WO2001046919A3 - Gaming machines - Google Patents

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WO2001046919A3
WO2001046919A3 PCT/US2000/042378 US0042378W WO0146919A3 WO 2001046919 A3 WO2001046919 A3 WO 2001046919A3 US 0042378 W US0042378 W US 0042378W WO 0146919 A3 WO0146919 A3 WO 0146919A3
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gaming machines
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Daniel D Kozlak
Joel Kozlak
Larry Nelson
Jeno F Paulucci
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Daniel D Kozlak
Joel Kozlak
Larry Nelson
Jeno F Paulucci
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    • G07F7/025Mechanisms actuated by objects other than coins to free or to actuate vending, hiring, coin or paper currency dispensing or refunding apparatus by keys or other credit registering devices by means, e.g. cards, providing billing information at the time of purchase, e.g. identification of seller or purchaser, quantity of goods delivered or to be delivered
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Abstract

The present invention contemplates a slot machine with a card payment system. The slot machine may have a payment system adapted for use with a credit card or debit card such that a customer may use a credit card or debit card to pay for his/her chances to play. The present invention also contemplates a machine that dispenses state lottery tickets or 'scratch off' state lottery cards which may incorporate card technology, see figure 5A. In some venues, these gaming machines may have to be activated by a venue employee after viewing proof of the age of the customer. Further, the gaming machines may allow multiple chances to play per payment.
PCT/US2000/042378 1999-11-29 2000-11-29 Gaming machines WO2001046919A3 (en)

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Citations (6)

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US5119295A (en) * 1990-01-25 1992-06-02 Telecredit, Inc. Centralized lottery system for remote monitoring or operations and status data from lottery terminals including detection of malfunction and counterfeit units
US5156397A (en) * 1989-09-15 1992-10-20 Valenza Jr Samuel W Apparatus for automated marking of a bet slip
US5457306A (en) * 1989-12-19 1995-10-10 Scotch Twist, Inc. Gaming machine system operable with general purpose charge cards
US5657899A (en) * 1995-09-14 1997-08-19 Cory Consultants, Inc. System for and method of dispensing lottery tickets
US5772510A (en) * 1995-10-26 1998-06-30 Loto Mark Incorporated Lottery ticket and system
US5959277A (en) * 1989-12-19 1999-09-28 Scotch Twist, Inc. Gaming machine system operable with general purpose charge cards

Patent Citations (6)

* Cited by examiner, † Cited by third party
Publication number Priority date Publication date Assignee Title
US5156397A (en) * 1989-09-15 1992-10-20 Valenza Jr Samuel W Apparatus for automated marking of a bet slip
US5457306A (en) * 1989-12-19 1995-10-10 Scotch Twist, Inc. Gaming machine system operable with general purpose charge cards
US5959277A (en) * 1989-12-19 1999-09-28 Scotch Twist, Inc. Gaming machine system operable with general purpose charge cards
US5119295A (en) * 1990-01-25 1992-06-02 Telecredit, Inc. Centralized lottery system for remote monitoring or operations and status data from lottery terminals including detection of malfunction and counterfeit units
US5657899A (en) * 1995-09-14 1997-08-19 Cory Consultants, Inc. System for and method of dispensing lottery tickets
US5772510A (en) * 1995-10-26 1998-06-30 Loto Mark Incorporated Lottery ticket and system

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