GB2226907B - Gaming and amusement machines - Google Patents

Gaming and amusement machines

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Publication number
GB2226907B
GB2226907B GB8829036A GB8829036A GB2226907B GB 2226907 B GB2226907 B GB 2226907B GB 8829036 A GB8829036 A GB 8829036A GB 8829036 A GB8829036 A GB 8829036A GB 2226907 B GB2226907 B GB 2226907B
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Prior art keywords
gaming
amusement machines
amusement
machines
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Expired - Fee Related
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GB8829036A
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GB8829036D0 (en
Inventor
Peter Farrell
Simon Charles Melen
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Bell-Fruit Manufacturing Co Ltd
Bell Fruit Manufacturing Co Ltd
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Bell-Fruit Manufacturing Co Ltd
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
GB8829036A 1988-12-13 1988-12-13 Gaming and amusement machines Expired - Fee Related GB2226907B (en)

Priority Applications (1)

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GB8829036A GB2226907B (en) 1988-12-13 1988-12-13 Gaming and amusement machines

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GB8829036A GB2226907B (en) 1988-12-13 1988-12-13 Gaming and amusement machines
DE1989618247 DE68918247T2 (en) 1988-12-13 1989-12-01 Gaming and entertainment machines.
DE1989618247 DE68918247D1 (en) 1988-12-13 1989-12-01 Gaming and entertainment machines.
EP19890312571 EP0373801B1 (en) 1988-12-13 1989-12-01 Gaming and amusement machines

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GB8829036D0 GB8829036D0 (en) 1989-01-25
GB2226907A GB2226907A (en) 1990-07-11
GB2226907B true GB2226907B (en) 1993-02-10

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DE68918247D1 (en) 1994-10-20
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EP0373801A3 (en) 1991-04-24
EP0373801A2 (en) 1990-06-20
GB8829036D0 (en) 1989-01-25
DE68918247T2 (en) 1995-02-16

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Effective date: 19941213