selected dish 338 and 339 planar section 338A and 339A and has convex form.In other words, be higher than the shield part 396 and 398 the peripheries settings of the top surface of planar section 338A and 339A along these planar sections 338A and 339A.Therefore, even be projected to from slope 336A and 336B when selecting the selecting ball and be rolled into the outside of selecting dish 338 and 339 of dish 338 and 339, select ball and also can be rolled on shield part 396 and 398 and be rolled into once more and select on the dish 338 and 339.In addition, because the momentum of selecting ball and/or direction that the track of selecting ball that returns from shield part 396 and 398 is rolled on shield part 396 and 398 change, so can bring the not recreation of expectability for the player, this can strengthen the entertaining of recreation.In addition, when being rolled into the selecting ball and selecting dish and roll on 338 and 339 of shield part 396 and 398, its speed descends significantly.Therefore, the ball of selecting on being rolled into shield part 396 and 398 is rolled into when selecting on the dish 338 and 339, and speed does not descend significantly.Therefore, selecting ball, to enter a plurality of possibilities of selecting one of hole 340 and 341 in the short especially time very low, and select ball entered a plurality of one of hole 340 and 341 selected in about 10 to 30 seconds.

In addition, selecting dish 338 and 339 rotates with the rightabout shown in arrow B 1 and B2.Therefore, being projected to the ball of selecting of selecting dish 338 is rolled into and selects dish 339 from selecting dish 338 by connecting table 390.On the contrary, being projected to the ball of selecting of selecting dish 339 is rolled into and selects dish 338 from selecting dish 339 by connecting table 390.Therefore, select ball and selecting rolling between the dish 338 and 339.In addition, because agitating device 346 is arranged in the machine of selecting 312, shaken so select the framework 313 of machine 312.Then, for example, select ball and selecting rolling between the dish 338 and 339 with indefinite track.Therefore, can not expect and novel game play that this has strengthened the entertaining of recreation for the player provides.Note that select dish 338 and 339, be connected table 390, leader 392 and 394 and shield part 396 and 398 surrounded by a fence of making by transparent resin, make that selecting ball can not be rolled into outside the fence.

These are selected dish 338 and 339 and have 26 respectively and select hole 340 and 26 and select hole 341.As shown in Figure 5, comprise that the mark as the spade of first symbol and red heart is assigned to a plurality of holes 340 of selecting of selecting in the dish 338.More particularly, spade A, 2-10, J, Q and K and red heart A, 2-10, J, Q and K are assigned to a plurality of holes 340 of selecting of selecting in the dish 338.On the other hand, comprise that the mark as the plum blossom of first symbol and square is assigned to a plurality of holes 341 of selecting of selecting in the dish 339.More particularly, plum blossom A, 2-10, J, Q and K and square A, 2-10, J, Q and K are assigned to a plurality of holes 341 of selecting of selecting in the dish 339.In other words, select the position of ball rolling and visually checked,, make that the required mark of player can easily be identified to mate some symbols in a plurality of symbols.Therefore, strengthened the entertaining that the urgent of player and expectation mood also can strengthen recreation more.For example, when selecting ball and selecting dish and roll on 338, can easily identify first symbol is spade or red heart.When selecting ball and selecting dish and roll on 339, can easily identify first symbol is plum blossom or square.In other words, select on the dish 338 and 339 at two, the mark of some first symbol couplings is assigned to two a plurality of hole 340 and 341 selected of selecting in the dish 338 and 339.Therefore, select the position of ball rolling and visually checked,, make that the required mark of player can easily be identified to mate some symbols in a plurality of symbols.Therefore, strengthened the entertaining that the urgent of player and expectation mood also can strengthen recreation more.

Discharge path and reclaim path

Fig. 6 shows the perspective view that discharges path 347A and 347B and recovery path 350.Fig. 6 shows and selects dish 338 and 339 and concern with respect to the position of these paths with auger conveyor 320.Therefore, Fig. 6 also show with its combination select dish 338 and 339 and auger conveyor 320.

Below selecting dish 338 and 339, each discharges path 347A and 347B all laterally is placed on two concentrically ringed circumference (following), wherein selects hole 340 and 341 along these two concentric circles being provided with.ON/OFF lock 334A and 344B (referring to Fig. 7) are separately positioned on the last end portion that discharges in path 347A and the 347B.

Reclaiming path 350 is arranged under release path 347A and the 347B.Reclaiming path 350 is the trough shaped path, and it forms by metallic plate is finalized the design, and its basal surface is preferably the smooth flat plate.A part that reclaims path 350 extends to and discharges under the path 347A, as an end, passes the part that discharges under the path 347A, and another end is as the conveying starting position 320D of auger conveyor 320 then.Ball feeding device 354A and 354B are arranged on the position of the recovery path 350 opposite with discharging path 347A and 347B, promptly on the position that discharges under path 347A and the 347B.In addition, discharge path 347A and 347B and recovery path 350 with select dish 338 and 339 and auger conveyor 320 be fixed on the framework 313, and tilt along with the inclination of framework 31.

The ON/OFF lock

Fig. 7 shows the perspective view of ON/OFF lock 344A, wherein owing to have identical structure, all not shown ON/OFF lock 344B.ON/OFF lock 344A is the plate of a plate-like, has two otch on the position of opposition.Rotating shaft as the motor 345 of stepper motor is connected with the center of discoid plate.ON/OFF lock 344A is driven by motor 345 and rotates and alternately become open mode and closed condition, and each carries out the rotations of 90 degree.

Fig. 8 shows the profile of the structure of the ON/OFF lock 344A that is arranged in the machine of selecting 312.In addition, owing to show the motion of selecting ball, so profile has illustrated the section that cuts along excircle, it is provided with the hole of selecting of selecting dish 338.

Be arranged on above the framework 313 though select dish 338,, a part of selecting the framework 313 under the dish 338 has circular port 313A, and ON/OFF lock 344A is arranged in this hole circular port.When extracting, ON/OFF lock 344A is closed.Be projected onto the ball of selecting in the hole of selecting and supported, made it be maintained at wherein, and further do not fall by framework 313 and ON/OFF lock 344A.When game over and ON/OFF lock 344A are rotatably driven 90 when spending by motor 345, two otch of ON/OFF lock 344A are positioned at and have (state as shown in Figure 8) below the excircle and inner periphery of selecting the hole.When selecting dish 338 when rotating in this state, the ball of selecting through ON/OFF lock 344A further passes the otch of ON/OFF lock 344A and drops to and discharges path 347A.Therefore, owing to select the once rotation of dish 338, remain on a plurality of balls of selecting in the hole 340 of selecting of selecting dish 338 and all discharged from discharging path 347.Then, select ball and enter the recovery path 350 that discharges under the path 347A.When all were selected ball and all are released, ON/OFF lock 344A was rotatably driven 90 degree by motor 345 once more and closes.Because this structure need not to select hole 340 to each releasing mechanism is provided, and provides a concentrated releasing mechanism, so this mechanism can be simplified and the cost that is used to produce game machine can be lowered.Depend on the rotary speed of selecting dish 338 from the nodule number order (number of ball) of selecting that discharges path 347A release in each unit interval.When the rotary speed of selecting dish 338 increased, the nodule number order of selecting that discharges in each unit interval then and then increased.

Ball feeding device

Fig. 9 shows the release path 347A that sees from below, the perspective view that reclaims the structure of path 350 and ball feeding device 354 (354A, 354B).

Ball feeding device 354A is arranged on the position of the recovery path 350 relative with discharging path 347.Specifically, ball feeding device 354A comprises motor 356, release bar 357 and is arranged on to reclaim and send hosel 358 in the path 350, wherein on release bar 357 and the position of sending hosel 358 to be arranged on the recovery path 350 relative with discharging path 347.Release bar 357 is bars of being made by metal bar, and its center is connected to the rotating shaft of motor 356 with the right angle.Release bar 357 is rotatably driven by motor 356, makes two ends of release bar 357 move with circular pattern.When 357 rotations of release bar, the part that itself and arbitrary end have predetermined length reclaims path 350 from sending hosel 358 to stretch to.

Figure 10 schematically shows to reclaim how ball feeding device 354A transmits the profile of selecting ball in the path 350.Release bar 357 is driven by motor 356, makes to rotate to the direction that auger conveyor 320 moves to select ball from the release bar 357 that send hosel 358 to stretch out.In this case, any when selecting ball from sending hosel 358 to stretch to have in the scope that reclaims path 350 when reclaiming path 350 at release bar 357, the above-mentioned ball of selecting is pushed out and quickens, and is attracted to and send hosel 358, and pass recovery path 350 and move to auger conveyor 320.

Since be accelerated and high-speed mobile pass the recovery path, select the conveying starting position 320D that ball reaches auger conveyor 320 very soon.Therefore, after game over, selecting ball can be recovered in the short time, to finish the preparation of next recreation of beginning.In addition, even when the obstacle of existence such as small embossment or depression and dust, select ball and also can not accumulate in this, so next recreation can successfully begin.In the game machine of present embodiment, framework is tilted by agitating device 346, reclaims path 350 and also and then tilts, to move the ball of selecting in it.But the basic purpose of this inclination is to enter the path of selecting hole 340 and 341 and increase diversity to the ball of selecting in the recreation.And, traditionally, need for a long time in order to move the ball of selecting that reclaims in the path 350 sometimes.Described in present embodiment, provide to be used to transmit the ball feeding device 354A that selects ball, this can shorten the mobile required time, promptly reclaims the time of selecting ball.

In addition, preferably,, suitably regulate the speed that release bar 357 rotates based on length that reclaims path 350 and the quantity of selecting ball according to the selection of motor 356 or the voltage that motor 356 is applied.In addition and since select ball in early days the stage be accelerated and reclaim in the short period of time, so preferably, release bar 357 drops to from the position of sending hosel 358 to stretch out and the position that discharges path 347A opposition.In order to prevent that selecting ball is absorbed in the problem of sending in the hosel 358, thereby increased the resistance that transmits, preferably, sent the width of hosel 358 to be set to be too narrow to the rotation that can not hinder release bar 357, more preferably, be set to the twice or still less of the width of release bar 357.Otherwise what need more is, reclaims any one wall of path 350 and send distance between this wall of longitudinal edge middle distance of hosel 358 edge far away less than the radius of selecting ball (referring to Figure 11).This can prevent to select ball and be absorbed in and sending in the hosel 358.In addition, release bar 357 required length ranges are to the length that is shorter than the radius of selecting ball a little from the length that is shorter than the diameter of selecting ball.In addition, more preferably, the shape of release bar 357 is cylindrical.In addition, more preferably, release bar 357 can with select ball and rotate in the opposite direction to the side that auger conveyor 320 moves.And then more preferably, release bar 357 is two, as shown in figure 10, stops up so that prevent to select ball.

Opening-closing door

Figure 12 A-12G shows near the longitudinal sectional drawing of the recovery path 350 the opening-closing door 352.

After a game over, select ball 302 and enter and reclaim path 350 and transmitted by ball feeding device 354A from discharging path 347A and 347B.After preset time, shown in Figure 12 A, then, these select release path one side that ball 302 accumulates near the recovery path 350 the opening-closing door 352.Framework 313 is tilted by agitating device 346, selects ball 302 and is maintained in the above-mentioned recovery path 350, shown in Figure 12 A.In this case, shown in Figure 12 B, be in closed condition owing to be arranged on the opening-closing door 352 that reclaims in the path 350, the ball of selecting 302 is maintained at and reclaims in the path 350, so that be positioned at opening-closing door 352 1 sides.Then, shown in Figure 12 C, opening-closing door 352 is controlled as open mode, rolls lower part to conveyor screw 320A thereby be arranged in the ball 302 of selecting that reclaims path 350.That is, framework 313 is tilted, and is arranged in the ball 302 of selecting that reclaims path 350 and is directed to conveying worm 320.When selecting ball 302 and therefore roll lower part to conveyor screw 320A, select ball warp and cross detecting sensor 351 and detect the number of selecting ball 302 that rolls to the lower part of conveyor screw 320A.That is, selecting ball warp crosses detecting sensor 351 and detects and guided into the number of selecting ball 302 of conveying worm 320 from reclaiming path 350.In other words, select ball warp and cross the number of selecting ball 302 that detecting sensor 351 detects process opening-closing door 352.When selecting ball warp and cross the detecting sensor 351 detected numbers of selecting ball 302 and reach predetermined number, shown in Figure 12 D, opening-closing door 352 is controlled as closed condition.Thereby shown in Figure 12 E, the ball 302 of selecting of predetermined number rolls to the lower part of conveyor screw 320A and by upwards conveying of conveying worm 320.That is, selecting ball 302 is ready to and will be transfused to.In addition, in this state, shown in Figure 12 F, the inclination of framework 313 is returned horizontal level, promptly carries out the control that is used to limit.That is, agitating device 346 has the function of the inclination of restriction framework 313.In addition, shown in Figure 12 F, the ball 302 of selecting that has rolled to the lower part of conveyor screw 320A does not return.Certainly, shown in Figure 12 G, even when framework 313 tilts with opposite direction, similarly, the ball 302 of selecting that has rolled to the lower part of conveyor screw 320A does not return yet.

Thus, framework 313 (referring to Fig. 1) is tilted, and is arranged in the lower part that ball is drawn towards conveyor screw 320A of selecting of reclaiming path 350.Therefore, select ball 302 and can reclaim reliably, thereby make the recreation function with simple mode and manufacturing at low cost by inclination framework 313.Especially, space can be saved as much as possible, and more space can be saved according to the present invention such as the large-scale console of bingo game machine.

Game terminal

Game terminal 314A in the 13 pairs of game machines 310 is described with reference to the accompanying drawings.Figure 13 shows the perspective view of the operation part of the game terminal of watching from player's position 314.Because game terminal 314B-314J has similar structure, so omit description of them.

Game terminal 314A mainly comprises display unit 370A, feeler 372 (referring to Figure 16), two rotating disk 376A and 377A, game money input port 378A and main control circuit 500A (Figure 16).

Display unit 370A is arranged in the top of game terminal 314A.Be used to distribute to player's matrix card images and the out of Memory of bingo or image relevant etc. and be displayed on display unit 370A with optional recreation.In other words, display unit 370A comprises a plurality of grid that are multiple lines and multiple rows and shows that mark wherein distributed to the matrix of a plurality of grid respectively.In addition, as described later, when mark selected such as main control circuit 400 are consistent with one of identifying information of distributing to a plurality of grid respectively, main control circuit 400 grades are controlled, activate the grid corresponding, and have in the control result who is used to activate under the condition of predetermined form and provide bonus with one of identifying information.According to this structure, in the progress of recreation, various information are displayed on display unit 370A, can visually check for the player.

In addition, be used for taking the camera (not shown) of selecting dish 338 and 339 entire image and be arranged on the machine of selecting 312.Then,, select dish 338 and 339 and can visually be checked, even be difficult to also can carry out when in sight selecting one of dish 338 and 339 by the player by on display unit 370A, showing captured image.

In addition, the touch panel that mainly comprises feeler 372A is arranged among the display unit 370A.Therefore, when contact display unit 370A, can provide the game environment that allows various data of input or order to the player.

In the present embodiment, though various input operation is undertaken by feeler 372A, can take other operation format.For example, a plurality of action buttons are set therein, so that can carry out various input operations.

Pedestal part 374A is arranged on player's one side of display unit 370A.Be set to two rotating disk 376A of levels and the top surface that 377A is arranged on pedestal part 374A.By using rotating disk 376A and 377A, can provide only by pressing normal operations button or the unworkable game environment of contacts contact face plate to the player.

For example, in the present embodiment, on the bingo matrix image that is presented on the display unit 370A, distribute to the mark of the guest fruit grid in the periphery of matrix image and can be shifted to adjacent guest fruit grid along the periphery.In the past, when second mark needs when mobile continuously and when having only button normal operations button and contacts contact face plate just to be used as to operate, executable operations again and again, this cumbers very much.Therefore, by using input unit, can carry out continuous operation by once moving such as rotating disk 376A and 377A.Therefore, can provide more exercisable recreation to the player.In addition, move, can operate at an easy rate for the simulation of moving such as screen scroll and pointer.Therefore, can provide more exercisable recreation to the player.

The game money input port 378A that is used to drop into game money is arranged on the right side of rotating disk 376A and 377A.Game money sensor 380A (referring to Figure 16) is arranged in the game money groove 378A.Game money sensor 380A sensing game money has been dropped into game money input port 378A.Therefore, when the player dropped into game money input port 378A with game money, game money sensor 380A can sense the situation that game money has been dropped into.

Main control circuit 500A is arranged in the pedestal part 374A and controls above-mentioned different device.

The system architecture of game machine

With reference to Figure 14 the system architecture of game machine 310 is described.

As shown in figure 14, game machine 310 mainly comprises selects machine controller 360, is used for control and selects machine 312 and game terminal 314A-314J.

Selecting machine controller 360 can be connected communicatedly with 10 game terminal 314A-314J.Selecting machine controller 360 can be by exchanging various data with game terminal 314A-314J and signal is controlled 10 game terminal 314A-314J.

Select the electrical configurations of machine

With reference to Figure 15 the electrical configurations of the machine of selecting 312 of game machine 310 is described.

As shown in figure 15, ball enters detecting sensor 349 and is connected with the interface circuit group 402 of main control circuit 400.When selecting ball and enter a plurality of any one that select in hole 340 and 341, ball enters detecting sensor 349 prearranged signals is offered input/output bus 404 via interface circuit group 402.Input/output bus 404 from CPU (being called CPU hereinafter) 406 input data signals or address signal/outputting data signals or address signal to CPU406.

In addition, selecting ball warp crosses detecting sensor 351 and also is connected with the interface circuit group 402 of main control circuit 400.When selecting ball warp and cross opening-closing door 352, select ball warp and cross detecting sensor 351 prearranged signals is offered input/output bus 404 via interface circuit group 402.

In addition, communication control circuit 414A-414J is connected with interface circuit group 402.Communication control circuit 414A-414J is used for and selects machine controller 360 and can be connected communicatedly with game terminal 314A-314J.

Read-only storage (ROM) 408 also is connected with above-mentioned input/output bus 404 with random-access memory (ram) 410.ROM 408 record is selected being used in the machine controller 360 and is controlled control program with the relevant processing of playing.In addition, ROM 408 storages are used for the primary data of executive control program and various programs.In addition, the RAM 410 storage sign that will in said procedure, use and/or the value of variable.

In addition, interface circuit group 412 is connected with input/output bus 404.Select that ball promotes motor 320C, rotation motor 326, selects disc spins motor 335 and 337, the motor 345, agitating device 346 and the opening-closing door 352 that are used for ON/OFF lock 344 is connected with interface circuit group 412.Therefore, these devices are controlled by CPU 406, make it possible to drive the above-mentioned machine 312 of selecting.

The electrical configurations of game terminal

With reference to Figure 16 the electrical configurations of the game terminal 314A of game machine 310 is described.Because the configuration of game terminal 314B-314J is similar with it, so omit description of them at this.Each game terminal is with the equipment of the main control circuit 400 of selecting machine 312 as the details that is used for definite recreation.

As shown in figure 16, game money sensor 380A is connected with the interface circuit group 520A of main control circuit 500A.When game money sensor 380A detected the game money quilt by game money input port 378A input, prearranged signal was offered input/output bus 504A by interface circuit group 520A.Input/output bus 504A is from CPU (CPU) 506A input data signal or address signal/export data-signal or address signal to CPU 506A.

In addition, feeler 372A also is connected with the interface circuit group 502A of main control circuit 500A.When detecting the player and contact the position that has shown the order that shows on display unit 370A, feeler 372A will offer interface circuit group 502A corresponding to the signal of this order.

In addition, rotating disk 376A is connected with above-mentioned interface circuit group 502A with 377A.When rotating disk 376A and 377A are rotated by the player, be provided for interface circuit group 502A corresponding to the signal of this rotational angle.

In addition, communication control circuit 514A is connected with interface circuit group 502A.Communication control circuit 514A with select machine controller 360 and can be connected communicatedly with game terminal 314A.

Read-only storage (ROM) 508A also is connected with above-mentioned input/output bus 504A with random-access memory (ram) 510A.Being used among the ROM 508A recording game terminal 314A controlled the control program with the relevant processing of playing.In addition, ROM 508A is stored in executive control program and the employed primary data of program of carrying out the demonstration control that is used for display unit 370A.In addition, the RAM 510A storage sign that will in said procedure, use and/or the value of variable.

In addition, interface circuit group 512A is connected with input/output bus 504A.Loudspeaker 586A is connected with interface circuit group 512A with card input magazine (hopper) 588A, and interface circuit group 512A provides and drive signal and driving power, to control above-mentioned device according to the computing result among the CPU 506A.

In addition, display controller 600A is connected with interface circuit group 512A.Display controller 600A gives display unit 370A according to the picture signal that the image display command from main control circuit 500A is provided for display image.

The idle screen of game terminal

With reference to Figure 17 the idle screen that will show on the display unit 370A of game terminal 314A is described.

Figure 17-21 shows the present invention and is applied to embodiment in the bingo, wherein bingo use below will describe have really guest's playing cards really of grid of 5 * 5 guests.Traditional main bingo comprise with for guest fruit playing cards be with 5 * 5 guests fruit grid 1/25 probability from 25 numerals from extracting the numeral of predetermined number, when the numeral that is extracted is on guest fruit playing cards, activation is corresponding to this digital guest fruit grid, and make guest's fruit hand board (bingo hand) by level, vertically or the guest of five activation on diagonal fruit grid set up.In the present embodiment, digital different with as the mark that in traditional bingo, uses, game card pattern be used as mark (wherein can comprise a wildcard (joker) or two wildcard or can not comprise wildcard or no matter the specific guest that the mark that is extracted and having is activated really the free mark (free spot) of grid can be considered to wildcard).Then, select (perhaps carrying out) with 1/52 probability with 1/53 or 1/54 probability.In this case, except traditional guest fruit hand board, can set up playing card hand board (poker hand) (for example an antithetical phrase (One Pair), two pairs (Two Pair), three jack per lines (Three OfA Kind), suitable son (Straight), color (Flush), all round victory (Full House), four jack per lines (FourOf A Kind), sequence (Straight Flush), royal flush (Royal Flush) and five jack per lines (Five Of A Kind)), and the player is given in the dividend consistent with guest's fruit hand board or playing card hand board.In addition, playing card hand board and guest fruit hand board can be set up on the specific phase on the guest fruit playing cards is collinear simultaneously.In this case, the dividend corresponding and given the player with the corresponding dividend of guest fruit hand board with playing card hand board.But guest fruit grid is activated with the probability lower than traditional bingo, and it has reduced the probability that guest fruit hand board is set up.Therefore, when guest fruit hand board traditionally by level, vertically or the guest of five activation on diagonal fruit grid when setting up, the establishment of guest fruit hand board not only can also be passed through the guest fruit grid of three or four activation by the guest fruit grid of five activation on the line.

In addition, the reception operation on the game terminal 314 relevant with recreation is all undertaken by the touch panel method, does not comprise the operation by rotating disk 376A and 377A (all referring to Figure 13).In other words, feeler 372A (referring to Figure 16) is arranged on the surface of display unit 370A, makes that the player can be by the predetermined contact site of the contact display unit 370A game terminal that the operate game person wanted of assigning to.But the present invention is not limited to this, but can adopt the operation method of reseptance that does not use the touch panel method.For example, can provide predetermined switch, to receive player's operation.

Figure 17 is an example, wherein be used for receiving the screen display that begins to play display unit 370A at game terminal 314 by game terminal 314, and the efficient in operation that enters operation that is used to receive recreation on contact portion 480, contact portion 481 and rotating disk 376A and the 377A (all referring to Figure 13).Other operation on rotating disk 376A and/or the 377A (referring to Figure 13) is invalid.In addition, the game money of putting among the game money input port 378A is also invalid, and the game money that drops into is paid port 382A and returned to the player from game money.In addition, all guest fruit grid of the game card pattern that having on the guest fruit playing cards that show on the display unit 370A is matrix form also are shown as deepening or become shade, also do not win in selecting and are not activated with expression guest fruit grid.Activate guest fruit grid with reference to the processing that is used to show guest fruit grid, this guest fruit grid has and selects the identical figure of game card pattern that machine 312 is extracted, and if any, then differentiates with other guest fruit grid hereinafter.For example, by activating the processing of guest fruit grid, guest fruit grid is shown and brightens or remove shade.Note that according to the extraction of selecting the mark in the machine 312 the guest fruit grid on the guest fruit playing cards on the idle screen of game terminal 314 is not activated.The value of line probability (odds) shown in addition, display unit 370A goes up and playing card probability is not by any operation change of player.

The layout of the game card pattern that shows on the guest fruit playing cards that show on the idle screen of game terminal 314 with 5 * 5 guests fruit grid with entering recreation after employed guest really the layout on the playing cards is different.At this, the just presentation screen of demonstration, and it is just definite after entering recreation to be presented at the layout of the game card pattern on the guest fruit playing cards.

Entering when contact portion 480 or contact portion 481 are contacted by the player of recreation receives.When recreation inserted by game terminal 314 receptions, display change was the screen among Figure 18.

Screen on the game terminal after recreation enters

Screen after with reference to Figure 18 the recreation that will show on the display unit 370A of game terminal 314 being entered is described.

Figure 18 shows the screen of the fixed guest fruit playing cards with 5 * 5 guest fruit grid with game card pattern.At this, the game card pattern is for comprising the layout of the predetermined playing card hand board (for example by the playing card hand board of five game cards establishments, promptly suitable son, color, all round victory, sequence or royal flush) on the certain line in advance.By preparing high dividend hand board in advance on guest fruit playing cards by this way, player's expectation can be increased substantially.Note that game card pattern random alignment in guest fruit grid, do not comprise predetermined playing card hand board.Removed the demonstration of contact portion 480 and contact portion 481, and the demonstration of whole condition notification unit 483 occurred, this will be described below.Under this state on the screen, in the certain hour section (for example 45 seconds the scheduled time), based on player's game money input or the BET efficient in operation on rotating disk 378A or the 377A (all referring to Figure 13).For example, by the BET operation that drops into based on player's game money, the game money of predetermined number is BET, and the rank of the line probability shown in making on several counting rate meters 482 of line can rise.Therefore, the dash area among the figure is moved upward in the drawings, and other value rising of the probability level of the line probability in the presentation graphs (in Figure 18, dash area is positioned at second row of counting from the bottom of several counting rate meters 482 of line, and the probability rank is 2).In addition, the game money of predetermined number is BET, the value of the playing card probability shown in making on several counting rate meters 484 of playing card can increase and figure in other value that shows of probability level of playing card probability can increase in an identical manner (in the drawings, the probability value that has shown playing card hand board, and the probability rank of playing card probability is 3).Be called grade in the level time of expression probability value in this probability rank.In this case, the probability value is divided into the level time of predetermined number according to the magnitude of probability value.For example, the probability value can increase along with the increase of other value of probability level, and perhaps the probability value can reduce along with reducing of other value of probability level.

On the display device 370A of the game machine after entering recreation, the guest fruit grid on the guest fruit playing cards can all be shown as deepening or become shade equally, makes guest fruit grid be represented as guest fruit grid, and this is not to win and be not activated in selecting.

When based on the BET efficient in operation of player's game money input and the operation on rotating disk 376A and/or the 377A (all referring to Figure 13), the player can by operation rotating disk 376A come mobile rotatably guest fruit playing cards in enclose guest fruit grid in 490, it is decorated with line directed on the dextrad diagonally, as shown in figure 18, and can come guest fruit grid in the periphery 491 of mobile rotatably guest fruit playing cards by operation rotating disk 377A, it is decorated with line directed under the dextrad diagonally, as shown in figure 18.More particularly, when the player made rotating disk 376A be rotated counterclockwise scheduled volume, the guest fruit grid in the inside radius 490 of guest fruit playing cards was thus also around the rotatably mobile counterclockwise scheduled volume in center of guest fruit playing cards.For example, when rotating disk 376A is rotated counterclockwise the amount corresponding with the amount of movement that equals a guest fruit grid, red heart Q (Queen of hearts) on the upper left angle of the inside radius 490 of the guest fruit playing cards among Figure 18 moves on the position of red heart J (Jack of hearts), and red heart J moves on on the position of plum blossom 3.In this way, each guest fruit grid moves lattice counterclockwise.This moves same being fit to the rotation in response to the periphery 491 of the guest fruit playing cards of the operation of rotating disk 377A.Therefore, the player can be in any way around the center of guest fruit playing cards mobile rotatably guest fruit grid.Then, this operation is as long as operation can be received the operation that just can allow by game terminal 314.By allowing this operation, guest fruit grid must not only be moved to has the layout that guest fruit hand board is set up, and must consider playing card hand board, and this needs strategy.Requirement has strategy to mean that but moving of guest fruit grid must consider at the possibility of setting up high share out bonus low two pairs or at the low but high royal flush of sharing out bonus of the possibility of setting up.

As mentioned above, according to the present invention, the whole substantially surface of the mounting base that is fixed to the framework framework in the framework is a circular flat, and framework framework and mast are electrically connected with it.The mounting base that detector is connected with it and mast protrudes upward is grounded, and the radiated noise that makes game machine produce can be inhibited.In addition, mast and select dish and shake in response to shaking of framework makes it possible to visually strengthen shaking of framework.Therefore, the radiated noise that is produced can be inhibited, and strengthens the telepresenc that shakes (presence) of framework, and this can strengthen the entertaining of recreation.

The screen of game terminal during the recreation

With reference to Figure 19 the example of the demonstration of the display unit 370A of game terminal 314 during playing is described.

When selecting machine 312 and extract the game card pattern, the result is sent to game terminal 314.When receiving as a result, whether there be the game card pattern identical in the guest fruit playing cards that game terminal 314 is determined to show on the display unit 370A of game terminal 314 with above-mentioned game card pattern.When having identical game card pattern in the guest fruit playing cards of determining on the display unit 370A of game terminal 314, to show, the guest fruit grid that is assigned above-mentioned game card pattern of guest fruit playing cards is shown as brighter relatively, half tone dot grid (half-tone dotmeshing) shows and to be cancelled or in a similar fashion, thereby represents that described guest fruit grid is the guest fruit grid that is activated.

At Figure 19, for example, seven guests fruit grid that are assigned square 10, red heart J etc. are shown as brighter relatively, and the half tone dot grid shows and is cancelled or in a similar fashion, thereby represents that described guest fruit grid is the guest fruit grid that is activated.And, be performed pre-determined number though select the extraction of machine 312, but be shown as brightlyer relatively by extracting the guest fruit grid activated, the half tone dot grid shows and is cancelled or in a similar fashion, is the guest fruit grid that is activated thereby continue the described guest fruit of expression grid.

The demonstration of arrival state

In addition, among the display unit 370A of game terminal, as shown in figure 19, according to activating which guest fruit grid to the next one to set up determining of guest's fruit hand board or playing card hand board, the guest fruit grid that the next one will be activated is shown to the player diacritically during playing.This demonstration has two kinds of methods: individually show the method for guest fruit grid, the next really grid of arbitrary guest that activates is to set up guest's fruit hand board or playing card hand board (being called the single demonstration of arrival state hereinafter); And the disposable method (being called the arrival state hereinafter shows) that shows above-mentioned guest fruit grid with discerning.The arrival state refers to the state that when the specific guest of next one fruit grid is activated guest's fruit hand board or playing card hand board are set up.

In addition, single demonstration of arrival state and arrival state show the arrival state that moves that can show in response to guest fruit grid, promptly corresponding to the guest fruit grid after it moves when mobile at every turn.

The configuration of the single demonstration of arrival state is as described below.For example, in Figure 19, when the guest fruit grid that is assigned red heart K is activated, set up, and three guest fruit grid are arranged in rows as guest fruit hand board as three jack per lines of playing card hand board.Therefore, method or the similar approach that is assigned the guest fruit grid of red heart K by flicker notified the player this state.In addition, as described below, when having a plurality of guests fruit grid, arbitrary guest fruit grid is activated, setting up playing card hand board and/or guest fruit hand board, by at the guest's fruit grid that is used for playing card hand board be used for switching the demonstration of glimmering between the guest fruit grid of guest fruit hand board.Therefore, which guest fruit grid the player can discern is activated, to set up playing card hand board and/or guest fruit hand board.

The configuration that the arrival state shows is as described below.For example, in Figure 19, when the guest fruit grid that is assigned red heart K, spade A, spade K and plum blossom J was activated, playing card hand board and/or guest fruit hand board were set up.Therefore, these guest fruit grid are presented in the whole condition notification unit 483 once, notify the player this state.In Figure 19, flashing device 485 expression guest fruit grid are positioned at whole guest fruit playing cards, and arbitrary guest fruit grid is activated to set up playing card hand board and/or guest fruit hand board.The position in guest fruit playing cards of 485 expressions of flashing device guest fruit grid, arbitrary guest fruit grid are activated with establishment playing card hand board and/or guest fruit hand board, and do not represent to distribute to the game card pattern of above-mentioned guest fruit grid.But the present invention is not limited to this, but also can represent the game card pattern therein.

In bingo, the game card pattern is used as mark (specifically, the game card numeral is used as first mark and game card color colour cell (suit) and is used as second mark).Therefore, guest's fruit hand board and playing card hand board can be set up, and make the figure number of arrival state increase, and this becomes and is difficult to difference.In addition, owing to guest fruit grid can be moved, so the arrival state carries out various variation according to this moving.Therefore, the player is difficult to determine which kind of arrival state will take place very soon.But, adopt above-mentioned two kinds of methods that show the arrival state, thereby can easily correctly being discerned, the player to activate which guest fruit grid to set up guest's fruit hand board and/or playing card hand board when carrying out bingo.Therefore, the player that expectation is evoked can play like a cork, keeps interest simultaneously.

The conversion of the single display screen of arrival state of game terminal

With reference to figure 20A-20D the conversion of the last single display screen of arrival state that shows of display device 370A of game terminal 314 is described.

The as above description that single demonstration is carried out to the arrival state, in Figure 19, when the guest fruit grid that is assigned red heart K, spade A, spade K and plum blossom J was activated, playing card hand board and/or guest fruit hand board were set up.Figure 20 A-20D has the situation identical with Figure 19, and Figure 20 A-20D shows the guest fruit grid that is assigned red heart K, spade A, spade K and plum blossom J successively and shown by each as the mode of how glimmering.

In Figure 20 A, when red heart K is activated, set up, and be arranged in rows as three guest fruit grid that are activated of guest fruit hand board as three jack per lines of playing card hand board.Therefore, the guest fruit grid that is assigned red heart K shows in the mode of glimmering, and shows 486 as flicker.After this flicker shows to carry out the scheduled time, be transformed into the state of next Figure 20 B.

In Figure 20 B, when spade A is activated, set up, and be arranged in rows as five guest fruit grid that are activated of guest fruit hand board as the suitable son of playing card hand board.Therefore, the guest fruit grid that is assigned spade A shows in the mode of glimmering, and shows 487 as flicker.After this flicker shows to carry out the scheduled time, be transformed into the state of next Figure 20 C.

In Figure 20 C, when spade K is activated, set up, and be arranged in rows as three guest fruit grid that are activated of guest fruit hand board as three jack per lines of playing card hand board.Therefore, the guest fruit grid that is assigned spade K shows in the mode of glimmering, and shows 488 as flicker.After this flicker shows to carry out the scheduled time, be transformed into the state of next Figure 20 D.

In Figure 20 D, when plum blossom J is activated, set up, and be arranged in rows as four guest fruit grid that are activated of guest fruit hand board as four jack per lines of playing card hand board.Therefore, the guest fruit grid that is assigned plum blossom J shows in the mode of glimmering, and shows 489 as flicker.After this flicker shows to carry out the scheduled time, be transformed into the state of Figure 20 A once more.

Therefore, the flicker demonstration 489 of the flicker demonstration 487 of the flicker of Figure 20 A demonstration 486, Figure 20 B, the flicker demonstration 488 of Figure 20 C and Figure 20 D is repeated to show by the order with title, makes each demonstration be shown preset time, changes then.This make can be easily and exactly identification to activate which guest fruit grid, to set up playing card hand board and/or guest fruit hand board.Therefore, the player that expectation is evoked can play like a cork, keeps interest simultaneously.

In addition, in above-mentioned, the flicker demonstration 489 of the flicker demonstration 487 of the flicker of Figure 20 A demonstration 486, Figure 20 B, the flicker demonstration 488 of Figure 20 C and Figure 20 D is repeated to show by the order with title, makes each demonstration be shown preset time, changes then.But this configuration can be that the flicker demonstration is changed (the hand board that for example, has bigger dividend can be designated as stronger hand board) with the board mechanical compliance preface of playing card hand board and guest fruit hand board.

The stake of game terminal doubles game screen

With reference to Figure 21 the stake that shows on the display unit 370A of game terminal 314 being doubled game screen is described.

It is a kind of like this recreation that stake doubles recreation: when obtaining any dividend in the bingo of game machine 310, the player should share out bonus and play as stake.Double in the recreation in stake, game card pattern and the player's selected game card pattern from a plurality of game cards of the selected banker of control by game terminal 314 compare, and wherein a plurality of game cards face down by being controlled to be of game terminal 314.Then, select a side of stronger game card to win.When the player won, the dividend of player's gained doubled, and when banker was won, the dividend of player's gained was then lost entirely.

For example, in Figure 21, configuration is such: select a game card in response to the player from four game cards of the face down by the control of game terminal 314, the selected game card pattern of banker is displayed first.When the player selected required game card by the demonstration that contacts this game card, the front of described game card was shown, and showing its pattern, thereby determined the game result that stake doubles to play.When the player won, whether the player can select once more to bet and double to play.

In addition, when obtaining any dividend in the bingo of game machine 310, whether the player can select once more to bet and double to play according to his/her wish.

Therefore, provide the recreation that can increase the dividend of player's gained, this recreation with the intended purposes of game machine 310 separates.Thereby it is very important that the player finds to win dividend in the recreation of intended purposes, therefore attempts to carry out the dividend that a step increases gained.Therefore, the player can drop into more interest to playing on the game machine 310.

Select the operation of machine and game terminal

The processing (referring to Figure 16) of selecting the main control circuit 500A of the processing of main control circuit 400 (referring to Figure 15) of machine 312 and game terminal 314 with reference to Figure 22 and 23 pairs is described.

Select the operation of machine

With reference to Figure 22 the processing of the main control circuit 400 of selecting machine 312 is described.

Step S100 carries out recreation and prepares to handle.Specifically, the ball of selecting that remains on predetermined number on the conveying worm is moved to and selects in the ball retaining part 332.In addition, CPU 406 carries out various processing, for example with predetermined angle framework 313 is tilted.When this processing finished, described processing proceeded to step S101.

In step S101, the CPU 406 that selects machine 312 carries out and selects determining of beginning.CPU 406 determines whether should begin to select later in the scheduled wait time.When being defined as being, described processing proceeds to step S102 when this, and when this when being defined as not, described processing proceeds to step S103.

In step S102, the CPU 406 that selects machine 312 carries out the transmission of selecting commencing signal.CPU 406 sends respectively by communication control circuit 414A-414J and selects commencing signal to game terminal 314A-314J.When this processing finished, described processing proceeded to step S104.In addition, the above-mentioned commencing signal of selecting is received by game terminal 314 in the step S204 that will describe, and step S204 is the processing of the main control circuit 500A of game terminal 314.

On the contrary, in step S103, the CPU 406 that selects machine 312 carries out stand-by period consumption.CPU 406 measures institute's elapsed time, up to the stand-by period through being scheduled to.When this processing finished, step S101 was returned in described processing.

In step S104, the CPU 406 that selects machine 312 carries out the consumption of stake operation time of reception.CPU 406 measures institute's elapsed time, up to predetermined stake operation time of reception mistake.When this processing finished, described processing proceeded to step S105.

Step S105 begins to select the rotation of dish.The control of the main control circuit 400 by selecting machine 312 is selected disc spins motor 335 and 337 and is activated, with the rotation of beginning planar section 338A and 339B.When this processing finished, described processing proceeded to step S106.

Step S106 begins shaking of framework.The control of the main control circuit 400 by selecting machine 312, agitating device 346 is activated, with shaking of the framework that begins the machine of selecting 312.When this processing finished, described processing proceeded to step S107.

Step S107 carries out processing of selecting ball of projection.The control of the main control circuit 400 by selecting machine 312, rotary body 328 (referring to Fig. 1) are controlled as to be selected ball with one and is projected to and selects ball receiving unit 334.When this processing finished, described processing proceeded to step S108.

Step S108 carries out the processing of obtaining mark.In this was handled, the control of the main control circuit 400 by selecting machine 312 was arranged in a plurality of each balls of selecting hole 340 and enters one of detecting sensor 349 and detect one and select entering of ball.Therefore, the CPU 406 that selects machine 312 obtain with one select that ball entered select the corresponding mark in hole 340.CPU 406 grades that are used to carry out this processing etc. are determined the example of device corresponding to game result.When this processing finished, described processing proceeded to step S109.

In step S109, the CPU 406 that selects machine 312 is sent in mark and the current information of selecting the round of being carried out that step S108 is obtained.CPU 406 sends mark and the current information of the round of being carried out of selecting respectively to game terminal 314A-314J by communication control circuit 414A-414J.When this processing finished, described processing proceeded to step S110.In addition, the above-mentioned current information of selecting the round of being carried out is counted and is stored among the RAM 410 (referring to Figure 15) by CPU 406.In addition, above-mentioned mark and the current information of selecting the round of being carried out are received by game terminal 314 in following step S214, and step S214 is the processing of the main control circuit 500A of game terminal 314.

In step S110, the CPU 406 that selects machine 312 determines selecting round and whether finishing of predetermined numbers.With reference to the above-mentioned current information of selecting the round of being carried out that is stored among the RAM 410, CPU 406 determines whether this information has reached the round of predetermined number.When being defined as being, described processing proceeds to step S112 when this, and when this when being defined as not, described processing turns back to step S107.

Step S112 stops shaking of framework.The control of the main control circuit 400 by selecting machine 312, agitating device 346 is stopped, with shaking of the framework that stops selecting machine 312.When this processing finished, described processing proceeded to step S113.

Step S113 stops selecting the rotation of dish.The control of the main control circuit 400 by selecting machine 312 is selected disc spins motor 335 and 337 and is stopped, to stop selecting the rotation of dish 338 and 339.When this processing finished, described processing proceeded to step S100.

The operation of game terminal

Processing (referring to Figure 16) with reference to the main control circuit 500A of Figure 22 and 23 pairs of game terminals 314 is described.

Step S201 carries out the initialization of game terminal 314.The CPU 506A (referring to Figure 16) of game terminal 314 carries out the processing of distributing to the demonstration of the various variablees of RAM 510A and initialization display unit 370A such as removing.When this processing finished, described processing proceeded to step S202.

Step S202 carries out the demonstration of presentation screen.When this processing finished, described processing proceeded to step S203.

Step S203 carries out and detects the processing that recreation enters operation.In this was handled, the player began recreation and enters.The control of main control circuit 500A by game terminal 314, feeler 372A (perhaps main control circuit 500A self) detects player operating of contacts display unit 370A (perhaps having operated rotating disk 376A or 377A).When this processing finished, described processing proceeded to step S204.

Step S204 carries out and receives the processing of selecting commencing signal.The control of main control circuit 500A (referring to Figure 16) by game terminal 314, the CPU 506A of game terminal 314 receives by communication control circuit 514A and select the commencing signal of selecting that machine 312 sends in the processing of step S102.When this processing finished, described processing proceeded to step S209.

Step S209 carries out the processing of setting up and showing guest fruit playing cards.The CPU506A of game terminal 314 selects predetermined number (for example 25 s') video data from the video data (for example game card pattern) that is stored in ROM 508A neutralization and is used for show tags.Therefore, the video data of predetermined number is presented on the display unit 370A, is arranged in matrix form.When this processing finished, described processing proceeded to step S210.

Step S210 carries out the processing of guest fruit grid move operation validation.In this was handled, the CPU 506A of game terminal 314 was provided with the guest fruit grid move operation validation sign that (turn on) distributes to RAM 510A (referring to Figure 16).Thereby on game terminal 314, the operation that is used for the rotating disk 376A of mobile guest fruit grid or 377A is by validation.As long as be provided with guest fruit grid move operation validation sign, then the operation of rotating disk 376A or 377A just effectively.When this processing finished, described processing proceeded to step S211.

Step S211 carries out the processing that the stake operation receives.In this is handled, the control of main control circuit 500A by game terminal 314, the CPU 506A of game terminal 314 handles with the player and carries out by contact display unit 370A that stake is operated and feeler 372A has detected the information that this stake is operated, and stake information is stored among the RAM 510A (referring to Figure 16).When this processing finished, described processing proceeded to step S212.

Step S212 determines the dividend number according to the stake number.In this was handled, according to the stake information that is stored in step S211 among the RAM 510A (referring to Figure 16), the CPU 506A of game terminal 314 determined the dividend number in the recreation.Determine that the result is stored among the RAM510A (referring to Figure 16) and is presented in the predetermined display part of display unit 370A.When this processing finished, described processing proceeded to step S213.

Step S213 determines whether the stake time of reception finishes.The CPU 506A of game terminal 314 measures institute's elapsed time after the processing of step S209, and determines whether the measured time arrives the scheduled time.When being defined as being, described processing proceeds to the step S214 of Figure 23 when this, and when this when being defined as not, described processing turns back to step S211.

Step S214 receives by the processing transmission of step S199 and mark and the current information of selecting the round of being carried out that is obtained by the CPU 406 that selects machine 312 in step S108 (referring to Figure 22).The control of main control circuit 500A (referring to Figure 16) by game terminal 314, above-mentioned information receives by communication control circuit 514A.The CPU506A of game terminal 314 stores above-mentioned mark and the current information of selecting the round of being carried out among the RAM 510A (referring to Figure 16) into.When this processing finished, described processing proceeded to step S215.

Step S215 carries out guest fruit grid move operation ineffective treatment and handles.The details of this processing will be described in guest's details that really grid move operation ineffective treatment is handled below.When this processing finished, described processing proceeded to step S216.

Step S216 checks on guest fruit playing cards whether exist in the mark that receives among the step S214, if exist, then activates corresponding guest fruit grid.In this is handled, check on the guest fruit playing cards of in step S209, setting up and being presented on the display unit 370A whether exist in the mark that receives among the step S214.If there is any identical mark, then open the validation mark among the RAM 510A (referring to Figure 16) of being stored in of the guest fruit grid that is assigned same tag.In addition, the above-mentioned guest fruit grid on the display unit 370A is shown as with other guest fruit grid and differentiates, and is shown as brightlyer relatively, and the half tone dot grid shows and is cancelled or in a similar fashion.When this processing finished, described processing proceeded to step S217.

Step S217 carries out the prize-winning processing of determining.The details of this processing will be described in the prize-winning details of determining to handle below.In addition, the CPU 406 etc. that is used for execution in step S216, S217 etc. determines the example of device corresponding to game result.When this processing finished, described processing proceeded to step S218.

Step S218 determines whether bonus earned.Definite result of refer step S217, the CPU 506A of game terminal 314A determines whether bonus earned.When being defined as being, described processing proceeds to step S219 when this, and when this when being defined as not, described processing proceeds to step S225.

Step S219 determines whether to bet and doubles to play.The control of main control circuit 500A by game terminal 314A, the CPU 506A of game terminal 314A determines whether feeler 372 has detected the player and operated the predetermined contact portion that is presented on the display unit 370A, doubles recreation to bet.When being defined as being, described processing proceeds to step S220 when this, and when this when being defined as not, described processing proceeds to step S223.

Step S220 carries out stake and doubles game processing.This is handled by the control of the main control circuit 500A of game terminal 314A and is undertaken, and contents processing doubles to be described in the description of game screen to the stake of game terminal in the above.When this processing finished, described processing proceeded to step S221.

Step S221 determines whether the player wins.The control of main control circuit 500A by game terminal 314A, game result double to be described in the description of game screen to the stake of game terminal in the above, thereby determine whether the player wins.When being defined as being, described processing proceeds to step S222 when this, and when this when being defined as not, described processing proceeds to step S224.

Step S222 carries out the processing of the dividend that doubles the player.By with reference to being stored in the information of the dividend number that the player obtained among the RAM510A (referring to Figure 16), the CPU 506A of game terminal 314 doubles this number and upgrades raw information.When this processing finished, described processing proceeded to step S219.

On the contrary, step S223 carries out the processing of paying dividend.The CPU 506A of game terminal 314 is with reference to the information that is stored in the dividend number that the player obtained among the RAM 510A (referring to Figure 16), by the control of main control circuit 500A, card input magazine 588A pays the corresponding game money number of information of the dividend number that is obtained with above-mentioned player.When this processing finished, described processing proceeded to step S201.

In addition, step S224 carries out the processing with the dividend number zero setting that the player obtained.By with reference to being stored in the information of the dividend number that the player obtained among the RAM 510A (referring to Figure 16), the CPU 506A of game terminal 314 is reduced to 0 and upgrade raw information with this number.When this processing finished, described processing proceeded to step S201.

On the contrary, step S225 carries out to arrive and determines to handle.The details of this processing will be described in the definite details of handling of arrival below.When this processing finished, described processing proceeded to step S226.

Step S226 determines whether to have arrived state.The result is determined in arrival according to step S225, the CPU 506A of game terminal 314A determines whether to have arrived state, some guests fruit grid that wherein are presented at the guest fruit playing cards on the display unit 370A are activated and are activated more than one guest fruit grid, thereby set up guest's fruit hand board and/or playing card hand board.When being defined as being, described processing proceeds to step S227 when this, and when this when being defined as not, described processing proceeds to step S228.

Step S227 carries out arrival grid notice and begins to handle.The details of this processing is notified arrival grid below in the details that begins to handle and is described.When this processing finished, described processing proceeded to step S228.

Step S228 determines that mark receives the number of times that whether has reached predetermined number.With reference to the current information of selecting the round of being carried out that in step 214, is stored among the RAM 510A (referring to Figure 16), determine that according to this information mark receives the number of times that whether has reached predetermined number.When being defined as being, described processing proceeds to step S201 when this, and when this when being defined as not, described processing proceeds to step S214.

The details that guest fruit grid move operation ineffective treatment is handled

The details of guest fruit grid move operation ineffective treatment being handled with reference to Figure 24 is described.

Step S241 determines whether to have reached in the current information of selecting the round of being carried out that S214 receives the round of predetermined number.The CPU 506A of game terminal 314A determines above-mentioned information, thereby determines whether to reach the round (this number for example can or can be worth for other for three) of predetermined number.When being defined as being, described processing proceeds to step S242 when this, and when being defined as not, finishes the step S216 that current subprogram and described processing proceed to Figure 23 when this immediately.

Step S242 carries out the pre-notice of guest fruit grid move operation ineffective treatment.The main control circuit 500A of game terminal 314 carries out predetermined pre-notice and shows on display unit 370A, finish will be performed the processing of the reception of the rotating disk 376A that is used for mobile guest fruit grid or 377A operation to notify the player in advance.When this processing finished, described processing proceeded to step S243.

Step S243 carries out the processing that consumes the scheduled time.In this was handled, the CPU 506A of game terminal 314 measured institute's elapsed time after the processing of step S242 finishes, thereby prevents that described processing from proceeding to next step, passed through preset time up to the above-mentioned time.When this processing finished, described processing proceeded to step S244.

Step S244 carries out guest fruit grid move operation ineffective treatment and handles.In this was handled, the CPU 506A of game terminal 314 removed the guest fruit grid move operation ineffective treatment sign that (turn off) is stored in RAM 510A (referring to Figure 16).Thereby, on game terminal 314, be used for the rotating disk 376A or being disabled of 377A operation of mobile guest fruit grid.When this processing finishes, finish the step S216 that current subprogram and described processing proceed to Figure 23 immediately.

The details of prize-winning determining step

With reference to Figure 25 the details of prize-winning determining step is described.

Step S231 determines whether guest fruit hand board is set up.In this was handled, the CPU 506A of game terminal 314 determined following combination: configuration is presented at the mark of the guest fruit playing cards on the display unit 370A, and it is the information that is stored among the RAM 510A (referring to Figure 16); With the relevant information in position of distributing markd guest fruit grid; And corresponding to the validation sign of this mark.Therefore, CPU 506A determines whether the guest fruit hand board on the certain line of guest fruit playing cards is set up.When being defined as being, described processing proceeds to step S232 when this, and when this when being defined as not, described processing proceeds to step S233.

Step S232 is provided with guest fruit hand board and sets up sign, the information relevant with all the guest's fruit hand boards set up and guest fruit grid is stored among the RAM, and the corresponding number of sharing out bonus is stored among the RAM.The CPU 506A of game terminal 314 is provided with the guest fruit hand board that is stored among the RAM 510A (referring to Figure 16) and sets up sign.In addition, CPU 506A is stored in the information relevant with all the guest's fruit hand boards set up and guest fruit grid among the RAM 510A.And CPU506A determines with the dividend number of all guests fruit hand board equivalences of having set up and will determine that the result is stored among the RAM 510A.When this processing finished, described processing proceeded to step S233.

Step S233 determines whether playing card hand board is set up.In this was handled, the CPU 506A of game terminal 314 determined following combination: configuration is presented at the mark of the guest fruit playing cards on the display unit 370A, and it is the information that is stored among the RAM 510A (referring to Figure 16); With the relevant information in position of distributing markd guest fruit grid; And corresponding to the validation sign of this mark.Therefore, CPU 506A determines whether the playing card hand board on the certain line of guest fruit playing cards is set up.When being defined as being, described processing proceeds to step S234 when this, and when being defined as not, finishes the step S218 that current subprogram and described processing proceed to Figure 23 when this immediately.

Step S234 is provided with playing card hand board and sets up sign, the information relevant with all the playing card hand boards set up and guest fruit grid is stored among the RAM, and the corresponding number of sharing out bonus is stored among the RAM.The CPU 506A of game terminal 314 is provided with the playing card hand board that is stored among the RAM 510A (referring to Figure 16) and sets up sign.In addition, CPU 506A is stored in the information relevant with all the playing card hand boards set up and guest fruit grid among the RAM 510A.And CPU506A determines with the dividend number of all playing card hand board equivalences of having set up and will determine that the result is stored among the RAM 510A.When this processing finishes, finish the step S218 that current subprogram and described processing proceed to Figure 23 immediately.

As mentioned above, prize-winning definite the processing determines that mutually independently guest fruit hand board is set up and the establishment of playing card hand board.This makes can set up guest's fruit hand board and playing card hand board simultaneously on the specific phase of guest fruit playing cards is collinear.And, send out dividend can for the collinear guest's fruit hand board and the playing card hand board set up gone up of specific phase of guest fruit playing cards.That is, give the dividend of guest fruit hand board and encouraged to the player for the total number of the dividend of playing card hand board.In this way, the player can place on high expectation to the possibility of setting up the hand board that obtains more dividend on the specific phase of guest fruit playing cards is collinear.In addition, present embodiment is set up guest's fruit hand board and playing card hand board simultaneously on the specific phase of guest fruit playing cards is collinear.But the present invention is not limited to this.Can only determine the establishment of guest fruit hand board, perhaps can set up by only definite playing card hand board.In this case, only reward dividend that is used for guest fruit hand board or the dividend that only is used for playing card hand board to award to the player.

Reach the details of determining processing

Determine that to reaching the details of handling is described with reference to Figure 26.

Step S251 determines whether specific guest fruit grid is activated to set up guest fruit hand board.In this was handled, the CPU 506A of game terminal 314 determined following combination: configuration is presented at the mark of the guest fruit playing cards on the display unit 370A, and it is the information that is stored among the RAM 510A (referring to Figure 16); With the relevant information in position of distributing markd guest fruit grid; And corresponding to the validation sign of this mark.Therefore, when specific guest fruit grid was activated, CPU506A determined whether can set up the situation of guest fruit hand board on the certain line of guest fruit playing cards.When being defined as being, described processing proceeds to step S252 when this, and when this when being defined as not, described processing proceeds to step S253.

Step S252 is provided with and arrives guest fruit Status Flag, and the information that will be used for all arrival grid of guest fruit hand board is stored in RAM 510A.When being activated, under the situation that can set up guest fruit hand board on the certain line, arrive grid and refer to this guest fruit grid more than one guest fruit grid.The CPU 506A of game terminal 314 is provided with the arrival guest fruit Status Flag that is stored among the RAM 510A (referring to Figure 16).In addition, CPU 506A all information that arrive grid that will be used for guest fruit hand board are stored in RAM 510A.When this processing finished, described processing proceeded to step S253.

Step S253 determines whether specific guest fruit grid is activated to set up playing card hand board.In this was handled, the CPU 506A of game terminal 314 determined following combination: configuration is presented at the mark of the guest fruit playing cards on the display unit 370A, and it is the information that is stored among the RAM 510A (referring to Figure 16); With the relevant information in position of distributing markd guest fruit grid; And corresponding to the validation sign of this mark.Therefore, when specific guest fruit grid was activated, CPU506A determined whether can set up guest fruit hand board on the certain line of guest fruit playing cards.When being defined as being, described processing proceeds to step S254 when this, and when being defined as not, finishes the step S226 that current subprogram and described processing proceed to Figure 23 when this immediately.

Step S254 is provided with and arrives the playing card Status Flag, and the information that will be used for all arrival grid of playing card hand board is stored in RAM.The CPU 506A of game terminal 314 is provided with the arrival playing card Status Flag that is stored among the RAM 510A (referring to Figure 16).In addition, CPU 506A all information that arrive grid that will be used for playing card hand board are stored in RAM 510A.When this processing finishes, finish the step S226 that current subprogram and described processing proceed to Figure 23 immediately.

Arrive the details that the grid notice begins to handle

Notify the details that begins to handle to be described with reference to Figure 27 to arriving grid.

Step S261 determines whether to occur any arrival grid.The CPU 506A of game terminal 314 determines that the step 252 and/or 254 at Figure 26 is stored in the arrival guest fruit Status Flag among the RAM 510A (referring to Figure 16) and whether any one that arrives in the playing card Status Flag is set up.When being defined as being, described processing proceeds to step S262 when this, and when being defined as not, finishes the step S228 that current subprogram and described processing proceed to Figure 23 when this immediately.

Step S262 carries out beginning and shows diacritically in whole condition notification unit that once all arrive the processing of grid.The control of main control circuit 500A (referring to Figure 16) by game terminal 314, display controller 600A is driven, show in the whole condition notification unit 483 that beginning shows on display unit 370A that all arrive grid, it is stored among the RAM 510A (referring to Figure 16) in the step 252 and/or 254 of Figure 26.When this processing finished, described processing proceeded to step S263.

Step S263 execution begins successively repeatedly, the processing of all arrival grid of single demonstration diacritically.The control of main control circuit 500A (referring to Figure 16) by game terminal 314, display controller 600A is driven, beginning on the guest that shows on display unit 370A fruit playing cards successively repeatedly, single demonstration diacritically all arrive grid, it is stored among the RAM 510A (referring to Figure 16) in the step 252 and/or 254 of Figure 26.Describe in the description of the conversion of the single display screen of arrival state of the superincumbent game terminal of this demonstration situation.In addition, the arrival grid notification screen in step 262 and 263 beginnings shows the step S201 that proceeds to Figure 22, step S201 initialization game terminal 314.When this processing finishes, finish the S228 that current subprogram and described processing proceed to step Figure 23 immediately.

The arrival grid notice of carrying out Figure 27 begins the step 263 handled, thus make game terminal 314 can its on display unit 370A successively repeatedly, single demonstration diacritically all arrive the processing of grid.That is, game machine comprises: display unit shows the guest fruit playing cards of being made up of a plurality of guest fruit grid that are arranged in matrix form; Mark video data storage device, storage are used to show and have comprised the not video data of the mark of the combination of isolabeling; Guest fruit playing cards mark is determined device, selects in mark and definite and a plurality of guests guest fruit playing cards mark that really grid are corresponding; Select device, extract mark; Active device is being selected mark that device extracts and guest fruit playing cards mark when relatively matching each other, and this active device activates really grid of the guest corresponding with guest fruit playing cards mark; And the hand board is determined device, whether the combination of determining the specific guest fruit grid of guest's fruit grid that active device activates and deexcitation can form specific guest fruit hand board, perhaps determine guest's fruit playing cards mark that the guest fruit grid that activated with active device is corresponding and with the combination of the corresponding guest fruit playing cards mark of the specific guest fruit grid of deexcitation whether can form with particular combinations in the specific guest different hand board of hand board really.In this game machine, particularly among the step S263, arrive the grid notice and begin to handle the example that shows the method that arrives the grid notice, wherein the specific guest fruit grid of deexcitation is determined determining and single continuously demonstration of device according to the hand board.

In addition, 406 performed recreation preparation processing are described to the CPU among the step S100 of Figure 22 with reference to Figure 28.

In step S301, CPU 406 provides and drives the motor 345 of signal to ON/OFF lock 344, thereby carries out the processing that ON/OFF lock 344 is placed open mode.In addition, CPU 406 also stops to provide the motor 345 of driving signal to ball feeding device 354.And after preset time, ON/OFF lock 344 is placed in closed condition.Then, in order to carry out the preparation of next recreation, CPU 406 carries out the information processing of initialization about preparing.In addition, be placed among the RAM 510A etc. about the information of preparing.When this processing finished, described processing proceeded to step S302.

In step S302, CPU 406 provides the driving signal of motor 345, thereby the motor driving of carrying out ball feeding device 354A and 354B begins to handle, and then described processing is proceeded to step S303.The processing of step S302 is carried out before in framework inclination control processing (step S304), thereby makes and can recovery select ball before the inclination of inclination of reclaiming path 350 and framework, makes it possible to finish at short notice the preparation of next recreation.

In step S303, CPU 406 provides and drives signal to selecting ball lifting motor 320C, begins to handle thereby carry out the driving of selecting ball lifting motor 320C.When this processing finished, described processing proceeded to step S304.

In step S304, CPU 406 determines whether to have passed through preset time.Term " preset time " at this refers to be enough to allow select ball from selecting the time span that hole 340 and 341 falls and arrives recovery path 350.In this was handled, when definite preset time is out-of-date, CPU 406 proceeded to step S305 with described processing.And when definite preset time is not out-of-date, CPU 406 moves on to step S304 with described processing once more.Thereby, only selecting ball from selecting hole 340 and 341 and fall and to arrive the time span that reclaims path 350 out-of-date, CPU 406 is just at step S305 or carry out described processing afterwards.

In step S305, CPU 406 is provided for signal with framework 313 predetermined oblique angle to agitating device 346.This predetermined angular refers to that stern 312B side becomes and is lower than the angle of bow 312A side.Thereby agitating device 346 makes framework 313 run-off the straights, makes stern 312B side be lower than bow 312A side.Therefore, CPU 406 provides the signal (step S306) of expression open mode to opening-closing door 352.When receiving the signal of expression open mode, opening-closing door 352 is placed in open mode.Therefore, stern 312B side becomes and is lower than bow 312A side, and simultaneously, opening-closing door 352 is placed in open mode, and the ball of selecting that make to reclaim in the path 350 rolls lower part to rotary body 320A.This control makes only to receive back and forth by the inclination framework selects ball, therefore can make game machine with simple mode and low cost.When this processing finished, described processing proceeded to step S307.

In step S307, in response to crossing the prearranged signals of detecting sensor 351 from selecting ball warp, CPU 406 determines whether that the ball warp of selecting of existing predetermined number crosses opening-closing door 352.When determining the selecting ball warp and cross opening-closing door 352 of existing predetermined number, CPU 406 provides the signal (step S308) of expression closed condition to opening-closing door 352.When receiving the signal of expression closed condition, opening-closing door 352 is placed in closed condition.On the contrary, when determining also not have the selecting ball warp and cross opening-closing door 352 of predetermined number, CPU 406 moves on to step S307 with described processing once more.Therefore, the ball of selecting that is drawn towards the lower part of rotary body 320A does not return recovery path 350.And then, reclaim the lower part that ball is prevented from guiding into rotary body 320A of selecting that keeps in the path 350.This control makes only to receive back and forth by the inclination framework selects ball, therefore can make game machine with simple mode and low cost.When this processing finished, described processing proceeded to step S309.

In step S309, CPU 406 determines whether to have passed through preset time.Term " preset time " at this refers to such time span: be tilted after predetermined angular and opening-closing door 352 be placed in open mode in framework 313, be enough to make way for the time span that ball is drawn towards the lower part of rotary body 320A and prepares to be carried by auger conveyor 320 of selecting of the predetermined number that reclaims in the path 350.In this was handled, when definite preset time is out-of-date, CPU406 proceeded to step S309 with described processing once more.And out-of-date when not being determined to preset time, CPU 406 moves on to step S310 with described processing.Thereby, only selecting ball from selecting hole 340 and 341 and fall and to arrive the enough time spans that reclaim path 350 out-of-date, CPU 406 is just at step S305 or carry out described processing afterwards.

In step S310, CPU 406 is provided for signal with framework 313 predetermined oblique angle to agitating device 346, handles thereby carry out the framework restriction control of tilting.This predetermined angular refers to become angle with bow 312A side level of stern 312B side.Thereby agitating device 346 is carried out the control of the inclination of restriction frameworks 313, makes stern 312B side and bow 312A side level.

Therefore, CPU 406 stops to provide the driving signal of motor 356, thereby the motor of carrying out ball feeding device 354A and 354B drives end process (step S311).Therefore, CPU 406 provides stop signal to promote motor 320C to selecting ball, selects the driving end process (step S312) that ball promotes motor 320C thereby carry out.When this processing finishes, finish current subprogram.

According to the present invention, entering and select the hole and determine in the game machine of game result according to selecting ball, ball feeding device is arranged on and reclaims in the path, and the ball of selecting that is used for selecting the hole guides conveying starting position to lifting device.Therefore, select ball, select ball thereby can reclaim in the short period of time at a high speed by reclaiming path.In addition, even when the obstacle of existence such as small embossment or depression and dust, select ball and also can not accumulate in this, so next recreation can successfully begin.In addition, ball feeding device will be selected ball and deliver to and carry the starting position, and it can limit selects ball and return the release passage side.

According to the present invention, from discharging ball is sent to lifting device immediately after entering the recovery path the conveying starting position of selecting of path release.Therefore, the stage quickens to select ball in early days, selects ball thereby can reclaim in the short period of time.In addition, even discharge a large amount of balls of selecting from discharging path at short notice, select ball and also can not be blocked in recovery path or the release path.

According to the present invention, reclaim path and framework tilts together and move in its inside and to select ball.This recovery path is provided with and is used for more effectively transmitting the ball feeding device of selecting ball, thereby has improved the recovery time of selecting ball.

According to the present invention, entering and select the hole and determine in the game machine of game result according to selecting ball, ball feeding device is arranged on and reclaims in the path, and the ball of selecting that is used for selecting the hole guides conveying starting position to lifting device.Therefore, select ball and transmitted by reclaiming path more effectively, select ball thereby can reclaim in the short period of time.

In addition, embodiments of the invention are described, it shows specific example and is not limitation of the present invention.

In the above-described embodiments, ball feeding device is set on the position of the recovery path that discharges the path opposite is described.But the present invention is not limited to this.Ball feeding device can be set on other position, rather than this position.For example, comprise motor 356, release bar 357 and send the ball feeding device 354A of hosel 358 can be set at a side that reclaims path 350.

In addition, ball feeding device being included in the release bar that rotates in the perpendicular is described.But the present invention is not limited to this.The release bar can be rotatable in a horizontal plane.

In addition, the recovery path being fixed to framework with being tilted is described.But the present invention is not limited to this.Reclaim path and not necessarily will tilt, as long as it has inclination a little.

In addition, the advantage in the described embodiments of the invention is the tabulation of most preferred advantage of the present invention.Therefore, advantage of the present invention is not limited to those described in the embodiments of the invention.

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1. game machine comprises:
Select dish, have a plurality of holes of selecting of accepting to select ball therein;
Game content is determined device, enters a plurality ofly when selecting any in the hole and selecting the hole when selecting ball, and described game content determines that device determines game result according to described any hole of selecting of having accepted to select ball;
Discharge path, be arranged on and select below the dish and discharge the ball of selecting that described a plurality of each that select in the hole selects in the hole to be accepted;
Lifting device is transported to and is higher than the position of selecting dish selecting ball; And
Reclaim path, will guide to the conveying starting position of lifting device from the ball of selecting that discharges path release,
Wherein, reclaim path and comprise ball feeding device, the ball of selecting that is used for reclaiming transmits conveying starting position to lifting device; And
Described ball feeding device is arranged to face mutually with reclaiming path, and reclaims channel setting one-tenth and face mutually with the release path.
2. game machine as claimed in claim 1, wherein, described ball feeding device comprises motor, release bar and is arranged on the hosel of sending that reclaims in the path; And
Release bar and send hosel to be arranged on and reclaim on the path.
3. as each the described game machine among the claim 1-2, wherein, reclaim channel setting in tiltable framework.
4. game machine as claimed in claim 3 also comprises:
Agitating device is used to make the predetermined angle of tiltable framework inclination, wherein:
Described lifting device and ball feeding device are set in this tiltable framework; And
Described predetermined angle is that the end that is provided with described lifting device becomes and is lower than the angle of the other end that is provided with described ball feeding device.
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