GB2401063B - An apparatus and method for a gaming tournament network - Google Patents

An apparatus and method for a gaming tournament network

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GB2401063B
GB2401063B GB0419052A GB0419052A GB2401063B GB 2401063 B GB2401063 B GB 2401063B GB 0419052 A GB0419052 A GB 0419052A GB 0419052 A GB0419052 A GB 0419052A GB 2401063 B GB2401063 B GB 2401063B
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apparatus
method
gaming tournament
tournament network
network
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GB2401063A (en
Inventor
T Nguyen Binh
A Paulsen Craig
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IGT Inc
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IGT Inc
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Priority to PCT/US2002/009228 priority Critical patent/WO2003083796A1/en
Priority claimed from GB0616868A external-priority patent/GB2427149B/en
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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
    • 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
    • G07F17/3272Games involving multiple players
    • G07F17/3276Games involving multiple players wherein the players compete, e.g. tournament
    • 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
    • G07F17/3288Betting, e.g. on live events, bookmaking
GB0419052A 2002-03-26 2002-03-26 An apparatus and method for a gaming tournament network Active GB2401063B (en)

Priority Applications (1)

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PCT/US2002/009228 WO2003083796A1 (en) 2002-03-26 2002-03-26 An apparatus and method for a gaming tournament netwok

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GB0616868A GB2427149B (en) 2002-03-26 2002-03-26 An apparatus and method for a gaming tournament network

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GB0419052D0 GB0419052D0 (en) 2004-09-29
GB2401063A GB2401063A (en) 2004-11-03
GB2401063B true GB2401063B (en) 2006-10-18

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WO (1) WO2003083796A1 (en)

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EP0291705A1 (en) * 1987-04-25 1988-11-23 Helga Scheppe System for playing games from a distance
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WO2003083796A1 (en) 2003-10-09
AU2002306874B2 (en) 2006-06-08
AU2002306874A1 (en) 2003-10-13
GB0419052D0 (en) 2004-09-29
GB2401063A (en) 2004-11-03

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