EP0375190A3 - Gaming and amusement machines - Google Patents

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EP0375190A3
EP0375190A3 EP19890312570 EP89312570A EP0375190A3 EP 0375190 A3 EP0375190 A3 EP 0375190A3 EP 19890312570 EP19890312570 EP 19890312570 EP 89312570 A EP89312570 A EP 89312570A EP 0375190 A3 EP0375190 A3 EP 0375190A3
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skill
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Michael Thomas Lee
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Bell-Fruit Manufacturing Co Ltd
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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, e.g. casino games, online gambling or betting
    • G07F17/34Coin-freed apparatus for hiring articles; Coin-freed facilities or services for games, toys, sports or amusements, e.g. casino games, online gambling or betting depending on the stopping of moving members in a mechanical slot machine, e.g. "fruit" machines
    • 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
    • G07F17/326Game play aspects of gaming systems
    • G07F17/3267Game outcomes which determine the course of the subsequent game, e.g. double or quits, free games, higher payouts, different new games

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A fruit machine which is provided with a special 'skill stop' or 'pseudo skill stop' feature in the form of a display (17) of a grid or matrix of symbols (18) representing coins, tokens, nudges etc, the special feature comprising a first 'skill stop' operation in which the symbols in a first row of the matrix 17 are individually illuminated for a brief period of time and the player attempts to press a skill stop button (15) when the symbol at the end of the row is illuminated. The player then has the chance to illuminate further rows of the matrix and an award is given in accordance with the total number of symbols illuminated at the end of the special feature.
EP19890312570 1988-12-20 1989-12-01 Gaming and amusement machines Withdrawn EP0375190A3 (en)

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