WO2001071677A3 - System and method for facilitating play of on-line games - Google Patents

System and method for facilitating play of on-line games

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WO2001071677A3
WO2001071677A3 PCT/US2001/008607 US0108607W WO2001071677A3 WO 2001071677 A3 WO2001071677 A3 WO 2001071677A3 US 0108607 W US0108607 W US 0108607W WO 2001071677 A3 WO2001071677 A3 WO 2001071677A3
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subscriber
game
line
information
subscribers
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PCT/US2001/008607
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French (fr)
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Michael W Yacenda
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Elottery Inc
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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

Abstract

The present invention discloses a system and method for facilitating participation by subscribers in on-line game play provided over an electronic network such as the Internet. A system of the present invention includes a server connected to the electronic network, for providing the subscribers with at least one on-line game via the electronic network in response to information entered by the subscribers at terminals connected to the electronic network, and for rewarding at least one of the subscribers based on each subscriber's accomplishment in the on-line game. A method of the present invention includes the steps of receiving subscriber information and game information entered by each subscriber to participate in an on-line game, identifying the subscriber with the subscriber information, providing the subscriber with the on-line game in accordance with the game information, and rewarding each subscriber at the end of the on-line games based on each subscriber's accomplishment in the on-line game.
PCT/US2001/008607 2000-03-17 2001-03-19 System and method for facilitating play of on-line games WO2001071677A3 (en)

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US8272959B2 (en) 1997-11-14 2012-09-25 Elottery, Inc. Interactive computer gaming system with audio response
US6322446B1 (en) 1999-12-10 2001-11-27 Elot, Inc. System and a method for operating on-line state lottery games
US7946913B2 (en) 1999-12-10 2011-05-24 Elottery, Inc. System and method for operating on-line governmental lottery games
US8348742B2 (en) 1999-12-10 2013-01-08 Elottery, Inc. System and method for operating governmental lottery games with television-based user terminals
US8192269B2 (en) 1999-12-10 2012-06-05 Elottery, Inc. System and method for operating on-line governmental lottery games
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US5851149A (en) * 1995-05-25 1998-12-22 Tech Link International Entertainment Ltd. Distributed gaming system
US5823879A (en) * 1996-01-19 1998-10-20 Sheldon F. Goldberg Network gaming system
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