WO2006039366A3 - System-level bonus game and related methods - Google Patents

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WO2006039366A3
WO2006039366A3 PCT/US2005/034924 US2005034924W WO2006039366A3 WO 2006039366 A3 WO2006039366 A3 WO 2006039366A3 US 2005034924 W US2005034924 W US 2005034924W WO 2006039366 A3 WO2006039366 A3 WO 2006039366A3
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bonus
gaming
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gaming devices
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Bill Decoux
Carmen Dimichele
Ronald C Gallaway
Melissa Juenger
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Bally Gaming Inc
Bill Decoux
Carmen Dimichele
Ronald C Gallaway
Melissa Juenger
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Priority to US11/225,770 priority patent/US20060287098A1/en
Application filed by Bally Gaming Inc, Bill Decoux, Carmen Dimichele, Ronald C Gallaway, Melissa Juenger filed Critical Bally Gaming Inc
Publication of WO2006039366A2 publication Critical patent/WO2006039366A2/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
    • G07F17/3225Data transfer within a gaming system, e.g. data sent between gaming machines and users
    • G07F17/323Data transfer within a gaming system, e.g. data sent between gaming machines and users wherein the player is informed, e.g. advertisements, odds, instructions
    • 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
    • G07F17/3225Data transfer within a gaming system, e.g. data sent between gaming machines and users
    • G07F17/3232Data transfer within a gaming system, e.g. data sent between gaming machines and users wherein the operator is informed
    • G07F17/3237Data transfer within a gaming system, e.g. data sent between gaming machines and users wherein the operator is informed about the players, e.g. profiling, responsible gaming, strategy/behavior of players, location of players
    • G07F17/3239Tracking of individual players
    • 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
    • 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
    • G07F17/3269Timing aspects of game play, e.g. blocking/halting the operation of a gaming machine

Abstract

Bonus gaming systems for monitoring and controlling one or more gaming devices in a gaming system on at least one gaming floor are disclosed herein. The system includes one or more gaming devices interconnected via a network, a player tracking system in communication with the gaming devices, and a bonus gaming system in communication with the gaming devices. The bonus gaming system monitors and controls bonus sessions presented on the gaming devices, wherein the bonus sessions includes a plurality of bonus levels, wherein the bonus levels increase in bonus value in response to duration of game play by a player in order to maintain continued play by the player.
PCT/US2005/034924 2001-09-28 2005-09-30 System-level bonus game and related methods WO2006039366A2 (en)

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US61504304P true 2004-09-30 2004-09-30
US60/615,043 2004-09-30
US11/225,770 2005-09-12
US11/225,770 US20060287098A1 (en) 2001-09-28 2005-09-12 System and method for gaming-content configuration and management system

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AU2005292080A AU2005292080A1 (en) 2004-09-30 2005-09-30 System-level bonus game and related methods
EP05803314A EP1827632A4 (en) 2004-09-30 2005-09-30 System-level bonus game and related methods

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