DE4014477A1 - Roulette type games machine - has microprocessor controller allowing jack-pot game odds to be varied - Google Patents

Roulette type games machine - has microprocessor controller allowing jack-pot game odds to be varied

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DE4014477A1
DE4014477A1 DE19904014477 DE4014477A DE4014477A1 DE 4014477 A1 DE4014477 A1 DE 4014477A1 DE 19904014477 DE19904014477 DE 19904014477 DE 4014477 A DE4014477 A DE 4014477A DE 4014477 A1 DE4014477 A1 DE 4014477A1
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Tjark Bergmann
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    • GPHYSICS
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    • 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, e.g. casino games, online gambling or betting
    • G07F17/326Game play aspects of gaming systems
    • G07F17/3262Player actions which determine the course of the game, e.g. selecting a prize to be won, outcome to be achieved, game to be played
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    • 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, e.g. casino games, online gambling or betting
    • 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, e.g. casino games, online gambling or betting
    • G07F17/3286Type of 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

Abstract

The roulette type gaming machine has a numbered field (3) that can be cycled in a pseudo random cycle. The lower section of the unit has a keyboard panel (10) that provides a selection facility for numbers and colours. A top section (5) provides display of the winning odds. A blinking light (7) is used to signal jackpot conditions. Winnings are displayed (8,9) within the roulette wheel panel. The system has a built-in microprocessor and the risk can be varied to change the odds. ADVANTAGE - Improves game possibilities for jackpot.

Description

Die Erfindung betrifft ein Verfahren zum Betrieb eines Geld spielgerätes nach Art eines Roulettes mit einem an der Frontseite des Geldspielgeräts angeordneten rouletteartigen Zahlenkessel und Setztastenfeld, bei dem der Spieler die Höhe des Spieleinsatzes durch Einwurf von Münzen und an schließende Tastenwahl festlegt und dann ein Mikroprozessor mittels eines Zufallsalgorithmus das Spielergebnis ermittelt und, wenn eine gesetzte Zahl getroffen wurde, die Münzaus gabeeinheit zum Auswerfen des Gewinns ansteuert und ein Geldspielgerät zur Durchführung des Verfahrens. The invention relates to a method of operating a slot machine in the manner of a roulette having disposed on the front side of the gaming device roulette-like number boiler and set keys field, in which the player specifies the height of the stake by inserting coins and closing push-button and then a microprocessor by means of a random algorithm determined and the game result when a set number has been made, the Münzaus reproducing unit for ejecting the gain controls and a game machine for performing the method.

Bei bekannten gattungsgemäßen Geldspielgeräten können mit einer oder mehrerer Münzen Zahlen von 0 bis 12 gesetzt wer den. In known generic slot machines can be set with one or more coins numbers from 0 to 12 who the. Je nach gesetztem Zahlenfeld und nach der Wahl des Spielers wird bei einem Gewinn ein Betrag in Höhe des zwölf fachen des Einsatzes auf die Gewinnzahl gegeben. Depending on the set, number pad and after the player's choice, an amount of twelve times the insert is placed on the winning number in a competition. Es hat sich jedoch gezeigt, daß ein maximal erreichbarer Gewinnmultiplika tor von 12 den Spielern nur einen geringen Spielanreiz gibt, die von anderen Geldspielgeräten die Möglichkeit zur Erzie lung von Jackpot-Gewinnen kennen. It has, however, shown that a maximum achievable Gewinnmultiplika of 12 are tor the players only a small incentive to play, who know from other slot machines the ability to Erzie development of jackpot wins.

Die Aufgabe der Erfindung besteht darin, das eingangs ge nannte Verfahren zum Betrieb eines Geldspielgeräts nach Art eines Roulettes so zu verbessern, daß zufallsabhängig die Möglichkeit besteht einen jackpot-artigen Größtgewinn zu erzielen. The object of the invention is to improve the initially named ge method for operating a gaming device in the manner of a roulette so that a function of chance is possible to achieve a jackpot-like Größtgewinn. Ferner ist es die Aufgabe der Erfindung, ein Geld spielgerät so auszubilden, daß es die Durchführung des Ver fahrens ermöglicht. It is a further object of the invention to provide a game machine so as to form, that it enables the implementation of the proceedings.

Erfindungsgemäß erfolgt die Lösung der Aufgabe bezüglich des Verfahrens durch die kennzeichnenden Merkmale des Anspruchs 1 und bezüglich des Geldspielgeräts durch die kennzeichnen den Merkmale des Anspruchs 4. Vorteilhafte Ausgestaltungen der Erfindung werden in den abhängigen Ansprüchen beschrie ben. According to the invention the solution of the problem concerning the method by the characterizing features of claim 1 and with respect to the gaming apparatus by which characterize the features of claim 4. Advantageous embodiments of the invention will ben in the dependent claims beschrie.

Nach der Erfindung ist es für den Spieler möglich, daß bei einem Treffer der gesetzten Zahl der Zufallsgenerator des zusätzlichen Prozessors einen Gewinnmultiplikator für den Gewinn ermittelt, der um ein Vielfaches größer ist als bei bekannten Geldspielgeräten. According to the invention it is possible for the player that on a hit of the set number of random number of additional processor determines a win multiplier for the gain, which is larger by a multiple than in known slot machines. Bei erfindungsgemäß ausge führten Geldspielgeräten sind die Faktoren des zufallsab hängigen Gewinnmultiplikators z. In inventively led AWPs are the factors of zufallsab pending profit multiplier for. B. in folgendem Rastern gestaffelt: 10, 25, 50, 100, 1000 bzw 8, 12, 20, 100, 1000. Der statistische Mittelwert tatsächlich erfolgter Auszah lungen beträgt ebenfalls 12, das heißt auch bei Einsatz des zusätzlichen Zufallsgenerators verbleibt es im statistischem Mittel bei dem Gewinnmultiplikator von 12. Der Zufallsgenera tor des zusätzlichen Prozessors ist aber so ausgelegt, daß in 85% bzw. 65% aller Spielsituationen beim Treffer auf einer gesetzten Zahl der Zufallsgenerator lediglich den unteren Gewinnmultiplikator ermittelt. B. staggered in the following screens: 10, 25, 50, 100, 1000, or 8, 12, 20, 100, 1000. The statistical mean value actually taken place Auszah lungs is also 12, that is, even with the use of the additional random number, it remains in the random means in the gain multiplier 12. the Zufallsgenera gate of the additional processor is so designed that only found in 85% and 65% of all game situations when hit on a set number of the lower random prize multiplier. Wenn 15 Einsätze auf eine Zahl gesetzt sind, erhält der Spieler in diesem Fall also lediglich das Zehnfache bzw. Achtfache seiner Einsätze und damit weniger als bei den bekannten Geldspielgeräten. If 15 bets are placed on a number of players so only ten times or eight times receives his assignments and thus less than in the known gambling machines in this case. Da gegen ermittelt der Zufallsgenerator des zusätzlichen Pro zessors in 15% bzw. 35% aller Spielsituationen mit einem Tref fer auf eine gesetzte Zahl einen höheren Gewinnmultiplikator wie z. As against the random number of the additional Pro all game situations zessors determined in 15% and 35% with a Tref fer to a set number of a higher prize multiplier such. B. 25, 50, 100, 1000 oder 12, 10, 100, 1000. Bei 15 Ein sätzen auf die getroffene Zahl ist also ein jackpot-artiger Hauptgewinn von fünfzehntausend Einsätzen möglich. B. 25, 50, 100, 1000 or 12, 10, 100, 1000. 15 A sets the number taken so a jackpot-like main gain of fifteen thousand inserts is possible. Hierdurch wird der Spielanreiz für den Spieler wesentlich erhöht. This makes the game an incentive for the players is substantially increased. Durch Ausbildung des zusätzlichen Prozessors als 33 Bit- Prozessor mit Zufallsgenerator ist es aufgrund der großen Anzahl von ca. 4,2 Mrd. Basiszahlen praktisch nicht möglich, die einen Jackpot bewirkende Zufallskombination zu ermit teln. By forming the additional processor than 33-bit processor with random, it is due to the number of about 4.2 billion base numbers virtually impossible the stuffs a jackpot causing random combination to ermit. Hierdurch besteht für den Gerätebetreiber eine große Sicherheit dagegen, daß Unbefugte durch Manipulation einen Jackpot erzielen. In this way there is for the equipment operator a high security against unauthorized persons obtain a jackpot by manipulation.

Es kann auch ergänzend oder alternativ eine Risikoschaltung vorgesehen werden. It may also additionally or alternatively be provided a circuit risk. Durch Betätigung einer Risikotaste kann der Spieler dann z. By pressing a key risk, the player can then z. B. mit Risiko um den Jackpot spielen und hat dadurch die Möglichkeit, eine Art Super-Jackpot zu er zielen. Eg with risk playing for the jackpot and thus has the ability to target a kind of super jackpot it. In diesem Fall ist es vorteilhaft, an der Front fläche des Geldspielgeräts den Status "Jackpot" anzuzeigen, damit der Spieler noch für einen kurzen Zeitraum Gelegenheit hat, das Risikospiel zu beginnen. In this case, it is advantageous at the front of the slot machine area the status of "Jackpot" display, so that the player does for a short time opportunity to start a risk game.

In der Zeichnung ist ein erfindungsgemäßes Geldspielgerät in einer perspektivischen Ansicht dargestellt, das nachstehend näher erläutert wird. In the drawing an inventive game machine is shown in a perspective view, which is explained in more detail below.

An der Frontseite des Gerätegehäuses 2 des Geldspielgeräts 1 ist ein rouletteartiger Zahlenkessel 3 und ein Setztasten feld 10 ausgebildet. On the front side of the apparatus body 2 of the slot machine 1, a roulette-like number boiler 3 and a set keys field 10 is formed. Oberhalb des Zahlenkessels 3 befindet sich ein Aufsatzteil 4 mit einem Anzeigefeld 5 für Gewinn multiplikatoren und ein Anzeigefeld 6 zur Anzeige, daß das Geldspielgerät 1 ein Roulette-Spielgerät ist. Above the number boiler 3 there is an attachment part 4 with a display panel 5 multipliers for gain and a display panel 6 to display that the game machine 1 is a roulette game machine. Auf der Ober seite des Aufsatzteils 4 befindet sich eine Blinkleuchte 7 , die bei einer Störung des Geldspielgerätes und bei einem Jackpot blinkt. On the upper side of the attachment 4 there is a flashing light 7, which flashes when a fault in the slot machine and a jackpot. Hierdurch kann das Aufsichtspersonal sofort Abweichungen vom normalen Spielbetrieb oder das Auftreten von Störungen erkennen. In this way, the supervisory staff can immediately recognize deviations from normal operation or the occurrence of errors. Das Aufsatzteil 4 kann auch in das eigentliche Gerätegehäuse 2 integriert sein. The top part 4 can also be integrated into the actual device housing. 2 Neben dem Zah lenkessel 3 befindet sich ein Anzeigefeld 8 für die Ge winnanzeige und ein Anzeigefeld 9 zur Anzeige des noch zur Verfügung stehenden Einsatzes. In addition to the Zah steering essel 3 is a display 8 for the Ge winnanzeige and a display panel 9 to display the still available insert. Zwischen dem Zahlenkessel 3 und dem Setztastenfeld 10 befinden sich Funktionstasten 11 , 12 sowie der Münzeinwurfschlitz 13 . Between the number boiler 3 and the Set key pad 10 are function keys 11, 12 and the coin slot. 13 Unter dem Setztastenfeld 10 sind weitere Funktionstasten 14 , 15 , 16 sowie die Münz auswurfschale 17 angeordnet. Under the set keys field 10 more function keys 14, 15, 16, and the coin is discharge tray 17 is disposed.

Das Setztastenfeld 10 weist Tastenfelder für die Zahlen 0 bis 12 sowie Tastenfelder für die hohen Zahlen 7 bis 12 und für die niedrigen Zahlen 1 bis 6 und für nur auf dem schwar zen oder nur auf dem roten Untergrund angeordnete Zahlen auf. The set keys field 10 has keypads for the numbers 0 to 12 as well as key fields for the high numbers 7 to 12 and for the low numbers 1 to 6 and arranged only on the schwar zen or only on the red background numbers. Der maximale Einsatz von Münzen bei einer Spielperiode ist je Tastenfeld auf 15 Münzen begrenzt. The maximum use of coins at a game period depending keypad limited to 15 coins. Wird die gesetzte Zahl getroffen, ist ein Treffer erzielt. If the number is set hit, a hit is scored. In diesem Fall wird von dem Mikroprozessor der Steuereinheit in dem Gerätege häuse ein zusätzlicher Prozessor mit einem Zufallsgenerator angesteuert, der aufgrund des eingelesenen Algorithmus den Gewinnmultiplikator ermittelt. In this case is driven by the microprocessor of the control unit in the housing Gerätege an additional processor with a random generator, which determines the prize multiplier basis of the read algorithm. Dieser kann z. This can eg. B. nach einer Staffelung 10, 25, 50, 100, 1000 oder 8, 12, 20, 100, 1000 ausgelegt sein. For example, be designed in accordance with a graduation 10, 25, 50, 100, 1000, or 8, 12, 20, 100, 1000th Wird der Gewinnmultiplikator 1000 ermittelt, ist ein Jackpot erzielt und das Geldspielgerät 1 wirft 1000 mal den Einsatz aus, in diesem Beispiel 15 000 Münzen. If the prize multiplier determined 1000, a jackpot is achieved and the money game device 1 raises 1000 times the use of, in this example, 15,000 coins.

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  1. 1. Verfahren zum Betrieb eines Geldspielgeräts nach Art eines Roulettes mit einem an der Frontseite des Geld spielgerätes angeordneten rouletteartigen Zahlenkessel und Setztastenfeld, bei dem der Spieler die Höhe des Spieleinsatzes durch Einwurf von Münzen und anschließen de Tastenwahl festlegt und dann ein Mikroprozessor mit tels eines Zufallsalgorithmus das Spielergebnis ermit telt und, wenn eine gesetzte Zahl getroffen wurde, die Münzausgabeeinheit zum Auswerfen des Gewinns an steuert, dadurch gekennzeichnet, daß bei einem Treffer einer gesetzten Zahl von dem Mikroprozessor ein weiterer Prozessor mit einem Zufallsgenerator angesteuert wird, daß dieser Zufallsgenerator in Abhängigkeit von einem eingelesenen Algorithmus einen Gewinnmultiplikator er mittelt und mit der Höhe des Spieleinsatzes auf die getroffene Zahl multipliziert und dann die Auswahlein heit zur Ausgabe einer Anzahl Münzen ansteuert, deren Menge dem Produkt aus dem Spieleinsatz auf die getrof fene Zahl und d 1. A method for operation of a gaming device in the manner of a roulette with a game device at the front of the money arranged roulette-like number boiler and set keys field, in which the player specifies the height of the stake by inserting coins and connect de push-button and then a microprocessor having means of a random algorithm telt ermit the game result and when a set number has been made, the medal discharge unit for ejecting the profit to controls, characterized in that on a hit of a set number of the microprocessor a further processor is controlled by a random generator that this random generator in dependence on a read algorithm a gain multiplier and it averages multiplied by the height of the stake on the number of taken and then the Auswahlein integrated to output a number of controls coins, the amount of d the product of the bet on the number and getrof fene em Gewinnmultiplikator entspricht. em win multiplier corresponds.
  2. 2. Verfahren nach Anspruch 1, dadurch gekennzeichnet, daß der Mikroprozessor einen 33 Bit-Prozessor ansteuert. 2. The method according to claim 1, characterized in that the microprocessor controls a 33 bit processor.
  3. 3. Verfahren nach Anspruch 1 und 2, dadurch gekennzeichnet, daß das den Gewinnmultiplikator darstellende Signal einer Risikoschaltung zugeführt wird. 3. The method according to claim 1 and 2, characterized in that the the gain multiplier signal representative of a risk circuit is supplied.
  4. 4. Geldspielgerät nach einem der Ansprüche 1 bis 3, dadurch gekennzeichnet, daß der Mikroprozessor mit einem weite ren Prozessor mit Zufallsgenerator verbunden ist, der bei einem Treffer einer gesetzten Zahl ansteuerbar ist und der mit der Auszahleinheit verbunden ist. 4. A game machine according to one of claims 1 to 3, characterized in that the microprocessor is connected to a wide ren processor with random number generator that can be driven on a hit of a set number and is connected to the payout.
  5. 5. Geldspielgerät nach Anspruch 4, dadurch gekennzeichnet, daß der weitere Prozessor als 33 Bit-Prozessor ausgebil det ist. 5. A game machine according to claim 4, characterized in that the further processor as a 33-bit processor is ausgebil det.
  6. 6. Geldspielgerät nach Anspruch 4 und 5, dadurch gekenn zeichnet, daß der weitere Prozessor als Zufallsgenerator ausgebildet ist. 6. A game machine according to claim 4 and 5, characterized in that the further processor is constructed as a random number generator.
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